Jamaica Courts: Chief Justice plans to implement time standards for courts

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Jamaica Courts: Chief Justice plans to implement time standards for courts Chief Justice Brian Sykes has said he will be engaging a time standard model in the courts as a means of measuring the delivery of service. He made the disclosure Thursday morning after being sworn in at King’s House. Justice Sykes said a time standard document produced at the […More]

St Vincent Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Suriname

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St Vincent Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Suriname By Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Dr Ralph Gonsalves, prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, wrapped up a four-day official visit to Suriname over the weekend. Gonsalves arrived in Suriname last Wednesday to discuss bilateral issues with Suriname’s president Desi Bouterse immediately following the two-day meeting of the […More]

GRENADA ELECTION: Grenada PM denies suppressing media leading up to election, remains confident of victory

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GRENADA ELECTION: Grenada PM denies suppressing media leading up to election, remains confident of victory By Youri Kemp ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The New National Party (NNP) leader, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, has denied allegations that members of his party tried to shut down media houses, particularly those in opposition to him, in the run up to the Grenada […More]

Corruption on the rise in the Caribbean

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Corruption on the rise in the Caribbean By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — Corruption is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean, says Transparency International, an organization dedicated to fighting corruption on a global scale. The agency described corruption as a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the region, which when they speak out […More]

UN Agency Says Latin America and Caribbean Must Radically Transform Food Habits to Combat Obesity

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday March 9, 2018 – A “radical transformation” of food systems and food habits is critical to combat the growing scourge of overweight and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations food security agency said on Wednesday. “Eradicating hunger must not be our only concern […] in a region where 7 per cent of children under the […More]

Nailah Blackman May Be The Next Break-Out Artist

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Record Labels Scout Nailah JUST before young soca artiste Nailah Blackman heads to South by Southwest (SXSW) to perform on March 17, the young artiste is also being scouted by major record labels. Anson Soverall, Blackman’s manager told Newsday, “During the last week, we have been contacted by numerous record labels. Like numerous. It is a great feeling to know […More]

Praises for Rowley after meeting on anti-terror bill

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After meeting with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at the Diplomatic Centre in St Anns on Wednesday, members of Muslim organisations walked away with a sense of relief as Rowley continued assurances that they were not being targeted by the government. Among the leaders invited to attend the meeting, leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen Imam Yasin Abu Bakr, said […More]

Tobago Closer to Self-Governance

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday March 9, 2018 – Amendments to the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution that, if passed, would give Tobago autonomy, was today presented to Parliament. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said the Constitution (Amendment) (Tobago Self Government) Bill, 2018 was developed “after a very long and transparent process of research, extensive public consultations and a genuine desire to […More]

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