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UNHCR official will guide committee to review Syrians’ applications for asylum

srria.66ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - Starting today, an Eligibility Committee, guided by a visiting official from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), will start the review process of the applications of 14 Syrians seeking political asylum here.


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Overall crime rate increases in Saint Lucia

man.77CASTRIES, St. Lucia - Crime increased by nine percent in the first six months of the year, according to statistics released Friday by the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF).


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International community should do more to assist small states, says Barbados minister

sinkler branski-33BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) - Members of the international community need to do much more than “study the situation” of developing states in economic crises; they need to develop a plan to assist them in debt recovery.


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Antiguan diplomat draws ire of EU official

antigua-diplomat88ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - A top European Union (EU) official has strongly dismissed claims of a local diplomat that “promises of EU aid (to the Caribbean) had significantly fallen short.”


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Jealous woman kills teen

teen-killed44PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - A 16-year-old girl was killed on Wednesday night after she was stabbed in the neck in Laventille, allegedly by a jealous woman who intended to harm someone else.


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  • $12M Legal BILL PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Attorneys seeking the interest of the Central Authority have already billed the State more than $12 million in the Jack Warner extradition matter.
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