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British-Cuban Biotechnology Joint Venture Debuts In UK

The Cuban-British joint venture BioFarma Innovations was formally presented in the United Kingdom during an online seminar where Cuba’s outstanding results in biotechnology were exhibited, according to the Caribbean nation’s embassy in London on Friday. […]

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Canada Hosts Virtual Dialogue On Feminist Foreign Policy

On Thursday, November 19, 2020, the High Commission of Canada hosted 17 Eastern Caribbean gender advocates and allies for a 90-minute dialogue on Canada’s Feminist Foreign Policy. The virtual discussion allowed interlocutors, representing 13 organisations, […]

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Guyana to join International Coconut Community

Guyana will soon join the membership of the International Coconut Community (ICC) as the Ministry of Agriculture advances plans to increase cultivation countrywide. Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha made this disclosure during an outreach to a coconut […]

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US$50m for Jamaica’s new parliament building

The new parliament building designated for National Heroes Circle will cost US$50 million ($7.5 billion), according to the Urban Development Corporation, UDC, the agency that will oversee the project’s implementation. Its just one of the […]

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St Lucia Enacts Tourism Levy Of US $3 – $6

Press Release:– The Government of Saint Lucia following continued and extensive consultation over the past two years with key stakeholders in the tourism industry, will enact a government tax named the “Tourism Levy”. Revenue collected from […]

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Jamaica Passes 10,000 Covid-19 Cases

(St Lucia Times) – Jamaica has surpassed the 10,000 COVID-19 case mark with 60 new cases of the disease and two news deaths recorded in the last 24 hours. The new cases consist of 25 […]

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Australian companies strike gold in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Australia-based mining company Alicanto Minerals says it has made its first-ever gold find and that it has discovered a maiden resource of 500,000 ounces of gold at its Arakaka gold mine […]

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Europe’s taste for Caribbean condiments increasing

There is growing appetite for Caribbean condiments and foods in sections of Europe, a recent Caribbean Export Development Agency research has found. And officials are upbeat about future prospects. The research showed increased interest in […]