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Former Trinidad PM faces party leadership challenge

moonilal bissessar.455PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Former prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, now leader of the opposition following her defeat at the polls in the general election on September 7, is facing a stiff challenge to her leadership of the United National Congress (UNC) from former minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, who recently resigned as opposition chief whip in order to contest the party leadership at its forthcoming convention on December 5.


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France arrests 2 pilots who fled C’bean over drug term

pilots-arrested.755PARIS, France — Two French pilots who escaped the Dominican Republic to avoid 20-year prison terms for cocaine trafficking have been arrested at their homes before being taken to a judge.


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Search team finds missing “El Faro” cargo ship

cargo-ship566ST.JOHN’S, Antigua - Members of a search team say they have found the wreckage of the cargo ship that disappeared off the coast of The Bahamas during the passage of Hurricane Jaoquin.

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Discord causes PNP to shift public meeting from Port Antonio

Portia-SimpsonKINGSTON, Jamaica - A nagging dispute over who should contest the Portland Eastern constituency in the next general election has forced the ruling People's National Party (PNP) to shift its second Road Tour Public Meeting from Port Antonio to Annotto Bay, St Mary, today.

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New executive airport lounge offers lavish service

Executive-LoungeST. JOHN'S, Antigua - Airport officials are hoping the launch of a new executive lounge at the recently opened VC Bird International Airport terminal will serve as a new attraction for travellers.

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