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Caribbean Mosquito Awareness Week launched to raise awareness on preventing Zika

Mosquito-WeekEliminating mosquito breeding sites, avoiding mosquito bites, and protecting pregnant women from Zika virus are the key messages of the inaugural Caribbean Mosquito Awareness Week, launched Monday by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the CARICOM Secretariat.

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CDB supports ‘Data Revolution’ for Caribbean development

Daniel-BestNational population and housing censuses provide data that could help countries in the Caribbean Region improve decision-making, accountability, and address development challenges such as inequalities in employment, education and wealth. As Caribbean nations answer the call for a global data revolution, they continue to tackle statistical capacity challenges.

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ECCB Governor discusses critical issues with newly appointed US ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

ECCB-GovNewly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Her Excellency Linda S Taglialatela, has given the commitment to partner with and assist the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) with addressing the critical issues, which immediately confront the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).

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Disbarment of former registrar ‘a cautionary tale’ for lawyers – court

Tamara-1Former registrar of the High Court, Vanessa Tamara Gibson-Marks has been disbarred from practicing law in the Eastern Caribbean.

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New Developments to Add over 700 Rooms on Saint Lucia

STLT-1Saint Lucia tourism officials are preparing to welcome over 700 new hotel rooms to the island’s accommodations in 2016, along with a new marketing campaign and push for new island investment.

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