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      Twenty-five persons in Anguilla were trained as Court-Connected Mediators, this week, to assist in resolving disputes among families and various individuals by identifying issues, exploring options and [...]

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      Tell them There was an awful drought That many of our folks don’t know about Some opted to sail to British Guiana Fearing they’d die in an [...]

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      ANGUILLA, BWI – Charles and Linda Hickox today announced the sale of Cap Juluca, the iconic Greco-Moorish styled Anguilla retreat they developed and have owned for nearly [...]

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      “Hope springs eternal in the human breast”, declared the poet, Alexander Pope. And for two hundred and ninety-nine days we hoped that the brutal slaying of a [...]

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      The Valley, Anguilla, 24 May 2017. The Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution with its first Annual ALHCS [...]

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Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said today there has been a “sense of calmness” over the nation since his administration took office.His statement comes one day after the country recorded the 58th murder for the year.Responding to questions from the media over the recent killings, Minnis said, “I am sure you can detect there is a sense of calmness over our shores, unlike yesterday. “A sense of calmness from many respects, especially after the government has changed.”Minnis spoke to reporters fo [...]

Hundreds of police officers who worked extended shifts in 2013 and 2014 filed into the Police Training College today to collect their long awaited overtime pay. With their checks in hand, some officers screamed happily while others smiled as they left. In the face of high levels of crime, officers were placed on 12-hour shifts on September 6, 2013 until December 2013. The shifts resumed in February 2014. In July 2015, Supreme Court Justice Milton Evans ruled that the government either pay outsta [...]

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest has assured there will be no new taxes in the 2017/2018 budget, which he will present in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, but he reconfirmed the new administration will have to borrow to cover the government’s obligations. “We are trying to be revenue neutral, meaning there [are] no new taxes while supporting our promises with respect to the Speech from the Throne, and indicating to the Bahamian people that we are serious about the commitments we’ve made [...]

A man was shot and killed on Boatswain Hill, off Carmichael Road, around 1 p.m. yesterday, police said. Residents reported hearing gunshots and seeing a white Honda Accord leave the scene of the shooting. Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said responding officers found the man’s body in the street with gunshot wounds. The motive for the killing was undetermined and the victim’s identity was not released. Cash encouraged anyone with information to contact authorities. There have been 58 murders f [...]

Former Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville has characterized as “reckless” the claim by Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson that the preliminary assessment of hurricane relief spending on the northern island was “alarming and troubling”. Darville claimed that the government is going on a “ghost witch hunt”. “Let me state unequivocally that, during my tenure as minister for Grand Bahama, members of my team and I executed our duties with integrity, consistent with the laws [...]

NATION NEWS will be on top of today’s Financial Statement And Budgetary Proposals. Live blogging and a live feed will be here from 3:30 p.m. It will also feature tweeting on Twitter and polls on our... [...]

THE CARIBBEAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBC) and the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) are headed to the Minister of Labour after the latest round of talks between the two ended in deadlock. An hours-long... [...]

DESPITE THE ANTICIPATION surrounding today’s Budget, a political scientist is rejecting suggestions the presentation could be a make or break for the Freundel Stuart administration. Dr Don Marshall,... [...]

THE UNDER-PRESSURE sugar cane industry is trying to make a comeback, but too much trash is getting in its way. Portvale factory manager Rapheal O’Neal told the DAILY NATION yesterday that when production... [...]

AUDITOR GENERAL LEIGH TROTMAN has again raised concerns over how Government is furnishing loans worth millions of dollars, in the absence of contracts. In his recently released report for 2016, he... [...]

Attired in floral fishtail gowns, five of the six contenders for this year’s Miss BVI pageant were introduced on Sunday during a ceremony at the Tortola Pier Park. [...]

Bevon Baptiste is often found teaching at the Purple Dragon martial arts dojo, but on Saturday he and three fellow instructors were at the Enis Adams Primary School dancing with each other. [...]

