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Local News

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective July 15, 2016 cheques that are not compliant with the standards prescribed by the Eastern Caribbean Automated Clearing House (ECACH) will no longer be accepted as negotiable instruments. The ECACH, which became operational in all eight ECCB member countries, including St.

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Local News

The death of Berkley Nanton, an 82-year-old male of Lowmans, is now classified as a homicide. Nanton’s body was discovered with extensive burns during a house fire at Lowmans, which occurred about 8:30pm on June 24, 2016. He succumbed to his injuries on June 25, 2016, at approximately 4:40am. Police

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Local News

Vincentian artiste, Marlon Roudette formerly of MATTAFIX and his seven member band from the UK will arrive in the State today. Roudette, who will be the guest artiste at the Miss Carival Pageant on Friday July 1, is scheduled to arrive at 4:45 this afternoon. There will be a Press

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Local News

Carnival action will continue at Victoria Park tonight with the Steel and Glitter Show, featuring the Sections of the Bands and the Senior Panorama Competitions. In the Senior Panorama Competition, four Steel Bands will challenge reigning Panorama Champions, Sea Operations Starlift Steel Orchestra. The challengers are: Sion Hill Euphonium; South

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Regional News

Exxon Mobil Corporation said today they made a significant discovery of oil in the second well, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana. According to Exxon, that drilling results from the Liza-2 well, the second exploration well in the Stabroek block confirm a world-class discovery with a recoverable resource of between

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Regional News

Trinidad and Tobago national Sherlin Stewart, who travelled through Turkey’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday, escaped unhurt in the terrorist attack which occurred at the airport that day, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed. A traumatised Stewart, who was in Turkey up to yesterday, told relatives in Trinidad and Tobago, via

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International News

Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May lead a five-way race to be the next Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. Mr. Gove was a surprise addition to the race, having been expected to back Boris Johnson, who shocked the political world by ruling himself out. Minister

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International News

The three men who carried out Tuesday’s deadly attack on an Istanbul airport were all from parts of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Turkish sources say. According to BBC News, one is said to be from Russia’s North Caucasus region and the others from Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

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Sports

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organizers have combined with online social networking service, Facebook, to broadcast all 34 games of the new season, live to 40 countries. The move is a pioneering one as it is the first time ever international games will be broadcast using the latest feature on the

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Local News

Persons attending the staging of the 31st edition of the Miss Carival pageant this Friday July 1, at Victoria Park can look forward to a spectacular show. Ten contestants hailing from Anguilla, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and St. Vincent and

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