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GEORGETOWN, Guyana – President David Granger is pleased with his country’s progress as Guyana celebrated its 50th anniversary as a republic on Feb. 23.

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – St. Lucia late last month celebrated 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.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Heads of government from the Caribbean community (CARICOM) have reiterated their concern over the enhanced sanctions announced by the United States under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which strengthen the U.S. economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.

“We are a resilient people; we will rebuild”. That’s the mantra of the Bahamian people, particularly those from the northern part of the Bahamas who were most severely affected by hurricane Dorian, the category 5 storm that ripped through the The Abacos and Grand Bahama Island on September 3, 2019 then hovered for two days. Their stories are no longer front-page news, but they tell of a people determined to move forward, determined to live their best lives.

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