International geologists continue to examine inland coral boulders on Anegada in an effort to conclude whether the island was struck by a tsunami in pre-Columbian times. [...]

Twelve-year-old Cedar International School student Aiden Brydon traded visiting his grandparents in Canada this spring for selling raffle tickets at Rite Way Supermarket in Pasea. [...]

Matthew Hazel, who was found guilty of attempting to kill an off-duty police officer during a botched robbery in Road Town, was sentenced by Justice Nicola Byer on Monday to serve nine years for attempted murder, six years for unlawful possession of a firearm, and four years for attempted robbery, confirmed defence attorney Valerie Stephens-Gordon. [...]

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Más que por su zancada en el montículo y su intimidante movimiento lateral, a Javier Mirabal hay que admirarlo por su capacidad para bordear el volcán con la calma de un trapecista y burlar el fuego [...]

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Villa Clara, única provincia cumplidora y mayor productora del país [...]


Cuba tiene una sociedad civil fuerte y organizada, con presencia en todos los ámbitos de la vida del país, aseguró Fermín Quiñones Sánchez, presidente de la Asociación Cubana de Naciones Unidas (ACNU) [...]

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En horas de la mañana de ayer 29 de mayo, falleció el general de brigada de la reserva Ramón Valle Lazo. En el momento de su deceso contaba con 83 años de edad y la causa de su muerte se asocia a un Trombo Embolismo Pulmonar [...]

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Algunos datos sobre el proceso de consulta que condujo a la aprobación, por el III Pleno del Comité Central, de los principales documentos de la actualización del modelo económico y social cubano [...]

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WILLEMSTAD, PORT OF SPAIN - Bunker fuel leaked from a storage tank at Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery has allegedly reached Bonaire’s east coast, says Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) corporate secretary Gary Aboud. He claimed that oil clumps have turned into tar on Bonaire’s east coast and clean-up efforts were now under way. “The […] [...]

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WILLEMSTAD - Michael Römer will not return as Director of the Curaçao Intelligence Agency (VDC). This is according to his lawyer Bertie Braam. In consultation with the government, it has been decided to offer him a suitable other function. Römer was arrested in October last year after rumors about threats to a girlfriend. The investigation […] [...]

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Curacao: Spacious 6 bedroom house for sale with open floorplan and wonderful views over the golf course. This house has a private pool with Jacuzzi a guest apartment and a media room. We are happy to present this 6 bedroom family home which has a perfect location right next to the golf course. The covered entrance leads […] [...]

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WASHINGTON - Less than three years after former U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro announced a mutual agreement to thaw relations between the former adversarial countries, U.S. Senators are pushing legislation to further open up travel. On Thursday, 55 U.S. Senators led by Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) reintroduced […] [...]

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WILLEMSTAD - In Curaçao, a new government under the leadership of Eugene Rhuggenaath was sworn in this morning. This ended a period of more than two months, in which an interim government led by the MFK of Gerrit Schotte was in power. The new government took office one month after the last elections and wants […] [...]

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A sixty-four-year-old man from the village of De Blandeau in St Andrew found guilty on a charge of non-capital murder last Friday now awaits his fate.  A twelve-member jury panel returned a unanimous verdict of guilty against the accused man Albert Alexis, based on the evidence that he was responsible for the death of another villager Alson Henry.   Henry died after receiving two stab wounds to his stomach in May of 2015 following an altercation between himself and Henry close to a nightclub in [...]

The Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, and the Environment wishes to inform parents and the general public that students are not required to pay for school furniture, in keeping with Ministry’s Policy. The Ministry of Education was made aware of a news item, aired on Wednesday 17th May 2017, alleging that a letter was recently issued to parents of students attending the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS) in St. George, requesting students to pay for the furniture, as a solution [...]

The parish of St Andrew in past times was described as the breadbasket of the country. This has since changed due to a downfall of the economy namely the agriculture and business sectors. National Democratic Congress caretaker for St. Andrew’s South West Sylvester Quarless made this disclosure at the party’s press briefing on Monday.  Quarless pointed out that the closure of three major bank branches along with a number of small businesses, left rural development in St. Andrew’s particularly in [...]

