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Geothermal EIA made public

It appears that the authorities have caved in to public demand and have made an Environmental Impact Assessment of the geothermal project in Roseau Valley public. That EIA has been at the core of the protest by many who questioned…

Protesters return in Bahamas

Police keep BTC protesters at bay. (Photo: Nassau Guardian) NASSAU, Bahamas — Opponents of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) sale took to the streets of Nassau again on Monday to protest the government’s decision, as the debate over the matter began in Parliament. The protesters, many displaying their political affiliations on t-shirts, marched on Bay Street with signs, Bahamian flags and several bull horns, shouting and singing. One of the first songs the protesters sang when they approached Rawson Square was The Bahamas’ national anthem

Another strong earthquake hits off eastern Japan, no damage reported

TOKYO (BNO NEWS) — A strong earthquake struck off eastern Japan on late Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake at 5.18 p.m. local time (0718 GMT) was centered about 272 kilometers (169 miles) east of Iwaki on Honshu, the country’s main island. It struck about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) deep, making it a shallow earthquake, according to the Japan Meteological Agency (JMA).

St Vincent PM defends Libyan grant money

Gonsalve KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has defended the St Vincent and the Grenadines government’s receipt of aid monies from Libya last week even as citizens of that African nation protested against Muammar al-Gaddafi and his 42-year-old government. Leader of the opposition Arnhim Eustace on Thursday described as “blood money” the EC$667,500 (US$250,000) the Housing and Land Development Corporation (HLDC) in Kingstown received from Libya’s ambassador to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, Ammat Ali last Monday, February 21. The funds are to aid with rebuilding the country after the damage wrought by Hurricane Tomas last year.

DFP Protests Denial of Access to State Owned DBS Radio

Another Opposition Party has expressed dissatisfaction with the denial of any access to the state owned Dominica Broadcasting Cooperation (DBS radio). At a silent protest of the DFP officials outside of DBS, Deputy Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party Michael Astaphan says not only has access been denied to the opposition parties, but DBS has […]

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