Government installs test tower for potential wind farm

By Admin 23.04.2015

CASTRIES: St. Lucia is embarking on its first renewable energy project with the construction of a test tower that will assess the potential for a 12 megawatt wind farm on the island’s east coast.

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T & T struck by second earthquake in six days

By Admin 23.04.2015

PORT-OF-SPAIN: Trinidad & Tobago was struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on Monday, the second tremor to affect the twin-island Republic within six days.

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Obama announces US$70 million education initiative

Jamaica Prime Minister PORTIA-SIMPSON MILLER and U.S. President BARACK OBAMA
By Admin 15.04.2015

KINGSTON: U.S. President Barack Obama has announced that hundreds of young people from the Caribbean and Latin America will benefit from a US$70 million education investment initiative proposed by the United States.

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JLP calls for investigation into possible ISIS link

By Admin 15.04.2015

KINGSTON: The main opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) called for a full scale independent investigation on Monday into a possible link between the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and local citizens.

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Devaluation no help to small economies — Study

Dr. DELISLE WORRELL
By Admin 08.04.2015

BRIDGETOWN: A study undertaken by the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) supports arguments that devaluation of currencies will not improve price competitiveness in small open economies, like those in the Caribbean.

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Jamaica to receive US$39 million from IMF

By Admin 08.04.2015

KINGSTON: Following the International Monetary Fund’s seventh review of Jamaica’s economic performance under a four-year Extended Fund Facility, the U.S. based financial institution has awarded the Caribbean nation US$39 million.

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