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Lovell: Reforms needed to address A&B Ease of Business drop

lovell-reforms.444ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - The Opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) is advising government to revisit specific reforms which were implemented during his party’s tenure and aimed at improving Antigua & Barbuda’s standing in the World Bank’s Global Doing Business Report.


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UNESCO to help Caribbean meet Sustainable Development Goals

unesco-to-help.411KINGSTON, Jamaica  – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be providing support to Caribbean countries to enable them to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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Trinidad minister condemns attacks on national security officers

edmund dillon25PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - The minister of national security, Edmund Dillon, has strongly condemned the recent increase in homicides in Trinidad and Tobago, especially the spate of attacks on the lives of national security officers.


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Two 16-year-old females gang-raped in Rodney Bay

Rape.455CASTRIES, St. Lucia - Police have launched an investigation into a recent gang rape that occurred in Rodney Bay, Gros-Islet on Monday, between 10:00 and10:30 p.m.


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Former Trinidad PM faces party leadership challenge

moonilal bissessar.455PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Former prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, now leader of the opposition following her defeat at the polls in the general election on September 7, is facing a stiff challenge to her leadership of the United National Congress (UNC) from former minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, who recently resigned as opposition chief whip in order to contest the party leadership at its forthcoming convention on December 5.


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  • Sir Lester rushed for medical attention Former Prime Minister and National Hero Sir Lester Bird was rushed for medical attention on Friday afternoon after falling ill at the re-commissioning ceremony for the expanded Heritage Quay pier.
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