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C’bean media trained in gender, human rights issues

CASTRIES, St. Lucia (iWN) — A number of Caribbean media workers have received training in dealing with gender and other human rights matters in their media products. The training came in the form of a two-day workshop on the topic “Integration of a Gender Lens and Human Rights Focus in Journalistic Practice” that wrapped up here on Thursday. […]

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C’bean media trained in gender, human rights issues

CASTRIES, St. Lucia (iWN) — A number of Caribbean media workers have received training in dealing with gender and other human rights matters in their media products. The training came in the form of a two-day workshop on the topic “Integration of a Gender Lens and Human Rights Focus in Journalistic Practice” that wrapped up here on Thursday. […]

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Former model Yugge Farrell to face different magistrate

Yugge Farrell, the former fashion model charged with using abusive language to Karen Duncan-Gonsalves, wife of Minister of Finance Camillo Gonsalves, will face a different magistrate when she reappears in court today, Monday, Jan. 22. At her arraignment before then Kingstown Magistrate, Bertie Pompey, on Jan. 5, Farrell, a 22-year-old resident of Lowmans Bay, was […]

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Former model Yugge Farrell to face different magistrate

Yugge Farrell, the former fashion model charged with using abusive language to Karen Duncan-Gonsalves, wife of Minister of Finance Camillo Gonsalves, will face a different magistrate when she reappears in court today, Monday, Jan. 22. At her arraignment before then Kingstown Magistrate, Bertie Pompey, on Jan. 5, Farrell, a 22-year-old resident of Lowmans Bay, was […]

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Sexual exploitation of Vincentian women

By Helena R. Edwards We all hear the rumours about politicians in St Vincent and the Grenadines requiring women and young girls to trade sex for favours. These allegations are not new to the Vincentian society. Some individuals may prefer to bury their heads in the sand and pretend that these things are not going […]

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Sexual exploitation of Vincentian women

By Helena R. Edwards We all hear the rumours about politicians in St Vincent and the Grenadines requiring women and young girls to trade sex for favours. These allegations are not new to the Vincentian society. Some individuals may prefer to bury their heads in the sand and pretend that these things are not going […]

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Look into these juice vendors, please

By Oscar Hayne I call on the authorities to look into the habits and practices of the homemade juice and bottled coconut water producers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. I applaud the efforts of those who ply their trade daily in the heat of the sun to make a living. However, persons must also […]

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Look into these juice vendors, please

By Oscar Hayne I call on the authorities to look into the habits and practices of the homemade juice and bottled coconut water producers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. I applaud the efforts of those who ply their trade daily in the heat of the sun to make a living. However, persons must also […]

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‘Hardship ahead’ for SVG

As St. Vincent and the Grenadines waits anxiously to hear what fiscal package its new Minister of Finance, Camillo Gonsalves, will ask Parliament to approve on Feb. 5, Opposition Leader Godwin Friday says that the latest IMF report on the Vincentian economy is suggesting that there is hardship ahead. Friday came to this conclusion based on the fact […]

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Lawmaker calls for ethics, morality among leaders

St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ newest lawmaker says that ethics and morality are also important in political leadership. “Leadership is not leadership unless it is moral,” opposition senator Kay Bacchus-Baptiste said on Current Affairs on NICE Radio on Tuesday. She was, at the time, commenting on the ongoing scandal in which former model Yugge Farrell, 22, […]

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