We stand by report on Mara

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Mara Thompson MORE ARTICLES MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT for St John, Mara Thompson, has refuted a report carried in the NATION on November 15 related to her stepping away from contesting the constituency again in the next general election. Related articles It was on Tuesday, November 14, minutes after the bell had rung signalling the start Read More

NCDs to be on front burner for St Kitts Government

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Prime Minister Timothy Harris. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES BASSETERRE – Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) have become a national concern for the Government of St Kitts and Nevis and will be a top priority on the 2018 agenda for the Ministry of Health. Related articles Dr Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, quoted Winston Churchill at the Read More

St James man remanded on firearm, cannabis charges

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MORE ARTICLES A 21-year-old St James man who was charged with firearm and drug-related offences has been remanded to prison. Related articles Nikolas Ishmael Raheem Hall of #1 Halls Village, appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court today. He is accused of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of six rounds Read More

High surf advisory and small craft warning in effect until Sunday

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Bathsheba, St Joseph. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES A high surf advisory and small craft warning are in effect for Barbados. Related articles The Barbados Meteorological Services said a deep-layered low pressure system has been generating large swells over the central Atlantic. Some of these swells are propagating southwards across the Lesser Antilles and are forecast to Read More

Farmers report challenging year for dairy industry

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Veteran dairy farmer Annette Beckett with one of her cows. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.) MORE ARTICLES Veteran dairy farmers, Annette Beckett and Keith Cyrus of Meka Co. Ltd., have found themselves in the winner’s circle again, after coming out on top of PINEHILL’s Best Quarterly Milk Quality Awards for the third quarter of 2017. The Read More

CARICOM, Cuba heads to meet in Antigua

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CARICOM Secretariat (FP) MORE ARTICLES GREATER GEORGETOWN – Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba will hold the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December. Related articles The meeting will be co-chaired by the chairman of CARICOM and Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell Read More

Black Caps bracing for Windies backlash — Hesson

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Opener Kraigg Brathwaite … one of the bright spots in the opening loss to New Zealand in Wellington. (Photo: CMC) HAMILTON, New Zealand (CMC) — Despite a crushing win in the opening Test in Wellington, the Black Caps are not writing off a West Indies fightback in the second and final Test starting in New Read More

‘Never lose focus or your passion or purpose in life’ – CEO Hutson to Region 4’s top performing teachers, students

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Region Four top performing teachers and students were awarded for their outstanding achievements at the Department of Education’s regional award ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Tuesday. Marcel Hutson, Chief Education Officer (CEO) Delivering the feature address, Chief Education Officer (CEO) Marcel Hutson, said the event is not only held to recognise the top Read More

Taxi driver accused of murdering Kescia Branche remanded

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Matthew Munroe (white shirt) in the court compound on Wednesday The 47-year-old taxi driver accused of killing 22-year-old teacher, Kescia Branche was on Wednesday remanded to prison when he appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan. Matthew Munroe of 19th Street, Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara was not required to plead to the indictable charge Read More

Social activist is GTT’s latest millionaire

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Charity-Usara Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) Chairperson Beatrice Mittelholzer is now a millionaire as GTT million dollar smile promotion continues countrywide. Beatrice Mittelholzer The elated Essequibo Coast, Region Two, resident said she never believed that she would have been the winner, but nevertheless is thankful to have won the million dollars. Mittleholzer, a mother of two Read More