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Help Raise Funds for St Lucians in need

Help Raise Funds for St Lucians in need

| July 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Let’s be the voice is a charity that has been set up help to ease the plight of people on the west coast of St Lucia who have been neglected for many years.

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Visiting Saint Lucia: Negative Covid-19 PCR Test Required

Visiting Saint Lucia: Negative Covid-19 PCR Test Required

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends of Saint Lucia, I hope all is well with you and your families. As you may be aware, British Airways will re-start a weekly service to Saint Lucia from 25th July. We are thrilled to have a service from the UK back in operation, especially as we know there are many nationals who have […]

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Help ‘Change the Story’ of children’s school books

Help ‘Change the Story’ of children’s school books

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rochelle Humes supporting drive to ‘Change the Story’, and get thousands of inclusive children’s books into UK Primary schools Children’s book company Little Box of Books has launched a crowdfunder and with the support of presenter, author and musician Rochelle Humes hopes to diversify the bookshelves of schools across the UK The crowdfunder,  ‘Change the […]

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Entrepreneurship Opportunities in F&B

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in F&B

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Register Today: Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Food & Beverage Join us for this special three-part series where CHTA’s Taste of the Caribbean alumni share their experiences and explore areas where you can consider expanding to supplement your current employment.

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New Colouring Book Features Caribbean Birds

New Colouring Book Features Caribbean Birds

| July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

New Colouring Book Features Birds Found Only in the Caribbean July 16, 2020—Thousands of copies of a new colouring book are on their way to islands in the Caribbean. Endemic Birds of the West Indies Colouring Book features 50 birds that are found only in the region. The book, also shared as a free download, was made […]

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Prince Charles expresses gratitude for Black contributions

Prince Charles expresses gratitude for Black contributions

| July 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Prince Charles has released a special message via the Clarence House social media accounts, acknowledging the ‘invaluable contribution of Black people in Britain.’

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Letter to 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham

Letter to 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham

| July 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, Please find attached the final draft of the letter which is being sent on Thursday of this week to John Crabtree the Chair of the Commonwealth Games 2022 committee. I am going to in crystal clear terms explain the process going forward.  We need people of every ethnic background across the globe to […]

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King Bubba FM x DJ Puffy & Dwaingerous – Ride It

King Bubba FM x DJ Puffy & Dwaingerous – Ride It

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

King Bubba FM x DJ Puffy & Dwaingerous – Ride It (Official Music Video) “2020 Soca” [HD]

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Grenada Diaspora Policy stakeholder survey

Grenada Diaspora Policy stakeholder survey

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Grenada Diaspora Policy stakeholder survey and Discussion Drafts Dear Diaspora, Thank you for attending last Saturday’s (June 20) first ever Virtual meeting of the Grenadian Diaspora. By the excellent turnout and thoughtful questions for our panelists, you showed your passionate interest in continuing to engage with this process. For those who were unable to attend […]

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Tax holidays can help aviation and tourism recover

Tax holidays can help aviation and tourism recover

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

If the Caribbean is to recover from the economic crisis it is facing, governments will need to stimulate tourism in unprecedented ways. David Jessop believes that one answer may be to remove, for a while, taxes and charges on aviation and tourism.  After years of failing to find a way to reconcile whether LIAT, the […]

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