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Castries, Saint Lucia, January 14, 2018. On Saturday January 12, Saint Lucia`s Energy Minister Hon. Stephenson King delivered remarks at United Arab Emirates (UAE)- Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund 3rd Cycle Launch, a special event at the 9th Session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), in the United Arab Emirates. This year […]

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(BBC) — A court in China has sentenced a Canadian to death for drug smuggling in a ruling which will worsen a diplomatic row between the two countries. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was originally given a 15-year jail term in 2018 but after an appeal the court said the sentence was too lenient. Monday’s ruling comes ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — An international conference on the Indian diaspora in St. Lucia and the wider Caribbean is being planned to take place in July this year. It is being partly organised by anthropologist Dr. Kumar Mahabir of the Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) of Trinidad and Tobago. Since 1975, there has been a sporadic series ...

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(CMC) – The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are providing a USD$8-million loan for the construction of a 5.2-megawatt (MW) grid-connected solar PV system to provide a reliable and efficient supply of electricity to Guyana’s hinterland region. A government statement said that the funding will ensure the ...

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(CMC) – A two-day conference aimed at examining and redefining violence prevention solutions as it relates to youth violence and prevention in the Caribbean gets underway in Guyana on Tuesday. The organisers said that the Caribbean Summit on Youth Violence Prevention will bring together leaders from youth movements, governments, civil society, development organizations and academia, ...

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(CMC) – The state-owned Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) says it is seeking investors willing to design, finance, construct and operate an on-site hotel at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). “This request for proposals represents an opportunity to build a hotel to service our unique market of domestic and international passengers,” said Vernice Walkine, the ...

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Some 178 vendors are in line to benefit from a new registration programme to be launched Monday by the Castries Constituency Council (CCC), the council has announced. The initiative is set to be launched at the Castries City Hall from 5:30 p.m. According to the CCC, it follows several consultations held last year with merchants […]

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Department of Health and Wellness has recorded a decrease in suicide rates for 2018. According to the Department of Health & Wellness suicide report, the figures pointed to a drop for suicide rates in 2018 compared to previous years. Saint Lucia recorded three completed suicides for 2018 compared to 13 in ...

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