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Teachers welcome suspension of schools’ cell phone policy

Barbados Today:-The Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) has welcomed the suspension of Government’s controversial plan to lift a ban on the use of mobile devices, including smartphones, in schools. BSTU...
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IV Trade and Investment Conference

PRESS RELEASE:-Saint Lucia is now officially one of the destinations in the Caribbean where a NODE of the RIM will be located. The Caribbean RIM Platform Initiative (CRPI) for...
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ECCB to launch strategic plan

GIS:-The Plan Focuses on Economic Transformation and Identifies the ECCB’s Corporate Goals. The governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N.J. Antoine, will present the bank’s five-year strategic...

Restaurants to display energy content of foods

Demerara Waves:-Restaurants and other eateries across Guyana will soon be required to state the amount of energy each food item provides to consumers, as part of efforts to ensure...

Browne wants Chile to back OECS

Antigua Observer:-Prime Minister Gaston Browne has called on Chile to advocate on behalf of OECS member states for reform of the international financial structure to make it beneficial to...
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Sixth Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure Raises Over USD Quarter Million so...

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, Saint Lucia, August 30, 2017 – Fundraising for one of the region’s largest cancer care and awareness events has kicked off across the Dutch and English-speaking Caribbean...

Hunt for UK businessman missing in Barbados

BBC:-A British businessman who is believed to have been working in Barbados has been reported missing. Car salesman Steven Weare, from Lancashire, was last seen in the car park of...

Barbados: Police investigating million-dollar cocaine seizure

Barbados Today:-Police are investigating the seizure of 48 kilos of cocaine on Monday, August 28. Members of the Drug Squad and other law enforcement agencies conducted a drug operation which...
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Revised standards for tobacco products

GIS:-The New Health Warnings Consist of 16 High Definition Graphic Messages. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards has recently revised the mandatory standard for the ‘Labelling of Retail Packages of...

Inmates earn passes in CSEC exam

Jamaica Observer:-KINGSTON, Jamaica — Human rights group, Stand Up for Jamaica (SUFJ) has announced that 82 per cent of inmates that sat this year's Caribbean Secondary Certificate Examinations (CSEC)...