Guyana Private Sector Commission concerned about Exxon contract

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MORE ARTICLES GEORGETOWN – The Private Sector Commission (PSC), has expressed concern about the recently released contract between the Government and US oil giant Exxon Mobil. Related articles On the weekend, the PSC said while the contract – released just a few days ago, is welcomed, it believed more could have been done to incorporate Read More

Former President George Maxwell Richards is dead

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Former President of Trinidad and Tobago George Maxwell Richards. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES PORT OF SPAIN  – The fourth president of the Trinidad and Tobago –  Professor George Maxwell Richards is dead. Related articles Richards, who was 86, died on Monday, following a heart attack. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in offering condolences said Trinidad and Tobago Read More

Treasury staff walk out

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Staff at the Treasury Building, The City have walked off the job complaining of respiratory problems. Staff at the Treasury Building, The City have walked off the job complaining of respiratory problems.  When a NATION team arrived, workers were gathered on the outside, with one worker, who is asthmatic, having to be administered medical attention.  Read More

Power outage leads to low levels at BWA pumping stations

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Barbados Light and Power Co. Ltd (FILE) The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise its valued customers that due to an island wide power outage last night parts of the island are now out of water. Levels at some of the pumping stations and reservoirs are currently low and will take some time to Read More

SOCIAL SCENE: Christmas at the Consular Corps

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Senator Maxine McClean (left) being presented with a bouquet of appreciation by Honorary Consul for India, Dr Mohini Harris. (Picture by Gercine Carter) MORE ARTICLES High Commissioners, Ambassadors, Chargé d’Affaires, Ambassadors, Honorary Consuls and Consuls General, Permanent Secretaries and other guests celebrated the Christmas holidays at the annual reception hosted by Read More

Midlothian group uses football to help change people’s lives in Trinidad

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Volunteers from Midlothian showed the power sport has in improving lives after spending a fortnight in Trindad and Tobago, helping to build homes and introducing walking football to the country. The team of 12 from the Ageing Well project, which included winners from last year’s Scottish Walking Football Championship, were in the Caribbean putting in Read More

St. Vincent’s hosts Three Kings Day celebration

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St. Vincent’s hosted its traditional Three Kings Day celebration a little later than usual on Monday, Jan. 8, due to last week’s storm. King and Queen James Vaccaro and Kelsey Gilmore The Three Kings — or Wise Men — processed to the manger in Hawley carrying their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Preceding the Read More

St. Vincent’s hosts Three Kings Day celebration

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St. Vincent’s hosted its traditional Three Kings Day celebration a little later than usual on Monday, Jan. 8, due to last week’s storm. King and Queen James Vaccaro and Kelsey Gilmore The Three Kings — or Wise Men — processed to the manger in Hawley carrying their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Preceding the Read More

Antigua: Experts advise: Dig deeper into suicides

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Antigua Observer:-After an alarming spate of suicides in 2017, mental health professionals are calling on local officials here to take a more in-depth look at the possible triggers for the tragic act. Last year, the country recorded 12 attempted suicides and seven cases where persons actually managed to end their lives. This was a staggering Read More

Saint Lucia officials concerned about false tourist claims

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Saint Lucia hospitality industry officials have expressed concern about false claims being made by unscrupulous tourists, asserting that such claims are having a negative effect on this country’s vital tourism industry. According to a BBC report quoting the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), millions of Britons are being encouraged to say they were sick Read More