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Wednesday, December 5

No vote at UN for Barbados --

nationnews.com: "It was a United Nations vote on Palestine whose result attracted attention in almost every member state, Barbados included.

The measure: a resolution in the General Assembly to grant non-member observer status to Palestine.

But when time came for countries to vote and tell the world where they stood on the intractable issue, Barbados, the Bahamas and Haiti joined with 38 other nations in abstaining.

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