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Days after bus drivers expressed anxiety over payment of promised fuel rebate cash, the government Thursday afternoon announced that the money was in the bank. Transport Minister, Guy Joseph, told St Lucia Times that he had been in contact with the President of the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT), Godfrey Ferdinand, and the Department […]

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Rome (CNN): Pope Francis has told those who abuse minors to hand themselves in to civil justice authorities and “prepare for divine justice,” in his strongest words to date on the sex abuse crisis roiling the Roman Catholic Church. In his annual speech to the Vatican’s Curia on Friday morning, the Pope also thanked the […]

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By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — The speaker of the St Kitts and Nevis National Assembly has set Christmas Eve as the date to debate the opposition’s motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris. During a sitting of parliament on Wednesday, Speaker of the House, Michael Perkins, informed of the […]

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By Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA — After the Nicaraguan government announced that it has asked two key human rights institutions to leave the country, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, said on Friday that she was “extremely alarmed” by a decision that means, in effect, there will be “no functioning independent […]

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The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Women on a Mission Outreach INC. (WOAM) and the Government of Saint Lucia hosted a two-day Knowledge Fair.
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding for a project that will see 30,500 existing street lights replaced with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting. The project is expected to reduce the cost of street lighting to the government of The Bahamas by about 20 percent when […]

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The European Union has signed a Financing Agreement of EC$18.35 million (€5.98 million) with the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines for a road management and rural road improvement programme. This programme will be implemented by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) under an agreement with the European Union. The overall […]

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the start of the peak winter season with increased capacity from Miami International Airport, a key gateway for the popular Caribbean destination. This comes as American Airlines has added an additional daily round-trip flight from Miami to the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua. The new […]

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Seaborne Airlines is making a significant investment and commitment to the Caribbean and US Virgin Islands by adding over 240 percent more capacity, including up to 29 more weekly departures, which is nearly 1,000 additional seats. In addition, Seaborne will be adding a second seaplane to its operation. “As part […]

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