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October 21st 2015 Farmers Weigh In On CARICOM Decision

The 15 member CARICOM block has ended discussions on the need for a comprehensive strategy to boost agricultural production and increase food security in the Caribbean. The talks come amid a ballooning regional food import bill. Farmers say that plan is needed, but must include more government support for those …

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October 20th 2015 ECTEL Talks Regulation

The eastern Caribbean telecommunications authority [ECTEL] concedes, pieces of the existing legislation regulating the regional telecommunications industry are ineffective. This month ECTEL and O.E.C.S national regulatory telecommunication commissions are reviewing the framework along with consumer interests groups, to ensure a competitive telecommunication space.

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October 20th 2015 King Breaks Silence On Nomination Refusal

‘Flawed, breached and manipulated’ is how former prime minister and political leader of the united workers party Stephenson King characterizes the UWP’S up-coming national convention. The Castries north MP, along with a former 1st vice chair in the UWP, turned down nominations for the post of political leader of the …

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October 19th 2015 Another Suspected Case Of Child Abuse

A father recently released from prison on child abuse charges is reportedly at the centre of another suspected incident. The second child victim in as many weeks was on October 19th discharged from hospital after 4 days nursing injuries about the body. The family is pleading for justice and asking …

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October 19th 2015 Maduro Visits Saint Lucia

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has called for the creation of a high level commission between Saint Lucia and Venezuela. He says that body will spearhead events for the 2017 commemoration of the bicentennial of the martyrdom of Caribbean and Latin American patriot jean Baptiste Bideau. Maduro arrived in St. Lucia …

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