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Harassment preventing tourists from leaving ships — McNeill

McNeill.-3ROE HALL, St James - Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill says harassment in the tourism sector is preventing visitors to the island from leaving their cruiseships at the piers.


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Region advised to produce and market breadfruit products

BREADFRUIT-facebook-Custom-488ST. JOHN'S, Antigua - An award-winning chef is suggesting that Antigua & Barbuda and other Caribbean countries should invest in developing and exporting products made from breadfruit.


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$200m in taxes Food items, sweet drinks and milk to attract higher duties

sincklerb-5BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  -  Barbadians will soon by paying more for certain food products as a result of Government’s decision to make changes to the so-called basket of basic food items.


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Former Trinidad minister admits conspiracy to conceal marijuana find

jack warnern-tt-66PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -  As if he wasn’t in enough trouble already, former Trinidad and Tobago national security minister Jack Warner, who is currently charged with multiple counts of racketeering, corruption and money laundering in the United States, has voluntarily admitted that he and former deputy commissioner of police Mervyn Richardson conspired to conceal the discovery of a quantity of marijuana in 2013.


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UN human rights chief urges Europe to accept more migrants

EU-flag.-2BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' human rights chief is urging European nations to accept more refugees and to do more to fight prejudice and discrimination against migrants once they arrive.


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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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