The Grenada exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 entitled ‘Historical Botanical Gardens-Pure Grenada’ has won a highly coveted gold medal. This brings the number of gold medals awarded to Grenada to 13 over 19 years of exhibiting at the Show, with three being awarded in as many years to Grenada-based co-ordinator/designer, Catherine John and her team of volunteers. Mrs. John who has led the design team since 2015, brought Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean to life with a fragrant an [...]

A 64 Slice CT Scanner and Hyperbaric Chamber are now ready for use at the St. Augustine Medical Services. On Wednesday 17th May, SAMS held a special blessing and launch event for the recently acquired two pieces of equipment. This was in order to mark the significance of their availability to the Grenadian community and visitors to the country and to take the opportunity to thank the persons involved in the process and final realization of a long-held goal. In his opening remarks, Managing Direc [...]

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– Police say report fabricated, dismiss Nandlall claims THE Guyana Police Force (GPF) has clarified that over the last ten years, a total of 139 persons were placed on the police blacklist, including ranks from the force and other law enforcement agencies. A statement from the GPF on Monday noted that the police blacklist over [...]

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…Gov’t says 20 camps observed at Kaieteur National Park In an effort to clampdown on mining in Protected Areas, the Government of Guyana says it has launched a joint services operation in the Kaieteur National Park (KNP), where the Protected Areas Commission (PAC) and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) had discovered, through aerial reconnaissance, 20 [...]

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–Guyana says Venezuela crisis should be discussed at OAS THE GOVERNMENT of Guyana on Monday said while it stands ready to assist the people of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela during their ongoing crises, it will not be partisan and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge said no formal requests have been made by Caracas. [...]

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TWO men, suspected of being pirates, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Monday, charged with the murder of Corentyne boat captain, Mahadeo Ramdeholl, also known as ‘Chico.’ Another man, Devanand Singh, was also charged with accessory to murder. Kemraj Narahsay, 38 and Dodnauth Singh, 57, both fishermen from Rose [...]

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TRAGEDY struck early Monday morning when city businessman, Derek Mangal, was killed during a vehicular accident at the corner of Camp and Middle Streets, downtown. Reports are that Mangal, 45, of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was on his motorcycle, awaiting the traffic light on the western carriageway at Camp and Middle Streets to [...]

Economist Dr Dana Morris Dixon says Jamaicans need to curb their appetite for depreciating assets if they want their country to experience the kind of economic stability it needs to grow.Morris Dixon, who heads business development and research at... [...]

NEW YORK (AP):Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there are still very few of them running the world's largest companies.The median pay for a female CEO was US$13.1 million last year, up nine per cent from 2015, according to an analysis by... [...]

The Government is encouraging private and public businesses to adopt environmentally friendly practices through its Green Business Jamaica (GBJ) programme.Sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Government of Japan, the project... [...]

Q My husband got a co-worker pregnant. We have been married for three and a half years and we have been trying to have a child. The child was born and the DNA shows that it is his. He wants me to take the baby because the mother cannot afford... [...]

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,My son is a legal permanent resident in Florida, and I am the caregiver for his disabled daughter in Jamaica. He lives in a two-bedroom apartment with his wife and stepson in Florida. If he files for his daughter, how long... [...]

Q El presupuesto del país que presentará mañana el gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares contempla la consolidación de las agencias sombrilla que conforman el Departamento de la Familia (DF) y el de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio (DDEC). Los proyectos... [...]

A esto asciende el presupuesto del Departamento de Desarrollo Económico en el año fiscal que terminará a finales de junio. [...]

Este es el presupuesto actual del secretariado del Departamento de la Familia, la agencia sombrilla que agrupa a Adsef, Adfan, Acuden y Asume. [...]

Esta cifra incluye a los trabajadores sociales, técnicos y otros empleados que forman parte de la Administración de Familias y Niños. [...]

