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Daily Archives: October 30, 2014

Two perish in cargo plane crash off Dutch St Maarten

The pilot and co-pilot of a cargo plane, contracted by Fedex, died when the aircraft plunged into the Caribbean Sea off  Dutch St. Maarten. Acting Director of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard, Wendell Thode told Caribbean News Desk that the body of the 59-year old German pilot was recovered Wednesday night about four hours after the twin-engine SH-36 plane went ...

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Trinidad’s Carnival is on despite some Ebola fears

Trinidad and Tobago authorities have decided that Carnival 2015 will go ahead, despite concerns in some quarters about the deadly Ebola virus being imported to that twin-island nation during festivities Announcing that the annual calendar event will be held,the Chairman of the National Ebola Prevention and Response team, Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier General Anthony Phillips- Spencer says the ...

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World Bank earmarks additional $100 mn to fight Ebola

Washington, Oct 30 (EFE).- The World Bank announced Thursday that it will provide an additional $100 million to battle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to facilitate the deployment of foreign health professionals in the worst-affected countries. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone account for the bulk of the 4,922 deaths blamed on the Ebola epidemic that began in March. ...

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Carib News Desk: Trinidad’s Carnival 2015 is on despite Ebola fears; two dead in St Maarten cargo plane crash and more stories…

Trinidad and Tobago authorities have decided that Carnival 2015 will go ahead, despite concerns in some quarters about the deadly Ebola Virus being imported to the twin-island nation during festivities. Announcing that Carnival will go ahead, the Chairman of the National Ebola Prevention Information and Response Team,  Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier General Anthony Phillips Spencer says the risk-level ...

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Clerk refuses to convene House; President hints at sitting soon; Speaker appeals for help with constitutional crisis

Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman on Wednesday said Guyana has plunged into a constitutional crisis because the Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs has refused to convene Parliament on the basis that only the government can instruct when that should be done. Isaacs has said that his decision was based on consultations with other Clerks in a ...

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Nandlall’s Tapegate: Conversation not edited but taken out of context- Ramotar

In the Wednesday edition of Caribbean Newsdesk, President Donald Ramotar says a tape in which Attorney General, Anil Nandlall was heard talking about the vulnerability of Kaieteur News to being attacked by armed persons was not edited. The opposition Working People’s Alliance (WPA) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) have called for Nandlall’s removal. Ramotar, however, says remarks by ...

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