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Jamaica Just Planted Its First Legal Marijuana Plant
Jamaica Just Planted Its First Legal Marijuana Plant

April 21, 2015

Jamaica just planted its first-ever legal marijuana plant...

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Bahamas Prime Minister meets with Cricket greats in Grenada

April 21, 2015

CARICOM Chairman and Bahamas Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie is pictured at the opening ceremonies of a one day high level meeting in Grenada to discuss the future of the Caribbean Cricket Board and Cricket generally for that region...

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The Historic Organization of American States Seventh Summit of the Americas

April 14, 2015

The historic Organization of American States Seventh Summit of the Americas, April 10-12, 2015 has concluded with Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Chairman of CARICOM the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie having addressed the second plenary session...

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Remarks by Bahamas Prime Minister and CARICOM Chairman Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie at CARICOM-US SUMMIT
Remarks by Bahamas Prime Minister and CARICOM Chairman Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie at CARICOM-US SUMMIT

April 14, 2015

Mr. President, I join my colleague and our host, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, in welcoming you to the Caribbean and this discussion with the Leaders of our Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

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Caricom Meeting with President Obama in Kingston

April 13, 2015

President of the United States Barack Obama, left, is pictured in meetings with CARICOM leaders -- Chairman of CARICOM and Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie...

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At CARICOM meetings with us President Barack Obama

April 11, 2015

At CARICOM Meetings with US President Barack Obama, April 9...

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CARICOM Leaders took a group photo with US President Barack Obama

April 11, 2015

CARICOM Leaders took a group photo with US President Barack Obama, during the summit in Kingston, April 9, 2015...

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PM warns of crime's threat to economy
PM warns of crime's threat to economy

April 10, 2015

CRIME and security risks "rank high among the principal threats and obstacles" to growth in the region, Prime Minister Perry Christie told the CARICOM-US Summit in Kingston, Jamaica yesterday, stressing that Caribbean countries value the support of the United States in this area...

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PM suggests pledges with U.S. did not materialize

April 10, 2015

Prime Minister Perry Christie suggested yesterday that previous agreements reached between CARICOM and the United States (U.S.) were not lived up to...

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President of the United States Barack Obama is in meetings with CARICOM leaders

April 09, 2015

President of the United States Barack Obama, is pictured in meetings with CARICOM leaders...

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Opening Remarks by Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM at The Caricom- US Summit
Opening Remarks by Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM at The Caricom- US Summit

April 09, 2015

Mr. President, I join my colleague and our host, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, in welcoming you to the Caribbean and this discussion with the Leaders of our Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

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Prime Minister arrives in Jamaica

April 09, 2015

Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie,arrived in Kingston, Jamaica, Wednesday for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) talks with US President Barack Obama...

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Prime Minister Christie greets Obama

April 09, 2015

Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie,greeted US President Barack Obama...

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Young athletes excelling at regional meets

April 09, 2015

Our CARIFTA swimming and track teams made the country proud over the last few days. The track team came second in St. Kitts and Nevis and the swimming team won its second consecutive championship in Barbados...

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Cargill hopeful The Bahamas could build on strong showing at CARIFTA

April 08, 2015

WILDEY, Barbados -- Now that The Bahamas has officially solidified itself as a swimming powerhouse in the Caribbean region by winning a second consecutive CARIFTA title, Bahamas Swimming Federation (BSF) President Algernon Cargill said that the federation's new goal is to now try and field senior teams of similar strength at international competitions...

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Prime Minister the Rt. Hon.Perry Christie hosted a dinner for the visiting President of Trinidad & Tobago His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC, at Sapodilla

April 04, 2015

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie hosted a dinner for the visiting President of Trinidad & Tobago His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC, at Sapodilla on Wednesday evening...

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The Future of the Caribbean lies in Integration of the Youth in the Economy
The Future of the Caribbean lies in Integration of the Youth in the Economy

April 01, 2015

Prime Minister the Right Hon. Perry G. Christie said that CARICOM States are ďacutely aware of the complexity of the global economic environment and the major transformations underway in the world economy..."

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2015 High-Level Interactive Dialogue The International Decade for Action: Progress achieved and lessons learned for sustainable development
2015 High-Level Interactive Dialogue " The International Decade for Action: Progress achieved and lessons learned for sustainable development "

March 31, 2015

I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to the Vice President of ECOSOC for inviting me to participate at the opening of this Integration Segment of the Council...

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The Bahamas advance to quarters with victory
The Bahamas advance to quarters with victory

March 31, 2015

The 4-3 win for the Bahamas over Antigua and Barbuda was not your grandparentsí form of beach soccer, with sides forcibly scoring goals, taking the lead, and shutting down strikers, all at different points in the match...

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Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival announces Artists Line Up for Week of Events
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival announces Artists Line Up for Week of Events

March 30, 2015

Baha Men, Ronnie Butler, Visage, Machel Montana and Bunji Garlin among headliners for Junkanoo Carnival week of events in The Bahamas..

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