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National security minister says mechanisms in place to protect borders

protect-borders.322ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - The country’s national security minister is assuring residents the necessary mechanisms are in place to protect the nation’s borders in the wake of heighten concerns about global security and a world-wide travel alert for United States citizens.


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Chicago charges officer in black teen's death, releases video of shooting

officer-charged-244A white Chicago policeman was charged with murdering a black teenager on Tuesday, hours before authorities released a graphic video showing the youth walking away from officers as he is shot 16 times.


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Politics killing health sector

Politics-killing.455KINGSTOWN, Jamaica - The doctor who was instrumental in exposing the grisly state of the country's public health sector yesterday said that politics lies at the root of the problem as the system is riddled with "feudal lords who tighten the screws on whistle-blowers and whitewash reports going to the top".


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Guyana backs Antigua-Barbuda nominee for top Commonwealth post

RON--dGEORGETOWN, Guyana - The Guyana government has indicated that it will give its full support to Antigua and Barbuda nominee, Sir Ronald Sanders, for the post of Commonwealth secretary-general when leaders of the 53-member association meet at the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta. A new secretary-general will be selected by heads of government on Friday, the first day of the summit.


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US issues worldwide travel alert over terror threats

US-Issues.211The US has issued a worldwide travel alert for its citizens in response to "increased terrorist threats".


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