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‘Fugitive’ Jack wants judicial review

jack-review.3PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Citing political bias, corruption accused Jack Warner has instructed his attorneys to seek judicial review of his extradition proceedings.

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President Granger says rice industry too big to fail … calls for increased competitiveness, more markets and reduction in production and transportation costs

president-77GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Tthe rice industry is going through a challenge, not a crisis, contends President David Granger, who affirms that the future of the industry remains “bright” and “rice is too big to fail”.


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CDB approves financing for solar energy plant in Anguilla

cdb-logo.44BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - On July 16, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) board of directors approved a US$2.341 million loan to finance the installation and commissioning of a 1 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant, which will enable the Anguilla Electricity Company Limited (ANGLEC) to introduce renewable energy into the energy mix for electricity production.


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Eleven charged in murder of prominent Trinidad attorney

rajaee ali.66PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Fifteen months after former independent senator and prominent local attorney, Dana Seetahal, was assassinated in Port of Spain, Trinidad, 11 men have been charged with her murder.

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Guyana president calls for stronger regional security

david granger75WASHINGTON, USA (GINA) -“The Caribbean needs a stronger collective security system in order to deal with new threats,” said Guyana’s President David Granger, while delivering the commencement address at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (WJPC) graduation ceremony in Washington on Friday.


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  • Bumper year BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - For the first time in the 29-year history of recording visitor arrival statistics, over 300 000 tourists touched down on these shores in the January to June period.
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