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PM Douglas highlights "hypocritical statements by former minister Harris”

Min-Harris-gesturesBASSETERRE, St. Kitts, 30th June 2013 – Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has responded to calls for him to comment on what nationals term “hypocritical statements” now being made by former senior minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris.

LIAT’s first ATR 72-600 lands in Antigua

LIAT2-275x206ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The arrival of the first new 68-seat LIAT ATR 72-600 aircraft at the VC Bird International Airport yesterday was hailed a “game changer” by LIAT Chief Executive Officer Ian Brunton.

Ramotar to join CARICOM Heads in Trinidad for meeting with US Vice President

Donald-Ramotar-OPPresident Donald Ramotar is slated to join fellow CARICOM Heads of State in Trinidad and Tobago for an important meeting with United States (US) Vice President Joe Biden focusing on trade and economic development, US State Department country reports and security cooperation.

T&T Integrity Commission Chairman under fire

ken-gordonAttorney General Anand Ramlogan says Integrity Commission chairman Ken Gordon’s integrity was compromised by his recent private meeting at his home with Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley.

Jamaica recommits to UNESCO, seeking seat on heritage committee

lisahannah 300Kingston, May 21, 2013: Minister of Youth and Culture the Hon. Lisa Hanna has renewed Jamaica’s continued commitment to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and has signaled that the country will be seeking election to the organization’s World Heritage Committee at its 37th general conference in November this year. She thanked those national commissions which she said have already indicated their support for Jamaica’s candidacy.

Warner waiting on UNC call as PM announces July 29 by-election

jack warner 460Jack Warner is happy Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has finally announced the date for the Chaguanas West by-election and remains optimistic he will be chosen to contest the seat under a UNC ticket. In an e-mail yesterday, Warner said: “I am happy the date has finally been announced. There is a lot of work still to do and now my campaign team and I can plan carefully for this campaign.” 

T&T -Jack faces expulsion should he run as an independent

Kamla-and-Jack8PORT OF SPAIN,  Trinidad, May 9, 2013 - Former Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner would face expulsion from the United Na­tional Congress (UNC) if he contests the by-election as an independent candidate.

Strategic plan to eliminate gender-based violence in Ja to be submitted to Cabinet

sandrea falconerThe Jamaican Government through the Bureau of Women’s Affairs and with support from UN Women has developed a draft National Strategic Action Plan to Eliminate Gender-Based Violence in Jamaica which will be submitted to Cabinet shortly.

CARICOM stands firmly with Antigua and Barbuda in gaming dispute

irwin-larocque6CARICOM,Georgetown, Guyana - Antigua and Barbuda has been reassured of the Region’s full support in its fight to obtain the USA’s compliance with the ruling of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body on internet gaming services.

PM Douglas on Official Visit to Kuwait, hold talks with Kuwaiti PM

PM-Douglas-in-Kuwait-2013-nwBASSETERRE, St. Kitts, 22nd May 2013 - St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has held talks in Kuwait with that country’s Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak AL-Hamad Al-Sabah at a red carpet welcome.

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