Chamber concerned over armed attacks on goods vehicles

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December 1st, 2017 0 comments The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture has expressed concern over attacks on goods vehicles by armed criminals. Members of the private sector organisation who engage in  the sale of goods from vehicles held a meeting Friday to discuss their concerns with representatives of the Royal Saint Lucia Read More

Exxon to assist Guyana in border row case -Sources

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There are new reports today that the Exxon Mobil Oil company intends to assist Guyana financially in its efforts to have a judicial settlement of the border controversy with Venezuela. Senior Government sources have reported that the exxon company has reportedly set aside just under US$20 million to assist Guyana with legal fees and other Read More

Father and son charged over assault of man outside Stabroek Market

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A Father and son found themselves in same Courtroom yesterday charge for wounding another man. The two men, Shawn Griffith and Shawn Griffith junior stood before the Chief Magistrate, as the court Court was told that on the 18th November at Stabroek Market, with the intent mime disfigure and cause grievous bodily harm, Shawn Griffith Read More

Top 10 Albums of 2017, Local and National

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A conservative estimate places the number of full-length albums released in the past calendar year at roughly 13,000. This means, at the very least, that the idea of a definitive list of the year’s best music, as if anyone could ever meaningfully listen to a significant fraction of such a huge and unruly accumulation of Read More

FAO to fund UG’s establishment of food and nutrition institute; studies on agriculture

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FAO Representative in Guyana, Reuben Robertson addressing the 10th Turkeyen and Tain Talks held on December 1, 2017 at Pegasus Hotel. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has announced that it will be supporting the establishment of a Food and Nutrition Institute at the University of Guyana (UG) and help that tertiary institution conduct several Read More

Rice manufacturer, University of Guyana partner to improve soil, water testing

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Chief Executive Officer of Nand Persaud Group of Companies, Rajendra Persaud and Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith sign a memorandum of understanding to establish a soil and water testing facility at the Berbice Campus. One of Guyana’s leading rice manufacturers- exporters has agreed to help the University of Guyana (UG) Read More

Greater Will Urged At Regional Environmental Talks

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Share This PRESS RELEASE – THE 8th Negotiations on Principle 10 taking place in Chile commenced the same way it concluded in August, with members of the public echoing an impassioned plea for governments to be more progressive in their deliberations to improve environmental democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The negotiations, which ran Read More

Man Was Born Tabula Rasa: A Philosophy of Education in Relation to Violence and Crime in St. Lucia (Part 3)

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Share This By Sylvestre Phillip THE situation of violence and crime in St. Lucia has become unbearable! It is devastating, to say the least. St. Lucians have gotten to the point where they can no longer tolerate this situation. We now have to take the bull by the horns to cause something to happen or, Read More

OECS 30 Under 30 Award Winner: How Johanan Dujon Built An Agricultural Biotech Company in St Lucia

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Share This (Reproduced courtesy of Kimron Corion Contributor to the Huffington Post – “How They Did It” Series), Wednesday, November 29, 2017. TODAY on “How They Did It”, I talk to 24-year-old year St. Lucian entrepreneur, Johanan Dujon, founder of Algas Organics, the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company. We talk about his life as Read More

Police ‘suspect 2 women in case of Jamaica model murder’

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The uncle of murdered Desiree Gibbon (pictured) says a police officer told him they were looking to question two women in her death The family of a New York City woman who was murdered on the island of Jamaica this weekend believe she knew the person who beat her up and slashed her throat.  Desiree Read More