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GUYANA | Granger completes cancer therapy in Cuba, will pursue light workload

GUYANA | Granger completes cancer therap…

GEORGETOWN, April 21, 2019 - Guyana's President David Granger yesterday completed radiotherapy treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in the Republic of Cuba following diagnosis last December that he was afflicted with...

21-04-2019 Hits:7 Caribbean

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GUYANA | ExxonMobil contracts 4th drillship

GUYANA | ExxonMobil contracts 4th drills…

As ExxonMobil continues exploration drilling activities offshore Guyana and installation operations in preparation for first oil in less than a year, it has contracted the drillship, Noble Don Taylor.

21-04-2019 Hits:6 Energy

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Scarce retail weed shops means most Canadians still use black market pot

Scarce retail weed shops means most Cana…

Squeezing out black markets is a key goal of cannabis legalization. Legalization also lets governments tax cannabis production and consumption. Canada has achieved limited progress so far toward those potentially...

21-04-2019 Hits:6 Business & Economy

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JAMAICA | Holness Hails Sir Alister as a Foremost Actor in the Caribbean's Evolution

JAMAICA | Holness Hails Sir Alister as a…

KINGSTON, April 20, 2019 - The government of Jamaica expresses deep regret at the passing of renowned academic and Caribbean Integrationist Sir Meredith Alister McIntyre, OCC, OM, CCH.

21-04-2019 Hits:8 CARICOM

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Muslims arrived in America 400 years ago as part of the slave trade and today are vastly diverse

Muslims arrived in America 400 years ago…

Most Americans say they don’t know a Muslim and that much of what they understand about Islam is from the media.

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Sudanese Military Finds $7M in Cash in Bashir's Home

Sudanese Military Finds $7M in Cash in B…

Sudanese military members searched Bashir's home under warrant to find stacks of millions of euros, thousands of dollars. He will be put on trial say officials.  

20-04-2019 Hits:8 Politics

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Christopher Chaplin, Banker, is Jamaica’s New Honorary Consul in Philadelphia

Christopher Chaplin, Banker, is Jamaica’…

WASHINGTON DC, April 20, 2019 - Jamaica has a new Honorary Consul to cover the country’s consular affairs in the state of Pennsylvania, in the United States from his base...

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CUBA | Trump declares economic war on Cuba

CUBA | Trump declares economic war on Cu…

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.

20-04-2019 Hits:17 Business & Economy

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By not investigating the U.S. for war crimes, the International Criminal Court shows colonialism still thrives in international law

By not investigating the U.S. for war cr…

On April 5, the United States revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for her attempts to open an investigation into alleged war crimes...

20-04-2019 Hits:9 Justice

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India: widespread food insecurity may be damaging children’s ability to learn – and the future economy

India: widespread food insecurity may be…

There has been an impressive expansion in school enrolment in India since the early 2000s. Despite this, India is in the midst of a “learning crisis”, with improvements in learning...

20-04-2019 Hits:6 Agriculture

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Caster Semenya v IAAF: ruling will have big implications for women’s participation in sport

Caster Semenya v IAAF: ruling will have …

When can a woman not compete with other women? This is, in essence, the question at the heart of the hearing currently before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)...

20-04-2019 Hits:7 Sports

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BRITAIN | Brexit extension: how much will it actually cost the UK to leave the EU?

BRITAIN | Brexit extension: how much wil…

EU leaders have agreed a short extension to Brexit until October 31 at the latest, in order to give the British parliament time to agree a deal. This date avoids...

20-04-2019 Hits:11 World Economy

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Mueller report: How Congress can and will follow up on an incomplete and redacted document

Mueller report: How Congress can and wil…

The release on April 18 of a redacted version of the Mueller report came after two years of allegations, speculation and insinuation – but not a lot of official information...

20-04-2019 Hits:10 World News

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The quest to save the banana from extinction

The quest to save the banana from extinc…

Panama disease, an infection that ravages banana plants, has been sweeping across Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. The impact has been devastating. In the Philippines alone, losses have...

20-04-2019 Hits:12 Agriculture

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GUYANA | Digital X-ray Machine at Lethem Hospital to eliminate significant expenses

GUYANA | Digital X-ray Machine at Lethem…

GEORGETOWN, April 19, 2019 - The Lethem Regional Hospital, near the southern Brazil-Guyana border,  now boasts a digital X-ray machine which will save time and millions of dollars compared to...

20-04-2019 Hits:9 Health

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IAAF Releases Consensus Statement on Nutrition for Athletes

IAAF Releases Consensus Statement on Nut…

IAAF, Monaco, April 17, 2019 - The IAAF has released a comprehensive guide to sports nutrition designed to offer athletes the latest information on fueling their training and performance.

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