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Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines

Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines


Trinidad court postpones Warner extradition decision

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — At a hearing on Friday, a magistrates court in Trinidad postponed a decision as to whether or not the United States will have to restart extradition proceedings against former FIFA vice president Jack Warner, who is wanted in New York to face multiple racketeering…

Guyana’s new government and African allies renew historical ties

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NEW YORK, USA — On the sidelines of the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, Guyana’s new president, David Granger, is holding a number of bilateral talks with other heads of states, especially from Africa. On Friday, Granger met with Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete.

Cayman Islands prison using drones to help stop smuggling

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — Small unmanned drones are now part of the tools used by the prison service in the Cayman Islands to battle the practice of throwing drugs and contraband over the perimeter fence of the local men’s prison, and it appears likely that they will also be used…

Elections in Haiti: OAS mission urges actors to work together

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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — The chief of the electoral observation mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Haiti, the former foreign minister and minister of defence of Brazil, Celso Amorim, has urged all actors in the electoral process to work together ahead of the upcoming…

Geothermal development still current; progressing steadily, says Nevis premier

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CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) — Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Vance Amory says the development of the island’s geothermal resource is still very current and progressing steadily. Amory gave that assurance when he delivered the feature address at the ninth consultation on the economy.

UNESCO actions and funding under scrutiny, says Trinidad representative

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Details of funds and activities that would impact small island developing states (SIDS) within the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will come before the agency’s executive board’s 197th session in Paris next week.

Marketing Strategies Today: Thirteen rules to build your personal brand on Facebook

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Everything people do in public, their behaviour, their appearance, things they say and even people that they hang out with, is done for self-promotion in mind. The great place to do that is on social networks, such as Facebook. Facebook is a place where we interact with our friends and family online.

Commentary: How ‘out of turn’ is Kenny Anthony

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The veracity of the statement by prime minister and minister for finance Dr Kenny Anthony that “While I do not have updated figures on the rate of unemployment, I expect that unemployment will be contained and will gradually reduce as investment intensifies and the economy expands” has…

Commentary: The missing details: On the NDP Garifuna conundrum – Part II

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During the course of the long awaited meeting, Mr Eustace reiterated his complete acceptance of the proposal that had been made. He confirmed that his executive had accepted the proposal and that he intended to make it a part of the NDP policy by including it in the party’s manifesto.

Letter: We need to start acting on long overdue issues now

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The 2015 General Election is over and the people have spoken. Now is time for action. The prime minister and his Cabinet must take advantage of the political goodwill that has been forthcoming since election to partner with the patriots of our nation to effect the long awaited changes in our society.

Open letter to St Vincent Commissioner of Police – teen sex video

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On September 17, 2015, I was exposed to some unfortunate video footage, which is alleged to have been recorded in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The footage consisted of what appeared to be six teenagers, participating in sexual intercourse. I am sure that these videos have…

Poets Corner: Value for money

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Politicians are employees We transform them to rats guarding cheese Is there any requirement? Canvassing for endorsement Is just another way of seeking employment? Electioneering is an application For the electorate to consent to them running the nation They are nothing but managers of the…