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I will stand for truth and country, says expelled St Lucia MP

I will stand for truth and country, says expelled St Lucia MP

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The recent expulsion of former Saint Lucia government minister and current member of parliament for Castries Central, Richard Frederick, from the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) may have served merely to embolden him.

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Antigua-Barbuda PM negotiates over RMB200 million assistance package from China

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua-Barbuda PM negotiates over RMB200 million assistance package from China BEIJING, China -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne on Tuesday successfully negotiated an assistance package for Antigua and Barbuda for over 200 million RMB (US$32.5 million) from China. In discussions with Browne, Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, spoke of the close relationship...

St Kitts-Nevis opposition may challenge validity of recently passed legislation

St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts-Nevis opposition may challenge validity of recently passed legislation BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Opposition alliance Team Unity has served notice that it is considering going to court to test the validity of Bills passed in the St Kitts and nevis Parliament by the Denzil Douglas administration on August 18. According to the official opposition, these Bills...

Villa Nicole

Debate continues in Haiti over whether former president can challenge investigating judge

Haiti

Debate continues in Haiti over whether former president can challenge investigating judge PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Following the presentation of motion for recusal against judge Lamarre Belizaire, who is conducting an investigation into acts of corruption blamed on former Haitian president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, there has been intense debate about whether or not...

Villa Isis

St Kitts-Nevis PM determined to change boundaries before election

St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts-Nevis PM determined to change boundaries before election BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Prime Minister Denzil Douglas has expressed his determination to have the St Kitts and Nevis Constituency Boundaries Commission effect electoral boundary changes. A July 31 court ruling declared a Commission report intended to facilitate the proposed...

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IMF concludes consultation discussions with Curacao and St Maarten

Curacao

IMF concludes consultation discussions with Curacao and St Maarten WASHINGTON, USA -- On July 30, 2014, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the 2014 Article IV consultation discussions with Curacao and St Maarten, two autonomous countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and considered and endorsed the...

Chinese interest in investing outside homeland 'amazing', says Nevis deputy premier

St Kitts & Nevis

Chinese interest in investing outside homeland 'amazing', says Nevis deputy premier CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) -- Deputy premier of Nevis Mark Brantley, described Chinese willingness to invest outside of their homeland, as amazing and encouraging. His comment came in a progress report on his trip to Asia, where he has been meeting with potential investors.

Business Calendars

OECS and UNICEF deepen cooperation to advance child and social development in the region

OECS

OECS and UNICEF deepen cooperation to advance child and social development in the region CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) deepened their collaborative efforts on Tuesday through the signing of a new programme cooperation agreement to the tune of US$1.165 million.

Grenada Tourism Authority now represented in Germany

Grenada

Grenada Tourism Authority now represented in Germany ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Grenada Tourism Authority has appointed Margit Schwarz of Discover the World Marketing GmbH as sales representative and focal marketing point in Germany. This appointment supports the imminent return of Condor’s direct flights from Frankfurt, Germany, to Grenada.

Date

Caribbean fisheries officers off to Australia for training

Features

Caribbean fisheries officers off to Australia for training BELIZE CITY, Belize -- Eighteen senior fisheries officers and marine management experts from ten member countries of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will take part in the 2014 CARICOM fisheries law and management training workshop at the University of Wollongong.

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Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean hosts security intelligence training

Education

Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean hosts security intelligence training KINGSTON, Jamaica -- National security intelligence is witnessing a paradigm shift in the 21st century where new transnational security challenges have appeared, along with the realisation that security issues are interconnected around the globe. The Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean’s...

Geneive

Garifuna-Americans prepare to celebrate Garifuna Settlement anniversary

Features

Garifuna-Americans prepare to celebrate Garifuna Settlement anniversary LOS ANGELES, USA -- Members of the Garifuna-American and immigrant community in the United States are preparing for the month long celebration known as National Garifuna Settlement, Education and Awareness Month from November 12 to December 12. Garifuna Settlement is the celebration...

Carigate New

Cayman Islands attractive to Canadian insurance captives

Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands attractive to Canadian insurance captives GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The Canadian and Cayman Islands insurance markets are made for each other, says representatives from the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC), who have been going regularly to Canada to discuss the advantages of captive structures.

Island Journal

Puerto Rico appeals to young entrepreneurs

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico appeals to young entrepreneurs SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Alberto Bacó-Bagué, the Secretary of Puerto Rico’s Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC), on Tuesday spoke to business leaders and start-ups at the National Black and Latino Council’s Black, Brown and Green Sustainability Summit.

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Nicaraguan ambassador promotes renewable energy in Washington

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan ambassador promotes renewable energy in Washington WASHINGTON, USA -- On August 14, 2014, the first international programs round table series of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) was held, which focused on “Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean: Policy Reform and Market Growth in Mexico and Central America.”

HR 1

Farmers in Central America generate energy from coffee wastewater

Guatemala

Farmers in Central America generate energy from coffee wastewater AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills. The project started in 2010 with the goal of addressing...

HR 2

Commentary; Grenada Constitutional Reform: Emerging embarrassments!

Opinion

Commentary; Grenada Constitutional Reform: Emerging embarrassments! Legal Affairs Minister Honourable Elvin Nimrod pronounced in the House of Representatives of Grenada on Thursday 14th August 2014 that the date for the national referendum on constitutional reform would be sometime in March 2015. This is a change to the previous date.

HR 3

Commentary: To serve and protect with a virus

Opinion

Commentary: To serve and protect with a virus The Outbreak: Since the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, and despite a few editorials that describe the scope of the problem as if was an isolated incident, it has recalibrated several nerve cells. Why are we here again?

HR4

Letter: As the Vincentian Diaspora sit on their hands

Letters

Letter: As the Vincentian Diaspora sit on their hands Whilst thinking about all those farmers who had their land taken from them six years ago, for the Argyle airport to be built on. All those farmers, about 60 in all, who in 2014 have still not been paid for their land. Farmers dying, unable to afford medical attention. Unable to properly afford to clothe and...

HR5

Open letter to Jamaica's director of emergency services: Chemicals used in fogging are not safe

Letters

Open letter to Jamaica's director of emergency services: Chemicals used in fogging are not safe I am outraged but not surprised to read that you are contending that the chemical malathion that is used to attack people or "fog" them as you call it is "safe".  According to you, "this is recognised on the safe list in terms of the international health organisation." Which health organisation are you referring to?

HR6

West Indies Cricket Board pleased with crowd attendance in Grenada

Sports

West Indies Cricket Board pleased with crowd attendance in Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is pleased with the large turnout of spectators to the National Stadium in Grenada for the first and second One-Day International (ODI) matches between West Indies and Bangladesh. “We were indeed delighted with the turn out”...

HR7

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The Caribbean Writer 2014


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