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Stunning energy and climate development in Samoa

Stunning energy and climate development in Samoa

APIA, Samoa -- Over 150 delegates and members of the international development community from more than 45 countries were stunned to see leader after leader approach the podium to sign a historic sustainable energy and climate resilience treaty that will significantly change...

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LGBT activists slam Bahamas religious leader

Bahamas

LGBT activists slam Bahamas religious leader NASSAU, Bahamas -- Two lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists on Monday accused Bahamas Faith Ministries International president Dr Myles Munroe of “rank hypocrisy” and said his statement about the LGBT community perpetuates discrimination against an already marginalized group.

Curacao has huge water pollution problem, says minister

Curacao

Curacao has huge water pollution problem, says minister WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- The pollution problem with regard to the Curacao waters is enormous. This is according to health, environment and nature minister Bernard ‘Ben’ Whiteman during the continuation of a Central Committee of Parliament. According to Whiteman, it is currently still safe to eat fish...

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US selects Grenada as pilot for energy initiative

Grenada

US selects Grenada as pilot for energy initiative APIA, Samoa (GIS) -- A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between the United States and Grenada to support Grenada's efforts to transition towards renewable energy, while reducing reliance on imported fossil fuels. This was announced on Monday by Grenada’s...

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St Lucia, New Zealand sign geothermal support partnership agreement

St Lucia

St Lucia, New Zealand sign geothermal support partnership agreement APIA, Samoa -- Dr James Fletcher, minister for sustainable development, energy, science and technology, signed a geothermal support partnership framework agreement on behalf of the government of Saint Lucia with Murray McCully, the minister of foreign affairs of New Zealand.

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Russia continues to increase assistance to small island developing states

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Russia continues to increase assistance to small island developing states APIA, Samoa -- The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) opened in Apia, Samoa, on Monday, and strongly supporting the agreed draft of the conference final document – Small Island Developing States Accelerated Modalities of Action ("Samoa Pathway")...

OECS quarantine experts assigned to develop a national pest risk analysis

OECS

OECS quarantine experts assigned to develop a national pest risk analysis CASTRIES St Lucia -- The first ever training programme in pest risk analysis or PRA for Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Quarantine Officers concluded on Thursday August 28 with a field trip. Over 20 experts, including plant protection officers as well as lab technicians...

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St Kitts and Nevis to host ICT Week

St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis to host ICT Week BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- When a high-level group of Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) members meet in St Kitts and Nevis from September 22 to 26 September, the challenge of regulating over-the-top (OTT) Internet-based services will no doubt be a main point of focus.

Guyana hosts international community measurement, reporting, and verification workshop

Guyana

Guyana hosts international community measurement, reporting, and verification workshop GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A south-south international exchange workshop on community measurement, reporting, and verification (CMRV) was hosted in Guyana from August 22 to 28, 2014, to share lessons amongst practitioners from around the world. The workshop was organized through...

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'Follow Grenada' campaign targets university students

Grenada

'Follow Grenada' campaign targets university students ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has launched its Follow Grenada campaign, an innovative marketing strategy targeting students of the St George’s University (SGU), their families and friends. The campaign aims to increase visitor arrivals by encouraging...

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Let's Talk Business: Talent management - a strategic approach

Business

Let's Talk Business: Talent management - a strategic approach There is a common misconception that in a negative economy where unemployment rates are high, companies need not worry about losing their top talent. Some employers may even believe that employees are happy to just have a job. This couldn't be farther from the truth.

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Commentary: Toward a single Caribbean ICT space - Part II

Opinion

Commentary: Toward a single Caribbean ICT space - Part II In 1989 the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME) was announced as an initiative “to deepen the integration movement and to better respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by globalization.” In the proceeding years, both the challenges and opportunities...

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Commentary: Sell or lease St Lucia's Vigie airport? You joking? Part 12

Opinion

Commentary: Sell or lease St Lucia's Vigie airport? You joking? Part 12 We are in a difficult situation with respect to our economy as well as concerning our future as a people. We have to find solutions to what confronts us as well as those challenges to come. We need not concern ourselves with reparations, etc. to support our economy. We suffered much.

Island Journal

Letter: Communicating ineffectively... (Explaining the inexplicable)

Letters

Letter: Communicating ineffectively... (Explaining the inexplicable) The minister of communication has done himself and the prime minister a disservice by attempting to spin his way out of the National Awards fiasco, the latest in a rapid series of communications and public relations gaffes plaguing the government ever since he was appointed to the post.

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A Louder Voice

Letters

A Louder Voice AM, FM Hi5 Facebook Twitter Instagram Cellular phones, tablets, television Sadly, they refuse to embrace technology to educate our nation How many more graves? Before we address this crime wave How many more of our youths must die? Before we declare “this crime wave needs to end?”

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