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November 18th 2015 Chefs For Development

Chefs from the Caribbean and pacific are coming together, hoping to ensure that more locally grown produce is used in meals for tourists. Called ‘chefs for development’, they say they can play an important role in helping Small-scale farmers to supply food to hotels in the Caribbean and boost food …

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November 18th 2015 2nd Caribbean Agri-Business Forum Day 4

The Caribbean agribusiness association, the ACP-EU technical Center for agricultural and rural cooperation and the inter-American institute for cooperation on agriculture (IICA) convened day one of the two-day Caribbean agribusiness forum in Barbados on Thursday. Alison Kentish spoke to the eastern Caribbean states ambassador to the European Union Dr. Len …

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November 14th 2015 ‘No Is No’ March Declared A Success

Members of the public joined in a massive anti-abuse march through the streets of Castries on Saturday, calling for an end to rape, sexual abuse and gender-based violence. The awareness walk started at the Marchand playing field and ended at the Derek Walcott square. Organizers say the event is all …

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November 13th 2015 Dr. Anthony Pleased With Cop Preparation

Prime minister Dr. Kenny Anthony says he is pleased with Saint Lucia’s report card in the lead up to the Paris climate talks in December. Saint Lucia has lead responsibility for climate change in CARICOM. It’s a major undertaking, as small island states in the Caribbean will make a case …

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November 13th 2015 Courting Business In Cuba

Local exporters are hailing the trade export promotion agency (TEPA) for its push to get Saint Lucian products on the Cuban market. A group of exporters recently participated in the Havana international fair – Cuba’s largest and most important trade event. St. Lucia’s commerce minister Emma Hippolite says she’s pleased …

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November 13th 2015 International Children’s Week

Since 1954 the world has recognized November 20th as universal children’s day. The UN mandated day promotes the ideals and objectives of the charter and welfare of the children of the world. November 20th also marks the day that the UN assembly adopted the declaration of the rights of the …

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