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Local News

Inspector of Police Bernard Haynes will retire from the Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force this Saturday, July 30, 2016. Haynes, who has been a police officer for the past 36 years, served as the band master of the Police Band. The 55-year-old was enlisted as a member of

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Local News

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has launched its new insurance agency in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The CIBC FirstCaribbean Home and Auto Insurance is being offered in partnership with Massy United Insurance Limited, which operates in 19 territories across the Caribbean. Customers will be able to get the insurance they

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Local News

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment will next week, commence the process of recruiting some five hundred Public Health Volunteers to be trained in Public Health education. Minister of Health Luke Browne in a statement yesterday July 26 said these volunteers will be tasked with providing householders with

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Local News

A March and Rally will be held in Argyle as part of this year’s Emancipation Day Celebrations. The Emancipation Festival Committee plans to host the event on August 1 under the theme “Celebrate Deliverance, Repair the Damage”. Chairman of the Emancipation Festival Committee, Oscar Allen says that at the Rally

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Regional News

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, in a national broadcast on Monday night, announced that negotiations will be recommenced as soon as possible with relevant US agencies in an attempt to resolve the dispute with the United States over online gaming. To this end, Browne said he has instructed

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Regional News

Former attorney general Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj has called on the Trinidad and Tobago government to ensure that the death penalty is carried out there, saying he could not understand why the problem of crime cannot be solved or reduced in the country. “I could not understand why it is that

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Regional News

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine has assured the public across the region that there is “no immediate concern” over the $10 million in losses recorded for 2016, arguing that yearly losses are reducing. Speaking at a press conference following the 85th meeting of the ECCB

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International News

All charges against the last Baltimore police officers facing trial over the death of black detainee Freddie Gray have been dropped. Twenty-five year old, Gray died a week after sustaining a spinal injury while in the back of a police van in April 2015. According to BBC News, Garrett Miller,

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International News

John Hinckley Jr, the man who tried to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan, is to be released from a psychiatric hospital next month after 35 years. Mr. Reagan and three others were injured in the shooting outside a hotel in Washington in March 1981. Mr. Reagan was shot in the

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International News

The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed, after the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi. Bertrand Piccard piloted the plane for a final time, steering it safely from the Egyptian capital Cairo to the UAE. He has been taking turns at the controls with Swiss compatriot

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