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Moral voice of ALBA and CARICOM nations prevailed at OAS

PRESS RELEASE: Venezuela’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, stressed Wednesday that the moral voice of the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) prevailed at the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of American States (OAS). “The only consensus …

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Shortlist of regional projects under consideration by European programme

PRESS RELEASE GOSIER, Guadeloupe — Following an initial evaluation process, a shortlist of several projects in partnership with Anguilla, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, along with a number of other Caribbean countries is due to be presented to the Interreg Caraïbes programme Selection Committee on May 30 …

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Local Gas Pump Standards Best in CARICOM

GIS The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) observed World Metrology Day on May 20, under theme “Measurements for Transport.” The 2017 theme brought to the spotlight, a number of significant interventions made by the SLBS to ensure accurate and reliable measurements in the vital transportation sector. One of those is the department’s flagship …

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Saint Lucian Products feature in Latin American

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, May 18, 2017; Saint Lucian products are featuring alongside those of participating Latin American countries over the next two days, at Agroalimentaria 2017 trade show in the Dominican Republic. St. Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) coordinated the presence of the Saint Lucia booth, and is representing …

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Caribbean Network in Defense of Humanity Launches

PRESS RELEASE – A new solidarity organization has been launched in Saint Lucia. It’s the Saint Lucia Chapter of the Caribbean Network in Defense of Humanity (CNIDH-Saint Lucia),  launched here on Friday, May 19th 2017. The local chapter was established in April and a soft launch took place Friday, at …

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IMPACT Justice hosts 3rd Technical Advisory Group

PRESS RELEASE – The Canadian Government funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project is hosting 3 Technical Advisory Group meetings at the Bay Gardens Hotel, Gros Islet, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia on May 11th and 12th, 2017. These meetings will serve to assist the Project as …

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Regional Agriculture Stakeholders discuss Food Safety

GIS – In an effort to enhance the quality of agricultural produce in the region, food safety stakeholders convened in Barbados last week, to discuss the improvement of plant health. The two-day consultation conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), and …

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CARPHA joins regional climate resilience alliance led by CIMH

April 28, 2017 (Georgetown, Guyana) — The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)  signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) today to join other CARICOM and non-Governmental agencies, representing climate-sensitive sectors in the Caribbean, as the lead health partner on the Consortium of Regional Sectoral Early Warning Information Systems Across Climate Timescales …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange

Press Release April 28, 2017: U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange. On April 25-27, United States Customs and Border Protection hosted a Border Security Professional Exchange with CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) member states and regional partners focused on issues of mutual concern related to border …

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