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(PRESS RELEASE) – The OECS Competitive Business Unit (CBU) has announced plans to strengthen the value chain of the fashion sub-sector through an online training programme targeting 20 designers as part of the Unit’s competitiveness programme during this current fiscal year. The global fashion industry is a multi-billion dollar industry employing millions of people and ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Saint Lucia Office is pleased to announce the recent return of Saint Lucian Forestry Officer, Virginie Sealys, having completed an intense training in urban environmental management in Japan. In the course, participants from various CARICOM countries were trained to understand the importance of participation and collaboration ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) –The Department of Health and Wellness is well underway to ensuring preparedness and response to public health hazards as it is currently reviewing its Multi-hazard Disaster Management Plan. Health professionals came together recently to play a part in shaping the development of the multi-hazard disaster management plan, aimed at building the health sector ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Ministry of Agriculture, with technical support from the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), through the Taiwan Technical Mission, has implemented a record-keeping book workshop. The exercise, which included a donation of 600 farm management record books to farmers, will help banana farmers achieve Global GAP certification. All farmers wishing ...

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(SEACHLIGHT) — After being given the gift of freedom last week Monday, a Redemption Sharpes resident repeated the same crime for which he had been pardoned that very morning, at the same place. Shettima Crosby, 39 years old of Redemption Sharpes had been reprimanded and discharged January 21 for stealing a box of Mac ‘n ...

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(SEARCHLIGHT) — A Lowmans Windward woman was arrested over the weekend, and charged three times in relation to over 1000 g of cocaine. Suranie Graham of Lowmans Windward appeared before Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias at the Serious Offences Court yesterday. There, she was charged for, on January 26, in Kingstown, having in her possession 1024 ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Coalition on Friday officially launched its campaign committee at Congress Place, Sophia, with President David Granger warning against six vices. In a terse statement, the coalition said the committee was launched by President Granger who is also campaign director. The launch ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — A 60-year-old cash crop farmer of Grant 1655 Crabwood Creek, East Berbice was allegedly stabbed to death at his home of Friday evening. Reports are that Deoprakash Lallbachan called “William” was in the bottom flat of his home watching television when he was ambushed by person/s who broke into the house via ...

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(BBC) — Supporters of Venezuela’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó are gathering for nationwide demonstrations. Saturday’s protests are intended to ramp up pressure on President Nicolás Maduro to step down and call a snap presidential election. Mr Guaidó declared himself president last month and was immediately recognised by the US and several Latin American countries. ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 2, CMC – The Jamaica government’s strategic road map to guide the country to achieve its goals of sustainable development and prosperity by 2030, will be put on display at the Mona Campus of the University of West Indies (UWI) next week. The authorities said that “Vision 2030 Jamaica” will be on ...

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