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Supreme Court lauds DPP for providing valuable information


Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Anthony Armstrong has been highly commended for providing information to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court that was crucial to its decision on the fate of an appellant.

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St. Lucia to improve World Bank business ranking


The second National Forum on Doing Business in Saint Lucia will address impediments to the investment process.

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World Bank and OECS conduct Regional Microdata Documentation Workshop


The World Bank, in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, conducted an OECS Microdata Documentation Regional Workshop during the week 13-17 February, 2017. The workshop was organised to support the implementation of the OECS Regional Strategy for Development in Statistics (RSDS) and to respond to requests of OECS Member States expressed at the Eighth Living Standards Measurement Committee (8th LSMC) Meeting.

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Cost of fishing study concluded for Caribbean states


Belize City, Friday,(CRFM)—A landmark study to look at the impacts of rising cost factors on fishing operations in the Caribbean has been concluded, and the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), in collaboration with FAO, will convene a validation workshop at the United Nations House in Christ Church, Barbados on Monday, February 27 and Tuesday, February 28, to review the findings and chart the necessary course of action.

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Statement by the Caribbean tourism organization and the Caribbean hotel and Tourism association on Caribbean community heads of Government decision to advance the Regional Tourism agenda


BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (21 February, 2017) - The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the umbrella private sector organization, applaud Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government for taking the lead in recognising the critical contribution of tourism to the economies of member countries and for their commitment to advancing a regional tourism agenda.

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  • Zuma critic on party discipline charges An outspoken member of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) party has been charged with ill-discipline for speaking out against President Jacob Zuma.
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