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Daily Archives: December 12, 2014

“Gone with the Wind” premiered 75 years ago

By Fernando MexiaLos Angeles, Dec 12 (EFE).- Seventy-five years have gone by since “Gone with the Wind” premiered on Dec. 15, 1939 in Atlanta, a moment that crowned with success the many years it took to make one of Hollywood’s most ambitious, most complex productions until then.Today the film is a part of popular culture, with iconic phrases that are ...

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New non-stop flights link Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic

San Juan, Dec 12 (EFE).- Regional airline InterCaribbean Airways this weekend begins new non-stop services linking Jamaica and the Dominican Republic with Haiti.Scheduled services will begin Dec. 13 between Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport and Port-au-Prince, and between the Haitian capital and Santo Domingo International Airport, InterCaribbean said in a statement.Direct one-hour flights will be offered twice a week.The new ...

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Cuba says it’s committed to expanding computerization, Internet access

Havana, Dec 12 (EFE).- Computerizing daily activities and expanding Internet access are priorities for Cuba, according to Communist party daily Granma, which said the island is making progress in those areas “steadily but unhurriedly.”In a lengthy front-page editorial Friday, Granma said Cuba is aware that the era of the Internet and new technologies must be a space for learning and ...

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St. Kitts and Nevis eyes criminal justice reform

San Juan, Dec 12 (EFE).- St. Kitts and Nevis is working on a legislative reform to improve aspects of the justice system ranging from courtroom procedures to rehabilitation of offenders, the government said Friday.The attorney general and justice minister, Jason Hamilton, has proposed amendments to the Jury Act, the Criminal Procedures Act and Prison Act.The changes would establish frameworks “in ...

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Caribbean News Desk radio programme: Guyana’s opposition wants High Court to stop unauthorised govt spending

Guyana’s Opposition Leader, David Granger has moved to the High Court to stop what he regards as the unauthorized spending of monies from the Treasury on projects and programmes that have not been approved by the House. Granger’s A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance For Change (AFC) that together control the National Assembly had voted down the Guyana ...

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