City planners postpone decision on St. Vincent’s Guest House amid neighbors’ concerns

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The exterior of the St. Vincent’s Guest House on Magazine Street. (via Google Maps) Despite its popularity with neighborhood activists and preservationists, the proposed renovation of St. Vincent’s Guest House in the Lower Garden District and addition of a new reception facility has been postponed until mid-November amid nearby neighbors’ concerns about the new project’s Read More

PPP/C MPs greet President’s speech with placards, chants

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Members of the PPP/C this afternoon pulled out placards as President David Granger stood up to address the National Assembly and proceeded to heckle him as he spoke. The President’s speech could not be heard above the din as the opposition MPs launched into various chants. ‘Jobs for youths’, ‘Billions squandered’, No Aspirins available’, ‘Unilateral Read More

Gov’t seeking best advice on oil industry, sugar won’t be closed

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The President delivering his address during the din. (Keno George photo) In a speech which was largely drowned out by chants from PPP/C MPs, President David Granger today told Parliament that his government is seeking the best advice on the nascent petroleum industry and a suite of legislation is presently being prepared. In what was Read More

USVI Rep. calling out Congress for their share of blame for extent of hurricane damage

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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) — “Today’s the day the United States Congress, the White House and everyday citizens must make a sustained commitment to the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico,” Representative Stacey Plaskett from the US Virgin Islands said Thursday. Plaskett (D-USVI At Large) is standing up for the Virgin Islands on the steps of Read More

Caine Woods Community Association Holds Annual Crab Feast Fund-raiser At Higgins Crab House

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The Caine Woods Community Association in Ocean City held its ninth annual crab feast fund-raiser at Higgins Crab House North in Ocean City on Saturday, Sept. 23. Close to 300 attendees enjoyed crabs, fried chicken and more. The association thanks the following local businesses and individuals who contributed items for its raffles and gifts: Higgins Read More

John Marshall Law School Named One of the Country’s Best for Human Rights Law

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Specialty programs at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago have once again been rated among the nation’s best. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES, November 2, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Specialty programs at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago have once again been rated among the nation’s best. preLaw magazine rated John Marshall as one of Read More

Antigua PM knew about the investigation

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Antigua PM Gaston Browne did have knowledge of probe which led to arrest of government minister Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda says he was aware of an investigation involving his former tourism and investment minister Asot Michael, prior to his detention at the Gatwick Airport last week by British law enforcement authorities. Read More

Ease of Doing Business: Guyana slips 2 places down with score of 126- World Bank report

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The World Bank has highlighted a decline for conducting business in Guyana. The report for World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking for 2018 showed that Guyana slipped two places – from 124 in 2017 to 126 for soon approaching 2018. Doing Business, measures regulations that affect various areas regarding the life of a business Read More

UPDATE: Windies win series after drawn Zimbabwe Test

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BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Sikandar Raza’s 89 and Regis Chakabva’s unbeaten 71 allowed Zimbabwe to hold off the West Indies in the second Test and earn their first draw in 12 years on Thursday. With Raza making his third major contribution of the match and Chakabva batting out almost 50 overs in an unbroken stand Read More

‘No new taxes’ means nothing when populace already overtaxed- Jagdeo

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A promise made by Finance Minister Winston Jordan that there will be no new taxes in Budget 2018 has received heavy criticism by Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, who said the tax measures imposed in almost every productive sector by the coalition Government in 2015 is enough reasons not to introduce new taxes. Finance Minister Read More