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Antigua to allow entry for visitors with mixed vaccine doses

Antigua to allow entry for visitors with mixed vaccine doses


St John’s – Travellers who have received mixed doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are now approved for entry to the twin-island nation. The new guideline, announced by the Government of Antigua & Barbuda’s National COVID-19 Vaccination T...

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St Vincent expects over 200 cruise calls

St Vincent expects over 200 cruise calls


Kingston – St Vincent and the Grenadines is expecting 224 cruise calls this season after having none last year. The first cruise ship, Seaborne Odyssey, is expected to call at Port Elizabeth next on August 7, Minister of Tourism Carlos James said,...

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OAS postpones meeting on Cuba

OAS postpones meeting on Cuba


WASHINGTON – The Organisation of American States (OAS) on Wednesday announced it had postponed its debate on the “current situation” in Cuba after several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries raised concerns about the procedure used to convene the...

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New St Lucia Prime Minister sworn in

New St Lucia Prime Minister sworn in


CASTRIES – Philip Joseph Pierre was sworn in as the 12th Prime Minister of St Lucia since independence in 1979, seeking the “divine intervention in fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of the people” of that country. Pierre, 66, an economist/accou...

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Chastanet shocked by election result

Chastanet shocked by election result


CASTRIES – Outgoing Prime Minister Allen Chastanet  said the results of Monday’s general elections that resulted in his United Workers Party (UWP) suffering a heavy defeat has come as a “shock” but that he remains confident the policies and programme...

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Call for information on Moise’s assassination

Call for information on Moise’s assassination


PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The Office for the Protection of the Citizen (OPC) has called on people with information to come forward regarding the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, more than two weeks after gunmen invaded his home, shooting him a...

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Dominica launches electronic passport

Dominica launches electronic passport


Roseau – Dominica Monday launched its electronic passport (E-Passport) that it says will significantly reduce identify theft and would be an integral component of its border management systems. Minister of National Security Rayburn Blackmoore told...

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St Lucia Labour Party ousts one-term Chastanet

St Lucia Labour Party ousts one-term Chastanet


CASTRIES – The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has claimed victory in the general election on Monday as St Lucian voters stuffed their frustration into the ballot boxes and rejected the Allen Chastanet administration after only a one five...

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Chastanet wins seat but losing government

Chastanet wins seat but losing government


CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet comfortably won his Micoud South seat in Monday’s general election, but his ruling United Workers Party (UWP) is on track to relinquish the government after a five year term. Chastanet polled  2 ...

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Wickham: Swing towards SLP in St Lucia elections

Wickham: Swing towards SLP in St Lucia elections


CASTRIES – The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) was leading in most of the constituencies as counting continued following the general elections held here earlier on Monday. Political strategist and director of the Barbados-based Caribbe...