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Canada And St. Lucia To Strengthen Co-operation

CASTRIES, St. Lucia CMC – Canada will continue to work closely with St. Lucia to increase its economic prosperity, and generally improve security and strengthen cooperation. That assurance came, during the weekend, from High Commissioner designate, Richard Hanley, when he ...

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Russia Throws Obama A Life Preserver on Syria

Russia Throws Obama A Life Preserver on Syria

By Jim Lobe IPS Washington Bureau Chief With President Barack Obama facing increasingly certain defeat in his quest for Congressional authorization to carry out military strikes against Syria, the Russian government, on Monday, appeared to offer the White House a ...

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‘Biggest Guns’ To Control Somalia’s South

‘Biggest Guns’ To Control Somalia’s South

By Ahmed Osman Somalia Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia (IPS) – Somali clan leaders say that an Aug. 27 agreement between the government and only a few leaders from the country’s three southern Jubba regions, which aims to resolve the ongoing dispute ...

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T&T Chief Justice Gets Top National Award

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago CMC – President Anthony Carmona has bestowed Trinidad and Tobago’s highest national award on Chief Justice Ivor Archie as the country prepares to celebrate its 51st anniversary of political independence from Britain on Saturday. Justice Archie was awarded ...

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Second Knighthood For Jamaica Governor General

Second Knighthood For Jamaica Governor General

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Governor-General, Sir Patrick Allen, has been invested as Knight of Grace of the Order of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. This is the second knighthood for the Governor-General, who ...

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Son Of Suriname President Arrested In Panama

Son Of Suriname President Arrested In Panama

By Ivan Cairo  PARAMARIBO, Suriname CMC – The son of President Desi Bouterse has been arrested in Panama on illegal arms trafficking, an official at the United States Embassy here said, Friday. “We confirm that Dino Bouterse has been arrested ...

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Venezuelan President Ends One Day Visit To Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ended a one-day visit to Guyana on Saturday in a move that strengthens the relationship between the two countries that have had a long standing border dispute. The two countries have agreed ...

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