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BPM wants recount

BPM-recount-2The ballots have been counted in a vote to elect new Barbuda Council members, but before the ink was dry on the results, the Barbuda People’s Movement, BPM, requested a recount.


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Antigua-Barbuda PM asks US to assist with citizenship due diligence

sweet homes255ST JOHN’S, Antigua - In a statement in parliament on Monday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne said that he is asking the US embassy to assist with further due diligence in relation to what has turned into a controversial economic citizenship partnership with a developer based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


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Youth in Barbados and Eastern Caribbean to be trained in animation and software development

barbados-youths.3BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Four hundred young men and women in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean will be equipped to participate in the global multi-billion dollar mobile application and animation industries. The Caribbean Development Bank, along with partners, will fund training under the Caribbean Animation and Technology Capacity Building Programme (Carib-AniTech).

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Police executive in dark on nationwide roadblocks: ACP gets 14 days to find answers

traffic-backed-up-2Acting Commissioner of Police Ann Marie Alleyne-Daly says yesterday’s nationwide roadblocks were not sanctioned by the leadership of the T&T Police Service. Speaking at a news conference at the headquarters of the TTPS in Port-of-Spain yesterday, Alleyne-Daly also apologised to citizens for the inconvenience caused and said a police investigation was commissioned to determine if the action was linked in any way to the unresolved negotiations for increased salaries for police.


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Barbados conference to boost small states' access to development finance

commonwealth-logo-2BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Commonwealth Secretariat will host a conference to identify practical solutions to the challenges facing small states in accessing funding for development. The Commonwealth Conference on Finance for Development in Small States will take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, 25-26 March 2015, and will bring together senior officials from ministries of finance and representatives from national, regional and international organisations – including UN agencies.


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