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AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT OPEN DIALOGUE WITH A VIEW TO PROMOTING CLIMATE CHANG…

AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT OPEN DIALOGUE WITH A VIEW TO PROMOTING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION TOGETHER

Senior agriculture and environment officials from Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru took part in a dialogue within the framework of the COP 20 aimed at developing an agenda for intersectoral work.Lima, December 2014 (IICA). Ministers, deputy ministers and other senior agriculture and environment officials from seven Latin American countries hav...

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GRENADA PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES PM SKERRIT OF DOMINICA

GRENADA PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES PM SKERRIT OF DOMINICA

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, December 10, 2014 - GIS:  On behalf of the Government and People of Grenada, Prime Minister Dr. The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell congratulates Prime Minister, Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit on his re-election as Prime Minister of Dominica.Prime Minister Mitchell was among the other regional leaders and their delegations attending the CARICOM-Cuba Summit ...

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PROPOSED MERGER OF CABLE AND WIRELESS AND FLOW DISCUSSED BY ECTEL MINISTERS

PROPOSED MERGER OF CABLE AND WIRELESS AND FLOW DISCUSSED BY ECTEL MINISTERS

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, December 10, 2014 - GIS: The ECTEL Council of Ministers met in St Lucia on Thursday, December 4, 2014 to discuss the proposed merger between Cable and Wireless Communications PLC, and Columbus Communication Ltd.The Council noted that while applications were made in other territories and it has been informed of the proposed merger, no application has been ...

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GROWTH IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WILL REBOUND TO 2.2% IN 2015

GROWTH IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WILL REBOUND TO 2.2% IN 2015

The United Nations organization forecasts that regional GDP will grow just 1.1% in 2014.(December 2, 2014) Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean will recover in 2015 and reach 2.2% on average, according to new estimates unveiled today by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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LIME RESPONDS TO CUSTOMERS’ CONCERNS ABOUT EBILLING

LIME RESPONDS TO CUSTOMERS’ CONCERNS ABOUT EBILLING

No implementation of charges St. George’s, Grenada – November 27th, 2014 -In response to customer feedback, LIME has decided not to implement the paper bill fees, as previously advised. Geraldine Pitt, LIME CEO, Southern Cluster, said, “I’m pleased to announce that we will continue free paper bills beyond January 1, for those who prefer this traditional method.”

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PAHO/WHO TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF EBOLA FOR DOCTORS AND NUR…

PAHO/WHO TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF EBOLA FOR DOCTORS AND NURSES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Health professionals from over 30 countries will attend workshops in Antigua and Barbuda and Chile, then train professionals in their home countries Washington, D.C., 28 November 2014 (PAHO/WHO) — Health professionals from more than 30 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will receive training in clinical management of Ebola in three upcoming workshops sponsored by the ...

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AGROTOURISM: A DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR AGRICULTURE IN THE CARIBBEAN

AGROTOURISM: A DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR AGRICULTURE IN THE CARIBBEAN

Specialists are agreed that the relationship between agribusiness and tourism is one of the most promising ways to diversify and grow the agricultural sector in the Caribbean.Grenada, November 28, 2014 (IICA). The link between local agriculture and tourism could spur the economy of the Caribbean countries, since it would open up a new market for producers and give the tourism i...

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GRENADA ECONOMY GROWS, UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS, TOURISTS ARRIVALS TAKE OFF

GRENADA ECONOMY GROWS, UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS, TOURISTS ARRIVALS TAKE OFF

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, November 26, 2014 – GIS: The Grenada economy is expected to grow by 2.6 percent this year, higher than the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) average of 1.4 percent.Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Keith Mitchell made the announcement during his presentation of the 2015 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditures in Parliament Wednesday morning. ...

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS LINKED TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROBLEMS

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS LINKED TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROBLEMS

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, PAHO/WHO calls for a stronger health sector response Washington, D.C., 24 November 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and miscarriages are more frequent among women who report having experienced violence at any point in their lives, studies from multiple countries aro...

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GRENADA’S MIN. OF SPORTS CONGRATULATES JAMES & HAMILTON

GRENADA’S MIN. OF SPORTS CONGRATULATES JAMES & HAMILTON

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, November 24, 2014: Grenada’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Emmalin Pierre, extends congratulations to Kirani James on being voted the top sportsman in the Caribbean across sporting disciplines by the Caribbean Sports Journalists Association and to Lewis Hamilton for winning his second Formula One Drivers' World Championship with a comfortable victor...

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DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS

DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS

· Believes that Cable & Wireless has over-paid by US$1 billion · Calls on regulators to see through Cable & Wireless/Columbus smokescreen and subject proposed transaction to fullest regulatory scrutiny Tuesday 18th November 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica. Digicel today called on all regulatory bodies throughout the Caribbean to see through the smokescreen put up by Cable & Wireless/...

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THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCES AID PROGRAMME FOR FIVE EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES …

THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCES AID PROGRAMME FOR FIVE EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES UNTIL 2020.

Hugh Walker (Head of DFID Caribbean) today signed a joint letter of intent with Grenada on behalf of the Rt Hon Desmond Swayne MP Minister for International Development. Mr Walker said "the United Kingdom is committed to the long-term development of the Caribbean. The Department for International Development (DFID) is starting a new set of development programmes which will run ...

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FATMAN GEORGE: THERE IS MORE I HAVE TO DO

Dear Editor:

My name is Kim Jean. I’m writing from Chicago, Illinois. I had the great honour of talking with Grenada’s very own Lindon “Fatman” George on my podcast – inpractopia – and came out feeling privileged to hear his words. I wanted to talk with a Caribbean comedian and found a gem in Fatman. I knocked out a guest from a country I had not had on my show, plus someone to talk comedy with.

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