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Obama's counterterrorism chief takes fresh stab at closing Guantanamo

counterterrorism-chief.422WASHINGTON - A new U.S. plan to close the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is likely to be unveiled in the coming days, with much at stake not only for President Barack Obama but also his counterterrorism chief, Lisa Monaco.


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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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