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Commonwealth steadfast in support of Guyana over Venezuela claim

K-SHARMA.-22GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) - “The Commonwealth stands as one and speaks with one voice in our commitment to Guyana’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. We are an association of 53 member states worldwide accounting for one quarter of the United Nations membership. Commonwealth member governments, individually and collectively, are also committed to the peaceful resolution of disputes and to the rule of law.”


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Extradition hearing for FIFA officials draws near

jeffrey webb-3GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) - With just one week to go before the US must file papers against FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland for their extradition to America, one of the men arrested alongside Caymanian Jeffrey Webb has been refused bail. Without naming him, the Swiss authorities stated that the individual was a flight risk, but according to Swiss media, the man appealing for bail was Eugenio Figueredo (83) from Uruguay, who is said to be in poor health.


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Economist posits suggestion to fight EU designation

Avinash-Persaud.-2ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - A Barbadian economist is calling for Antigua & Barbuda and other Caricom countries to unite to support the production of a review of the financial sectors of regional economies.


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PM reminds State agencies to provide quality service

Portia-Simpson-MillerKINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is reminding State agencies that they have an obligation to provide quality service to the public and ensure the timely completion of projects.

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PM files nomination papers

TT-PMPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar filed nomination papers yesterday as a candidate for the Siparia constituency in the September 7 general election.

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  • Packed agenda for CARICOM summit BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) - When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders started their 36th regular summit in Barbados on Thursday, under the theme CARICOM: Vibrant Societies, Resilient Economies, they...
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