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(SNO) – Saint Lucia’s rugby fraternity got a piece of good news this week, following the national team’s fourth-place finish in the 2018 RTEK RAN Women’s Sevens tournament, hosted last weekend (22-23 September) at the Barbados Polo Club in Saint James, Barbados, and organised under the auspices of Rugby Americas North. Team Saint Lucia made ...

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WASHINGTON, USA — On Tuesday, the Organization of American States (OAS) presented a report on the “State of Cybersecurity in the Banking Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean”, which includes an analysis of the past year in the banking sector and online banking users in aspects related to cybersecurity. The main findings of the […]

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WASHINGTON, USA — On August 31, 2018, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Trinidad and Tobago and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting. Executive Board Assessment Trinidad and Tobago is slowly recovering from a deep recession. The economy continued to contract but at […]

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The Karate-Do Federation Saint Lucia wish to remind ALL affiliates of the GENERAL COUNCIL meeting on Saturday 29th September 2018 @ 3:00pm in the Conference Room of the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee Inc, La Clery.   The following are to take note:- Budokai Karate Dojo Bushido Shotokan Karate Do Academy Golden Phoenix Karate Hatsuryu Martial …
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By Mark Bourassa, Florida State University and Vasu Misra, Florida State University TALLAHASSEE, USA — Hurricanes can cause immense damage due to the winds, waves and rain, not to mention the chaos as the general population prepares for severe weather. The latter is getting more relevant, as the monetary damage from disasters is trending up. […]

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By Garwin Davis MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is poised to increase airlift into the island for a third consecutive year. He said that thousands of additional seats have been negotiated for the 2018/2019 winter tourist season, which will give further momentum to the market. These include 38,000 more […]

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PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Hyatt Hotels has announced plans for Andaz Turks and Caicos at Grace Bay, a hotel and residences development expected to open in 2021, marking the Andaz brand’s first property in the Caribbean. The property will stretch more than 5.5 acres providing a new level of luxury hospitality and real […]

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BELLEVUE, USA — Expedia Group has reported increased demand for Cuban accommodations. Since the company began engaging with lodging partners in Cuba, local hoteliers have made accommodations available through Expedia websites, which has allowed authorized travelers worldwide to book lodging throughout the island nation. Since May 2017, Expedia has seen increased demand for Cuba accommodations, […]

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Guyana Chronicle:–  The Guyana Police Force in its efforts to weed out dishonest and corrupt members on Monday charged a police constable stationed on the Essequibo Coast with simple larceny of a Samsung cellular phone valued $119,000. The offence occurred on September 18, 2018 at Double ‘D’ Mall situated on the Charity Public Road where the […]

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By Derrick Miller How do you comfort the mother of young Yetanya Francis, who was raped, murdered and her lifeless body found on August 24, 2018, after simply being out on an errand for her mother? Her gruesome headline story is not unique to Jamaica; especially untimely deaths of young girls where other parents still […]

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