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JAMAICA | Contract work practice betrays eight decades of workers achievement - Phillips

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 19, 2019 - Opposition Leader and Peoples National Party (PNP) President Dr. Peter Phillips, has reiterared that the country needs to deal with “the current practice of imposing on workers an agreement which deprives them of the right to collective bargaining and treats full time workers as contract workers, denies them the hard won rights by the trade union movement since 1938.”

CARICOM and Colombia relations get a boost

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 17, 20-19 - The revival of the relationship between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Colombia was given a boost with discussions between CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Colombia’s Foreign Minister His Excellency Carlos Homes Trujillo Gracia on Thursday at the CARICOM Secretariat’s Headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana.
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ST.KITTS | Billionaire Investor bailed on Ganja charges -Threatens to sue PM Harris

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Wednesday May 15, 2019 – Heir to the Coca Cola fortune, Greek billionaire Alkiviades ‘Alki’ David, flew out of the twin-island federation St Kitts and Nevis yesterday after paying the EC$300,000 (US$111,010) bail imposed on him when he appeared in court on charges of possession, intent to supply, and importation of 5000 cannabis plants valued at $1.3 million.
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Jesse Jackson delivers food to Venezuelan Embassy protectors

WASHINGTON, DC,  May 15, 2019 - Legendary civil rights activist the Reverend Jesse Jackson today defied the Trump administration's illegal blockade of the Venezuelan embassy, to bring four bags of food and supplies to the remaining four activists inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, D.C. Wednesday afternoon.

US Police Illegally Invade Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC

Metropolitan Police of Washington D.C arrived at the Venezuelan embassy on Monday afternoon to break the locks and carry out the illegal eviction of international NGO Code Pink who have barricaded themselves in the embassy. Protesters inside and outside the building reject the aggression as a violation of the Vienna Convention.

China Snubs Trump, Hikes Tariffs on US Goods

China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised US$60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on US$200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war.

GUYANA | APNU+AFC wants Facebook to block PPP political ads calculated to rig elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (Demerara Waves) - May 13, 2019 - Fearing that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has hired an American firm to post customised messages to Guyanese Facebook users’ accounts, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has announced that the governing APNU+AFC coalition would ask that social media giant to block such messages that are calculated to rig Guyana’s next general election.

GUYANA | CCJ Verdict expected in several weeks

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 13, 2019 - The Caribbean Court of Jusrtice, acting in its appellate jurisdiction, will in another few weeks, decide whether to uphold a decision from the Court of Appeal, that an absolute majority of 34 votes was needed to bring down the coalition government President David Granger when the opposition PPP moved a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly on December 21, 2018.
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Solidarity with Cuba Grows against US Hostility

Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) In light of the worsening of US policy on Cuba, many voices have been raised in Havana and around the world to condemn decisions aimed at suffocating the Caribbean island economically.

GUYANA | CCJ reserves judgment in challenge to Appeal Court decision

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO,  May 10, 2018 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday reserved judgment in the appeal brought by Guyana's Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, who challenged an appeal court ruling that invalidated a no confidence motion passed in the National Assembly on the 21st of December last year.
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GUYANA | CCJ deliberating matters involving Dec. 21 No-confidence Vote

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday, May 9, 2019 - The Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), this morning, began hearing three cases stemming from the December 21, 2018 no-confidence motion by the Opposition People's Progressive party (PPP), resulting in a vote against the government, which was overturned by the Guyana Court of Appeals..
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CARICOM Chairman wants closer collaboration among regional law enforcement agencies

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago,  May 4, 2019 -   CARICOM heads are paying more attention to the Region's security and chairman, Dr. Timothy Harris, wants closer collaboration among the region's law enforcement agencies, including those tasked with border security on land and sea to deal with the “significant threats to security” across the Caribbean.
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CARICOM Bemoans the Escalation of Violence in Venezuela

GEORGETOWN,Guyana, May 3, 2019 - The Caribbean Community has noted with concern the turn of events in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the potential they hold for the escalation of the political crisis and further violence to the detriment of the people of the country.
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