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Indian workers install a life size cut out image of US President Donald Trump on a road divider in Ahmedabad, India.

AHMEDABAD (AP): The sun-baked city of Ahmedabad was jostling with activity Sunday as workers cleaned roads, planted flowers and hoisted hundreds of billboards featuring President Donald Trump, a day ahead of his maiden two-day visit to India after...

CASTRIES (CMC): St Lucia is celebrating its 41st anniversary of political independence from Britain with Prime Minister Allen Chastanet urging nationals “to shake the habits that continue to drown” the island. In his Independence Day message,...

GEORGETOWN (CMC): President David Granger has expressed satisfaction with the country’s progress as Guyana on Sunday celebrates its 50th anniversary as a republic In an address to the nation, Granger said the strides made by the Caribbean...

LONDON (AP): London-based bank Barclays backed away Thursday from a software program that monitored an employee’s productivity – including bathroom breaks – after privacy campaigners described it as “creepy’.’ The City A.M. newspaper first reported...

LONDON (AP): Vegetables rotting in the fields, food going unprocessed, the elderly and disabled left without care. That’s the alarming picture painted by some British employers about the impact of new UK immigration rules set to be introduced in...

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): A “significant majority” of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders meeting here on Wednesday have expressed support for embattled Commonwealth Secretary General Baroness Patricia Scotland, who is seeking a second consecutive term...

HAMILTON (CMC): The European Union (EU) on Tuesday announced it had removed Bermuda from its tax matters watch list because the British Overseas Territory was deemed fully compliant with the bloc’s tax standards. EU finance ministers made the...

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their 31st Intersessional Summit here on Tuesday with issues relating to public health, regional integration, crime and security high on their agenda. With the global health threat posed...

Weeks after officially leaving the European Union, Britain has announced plans to take ‘full control’ of its borders. According to the Government, Britain will be closing its borders to unskilled workers. As part of a...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): The former chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Allen Chastanet, on Tuesday said the region needs to do more to deal with the socio-economic and political situation in Haiti, the French-speaking member country...
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