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IRS Conducts Financial Investigative Techniques Course on Grenada

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – Criminal Investigation hosted a financial investigative techniques workshop in Grenada from May 22-26 to assist police and financial intelligence units from across the Eastern Caribbean to better identify, assess and pursue financial investigations.  The training was conducted by the …

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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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OECS supports Walk 4 a Cause 2017

The OECS Commission is calling upon the public to support “Walk 4 a Cause” 2017 to raise awareness on the global issue of domestic violence. “Walk 4 a Cause” was originally launched in 2013 and sponsored by Digicel and Club Gar as a sensitization campaign to aid in the fight …

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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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OECS Trade Mission holds consultations in Member States

Strengthening Regional and International Trade. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — Intra-regional and international trade potential has been strengthened following a recent OECS Trade Mission held in St. Lucia, Martinique and Dominica from April 24-28th 2017. Minister of Agriculture for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Hon. Saboto Caesar, lead the delegation …

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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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Operationalising OECS Customs Union

PRESS RELEASE – Operationalising the OECS Customs Union, which will result in the removal of barriers to free trade in the region, is being strengthened through a series of regional capacity building consultations being undertaken by the OECS Commission. These sessions will provide a clearer understanding of the new era …

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