October 28, 2020

Trinidad: CAL pilots raise safety concern over ATR planes

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From Caribbean News Service PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Jul 15 2017 – On the heels of an emergency landing in St Lucia by an ATR aircraft belonging to Caribbean Airlines (CAL), pilots yesterday held a “critical” meeting to discuss safety concerns over the aircraft. The T&T Guardian was told by a source that the pilots are threatening […]

IMF working paper examines energy investments in the Caribbean

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – Caribbean countries where fiscal vulnerabilities remain acute, like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and St Lucia, are not well-positioned to finance energy investments through public resources, since these might derail necessary fiscal adjustment efforts and increase risks of debt distress over the medium term, according to a new […]

Two Caribbean islands featured among world’s best luxury dive resorts

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From Caribbean360 GEORGIA, United States, Tuesday May 30, 2017 – Surrounded by clear, warm water and coral reefs teeming with aquatic life, the Caribbean has long enjoyed a reputation as a diver’s paradise. But just how well does it stack up on the world stage in terms of pairing professional dive facilities with luxury lodges dishing […]

Mangoes

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Mango Rules the Caribbean! By Allen Susser From Anse Chastanet Blog Mangos are the national pastime in the Caribbean. Each village passionately claims they grow the best mango and that every man, women and child has their own favorite. The locals hold the mango in reverence as if it where the key to the universe. […]

Pastors arrested in St Lucia

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From Caribbean News Service CASTRIES, St. Lucia, May 28 2017 –  The Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) has appealed to the public not to rush to judgment following the recent arrest of two pastors. But Executive Secretary of the St. Lucia Mission of Seventh Day Adventists, Pastor Roger Stephen, who made the statement at a […]

Barbadian Journalist turned preacher for Saint Lucia

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Press Release:-Retired Barbadian journalist Harry Mayers, one of the visiting participants in the Homecoming Celebrations of the Methodist Church in St Lucia declares that he is still very much in the news business – but this time he is proclaiming only Good News. A Methodist preacher for the past 10 years, Mayers said: “I enjoyed […]

St Lucia journalist ‘SetsTheAgender’

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From Caribbean News Now CASTRIES, St Lucia — TV producer and United Nations Journalist Fellow 2012), Sarah Peter, is calling on members of the public to help #settheagender. The initiative, which is the brainchild of the Saint Lucian journalist and human rights advocate, is aimed at encouraging more discussion on domestic violence and rape against […]

St. Lucia: Too early to predict Trumps impact on tourism – PM

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CMC From Antigua Observer CASTRIES, St Lucia, Feb. 19, CMC- Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, has asserted that it is way too early to predict the likely impact of the Donald Trump presidency in the United States on Caribbean tourism in general and St Lucia’s tourism industry in particular. Chastanet, a former tourism minister, however asserted […]

Visiting yachtsmen warned about new scam in St Lucia

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From Caribbean News Now MARIGOT BAY, St Lucia — Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN) has reported a first-hand account of a new scam perpetrated on visiting yachtsmen from a cruiser anchored In Marigot Bay, Saint Lucia. On a particularly windy day last Saturday, after a strong gust, a cruiser crewmember looked topside to check […]

Gov’t, Opposition at odds over airport taxes in St Lucia

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From Jamaica Observer CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says the former St Lucia Government should be “embarrassed and ashamed” at its decision to rescind an airport development tax, which has cost the island in excess of EC$200 million (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) in revenue. Chastanet told the Caribbean Media Corporation […]