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The dignity of the ObamasAs Barack Obama’s Presidency of the United States of America enters its final weeks, there are tens of millions of people in America and across the world who already feel a great sense of loss. That sense will be heightened even more on January 20 when he walks out the doors of the White House for the last time as President.

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By Claudette Joseph In an article published 10th October 2016, I made 2 observations about the Gender Equality Chapter of the Rights & Freedoms Bill. They are: (1) that the definition of “Gender” as being: “the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between male and female.

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Internet Gaming: The US-Antigua and Barbuda contentionFor over 12 years, the governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the United States have been involved in a contention over an award by the World Trade Organisation in favour of Antigua and Barbuda over internet gaming. In March 2004, an Arbitration Panel set up by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) found that the US had violated its commitments under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) to allow cross-border access to its market for internet gaming.

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Banking: Is the US making a stick to beat its own back?Caribbean governments have rightly focussed on the severe consequences for their countries of the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations from regional banks by international banks, particularly those located in the US. But there will also be serious consequences for other parts of the world, particularly the US, if the current troubling trend remains unchecked. The gravest immediate threat is to Caribbean countries certainly.

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