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Jamaican Dancer Remanded For Arson And Wounding

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 23, 2017 (CMC) – A Jamaican woman, charged with arson and wounding, was remanded when she appeared in court, yesterday. Kimone Tasheeka Carty, a dancer, who was wanted by the police, was charged after she allegedly destroyed, ...

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Guyana Bars Cartons Of Tuna From Entering Country

Guyana Bars Cartons Of Tuna From Entering Country

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 22, 2017 (CMC) – Guyana has refused entry of 2,000 cartons of tuna, imported from China, saying the action was prompted by an Inspector’s report on samples taken from a container, on March 9 this year. The ...

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Guyana Government Preparing White Paper On Housing

Guyana Government Preparing White Paper On Housing

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 21, 2017 (CMC) – The Guyana government says it expects to table soon in the Parliament, a white paper regarding its new housing program. Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan, said the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of ...

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State Funeral For Sir Derek Walcott

State Funeral For Sir Derek Walcott

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, March 21, 2017 (CMC) – The St. Lucia government, today, announced that Nobel Laureate, Sir Derek Alton Walcott, who died here last week, will be given a state funeral on Saturday. State funerals are usually reserved for ...

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Three Times As Many Mobile Phones As Toilets In Africa

Three Times As Many Mobile Phones As Toilets In Africa

By Busani Bafana IPS Africa Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, March 21, 2017 (IPS) — Though key to good health and economic wellbeing, water and sanitation remain less of a development priority in Africa, where high costs and poor policy implementation constrain ...

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