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(SNO) — With regional countries such as Dominica moving to ban styrofoam products, the executive director of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Brian Louisy, believes that the government of Saint Lucia should seek to utilize fiscal policy to ‘incentivize’ the more rapid transfer towards biodegradable and environmentally-friendly products. The Chamber met recently with the ...

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Public Service Minister, Doctor Ubaldus Raymond, has defended the decision to borrow $100 million to redevelop Hewanorra International Airport (HIA). He told reporters this week that he was aware of concerns over the borrowing of the money. “Let me make it clear that this amount will not put any pressure on the existing debt servicing […]

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On November 27, 2018, Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (SFC) announced that it had entered into an “Arrangement Agreement” with Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (Alignvest) which heralds in yet another significant milestone

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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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