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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Asked how invested Caricom was in getting the United States to relax its sanctions against Venezuela, Gonsalves said Caricom, which has not been able to access PetroCaribe, had been pressing the US government on this issue. "You have to understand this. No matter what the US government tells you about Venezuela and democracy and human rights, I don't take those things at face value. US policy on Venezuela, on Cuba and on Nicaragua, they are prisoners of the presidential, gubernatorial, senatorial and congressional politics of South Florida.

Caribbean energy deals affected by US politics–St Vincent PM
Political pressures in the United States have led to the Caribbean not getting a fair shake concerning energy deals connected to Venezuela.

Rowley not in support of regional fast ferry
Rowley said it costs Government approximately $200 million to $240 million annually to subsidise the fast ferry service between Port-of-Spain and Scarborough.

No T&T laws to protect asylum seekers, refugees from deportation–judgeHigh Court Judge Frank Seepersad made the statement yesterday as he dismissed a hybrid judicial review and constitutional motion lawsuit brought by a Venezuelan refugee, who was ordered to be deported by National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds in March. In his judgment, Justice Seepersad noted that the convention could not apply as its terms were not incorporated into local immigration laws.

Judge: Trinidad and Tobago not bound by UN convention - WAY CLEAR TO DEPORT

Reactions after court ruling on asylum-seekers, refugees 'Urgent need for legislative reform'

Activist vows to fight back on refugee deportation issue

‘Those scoring below 30% need extra help'
2023 SEA results better than last year's...

Sex ed and the Concordat conundrum

15-year-old dies after being shot, dropped off at hospital
Jaedon Mc Intire, 15, of Mt Hope Road, Mt Hope – was dropped at the Accident & Emergency Department, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex around midnight, with gunshot wounds to the back.

Gang war in Northern Division blamed for teen's murder

American citizen found dead in burning car
Approximately 30 metres (100 feet) off the roadway, along a dirt roadway near a lagoon the officers observed a burnt vehicle. The officers checked the vehicle and found the burnt body in the trunk. The registration number plate was on the ground at the back of the car.

Relative of missing US citizen still holding out hope

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