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Prime Minister Andrew Holness Calls For Embargoes On Cuba To Be Lifted

JIS News | September 28, 2018
Prime Minister Andrew Holness calls for embargoes on Cuba to be lifted, Government to speed up pension disbursements; and all fishermen rescued by Colombian Coast Guard returned home.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
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Presenter: Vaughn Davis
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