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10 Injured as Fly Jamaica Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana CCJ President respects the outcome of referenda in two Caribbean countries Antiguans and Grenadians vote against replacing Privy Council U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist
 
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10 Injured as Fly Jamaica Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana

Caribbean360November 9, 2018     GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Friday November 9, 2018 – Ten people were injured this morning when a Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 120 passengers and eight crew members made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana. Officials say none of the injuries are life threatening but did not […]

CCJ President respects the outcome of referenda in two Caribbean countries

CCJ President respects the outcome of referenda in two Caribbean countries

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Nov 7, CMC – President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, said that the court would continue “ongoing initiatives with justice sector bodies” in Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada despite the population in those two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries voting in favour of […]

Antiguans and Grenadians vote against replacing Privy Council

Antiguans and Grenadians vote against replacing Privy Council

by staff writer Antigua and Barbuda vote in favour of staying with the Privy Council ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Nov 6, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda Tuesday voted in favour of retaining the London-based Privy Council as its final court, according to the preliminary figures released here. The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) said that […]

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U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms

Democracy Dies in Darkness Michael Vickers, a veterinarian and rancher in Falfurrias, Texas, says he won’t let outside militia onto his property and he doesn’t think such groups will be trusted by most area landowners. (Dominic Bracco II/Prime/FTWP) By Mary Lee Grant and Nick Miroff November 3 FALFURRIAS, Tex. — Gun-carrying civilian groups and border […]

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist’s body parts found, say Sky sources

Reports the writer’s “cut up” remains were found in the garden of the Saudi consul’s house, are “deeply disturbing”, says No 10. 19:53, UK, Tuesday 23 October 2018 Image: Jamal Khashoggi’s remains were reportedly found in the garden of the Saudi consul’s official residenceBy Alex Crawford, special correspondent, in Istanbul Body parts belonging to murdered […]

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An uphill Task?

19 October 2018

Is Premier Romeo facing an uphill task to keep his government in power by staff writer Popular news this week pose that Premier Donaldson Romeo’s four-year-old government faces an uphill task to complete its first five-year term in office after an independent legislator filed a motion of no confidence in his administration. The motion by […]

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Caribbean Court of Justice orders release of convicted murderer

Caribbean Court of Justice orders release of convicted murderer

19 October 2018

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 17, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Wednesday ordered the release of Japhet Bennett, who had been found guilty of a 2009 murder in Belize. Bennett had been convicted of murdering Ellis Meighan Sr. in Belize City and was sentenced to life imprisonment in […]

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Environmental Impact Assessment Training for Montserrat

19 October 2018

The Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment (MAHLE) in collaboration with the United Kingdom (UK) Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences (CEFAS) hosted a two-day Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) training. The training which was held on Tuesday and Wednesday, 12th and 13th, this week, at the Conference Room of the DMCA, […]

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Minister condemns “sexual demeaning” video of mental patient

19 October 2018

by staff writer GEORGE’S, Grenada, Oct 5, CMC – Social Development Minister, Delma Thomas, Friday expressed her disgust at a recent video which showed a mentally challenged young woman being sexually exploited. She said that the police are investigating the origin of the video with a view to bringing criminal charges. “The video has been […]

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Teachers stripped search

19 October 2018

Teachers at the All Saints Secondary School said they were violated by police when over a dozen of them were stripped searched after a colleague reported to police that over the $4,500 went missing from her bag. OBSERVER media was told that last week Thursday, a female teacher called police after she claimed the money […]

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ECCB Governor Named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Caribbean

19 October 2018

It’s been difficult to get information from Montserrat, as to the kind of or even the text of the submissions made in response to the Inquiry from the Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC). One was sent to us and there came reaction and comments on it. The committee said they wanted to “…consider the resilience of […]

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ECCB Governor Named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Caribbean

19 October 2018

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Timothy N. J. Antoine has been named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Caribbean by GlobalMarkets. GlobalMarkets is the featured newspaper for the meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Asian Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank. GlobalMarkets recognises the accomplishments […]

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Montserrat not ‘blacklisted’ in OECD CBI/RBI report

19 October 2018

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, The Guardian in the UK carried a story captioned “Tax: Evasion: blacklist of 21 countries with ‘golden passport’ schemes published”. The article says: “A blacklist of 21 countries whose so-called “golden passport” schemes threaten international efforts to combat tax evasion has been published by the west’s leading economic thinktank. “Three […]

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Two Governments, Bahamas, Barbados deny country blacklisted by OECD

Two Governments, Bahamas, Barbados deny country blacklisted by OECD

19 October 2018

  by staff writer NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct 17, CMC – The Bahamas government says it “strongly refutes” media reports that the country has been blacklisted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). “This report is false and misleading,” the Ministry of Finance said, noting that the OECD Tuesday published a report that includes […]

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Opposition not in agreement with deployment of RSS troops

Opposition not in agreement with deployment of RSS troops

19 October 2018

by staff writer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Oct 16, CMC – The main opposition St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) says it is not in agreement with a decision by the Timothy Harris government to allow for the deployment of members of the Regional Security Services (RSS) in a bid to  enhance the safety and security on […]

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