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Morne Jaloux Resident Demands Compensation

A Morne Jaloux resident is appealing to the government to respond to his letters and come clean regarding the status of his lands which seem to have been acquired. Johnny Worme relates that in November last year (2016), persons attached to the De-bushing Program turned up to conduct work on his premises without anyone having informed him. When he asked ...

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Victoria Fish Market Upgraded

The Victoria Fish Market has benefited from upgrading and refurbishment to the value of $180,000.  The upgraded facility was handed over to the Parliamentary Representative for the Constituency of St Mark, Hon. Clarice Modeste and the fisher folks last Thursday. From September 2015 – March 2017, the fisher folks of Victoria had been displaced without a proper facility to sell ...

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Two men in CRV arrested Good Friday

The driver and passenger of a white CRV SUV that crashed into a passenger bus on Good Friday in Pearls, St. Andrew have been arrested. According to the police officer that visited the scene of the accident, the driver of the van attempted to mislead the police and was later arrested together with his passenger. The van was traveling from ...

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Peter David In Position To Contest Town of St George

Senator, Peter David has been appointed the caretaker for the Town of St George – an area, which he served two terms as MP as a member of the National Democratic Congress. The executive of the New National Party had previously announced that it would launch caretakers in five constituencies this month – the first in a series scheduled over ...

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CDC Still Warning Travelers About Zika In The Caribbean

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Reports of Zika cases in the Caribbean may have disappeared from the headlines and even PAHO’s latest epidemiological reports show few to no reported cases, but the US Centers ...

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Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Demonstrators assist an injured man after clashes with the riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 20, 2017. Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas Thursday at groups of protesters seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro, who have vowed new mass marches after a day of deadly unrest. Police in western Caracas broke up ...

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Caribbean ET News Round-Up

Nicki Minaj’s Topless Easter Greeting! (Instagram image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending April 21, 2017: Caribbean Roots Soul Singer Cuba Gooding, Sr. Is Dead. Caribbean-roots soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., and father of famed actor Cuba Gooding, ...

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Trinidad-Born National Launches Women Entrepreneurs Club

Gemma David, WE’s founder. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: A Trinidad-born, US-based national believes strongly that “sisters” need to work together for the upward growth of each other and as such, has launched The Women Entrepreneurs Club (WE). Gemma David, WE’s founder, told NAN she came up with the idea after combing  through social media groups ...

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Will Trump Extend TPS For Haitians?

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Mark July 22, 2017 on your calendar! It is the day the 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) granted to qualified Haitian immigrants under the Obama administration will end. And so the fate of some 60,000 Haitians will be in limbo, much like the DREAMERS under ...

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