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Barbados Lagging In Terms Of Planning Law

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. July 18, 2018 - Barbados is lagging behind the rest of the Caribbean in terms of innovations in planning law and the time has come to move ahead.
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140 Socialist Political Parties Back BDS, Embargo on Israel

The Socialist International, or SI, has endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in their call for the rights of Palestinian people. In doing so, the organization, which is a global alliance of 140 political parties, as well as 35 parties currently in national governments, urged for a military embargo to be imposed against Israel until it ceases its violations against the Palestinian people.

Haitian President Committed to End Poverty

Port-au-Prince, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Jovenel Moise pledged today in a brief tweet to work so that unemployment, hunger and poverty do not go unnoticed.
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CARICOM emphasises its valued friendly relations with Mexico

CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana, July 16, 2018 -  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed deep appreciation for Mexico’s longstanding readiness to collaborate, as it extended congratulations to President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on his landslide victory in the country’s 1 July 2018 Presidential elections.

SOUTH SUDAN | Controversy Over Extension of Presidential Term

Juba, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The controversy over mandates between the South Sudanese government and opposition continued today with an official statement rejecting accusations to the effect that the continued presence of the country's president, Salva Kiir, will affect peace talks.

Eritrea's President in Ethiopia for Historic Visit

Addis Ababa, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Ethiopians took to the streets to welcome the President of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki, who arrived in this capital for a three-day visit, the latest step of the process of normalization of relations between the two countries.

JAMAICA | PNP wants Holness to step in at NESOL

KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 13, 2018: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Energy, Phillip Paulwell, wants PM Holness,  to immediately remove Mrs. Carolyn Warren as Managing Director of the National Energy Solutions Limited (formerly Rural Electrification Programme) as she has a criminal record, having been convicted for narcotics trafficking.

Cuba Calls on U.S. to Comply with Visa Commitment

Washington, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called on the United States in Washington to fully comply with its commitments to grant visas to emigrants in tune with the migration agreements signed by the two countries.

US Reopens 1955 Case on Black Teen Emmett Till's Murder

The U.S. government has reopened an investigation into the 1955 killing of Black teenager Emmett Till in Mississippi, saying it had discovered new information in the case, which helped spark the nation's civil rights movement.
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JAMAICA | PNP Wants investigation into NESOL

KINGSTON, Jamaica July 12, 2018 - The Peoples National Party wants an investigation into yet another agency of government that fells under the aegis of Minister Andew Wheatley, National Energy Solutions Limited (NESOL).

Israeli Forces Seize Anti-Blockade Humanitarian Gaza Fleet

Freedom Boat 2 is a small fleet of vessels that were headed to Cyprus. The main boat with 11 Palestinian passengers, which includes university students and people injured during anti-Israel protests, was accompanied by about one dozen smaller boats, all sailing to break the Israeli maritime blockade on the Gaza Strip.

US Imposes Visa Sanctions on Myanmar, Laos for Not Taking Deportees

 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security imposed visa sanctions on Myanmar and Laos Tuesday, saying that since both Southeast Asian countries have refused to issue travel documents or accept nationals which the U.S. seeks to deport, they will no longer issue certain types of visas to higher level officials until they rectify the situation and stop the delay.

JAMAICA | Visa Restrictions Eased for Some Haitian Nationals

MONTEGO BAY, July 11, 2018 - Following a move by Barbados abolishing visa requirements for Haitian nationals, Jamaica has announced a protocol that will remove visa requirements only for Haitians who wish to travel to other countries by way of Jamaica.
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