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St. Kitts honours national hero Bradshaw

In St. Kitts and Nevis, the spotlight is being put on the life of Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Leading the charge is the opposition St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party. Bradshaw was the first premier of the country, and Opposition...

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SVG government recognizes police work

The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has pledged its continued support to the local police force. While delivering an address at the police awards ceremony on Saturday night, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security Ralph Gonsalves says his...

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Jamaica to increase national minimum wage

The Government of Jamaica is expected to announce an increase in the national minimum wage and the minimum wage for industrial security guards. The announcement is expected to be made by the Labour and Social Security Minister, Doctor Fenton Ferguson, in the House of...

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UN report warns of violence faced by Iraqi civilians

UN officials say violence suffered by civilians in Iraq ‘remains staggering’ with at least 18,800 killed between January 1, 2014 and October 31, 2015. The report by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights...

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Canada excluded from defence meeting to discuss ISIS

Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the country is still active in the fight against terrorism, despite being left out of an anti-ISIS meeting in Paris between global officials in charge of defence. The meeting today will include leaders from the US, the UK,...

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Haiti marks six years after deadly earthquake

Today, Haiti marks the sixth anniversary of the deadly earthquake that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calling on the international community not to stop helping the country. The UN chief said even as the...

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