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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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November 13th 2015 St. Jude Observes Diabetes Day

The St. Jude hospital is off to an early start in the annual observance of world diabetes day. The day will be officially observed on November 14th, but on Wednesday, hospital officials held an open day and special clinic to raise awareness about the illness.

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November 12th 2015 Social Media Safety

Young people within the Caribbean region are urged to practice online safety. Off the cusp of an OECS Social media marketing workshop where experts imparted their wisdom and experience in the booming social media industry, facilitators are calling on social media users to remain vigilant.

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November 12th 2015 Protecting The Business Of Agriculture

Global food prices rose by 3.9 Percent in October. The commodity price surge and long-term agricultural projections by the food and Agricutlure organisation have brought the issue of food nutrition and security back in the spotlight. Those at all links in the agriculture value Chain, are being urged to adopt …

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