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MEDIA RELEASE – GRENADA TRAINING WORKSHOP

  Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2nd Floor Lawrence Nicholas Building P.O. Box 563 Bliss Parade Belmopan, Belize Tel: +501-822-1094/1104 Fax: +501-822-1365 MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (  DOWNLOAD) “Grenada launches regional energy training workshop on ‘Simulation Tools for Energy Efficiency in Caribbean Buildings’”   St. George’s, Grenada, 27 January 2015: “People all over the world compliment us on the burst

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United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP)

Do you hold at least a first-level university degree? Are you 32 or younger by the end of this year? Do you speak either English and/or French fluently? Are you a national of a participating country? The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who are ready to launch a professional career as an international civil servant. The young

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Wind energy over new refinery, experts caution

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Alternative energy experts are discouraging the proposal to construct an oil refinery in Antigua & Barbuda. They are of the view that the country should make a move towards wind energy instead. Venezuela’s lead diplomat in Antigua & Barbuda, Ambassador Carlos Perez, recently disclosed that the South American country and government are holding discussions for the

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Leaders urged to give renewable energy priority

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne and other Caribbean leaders are being urged to recognise the importance of renewable energy. Commonwealth Deputy Secretary General Deodat Maharaj said the move towards green energy is particularly important for Caribbean territories. “I think policy- makers have to understand quite clearly that we can’t be so externally reliant on oil for our

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Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy

Jul 09, 2014 ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne has appointed businessman Asot A. Michael as the country’s new Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy. Mr. Michael has served previously in the Government sector under former Prime Minister, the Honourable Lester Bird as his Chief of Staff. After that

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Grenada signs agreement with Carbon War Room to help develop renewable energy sector

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Apr 14 – The Grenada government says it has entered into an agreement with the Washington-based Carbon War Room (CWR) as it seeks to lure investors in renewable energy. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell signed the expression of interest with the CWR, the brainchild of British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. It is led by the former president

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St. Lucia Advances Energy Policy

26 June, 2014 – Gov’t Meets Development Partners by Stan Bishop THE hosting of an Energy Development Partners Forum last week is expected to contribute immensely to developing Saint Lucia’s sustainable energy programme. The two-day forum at the Bay Gardens Hotel brought together key international development partners that Saint Lucia is currently working with to develop that programme. One of

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