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Local News

A public awareness campaign to enlighten the public on turtle conservation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been launched under the theme “Save SVG’s Sea turtle, one turtle at a time”. This campaign is being spearheaded by the Fisheries Division within the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry and

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Local News

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has paid out some EC$58-million in wages and salaries to workers at the Argyle International Airport. The disclosure was made by Sir Vincent Beache, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Airport Development Company, in his remarks on Monday at

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Local News

Vincentians will be treated to evolution of Vincy Mas with a series of shows which will walk them through the 4 decades of the change from a pre Lenten carnival to a June-July festival. The 1st show dubbed “The all stars show” will be held at the E.T. Joshua airport

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Local News

The appointed Beauty Shows Committee of the Carnival Development Corporation (CDC) is inviting young women here to apply to contest the premiere national beauty pageant- Miss SVG 2017. Phase two of the application period runs from February 15 to March 1 2017. Applicants must be between the age range of

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Regional News

Caribbean heads of government have pledged to support Haiti’s new President Jovenel Moise who attended his first meeting of the regional body in Guyana on Thursday. “Mr. President your clear-cut victory, in the first round of elections, was an indication of the confidence that your people have in your ability

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Regional News

A man accused of shooting dead two journalists live on air in the Dominican Republic died during a shootout with police, the authorities said on Thursday, in what they called a suicide. Police were chasing Jose Rodriguez because they suspected him of shooting dead 103.5 FM station director Leonidas Martinez

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Regional News

CARICOM leaders have agreed to employ the services of a lobbyist to help the region deal with the issue of de-risking in the banking sector, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said. Correspondent banks, which are mainly large, international banks domiciled in the United States of America, Europe

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International News

Seven Hong Kong police officers have been jailed for two years each for beating a handcuffed protester. According to BBC News, the group was convicted on Tuesday of assaulting social worker and activist Ken Tsang (sang) as he took part in the 2014 pro-democracy rallies. TV cameras caught the officers

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International News

Samsung’s heir apparent Lee Jae-yong has been placed under arrest in South Korea, accused of bribery and other charges. The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. Samsung is accused of giving donations to non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a friend

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Sports

West Indies player Marlon Samuels has been cleared by cricket’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), to resume bowling in international cricket. In a statement Thursday, the ICC said Samuels had undergone remedial work on his off-spin action and following a reassessment last January at the National Cricket Performance

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