Monday, June 3, 2013

Caribbean News: Unruly gays back with a vengeanace - Jamaica Observer

Unruly gays back with a vengeanace

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RESIDENTS of Millsborough Avenue in Barbican, St Andrew say a band of unruly gays who were forcibly removed from an abandoned premises in their community last Sunday, have returned with a vengeance and have upped the ante.

Venezuela welcomes military advice from Cuba

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Defence Minister Diego Molero says Venezuela is receiving military advice from Cuba, but says officials from the communist-led island do not influence decisions within the armed forces.

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CARICOM transport ministers recommend return of Cricket World

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China to fund new children's hospital in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Trinidad and Tobago will have a brand new children’s hospital by the year 2015, funded through “a government to government arrangement” between Trinidad and Tobago and China. The self-contained structure will be constructed in central Trinidad.

Stronger bilateral ties discussed between China and Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- The 40-year-old bilateral tie between Guyana and China was highlighted as President Donald Ramotar and a delegation met with Chinese President Xi Jingping in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on Sunday. Speaking through an interpreter, the Chinese leader...

Chinese president calls for greater cooperation between China and Antigua-Barbuda

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday called on China and Antigua and Barbuda to push bilateral friendly cooperation to a higher level while meeting with Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer. "Antigua and Barbuda is an important cooperative partner of China in the Caribbean...

British developer pleads guilty in Turks and Caicos corruption case

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- British developer Richard Padgett pleaded guilty in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) on Friday to charges of bribery and conspiracy to pervert the course of public justice by agreeing to present false or forged documents to a Commission of Inquiry.

Trinidad and Tobago actively seeking new markets, says PM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said that the government of Trinidad and Tobago is "actively seeking to penetrate new markets regionally and internationally". It is in this regard that she stated that China is viewed as a key business partner.

Trinidad and Tobago to establish embassy in Beijing by November

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Come November this year, Trinidad and Tobago will have an embassy established in Beijing, China. This was the expectations revealed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as she accepted the invitation of Xi Jinping, president of China.

CARICOM secretary general welcomes court opinion on CCJ for Saint Lucia

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The secretary-general of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque, has welcomed the judgement of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in respect of the process to be followed by Saint Lucia to adopt the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

CARICOM transport ministers recommend return of Cricket World Cup hassle free travel

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- In recognition of the benefits derived from the single domestic space during the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ministers of transport are recommending its reintroduction. The ministers made the recommendation at...

Central American and Caribbean business leaders meet with OAS in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala -- Major business executives from Central America and the Caribbean met in Guatemala City in a private meeting convened by the assistant secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, and the minister of economy of Guatemala...

Security challenges require leadership and courage, says OAS assistant secretary general

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala -- The assistant secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, said that the current challenges of governance, security and inequality in the hemisphere require leadership, courage, and transcendental changes.

EarthTalk: Why are wetlands so important to preserve?

Wetlands include swamps, marshes, bogs, riverbanks, mangroves, floodplains, rice fields -- and anywhere else, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), that saturation with water is the dominant factor determining the nature of soil development.

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Leaders lead by example

 Since time immemorial, it has of course always been important to protect a brand.  A successful brand not only makes promises, but matches them with consistent delivery. From a tourism perspective, regardless of whether that brand is an individual hotel, chain, destination or other singular or group entity.

Commentary: Rwanda's role in the Congo conflict exposes a small group of influential people

 A small group of influential people decides what is right and wrong for the world’s population. These people live in the developed countries and they serve the interests of big corporations. And wherever there are minerals resources that are in demand, they have a way of taking control and creating political conflicts.

Letter: Clipping the wings of the OCG and the smell of corruption in Jamaica

Jamaica has many notorieties and one of them is that it is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. It is also notorious for having one of the highest police killing rates in the world. The similarity between the two is brazenness. A policeman is caught on tape calmly executing a man on the ground...

Letter: Peter Nygard is not a respectable resident of The Bahamas

It’s clear that Mr Peter Nygard is not a respectable resident of The Bahamas. His actions at Simms Point/Nygard Cay to date have demonstrated his contempt for the Bahamian people and our nation generally. How is it that the land that was initially purchased at Simms Point/Nygard Cay...

A few bright sparks with bat and ball as West Indies get started

CARDIFF, Wales -- Johnson Charles and Darren Bravo both hit top-quality half-centuries, while both Kemar Roach and Tino Best bowled with pace and aggression, as West Indies got in some much-needed game-time as they prepare for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013.

Fudadin bringing new approach during West Indies A-Team series

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Assad Fudadin said he will be looking to use the upcoming series between West Indies-A and Sri Lanka-A to bring a new approach to his batting. Fudadin was chosen in a 13-member squad for the first four-day “Test” between the two sides, starting on Wednesday.

FIFA Congress approves anti-racism and discrimination resolutions

MAURITIUS -- FIFA member associations have approved the anti-racism and discrimination resolutions proposed by the governing body’s newly-formed task force chaired by FIFA vice president, Jeffrey Webb, during its 63rd Congress held in Mauritius on Friday.

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PAHO-led Workshop to Introduce Assessment Instrument Mental Health

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PAHO-led Workshop to Introduce Assessment Instrument Mental Health Systems to over 30 participants.
GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- Mental health is fundamental to health. This is reflected by the definition of health in the World Health Organization (WHO) Constitution as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social...

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Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Coronation

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Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating on Sunday the 60 anniversary of her coronation in 1953, an event she reportedly intends to commemorate in private with her family at Windsor Castle on the outskirts of London.

Wisconsin Bank Becomes 14th U.S. Bank Failure of 2013

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Banks of Wisconsin was closed on Friday to become the 14th FDIC-insured institution to fail in the nation this year, and the first in Wisconsin.

Guatemalan Police Make Big Cocaine Bust

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Drug enforcement agents seized 1,048 kilos of cocaine hidden in a van in Puerto Quetzal, a city in the southern Guatemalan province of Escuintla, but no arrests were made, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

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Nine illegal Honduran immigrants who apparently “belong to Central American gangs dedicated to extortion and robberies of migrants” have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two Hondurans in southern Mexico, officials said.

Argentine Drug Enforcement Chief Shot

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The chief of the Argentine Federal Police’s dangerous drugs division was shot outside his house and investigators do not consider the incident a random crime, Security Secretary Sergio Berni said Sunday.

Wanted: A Pan-Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation - Stabroek News

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Wanted: A Pan-Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation
Stabroek News
With the possible exception of the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC), a Barbados-based consortium of media outlets across the region, there is no concerted attempt at a region-wide dissemination of Caribbean content across the print and electronic ...

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