Westmoreland ganja farmers welcome pilot but...

Westmoreland ganja farmers welcome pilot but…

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Westmoreland ganja farmers welcome pilot but… Source: Jamaica Observer   ORANGE HILL, Westmoreland — One of the nation’s leading ganja advocates, Ras Iyah V, has welcomed Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ announcement that the pilot project for the Alternative Development Programme (ADP), which will provide an avenue for small farmers to benefit from the ganja industry, […]

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Barbados appoints Rihanna as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary

Barbados appoints Rihanna as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary

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Barbados appoints Rihanna as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Source: Caribbean News Now   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — The government of Barbados has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. Prime Minister Mia Mottley stated that the government was […]

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Prisoners sent to Saint Lucia because UK was unable to house them — BVI Gov’t

Prisoners sent to Saint Lucia because UK was unable to house them — BVI Gov’t

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Prisoners sent to Saint Lucia because UK was unable to house them — BVI Gov’t Source: St. Lucia News Online (BVI PLATINUM) – The government on Monday, November 13, indicated that prisoners were transferred to St. Lucia after Hurricane Irma because the United Kingdom indicated that they could not accommodate the inmates. Hurricane Irma destroyed the […]

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St Kitts-Nevis PM again attempts to mislead on citizenship price reduction

St Kitts-Nevis PM again attempts to mislead on citizenship price reduction

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St Kitts-Nevis PM again attempts to mislead on citizenship price reduction Source: Caribbean News Now Further, although claiming that his government was satisfied with the market response to the three “offerings” of the citizenship by investment programme (CIP), Harris provided no details of the comparative level of contributions to the cheaper HRF and the far […]

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Severe floods result in $47 million insurance payout to the Government

Severe floods result in $47 million insurance payout to the Government

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Severe floods result in $47 million insurance payout to the Government Source: CNC3 CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) has announced today that Trinidad & Tobago will receive a payout of US$7,007,886 (approximately TT$47.4 million) on its Excess Rainfall policy following a period of heavy rainfall between October 18 and October 20 […]

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