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Jamaican sprinter and sub-10 king Asafa Powell had a day he would probably rather forget at the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Powell, who finished sixth in the men’s 60-metre event in 6.69 seconds was bested by, not just five other athletes, but fellow Jamaican, 110 hurdles World Champion, Omar McLeod. McLeod, though

“It is worth asking the reasons that the International Court of Justice is recommended to two States that do not recognize their jurisdiction, since the Geneva Agreement itself provides for the political means for the settlement of the territorial dispute. In this sense, Venezuela ratifies in a decisive and unequivocal manner the negotiation process under

MALE (Reuters) – Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a state of emergency for 15 days in an escalation of a battle with the country’s Supreme Court, which his allies say is trying to bring down the government. Yameen had earlier defied a Supreme Court ruling to release nine jailed opposition leaders. Legal Affairs

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) participated in the 15TH Anniversary of the New York Times Travel Show held at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York City on January 26 to 28. The New York Times Travel Show is the largest consumer travel trade show produced in the United States

By Julita Peter, GIS   The governments of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Saint Lucia have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding, making it the first comprehensive law enforcement-related agreement. The signing of the agreement took place on Jan 31, between Saint Lucia’s Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security, Sen. Hon. Hermangild

(TELESUR ENGLISH) – “With the arrival of Donald Trump, imperialism has escalated to a higher level,” Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said as he embarked on his tour. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has arrived in Cuba to begin a tour of Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of strengthening regional integration. “On the instructions

From: CHTA The Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event will be held in Jamaica next year. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) officially announced that the 37th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from January 29 to 31, 2019. The event will be held in collaboration with

From: Barbados Rally Club Six decades of motor sport were celebrated on Saturday evening (February 3) when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) combined its Annual Prizegiving at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas, with a celebration of its 60th Anniversary, reached in 2017. The outstanding contributions of four long-standing members were rewarded with Lifetime Achievement Awards, while

General Secretary of the People’s National Party (PNP), Julian Robinson, says that by this week, the party will announce its caretaker candidate for St Andrew North West as a by-election is pending following the resignation of the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) incumbent, Derrick Smith. Robinson said the party was advanced in the process to select

Dominican Dr Carissa Etienne began her second term as director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) last Thursday. Etienne said that during her second term, she would be advocating for increased funding to be allocated to health and for that funding to be well spent and focused on primary care, with the goal of


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