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Hypocrisy in politics

On Wednesday January 23rd the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) party was declared the winner of the local elections after they won three of the five contested seats. CCM won St. James, St. Georges and St. Johns while the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) won St. Thomas’ and St. Pauls. What was done to secure their victory and how did they acquire it? The Island of Nevis after going through months and months of ...

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Students’ Loan Bureau unable to meet even 50% of target for 2013/14 SLB says it is in a predicament

BY BALFORD HENRY THE Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) boasts on its website that it normally provides about 88 per cent of the loans applied for by tertiary students annually, but information provided to Parliament yesterday suggests that the bureau might not even meet 50 per cent of that target this year, even with private sector support. The SLB receives more than 6,000 applications yearly. SLB Chairman Tony L ...

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Dr. Carissa Etienne named WHO Regional Director for the Americas

Dr. Carissa Etienne was, on Tuesday, named Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO) by the WHO Executive Board, which is holding its 132nd session this week in Geneva. Dr. Etienne was elected Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the countries of the Americas on 19 September, 2012 during the 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference. PAHO serves as the Regio ...

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Health Minister promises New Mental Health Act

By Regina Selman Moore A NEW Mental Health Act, which will include major provisions for the expansion of community-based mental health services and for the protection of human rights of persons with mental health disorders, is on the cards. The above information has come from Minister of Health, Donville Inniss. The Health Minister made the revelation while delivering the feature address yesterday at the Op ...

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CXC marks 40th anniversary

By Theresa Gordon   St. John’s Antigua- Local CXC Registrar in the Ministry of Education has cited the need for public education on the various functions of the Caribbean Examination Body (CXC), which is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Myrick Smith said, “More and more people need to be aware of how far the body has come. We are celebrating 40 years this year and that is a tremendous feat.” He said t ...

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