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Op-Ed: Why Companies Should Invest in the Caribbean Workforce

April 21, 2014 | 6:03 am | 0 Comment

Op-Ed: Why Companies Should Invest in the Caribbean Workforce

By Kimberly Frank Op-Ed Contributor Governments need to take an active role in inviting industry to invest in their countries. In this article, I argue that Caribbean countries should work together to promote their pre-existing dual education system and create an environment where companies, especially in the manufacturing industry, would want to invest and train new more...

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Caribbean Cookbook: A Shrimp Recipe From St Lucia’s Dasheene Restaurant

April 17, 2014 | 4:06 pm | 0 Comment

Caribbean Cookbook: A Shrimp Recipe From St Lucia’s Dasheene Restaurant

Above: Chef Nigel Mitchel CHEF NIGEL MITCHEL leads the kitchen at the famous Dasheene restaurant at the Ladera Resort in St Lucia, and he's been kind enough to share one of his signature recipes with Caribbean Cookbook. It's called Shrimp Dasheene, and it's a classic example of Mitchel's sustainable, local style, which attracts diners from around the more...

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St Lucia Readies For First Shipment of PetroCaribe Fuel From Venezuela

April 15, 2014 | 5:33 pm | 0 Comment

St Lucia Readies For First Shipment of PetroCaribe Fuel From Venezuela

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is readying for the first shipment of fuel under the island's PetroCaribe agreement with Venezuela. Officials from Venezuela's PDVSA recently visited St Lucia to prepare the initial stages for the delivery, which follows St Lucia's accession to the Venezuela-led ALBA Alliance and PetroCaribe. "They [were] more...

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St Lucia Project Aims to Better Understand Caribbean Volcanoes

March 27, 2014 | 5:13 am | 0 Comment

St Lucia Project Aims to Better Understand Caribbean Volcanoes

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in St Lucia is aiming to better understand the impact volcanoes have on their local environments. The project, led by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, primarily looks to "gain a better understanding of volcanic emissions or gases at the Soufriere volcano and the potential more...

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St Lucia, Taiwan Sign Cooperation Agreement on ICT

March 20, 2014 | 4:48 am | 0 Comment

St Lucia, Taiwan Sign Cooperation Agreement on ICT

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia has signed an agreement with the government of Taiwan in the area of information and communication technology. The agreement, which was officially signed by Taiwan and St Lucia on Wednesday, is part of a push by the government to "make strides towards modernizing its operations and more...

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St Lucia to Rename Bridge For ALBA

March 7, 2014 | 12:48 pm | 0 Comment

St Lucia to Rename Bridge For ALBA

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be renaming the Grand Riviere Bridge after the Venezuela-led ALBA alliance, the government announced Friday. The announcement was made at the sod-turning ceremony to begin construction work on the Grand Riviere bridge, which will become the "ALBA Bridge" upon completion. “I want you to convey to more...

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The 25 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts – 2014

March 6, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

The 25 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts – 2014

Sometimes an all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down ... or wind up, depending upon your mood and disposition. But all-inclusive resorts can be purposeful as well.  There are all-inclusive vacations more...

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ABC’s “The Bachelor” Concluding Season Finale at St Lucia’s Cap Maison

March 4, 2014 | 4:49 pm | 0 Comment

ABC’s “The Bachelor” Concluding Season Finale at St Lucia’s Cap Maison

Above: the Cap Maison resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The ABC television series "The Bachelor" will be airing its final scenes from the Cap Maison resort in St Lucia. The series, which has frequently filmed in the Caribbean, will host its season finale's "rose ceremony" on March 10 at Cap Maison (another episode that filmed at the resort debuted more...

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St Lucia PM: Earthquakes “Something That We Must All Be Concerned About”

March 3, 2014 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

St Lucia PM: Earthquakes “Something That We Must All Be Concerned About”

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Given the recent frequency of earthquakes in the Caribbean, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is looking to improve the country's preparedness. Anthony, speaking after a meeting with the Chilean Ambassador to St Lucia last week, said earthquakes were a matter "that we must all be concerned about." "In more...

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Caribbean Connectivity: St Lucia Launching Internet Exchange Point

February 25, 2014 | 3:48 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Connectivity: St Lucia Launching Internet Exchange Point

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to become the latest Caribbean country to establish an Internet exchange point (IXP). The launch of the Saint Lucia IXP, called SLiX, is being timed as part of Saint Lucia’s celebration of 35 years of independence. What the establishment of the IXP means is that Internet traffic originating more...

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