Archive for February, 2005

Cricket World Cup and CSME

Monday, February 28th, 2005

“It is in cricket that we manage to express a sense of collective ownership that eludes us in many endeavours…in designing a development vision and strategy for the Caribbean, our policy makers need to capture the same hold on the imagination and passion that cricket does” – Excerpt from an address by Dr. Gillian M. […]

Sonesta named as Discovery at Marigot Bay management company

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Doubloon International Ltd has signed a 10-year agreement with Sonesta International Hotels Corporation for the management of the new luxury Discovery at Marigot Bay resort, spa and marina. The 124-room apartment-style resort is scheduled to open late this year and will feature three restaurants and lounges; a world class spa; fitness centre; meeting room facilities; […]

Saint Lucia and Guyana celebrate!!!

Sunday, February 27th, 2005

It was time to celebrate in Saint Lucia and Guyana during the past week. Saint Lucia celebrated its 26th Anniversary of Independence on February 22, while the Republic of Guyana observed its 35th Anniversary as a Republic. Guyanese in Saint Lucia enjoy a unique position of being able to celebrate these occasions one day apart. […]

Inspiring events, stimulating experiences

Monday, February 21st, 2005

“Whether to recognize achievement, strengthen relationships or communicate effectively, delivering a quality event can be a huge undertaking without the proper resources and experience” – Excerpt form the Grass Roots Group – The inspiring Barbados Society for Technologists in Agriculture conference, on Saturday before last, consisted of two panel discussions on the current state […]

Guyana on show in St. Lucia

Monday, February 21st, 2005

The first ever Guyana Trade Show featuring over fifty manufacturers and suppliers of Guyanese Products and services will be presented to the St Lucian business community and general public over the period 25 – 27 February 2005 at the Indies Complex in Rodney Bay. The Trade Show branded “GUYANA ON SHOW” is being organised by […]

EU Trainee Opportunities for young University Graduates

Friday, February 18th, 2005

The European Commission is offering in-service training for young university graduates who are 30 years old and under. It is open to both EU and non-EU nationals, including Caribbean nationals. The training is for five-month periods and involves work experience in one of the Commission’s departments. There are two training periods each year, running from […]

Chris dehring leads distinguished line-up for Trinidad meeting

Friday, February 18th, 2005

The leading Caribbean architect of the 2007 Cricket World Cup will set the stage at a meeting which looks at this event and what it means for the Caribbean. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Windies World Cup 2007, the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) operating entity for the management and execution of the […]

UNESCO Director General congratulates St. Lucia

Tuesday, February 15th, 2005

Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Mr. Koichiro Matsuura has congratulations to the Government and people of St. Lucia, on the designation of the Pitons Management Area as a World Heritage Site. Mr. Matsuura’s expressed his congratulatory message at the official inscription ceremony of the Pitons Management Area in […]

St. Lucia Govt Contributes $100,000 to Guyana Flood Relief

Tuesday, February 15th, 2005

The Government of St. Lucia will contribute EC$100,000 to the Flood Relief Effort in Guyana. That’s the word from the Office of the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Dr Kenny D. Anthony met with representatives of the Guyana Government and the local Guyanese community at the Office of the Prime Minister on February 2, 2005. During […]

Republic – Controls must be beyond politics

Monday, February 14th, 2005

“A Constitutional Monarchy means that the highest office in the land is beyond politics. It denies ultimate power to politicians and helps to keep political power under check. Our impartial umpires, the Governor-General and State Governors, keep the politicians honest…” – Excerpt from Australians for Constitutional Monarchy I was in Trinidad week before last […]