January 22, 2020

Polyclinic not acceptable for Vieux Fort

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By Caribbean-wpadm CASTRIES, St Lucia – Parliamentary representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr Kenny D. Anthony, called on the United Workers Party (UWP) administration to make frank and full disclosure about its intentions for St Jude Hospital. “The government must clarify the following issues” Dr Anthony stated: Who are the architects and the engineers for tghe […]

‘Sound policy for better Law’ workshop held in St Lucia

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From Caribbean News Now CASTRIES, St Lucia — IMPACT Justice, a government of Canada funded project, hosted a workshop on ‘Sound Policy for Better Law’ in partnership with the attorney general’s chambers of Saint Lucia on July 3 – July 5, 2019 at the Bay Gardens Hotel in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia. The event commenced […]

Buying your first home in the Caribbean

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Almost everybody dreams of owning a piece of land in paradise. But only a small percentage of people have their wish fulfilled. So, if you want to belong to that small percentage and buy a home in the Caribbean, you must be well prepared. It is both an exciting and a bit scary process. Whatever […]

British Airways launches huge sale including flights to Mexico, California and Caribbean [Cayman Islands on list]

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From Bristol Live But you’ll have to be quick to grab a bargain t’s a miserable grey day in Bristol, so it’s easy to dream of sandy white beaches and cocktails by the pool. Well if you’re looking to book a trip, you may be able to get a bargain as British Airways has launched […]

Caribbean man from St Lucia only state approved Pashtun nationalist

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By The Dependent From Pakistan Today (Disclaimer: this is a work of fiction. Learn to take a joke; you’ll live longer.) ISLAMABAD – A 35-year-old Caribbean man is the only Pashtun nationalist that has been given the state’s approval to be the same, a leaked document from the Ministry of Interior has confirmed. While the […]

Caribbean lizard found in Essex family’s suitcase

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From BBC A stowaway lizard survived a 4,200-mile (6,759km) journey from the Caribbean in a suitcase before jumping out to surprise a family in Essex. The two inch-long (5cm) reptile was a “little dehydrated” but otherwise fine after his lengthy trip from St Lucia to Wickford, the RSPCA said. The animal charity was called after […]

Saint Lucia among six Caribbean countries jolted by two earthquakes within a six-hour period

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By CMC From St Lucia News Online (CMC) — Several Caribbean countries were rattled as two earthquakes hit the region within a six-hour period, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. In the first instance, the SRC said that a quake […]

TT ruggers perfect at RAN Sevens

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By Andrew Gioannetti From NewsDay tt BOTH TT’s men and women’s teams enjoyed a flawless day of rugby as they won all their group matches to enter today, the second and final day of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Championships, with a clear sight at the cup. The tournament is being staged at the […]

CIMH issues warning as region enters wet season

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From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says while much of the region observed the usual rainfall or less, leading to short term drought in several islands, the transition between the wet and dry seasons is usually still characterised by frequent wet days and wet spells, […]

St Lucia minister admits border agency consultation process ‘flawed’ as Customs sick-out begins to bite

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By Melanius Alphonse From Caribbean News Now associate editor CASTRIES, St Lucia — In a somewhat bizarre turn of events, minister for the public service in the Office of the Prime Minister, Dr Ubaldus Raymond, has not only admitted that the consultation process for the establishment of the proposed new border control agency in Saint […]