MIAMI, USA – The US Coast Guard interdicted 33 migrants on Monday approximately 35 miles northeast of Tortuga, Haiti, attempting to enter the United States illegally. At approximately 7:30 am, the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crew detected an overloaded 25-foot motor vessel and launched an Over the Horizon small boat crew. While en route, the […]
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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Caribbean animators had the opportunity to showcase their skills to an audience of local, regional and international players in the content and technology industry and access seed funding for their animated concepts thanks to the KingstOOn 3 Animation Festival, which was held in Jamaica April 5 -7, 2019. Caribbean Export Development Agency […]
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- 15, April 09:15 am
Press Release:- The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The price changes take effect from Monday April 15, 2019: Gasoline […]
- St. Lucia Times
- 15, April 09:07 am
ST JOHNS, Antigua – Antigua and Barbuda’s delegation led by Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line partners at Seatrade Cruise Global, the cruise industry’s largest annual conference held at the newly rebuilt Miami Beach Convention Center. The annual conference presented Antigua and Barbuda with a not-to-be-missed […]
Keithlin Caroo is the founder of local organisation Helen’s Daughters which aims to empower women in rural areas and who earn a living by farming. This week Keithlin reveals what led her to initiate this project in an economic climate that yearns for tourism while thirsting for a stable agricultural industry. This interview coincides with Helen’s Daughters’ biggest endeavour—a crowdfunding campaign to help solve issues faced by small farmers in Saint Lucia. Head over to startsomegood.com/helensdaughters if you want to help close the gap between local farmers and large tourism entities.
CASTRIES, St Lucia – Two top officials from the prime minister’s office along with the Taiwan Technical Mission (ICDF) staff paid a courtesy call and a field visit to some of the project areas of the Banana Productivity Improvement Project (BPIP) in Saint Lucia. The visit, which took place on April 4, 2019, gave the […]
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- 15, April 08:49 am
Online gambling has taken the world by storm in recent years as more and more regular folk who simply can’t afford the expense of travelling to a casino, can now simply login online. While there is no doubt that the online casino industry is not without its fair share of controversies, the positive aspects of […]
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- 15, April 08:29 am
By David Jessop A few days ago, the British government published the text of the CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (UK EPA) that will govern trade in goods and services with the Caribbean, assuming Britain leaves the European Union (EU) sometime later this year. The agreement has the effect of replicating the intent and provisions of […]
By Hudson George As society constantly keeps on changing, some people change too because human beings create behavioural patterns that affect society. Now we are hearing some people in Grenada complaining against kite flying in their neighbourhood community. They are saying that kite flying noise pollution is affecting their health pattern of sleeping. Well, if […]
By Richard Lawless In 2015, I began an investigation into the Puerto Rico municipal bond default. This $70 billion default was the largest in US history. First, I looked at the financials of the municipalities, and that journey led to the conclusion that the municipalities were all technically bankrupt before they issued the bonds. To […]