The heads of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the UN Development Program (UNDP) for Latin America and the Caribbean have launched a new guide for policy makers in the region, saying that improving local and national institutions’ management capacity is crucial to prevent and promote peaceful dispute and conflict resolution. Comment
The Interdenominational Christian ministry, Food for the Poor, said it has been able to secure the release of 256 non-violent prisoners in several Caribbean countries for the Easter season. Comment
Trinidad and Tobago:
The Antigua and Barbuda’s new ambassador to Iraq is to make a prepayment for 50 Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) passports.
A release said the government will have approximately US$5 million in its possession with an additional US$10 million advance payment on 50 CIP applications from Ambassador Ahmed Abbas Oleiwi Al-Hassan. Comment
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Wednesday that three defendants have been sentenced in connection with a scheme in which they stole more than $8,000 from two victims by falsely promising to help them obtain green cards and other government documents. Comments (1)
Hardcore Henry (R for pervasive profanity, incessant mayhem and graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and drug use) Revenge thriller, set in Moscow, about a vigilante’s attempt to rescue his wife (Haley Bennett) who’s been kidnapped by a Russian warlord (Danila Kozlovsky) with an army of assassins. Cast includes Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth and Will Stewart. (In English and Russian with subtitles) Comment