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Strike not in country’s best interest, says PM

PM-Freundel-StuartBRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has warned the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) against putting the island into “reverse gear” by having a national strike on Monday.

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Joint forces to tackle gang violence

President-KamlaPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – During a visit to the Enterprise community in Chaguanas yesterday, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced a joint security force effort to bring gang violence under control.

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Packed agenda for CARICOM summit

caricom hogs.2BRIDGETOWN, 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 will have a packed agenda.


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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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  • PM admits owning yacht, Navigator ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - Prime Minister Gaston Browne has responded to questions about his rising personal wealth raised by leader of the opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell at a political...
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