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The countdown is on for the HTS Person of the Year. The selection committee has shortlisted four candidates for this year’s award. Members of the public will soon be invited to vote for their preferred nominee. One of our four nominees is the Mayor of Castries His Worship Peterson Francis. The Mayor was selected for his relentless drive to …
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The community of Babonneau will now have the services of its fire station at its disposal. This should mean far shorter wait for emergency services to come to their assistance. The recent graduation of a batch of fire men and women, made the operation of the fire service a possibility.
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The Ministry Of Health is expecting to have the OKEU Hospital fully opened by the first quarter of next year. 2019 should be a busy year for health, following what has been a very difficult 2018.
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The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. The BBC reports that two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives  were quoted as saying that […]

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By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — In his budget presentation in parliament last week, St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris touched upon the abuses recently uncovered in the country’s citizenship by investment programme (CIP), including allegations of forgery and fraud, but offered no substantive detail and, predictably, blamed unnamed […]

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The debate over the better approach for the re-development of the Hewanorra International Airport continues. The opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP), remains steadfast in its rejection of the government’s route for the airport’s re-development. Last week the government gained the approval of the lower house of parliament to secure a loan of one hundred million …
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PLACENCIA, Belize — Clean energy in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has to be further developed to play a transformative role in economic development, poverty alleviation, and building resilience to deal with climate change. Electricity and fuel sector regulations also must be right-sized to suit the needs of member states, and stakeholders must find innovative forms […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has mobilised more than US$85 million to increase the region’s energy security through geothermal energy development. On Thursday, CDB’s board of directors approved acceptance of further financing under the Sustainable Energy Facility (SEF) for the Eastern Caribbean from IDB, […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Road traffic accidents are the seventh leading cause of death in Belize, with approximately 21 deaths per 100,000 persons. This is the highest fatality rate among CDB’s 19 borrowing member countries (BMCs). In response to this challenge, the board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding of US$5.9 […]

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