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The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, in collaboration with LegalEase SVG Inc. will commemorate the 178 anniversary of the ending of slavery in the English speaking Caribbean, with a lecture on Thursday July 28, 2016. The lecture will take place at the UWI Lecture Hall from 7:00pm

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Vincentian, Rene Baptiste has been re-elected speaker of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Assembly. Baptiste was re-elected, when the second assembly of the sub-regional parliamentarians met yesterday in Antigua, after being dormant for four years. Baptiste became the first Speaker of the OECS Assembly when it met for

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Deputy Commissioner of Police, Renold Hadaway is scheduled to take up the top post in the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, when Commissioner of Police (COP) Michael Charles goes on pre-retirement leave on August 1, 2016. Mr. Hadaway, who has been appointed Acting Commissioner of Police, joined

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Local News

Police are investigating the death of, Kamau Jones, a 32-year-old man of Union Island who was gunned down in Vermont. According to police Jones died at around 11pm on Wednesday, after being attacked by unknown assailants. Jones reportedly received several gunshot wounds about his body as well as a chop

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Regional News

Antigua and Barbuda has been reprimanded for failing to honour its obligations and to grant Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) nationals an indefinite stay stamp immediately upon their arrival into the country. Currently, when OECS citizens arrive on island they must present themselves to the Immigration Department where they

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Regional News

CARICOM countries said on Wednesday they remained optimistic that free and fair elections will be held in Haiti in October even as strategies are being discussed to strengthen the democratic process in the French-speaking CARICOM country. Chairman of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Eliston

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International News

Britain’s decision to leave the EU has led to a “dramatic deterioration” in economic activity, not seen since the aftermath of the financial crisis. Data from IHS Markit’s Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, shows a fall to 47.7 in July, the lowest level since April in 2009. A reading below

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International News

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, will stand trial over a state payout to the French tycoon Bernard Tapie, an appeals court has ruled. According to BBC News, she is charged with negligence over the award to Mr. Tapie of 404 million Euros in 2008 when

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International Media Content Ltd. (IMC), parent company of SportsMax and a subsidiary of Digicel Group, announced yesterday that it has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games for the Caribbean by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). As a

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Local News

WEFM Radio is holding its third Annual Youth Summer Reading Challenge this year, targeting young people ages 13 to 15. The Reading Challenge seeks to build more confident readers by exposing them to training in Fluency, Confidence, Voice and Diction. It is also designed to expose teens to careers in

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