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Curacao and Aruba need to enter into cooperation agreements with Cuba, says Dutch ambassador

news2-ppyyWILLEMSTAD, Curacao - With Washington and Havana working for the betterment of their relations, Curacao and Aruba should be proactive by way of cooperation agreements with Cuba to avoid being left behind when the American tourists rediscover Cuba, the new Dutch ambassador to Cuba said during a visit to Curacao.


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ACP countries alarmed at collapse in sugar prices

Sugarcane-Field-740rBRUSSELS, Belgium, Wednesday April 15, 2015, CMC – African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) sugar suppliers have expressed concern with the sharp decline in the prices for the commodity on the European markets.


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MPs Hijack Parliament

judges-gavel-2The Free and Fair Election League is going to court, Thursday, to force the Gaston Browne administration to reduce the number of parliamentarians who are appointed as members of his Cabinet.


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Recent Turks and Caicos cabinet reshuffle exposes ministerial ultimatum

Porsha--RufusPROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands - Following a Cabinet reshuffle in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) earlier this year, it now turns out that, according to insiders within the ruling Progressive National Party (PNP), Premier Dr Rufus Ewing was held hostage by the former health minister, Porsha Stubbs-Smith, who threatened to resign her seat in the House of Assembly if she was not reassigned to the tourism ministry. Stubbs Smith is a junior minister in the Cabinet, who was elected to office in the PNP general election victory in 2012.


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Out of order

Innis--BrowneOutspoken Minister of Commerce Donville Inniss has told Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne to “take a breath” and have a “sober” conversation with his regional counterparts about LIAT, instead of making “undiplomatic and outlandish statements”.


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