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Warner is a stranger to the truth, says Trinidad PM

Warner--Kam-3PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -  Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar has described as a "damp squib littered with lies and more lies" a news conference held by her former national security minister Austin 'Jack' Warner linking her to a deal that led to the controversial section 34 in Trinidad and Tobago.


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Barbados PM laments new era of industrial relations


stuart unions.22BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) - Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has lamented what he refers to as a new era of industrial relations in Barbados, describing it as “choke and rob industrial relations”.

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Trinidad PM challenges opposition leader to debate

bissessar rowley244PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday challenged opposition leader Keith Rowley to debate her one-on-one on July 30 as originally agreed. She said Trinidad and Tobago faces a crucial choice at the general elections on September 7 and the voters deserve to be fully informed.


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Growth coming

DeLisle-Worrell-22BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Barbados economy grew by half of one per cent during the first half of the year, primarily due to a good performance by the key tourism industry and remains on course to achieving projected overall growth of one per cent for 2015.


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BVI goes after USVI, St Martin markets

myron-walwyn-3.7ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Island - Upbeat about the multi-million dollar pier development along with the passage of a bill to enact legislation for duty-free shopping in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), government lawmakers yesterday oozed confidence that the territory has risen from the doldrums of cruise tourism and is now positioned to challenge its neighbouring competitors St Martin and the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

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  • UPP demands AG give up all portfolios ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - The country’s main opposition, United Progressive Party (UPP) has strongly rejected Immigration Minister Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin’s  proposal to step down from the Immigration...
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