May 12, 2021

Trinidad: PM dismisses criticism over CARICOM aid offer

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By CMC From St Lucia Online (CMC) – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Wednesday criticised persons whom he said had been spreading rumours that his administration had turned down offers from Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries in the aftermath of the flood situation caused by torrential rains over the past few days. “What is wrong with […]

Venezuela govt takes control of Smurfit Kappa business

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From RTE Smurfit Kappa Group has confirmed that the government of Venezuela has taken temporary control of Smurfit Kappa Carton de Venezuela’s business in Venezuela for a period of 90 days. In a statement, the paper and packaging company said the government of Venezuela has detained two of its employees and it is making all […]

Venezuela recall process blocked; opposition cries ‘dictatorship!’

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From Caribbean News Now CARACAS, Venezuela — Throughout 2016, the Venezuelan political agenda has centered on a possible recall referendum against President Nicolás Maduro, a path that in recent days has been blocked — definitively, it seems — by the government, which has repeatedly threatened that it would not allow one to happen. The road […]

Political violence in Venezuela, a game with no clear end

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President Nicolás Maduro takes a trial-and-error approach to the economy in crisis. Humberto Marquez CARACAS, Venezuela, Monday February 17, 2014, IPS – Violence on the streets of Venezuela, with anti-government protests in the capital and 12 other cities, is a sign of hardening stances by both the government and its opponents as President Nicolás Maduro […]