Monthly Archives: June 2006

Zimbabwe signs China energy deal

  Quote BBC NEWS | Africa | Zimbabwe signs China energy deal The Herald newspaper says Chinese companies will build new coal mines and three thermal power stations in the Zambezi valley on the Zambian border. Zimbabweans are adopting increasingly … Continue reading

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St Lucian soldier’s Iraq river mission

St Lucian soldier’s Iraq river mission         Twenty-three-year-old Chad is among the several St Lucian men serving the British Forces St Lucian soldier, Sapper Chad Mombelly has one of the more unusual roles for a Royal Engineer, … Continue reading

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Rape capitals of the Caribbean!

  Quote The Monday Star Online Six member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have received a poor human rights scorecard from Amnesty International (AI) with a picture being painted of three as the “rape capitals” of CARICOM and another … Continue reading

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UWP leader, Sir John Compton in New York

Sir John Compton left St.Lucia for New York Friday to attend a celebration in his honor organized by the St Lucia Community of New York. The event was expected to take place on Sunday. The celebration was expected to attract … Continue reading

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Visit to St Lucia by the International Republican Institute (IRI).

SLP questions role of IRI in St Lucia     On Friday the STAR received a release from the St Lucia Labour Party in which the organization questioned a visit to St Lucia by the International Republican Institute (IRI). The stated … Continue reading

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Peru ratifies US free trade deal

  Quote BBC NEWS | Americas | Peru ratifies US free trade deal Peru’s outgoing Congress has voted overwhelmingly to ratify a free trade deal with the US amid protests by recently elected opposition deputies.

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Bush backs F-16 sale to Pakistan

  Quote BBC NEWS | South Asia | Bush backs F-16 sale to Pakistan The Senate Foreign Relations Committee took an hour to endorse the Indian agreement by 16-2 on Thursday after it was cleared by a House of Representatives … Continue reading

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