Daily Archives: October 9, 2019

St. Stanislaus College Alumni: New Year’s Eve Gala -Toronto -December 31. 2019

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Trinidad: Airport arrival misery to end in 2020: By elimination of arrival forms

Flashback to 2017: Passengers line up to be processed by Customs and Immigration officers after arriving at the Piarco International Airport.

Flashback to 2017: Passengers line up to be processed by Customs and Immigration officers after arriving at the Piarco International Airport.

(Trinidad Express) From 2020 travellers will have shorter waiting times at the airports.

Finance Minister Colm Imbert has announced the elimination of arrival forms at this country’s two international airports, the Piarco (Trinidad) and ANR Robinson (Tobago) airports.    Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Former Minister of State Joseph Harmon applies to give up USA citizenship:

“I believe there is a certain quality which I have that can help the President in running this country in a proper way” – Harmon

Joseph Harmon

Joseph Harmon, who resigned earlier this year from his position as Minister of State because he is the holder of dual nationalities, says he has already applied to give up his United States (US) citizenship.

He told reporters on the sidelines of a People’s National Congress Reform 62nd anniversary rally in Linden that he more than one month ago finished all the paperwork and paid a hefty sum of cash to relinquish his American citizenship.    Continue reading

David Jessop | Relating To A Much-Changed Europe and the Caribbean

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 – Jamaica Gleaner

AP Photo Ursula von der Leyen could become president of the European Commission.
The spectacle of Britain all but tearing itself apart over its future relationship with the European Union has been unedifying.

Now, however, after months of political, legal, constitutional, and parliamentary wrangling, the indications are that very soon, Britain, in one or another way, will leave.

As a fail-safe, the Caribbean has agreed the text of a Cariforum-United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement, or EPA, which can be rapidly approved in the event of a hard Brexit. This will, if required, provide Caribbean exporters of goods and services to the UK near identical market access terms to those it has under the EU-Cariforum EPA.              Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Linden Visit by Chris Gayle… `I am apolitical’ says Chris Gayle

`I am apolitical’ – Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle (centre) greeting fans in Linden on Saturday. At left is Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon. (Terrence Thompson photo)
Chris Gayle (centre) greeting fans in Linden on Saturday. At left is Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon. (Terrence Thompson photo)

Amid negative comments on social media about his presence at a PNCR campaign launch in Linden on Saturday, Jamaica batting star Chris Gayle has reiterated that he is apolitical and had simply taken the opportunity to meet his fans.

He issued the following statement today (October 8, 2019):            Continue reading

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