Tag: St Lucia

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt. This is particularly so when one economically powerful nation acts against another, and regulations are written in such a way that they have an extraterritorial effect on third nations and their citizens. The best-known example is of […]

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Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

For two and half years since Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Malta in 2015, the British Government had been anxious to ensure that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.  Indeed, lobbying for agreement on such a succession was already in play before and during the […]

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The Windrush Generation

The Windrush Generation

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  For years now, Caribbean High Commissioners, activists, church organisations and community oriented Caribbean companies have been raising with the British government and parliamentarians the shocking way in which undocumented members of the Caribbean Diaspora who came to Britain between 1948 and 1971 have been treated. This has involved, in the absence […]

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The new masters of the universe

The new masters of the universe

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop It is far from easy to separate fact from fiction when it comes to recent allegations about the effect that big data may have had on Caribbean democracy. This is because it is difficult to determine whether the harvesting and use of personal information by Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ […]

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St Lucia TV News – Death by poisoning

St Lucia TV News – Death by poisoning

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

St Lucia TV News – Death by poisoning

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JD Douglas meets first Black Female Conservative MP Helen Grant

JD Douglas meets first Black Female Conservative MP Helen Grant

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Producer, Director and Writer JD Douglas paid a courtesy call on Helen Grant MP. He was invited to meet the Member for Maidstone and Weald to update her on his Black History Month events in Kent. He recently staged the world premiere of Black Heroes of Kent at Midkent College, to critical acclaim. The show […]

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Insuring the Caribbean’s future

Insuring the Caribbean’s future

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Insurers and re-insurers are facing major losses in the wake of the damage done in the Caribbean and the United States by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.   These losses will have a direct and immediate impact on insurance premiums across the entire Caribbean and the Eastern seaboard of the US. Higher building and flood insurance […]

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Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (8 Sept, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has activated its “CTO Relief Fund” through GoFundMe to help families and countries rebuild after hurricanes, particularly in the wake of the massive category 5 Hurricane Irma, which has impacted a number of member countries. All of the money raised through the CTO’s Relief […]

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Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The much anticipated Caribbean Food and Drink Conference and Jus’ Caribbean Festival both sponsored by Grace Foods UK, went without a hitch and to the enjoyment of all, last weekend. The conference attendance exceeded expectations and saw High Commissioner for Saint Lucia His Excellency Guy Mayers deliver the keynote address which pointed out ‘Why the […]

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A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-nine year old Wendel George is from the island of St Lucia. His story is one of hard work and inspiration. Eight years ago, George graduated from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College with an Associate Degree in Travel and Tourism. He also holds a Certificate on Quality Management Systems from the St Lucia Chamber […]

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