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Lightning Blamed For Recent Spate Of Blackouts In Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – The recent spate of blackouts in communities located in East Coast and East Bank of Demerara has been attributed to network related problems caused by the elevated level of lightning activity in recent weeks. Chief Executive ...

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Jamaica’s Sugar Production Down

Jamaica’s Sugar Production Down

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Jamaica is recording a shortfall in sugar production this year and government is appealing to stakeholders to ensure the country meets its full quota to overseas markets including those in the European Union (EU). Agriculture and ...

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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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