Archive for July, 2017

Plans Afoot For  Southern Upgrade

Plans Afoot For Southern Upgrade

Major Works For Airport Redevelopment And Highway Construction Minister of Tourism Dominic Fedee has hinted that government is moving assiduously with plans for the overall improvement of the Hewanorra International Airport [HIA]; and implementation of requisite structures for construction of […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:33 PM /
UWI’s Faculty of Sport Launched

UWI’s Faculty of Sport Launched

An official launch of The UWI Faculty of Sport took place on Wednesday July, 26 at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Jamaica. The proceedings were livestreamed across Caribbean territories for viewers to witness this ‘momentous occasion’. Whilst delivering the feature […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:29 PM /
BCF marks Correctional Services Employees Week

BCF marks Correctional Services Employees Week

The Bordelais Correctional Facility [BCF] has launched the institution’s first ever special week of activities to mark Correctional Services Employees Week. The special week officially began on Sunday July, 23 with a church service at the Saint Peter’s Parish in […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:27 PM /
Fake Lawyer Jailed in UK

Fake Lawyer Jailed in UK

A fake lawyer who was deported from Saint Lucia has been jailed for two years in the United Kingdom for pocketing £21,000 after handing out ‘legal advice’, according to local news reports. It is reported that Leonard Ogilvy, 51, was […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:24 PM /
‘SDG Youth Advocacy Caribbean’

‘SDG Youth Advocacy Caribbean’

UWI and UNDP call on Caribbean youth to get involved in the conversation on sustainable development in the region “The current generation of tertiary level students will be in the prime of their careers in the year 2030 and are, […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:19 PM /
ECTEL- MG Retires

ECTEL- MG Retires

Embert Charles has retired as Managing Director of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) after nine years. According to a release from ECTEL, which is located here, Charles is projecting a robust and sustainable framework for consumer protection and empowerment […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:17 PM /
Sensitize  Private Sector  Stakeholders

Sensitize Private Sector Stakeholders

Compete Caribbean and NCPC To Host PSD Forum on Innovation and Economic Growth in Saint Lucia   According to the recent IDB publication “Engine of Growth?” Caribbean enterprises are performing worse than those in the Rest of the Small Economies […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:05 PM /
Politics of Hate Seems Endemic  in Some Saint Lucian Writers

Politics of Hate Seems Endemic in Some Saint Lucian Writers

I became aware of the above headline when at the last elections I heard one politician saying openly that the “next elections will be between the Labour party and the Chastanets”. I was seriously appalled then and could not envisage […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:02 PM /
Mayor Receives Medal of Honour

Mayor Receives Medal of Honour

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis is back from a week-long visit to New York City with a bag full of positive results. Whilst in New York, Francis was made an honorary member of the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 1:59 PM /
Vini Kozé TV Broadcast begins

Vini Kozé TV Broadcast begins

….in OECS Member States and the UK & USA Diaspora Vini Kozé, the OECS Commission’s Public Education Forum Series on Regional Integration, will begin airing on television stations across OECS Member States, the wider Caribbean and in the Diaspora from […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 1:55 PM /