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British Prime Minister David Cameron Addresses House of Parliament,
Without directly addressing loud calls from several quarters , within the Caribbean, for reparation from Britain, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, this week urged the region to move past the legacy of slavery, which he described as "abhorrent" in all forms.

In an address to a joint sitting of the Houses of Parliament, Cameron declared that slavery has no place in any civilised society, adding that Britain was proud to have eventually led the way in its abolition.

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Dennery South Constituency Council Embarks upon Iniatitive to Remove the Sargassum Seaweed from Dennery Coastline

The Dennery South Constituency Council has embarked upon an iniatitive to remove the troublesome Sargassum seaweed from the Dennery coastline. The exercise includes both the disposal and recycling of the seaweed.

Chairman of the Dennery South Constituency Council Mr. Jerome Gideon said: “We started off by trying to remove as much of the Sargassum as we could on the beachfront, especially around the Seafood Fiesta area. We utilized a backhoe and excavator, and we dug holes and scraped the seaweed from the beachfront and buried it in the holes. We also had help from a gentleman named Johannes Leonce who came in with a truck and collected truckloads of the seaweed to use as fertilizer.“ 

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PRO of Secondary Schools Principals Association Comments on CCSS Situation
The PRO of the island`s Secondary Schools Principals Association has described as surprising but not new ,the ongoing situation at the CCSS.

Teachers at the school staged a sit-in last Wednesday to protest the failure of the authorities to correct structural problems at the learning institution.

Mr Terrence Fernelon says the situation should not have been allowed to deteriorate.

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