Harvey forces postponement of CARIFESTA Opening Ceremony

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The Opening Ceremony of CARIFESTA XIII, scheduled for today, Friday, August 18, at Kensington Oval in Barbados has been postponed due to the approach of Tropical Storm Harvey, local media reports...
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Boosting cassava production

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GIS:-A Root Crop Development Project Helps Improve the Efficiency of Cassava Processing. The Minister for Agriculture, Hon Ezechiel Joseph, has voiced continued support for Saint Lucia’s cassava industry as part...
Director of PANCAP - Mr Dereck Springer, MPH

Director reacts to launch of EMTCT – Plus – Deems the initiative a significant...

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PRESS RELEASE:-The following is a message from Director of PANCAP, Mr Dereck Springer on the EMTCT – Plus initiative: The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) recently launched the EMTCT –...

CARICOM urges new model for development finance

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CARICOM Today:-The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) believes that a new model for development finance needs to be considered. Speaking during the accreditation ceremony for the new Swedish Ambassador to the Community on Wednesday...
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OECS to feature outstanding nationals

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GIS:-The Project will Highlight One Outstanding OECS National per Month. The OECS Commission has embarked on a new initiative that seeks to feature the accomplishments of consummate professionals from OECS...

Guyana: Baby dies after being left in car

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Stabroek News:-A post-mortem examination is expected to be done today to determine the cause of death of a nine-month-old baby, who died on Monday after she was left in...
(L-R) USAID Mission Director, Christopher Cushing; U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, Linda Taglialatela; Attorney General, and Minister of Home Affairs for Barbados, Adriel Brathwaite; and UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Stephen O'Malley

Using Resources Most Effectively: USAID/UNDP Hosts Regional Workshop for Citizen Security

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PRESS RELEASE:-Citizen security experts, decisions makers, and senior technical officers from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean met in Barbados for the start of a Regional Workshop for the...

Lara: Windies team will struggle in England

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Trinidad Guardian:-Former West Indies cricket captain, Brian Lara has said that the West Indies team which begins its tour of England today, will struggle against a world class side...

Government launches probe into Guyana police

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Guyana Chronicle:-GOVERNMENT has launched an investigation into accusations of abuse and malpractice within the Police Service Commission as well as the Guyana Police Force following mounting complaints by police...

Man accused of stealing $2.1 million from the blind

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Jamaica Observer:-A former employee of the Jamaica Society for the Blind, who is accused of stealing approximately $2.1 million from the organisation, has denied stealing that amount, saying instead...