La Compañía de Fomento Industrialsta tiene este número de trabajadores, según contemplados en el presupuesto actual. [...]

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The St. Eustatius Telephone Company is seeking a Network Operation “(NO)” Manager.   MAIN FUNCTIONS: Planning and implementing outside plant infrastructures (Copper, Fiber and Aerial)   Successfully manage all assigned projects and meet corporate, customer and property owner expectations (e.g., railroad rights of way). Implement and monitor reporting methods for multiple contractors and vendors. Provide … Continue reading Network Operation Manager Vacancy → [...]

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The St. Eustatius Telephone Company is seeking a Network Operation “(NO)” /Information Technology “(IT)” Technician who can assist as an all-rounder both in the NO field and the IT field. . MAIN FUNCTIONS:   – Assist with technical support in the field – Provides customer support through help desk services – Maintain internal and external … Continue reading Network Operation Information Technology Technician Vacancy → [...]

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Over the years we have seen our politicians at work. As a people one of our hope and prayer is that when we vote our leaders into office they would work in the best interest of the entire country. There is a well-known slogan that people on Statia use to describe how some of our … Continue reading The constitutional status of St. Eustatius is too important to play political and mind games with. → [...]

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Island – Jamaican nationals make up the majority of foreign inmates serving sentences at Her Majesty’s Prisons Northward and Fairbanks in the Cayman Islands. Other nationalities behind bars include Guyanese, Hondurans, Columbians, two from the United Kingdom, one Canadian and one from Bulgaria. The Cayman Reporter says 76 percent of the 147 convicts in prison are Caymanian. Ten of those have been jailed for life. The rest of those behind bars consists of 17 Jamaicans, three e [...]

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A London bound flight from the Robert L Bradshaw Airport was forced to land in Spain on Thursday after a passenger became ill. The British Airways flight 2256, which travelled via Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport on the way to Gatwick, landed on Terceira Island, off Portugal, before going on to Barajas International Airport in Madrid, Spain. Terceira is an island in the Azores archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. The flight arrived in Spain just [...]

OTTAWA - Sir Ronald Sanders has been accredited by the government of Canada as Antigua and Barbuda’s non-resident High Commissioner. The accreditation took place on Monday 15 May prior to Sanders attendance at a Diplomatic Retreat on 16 May organised by the Canadian government in Ottawa for all foreign High Commissioners and Ambassadors. The Antigua and Barbuda diplomat, whose principal accreditation is as Ambassador to the United States of America, explained that accreditation to countries that [...]

ORLANDO, Florida – An Air Canada flight was diverted to Orlando International Airport after officials said a passenger became aggressive, attacked the crew with pots of coffee and tried to open the cabin door while the plane was still in the air. The man, later identified as Brandon Michael Courneyea, had to be secured to his seat by crew members and other passengers using zip ties, a federal criminal complaint said. Courneyea was flying from Jamaica to Toronto Monday night when the incident hap [...]

CASTRIES, St Lucia – St Lucia is keeping up the rhetorical pressure on the struggling regional carrier LIAT, with the man overseeing the tourism ministry joining Prime Minister Allen Chastanet in calling for competition for the cash-strapped airline. In fact, Dominic Fedee, the minister in the prime minister’s office with responsibility for tourism, said competition would make LIAT better. “LIAT has played a significant role in trying to bring together the Caribbean. I think it has played an ext [...]

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Beginning Tuesday, with the official announcement of Soraya Diase Coffelt as a candidate for governor, The Daily News will provide coverage of official announcements for the 2018 governor’s race. [...]

All government offices — apart from critical services like police and fire — will be closed for Memorial Day. [...]

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The V.I. government on Friday told a federal judge that the bank account for the executive branch’s Government Employee Retirement System contributions — required by a consent decree — no longer exists. [...]

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A science journal article suggests that antibodies from dengue or West Nile virus might create a risk for more severe cases of the Zika virus. [...]

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