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Heads reject paper to end HIV/AIDS stigma

HIV-Aids-222ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Regional leaders have rejected the “Justice for All” programme of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) document aimed at tackling the high incidence of stigma and discrimination practices in the region.

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Malahoo Forte Wants Convicted Murderers To Benefit From Records Expungement

marlene-malahoo-2Opposition Senator, Marlene Malahoo Forte, today lashed the Portia Simpson Miller-led government for not going far enough with proposed amendments to the Criminal Record (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Amendment) Act.

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Police report significant decline in kidnapping

kidnapping-2PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul 4  – Haiti has recorded a significant decline in kidnapping and law enforcement authorities are saying new measures adopted by the police have led to the decline.

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A plea to pay dues

Caribbean-leaders-2ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jul 4, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago is calling on its Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states to fulfil their obligations and make the necessary payments to the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS).

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Ronald Sanders: CARICOM: Arrest “bun-wuk” before it spreads

Worker-sleeping-7402BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday July 3, 2014 – “Bun-wuk” or “Fiyah-d-wuk” are two names for a troubling phenomenon that has recently emerged in certain countries of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Unless it is nipped in the bud by practical measures to address the growing difficulties associated with youth, it is bound to spread like wildfire with troubling consequences throughout the region, given the predilection for copy-cat behaviour particularly among young people.

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