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Address In Observance of Child Abuse Prevention Week 2022 delivered by Hon. Isalean Phillip

Published 21 November 2022

Basseterre

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Address In Observance of Child Abuse Prevention Week 2022 delivered by Hon. Isalean Phillip, Junior Minister with responsibility for Social Development, Gender Affairs, Aging and Disabilities

Greetings viewers, listeners, citizens and residents. This year’s Child Abuse Prevention Week slated from November 20th – 25th is being celebrated under the theme “Leading with Prevention: Creating Awareness, Promoting Alliances & Strengthening Communities”. This week of activities is centered around the international observance of World Children’s Day which is celebrated on November 20th, and on the heels of the newly declared observation of World Day for the Prevention and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Violence on November 18th.

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Double Salary Set To Boost Economic Activity

Published 21 November 2022

Basseterre

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Double Salary Set To Boost Economic Activity

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, November 21, 2022: The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis,
Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, expressed the desire to see the Federation return to a state of economic
stability by increasing the spending power of the people.

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Viruses devastate Salinas Valley lettuce

Published 20 November 2022

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Growers tallying their losses as consumer prices rise.

Todd Fitchette |

Salinas Valley lettuce exhibiting symptoms of INSV infection. The summer lettuce crop in California was significantly impacted by plant diseases caused by insect feeding and soil-borne pathogens. This led to a short supply of lettuce for U.S. markets and record-high prices.

Salinas Valley lettuce growers are tallying their losses from a set of plant viruses that continue to increase in frequency and intensity across the region.

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Salinas Valley farmers hit by lettuce virus

Published 20 November 2022

Basseterre

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A virus spread by insects is causing widespread damage to lettuce crops in the Salinas Valley, the renowned Salad Bowl that provides more than one-half of America’s lettuce.

According to growers and researchers, impatiens necrotic spot virus, or INSV, is ravaging lettuce fields in the region that normally accounts for $1.2 billion in annual lettuce production.

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Draft Integrity in Public Life Amendment Bill 2022

Published 20 November 2022

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Draft Integrity in Public Life (Amendment) Bill, 2022

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Draft Integrity In Public Life (Amendment) Bill 2022 (Circulated to NGOs and Civil Society for Input on November 1 2022)

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