National pledges green light for Southern Link route at Nelson, if re-elected

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CHERIE SIVIGNON Last updated 11:00, August 29 2017 MARTIN DE RUYTER/STUFF Part of the proposed Southern Link route along Nelson’s Railway Reserve. National says it will push the ignition button on the controversial Southern Link route into Nelson if it’s re-elected.  Prime Minister Bill English is expected to announce in Nelson on Tuesday that a re-elected National Read More

Eastern Caribbean Chevening Scholarship Winners Announced, None From Antigua

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SHARE Facebook Twitter The CHEVENING SCHOLARS The Chevening Scholars for the academic year 2017-18 were announced yesterday by HE Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner. Awardees are: Grenada Kymanne Andrew- Alexander studying International Development at the University of Birmingham Rosana John studying Law at University College London Denee Toussaint studying Interaction Design and Computing at the Read More

31 Complete Regional Food Safety Workshop

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The Regional Food Safety Workshop Participants With the aim of equipping and strengthening the capacity of regional environmental health officers and public health inspectors, an international advance food safety certification course and training workshop was held at the Jolly Beach Resort and Spa earlier this week. The exercise, which ran for three days, saw thirty-one Read More

PM Browne Holds Talks With President of Chile

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne with President of Chile HE Michelle Bachelet and Prime Minister Allan Chastanet and President Charles Savarin of Dominica. Prime Minister the Honourable Gaston Browne joined his OECS colleagues over the weekend in St Lucia for a meeting with the President of Chile Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet. President Bachelet is on a Read More

Key Issues Discussed at Recent Disability Conference

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Executive Director of Disabled Peoples’ International North America and the Caribbean, Mr. Leslie Emanuel Pertinent issues regarding persons living with disabilities were extensively discussed at a two-day Biennial Regional Council meeting held at Heritage Hotel, over the weekend, August 19-20, 2017. Executive Director of Disabled Peoples’ International North America and the Caribbean, Mr. Leslie Emanuel, Read More

Guyana Orders More Checks on Aircraft, Crew Amid Fatal Crashes

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Cessna 206H Stationair 2. Photo by Adrian Pingstone The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has been ordered to increase the amount of regular random aircraft and aircrew checks it performs, the Guyanese Ministry of the Presidency said. This follows three aircraft crashes, which resulted in two deaths, over a span of less than two months, Minister Read More

30km Protest ‘Swim’ from Tobago to Trinidad Turns Into ‘Another Post-Colonial Tale’

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Screenshot from a Facebook video of the livestream of Watson Duke’s arrival in Toco, on Trinidad’s north-east coast. Trinidad and Tobago politician Watson Duke, who vowed earlier this month to swim the 30-kilometre distance from Tobago to Trinidad, took the plunge this morning, August 28. The stunt by Duke,  who is president of the Public Services Association (PSA) and minority Read More

WIN TICKETS TO CANADA V JAMAICA

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Canada Soccer have added another home international match to the 2017 calendar with the Men’s National Team set to face CONCACAF rival Jamaica on Saturday 2 September at BMO Field. The match completes a Summer of Soccer in Canada!! FAN Club members, use your points to enter this draw for a chance to win a Read More

Spicemas – Grenada Pretty Mas/Fancy Mas 2017

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Grenada carnival, also known as Spicemas, is one of the largest and most popular Caribbean carnivals anywhere in the world, offering a series of events including parties, parades and festivals in the months leading up to the main carnival season in August, which includes all the main features you expect to find at a Caribbean Read More

JetBlue plane makes emergency landing

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An airliner was yesterday forced to divert to Bermuda after smoke was spotted coming from the rear of the plane. The JetBlue flight bound for St Lucia with more than 200 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the island’s airport. A spokeswoman for the Bermuda Fire & Rescue service said the Airbus A320 Read More