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Crime Costing Caribbean Billions

Crime Costing Caribbean Billions FEBRUARY 7, 2017   WASHINGTON, United States, Tuesday February 7, 2017 – A study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates the direct annual cost of crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean at US$261 billion or 3.55 per cent of GDP – roughly what the region invests on infrastructure. The Costs of Crime and Violence: New Evidence, New Revelation ...

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Trinidad Court Freezes Funds of 80 Terrorist Individuals and Entities

Trinidad Court Freezes Funds of 80 Terrorist Individuals and Entities PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday September 1, 2016 – The High Court in Trinidad and Tobago has granted orders that categorize 78 entities and individuals as terrorists, preventing them from accessing any of their money. And more could be added to that list. But the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, which says the list i ...

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Smoking Weed Does Make You Lazy, Scientists Confirm

Smoking Weed Does Make You Lazy, Scientists Confirm BRITISH COLOMBIA, Canada, Thursday September 1, 2016 – Drifting in a pleasantly lethargic daze has long been associated with smoking weed, and a new Canadian study has confirmed that, in rats at least, the main psychoactive ingredient in the herb causes laziness. The new research, which was published in the Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, examined ...

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OECS PRESS RELEASE OECS Competitive Business Unit holds a series of National Workshop on Principles of Good Manufacturing Practices For release 25th August 2016   Castries, St Lucia: August 25th, 2016: Today marks the 4th in a series of national two (2) day workshops on the Principles of Good Manufacturing Practices for OECS Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) organized by the Competitive Business Un ...

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Bridge Over Shallow Waters Could Link These Two Sister Islands

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Tuesday August 23, 2016 A shallow two-mile channel called The Narrows separates St. Kitts from its sister isle Nevis. But if Public Infrastructure Minister Ian Liburd’s plan comes to fruition, as he is sure it will, a bridge will be built over that strait within another four years. He says two proposals that could make it easier to travel between the twin islands, are awaiting Cabinet ...

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