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Bermuda’s Former Premier Hit By More Corruption Allegations

Bermuda’s Former Premier Hit By More Corruption Allegations HAMILTON, Bermuda, Wednesday March 15, 2017 – Fresh challenges are looming for former Bermuda Premier Ewart Brown who has been dogged by corruption allegations. A Commission of Inquiry investigating issues raised in the Auditor-General’s report into fiscal years 2009 to 2012 when Brown’s Progressive Labour Party (PLP) was in power, said it had foun ...

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KITTS AND NEVIS’ PASSPORT RANKS #1

KITTS AND NEVIS’ PASSPORT RANKS #1 IN OECS, #2 IN CARICOM AND #50 GLOBALLY   Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 09, 2017 (SKNIS):  After two years of the St. Kitts and Nevis passports being recalled because of the removal of the place of birth under the previous administration, the official travel document comes in for high praises, as it is now ranked number one in the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean State ...

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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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