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Dominica foreign minister files defamation lawsuit

domicaAs a result of allegations that have continued to circulate that Dominica’s minister for foreign and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) affairs, Senator Francine Baron, misappropriated funds that she received but were designated for the Dominica Disaster and Development Fund, Baron has filed a claim for defamation against opposition leader, Lennox Linton, talk show host Angelo Allen and local radio network Q95, who reportedly alleged that she received US$10,000 in Malaysia while she was Dominica’s high commissioner in London in 2014.

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Stakeholders give advice after Carnival launch


Various groups with a stake in Antigua’s Carnival have made several recommendations to the Antigua & Barbuda Festivals Commission regarding the staging of events for this year’s 60th anniversary.

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The OECS needs a unified approach to development


The biggest impediment to growth of the economies of the OECS is their small size and scale of production, and the lack of a unified regional approach to development. That’s the view of Dr. Vanus James, Economist, Statistician and regional Academic.

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Gunman robs All Saints family, traumatises mother of five


A 44-year-old mother of five who was the victim of a robbery in her apartment over the weekend, said she’s now fearful of sleeping in her own home after the attack in which she was held at gunpoint.

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Significant Progress made to Reduce Deforestation and Forest Degradation in St. Lucia


Two days of consultations held in Saint Lucia recently have laid the groundwork for implementation of a National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+).

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