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Opposition MP knocks PM’s non-attendance at UN General Assembly meeting

The United Nations General Assembly starts today in New York and will be attended by over 130 Heads of State and Government officials. However, opposition MP MP Rodney Charles is today claiming that this country continues to be missing in action ...

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Wildlife Hunting Permits to go on sale from this week

Wildlife Hunting Permits will go on sale from Thursday 22nd September, 2016. According to the Agriculture Ministry members of the public can purchase the permits for 100 dollars at the following locations… The Forestry Division, Head Office, Long Circular Road, ...

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Fish samples to be sent to the FDA in the US for testing

Fish samples will be sent to the Food and Drug Administration laboratory in the United States for testing. This was confirmed at a meeting of all stakeholders convened yesterdat by the Ministry of Planning and Development. Present at the meeting ...

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Badree wary of Pakistan in upcoming series

Legspinner Samuel Badree has described Pakistan as a “very, very dangerous team” which can “demolish any opposition.” West Indies face them in three T20Is from Friday in the UAE and Badree insisted his side was “wary of the challenge” posed by Sarfraz ...

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St. Lucia PM facing disgruntled party members

Following speculation that an early cabinet reshuffle in Saint Lucia will be necessary following the appointment of all United Workers Party elected members of parliament as ministers, leaving no scope for the election of a new deputy speaker, it now appears that ...

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Trump laments that bomb suspect to receive medical treatment

Donald Trump has lamented that New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami will receive medical treatment and legal representation after his arrest. The Afghan-born 28-year-old was charged with five counts of attempted murder after a police shootout. The Republican nominee ...

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Police hold suspect in Central murder case

Police have held a 34-year-old Longdenville man over the murder of Darian Cody Williams on Sunday near Mid Centre Mall. Reports say the suspect was held on Sunday afternoon and is being held at the Gasparillo Police Station. It is ...

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Barbados finance managers get trained on proper budgeting

The budgeting process is set to greatly improve in Barbados as a result of Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean training for public finance managers on public expenditure reviews. That’s according to Seibert Frederick, permanent secretary in the ...

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Anti-Discrimination Organisation says hate permeates in football

An anti-discrimination organisation says it is seeing “incidents of hate” in football every week. Kick It Out says it received 402 reports of discrimination last season, up from 393 in 2014-15. Of those, 135 were in the professional game. The ...

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Trini held in Egypt for attempting to join IS

A Trinidadian national has been held in Egypt on suspicion of attempting to enter Syria to join the Islamic State group. Reports say Miguel Pascall, who has been living and studying in the country with his family over the past ...

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