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Caribbean Writers Congress to Pay Tribute to Sir Derek Walcott

The Saint Lucian Nobel Laureate, Sir Derek Walcott, will be remembered during the fifth Caribbean Writers Congress taking place in Guadeloupe from April 5 – 8 and organised by the Guadeloupe Regional Collectivity in partnership with the Association of Caribbean Writers (AEC – Association des Ecrivains de la Caraïbe). Since 2008, this event has been bringing together English-, Spanish- and ...

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Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet, dies at 87 – Hindu Business Line


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Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet, dies at 87
Hindu Business Line
Derek Walcott, a Nobel-prize winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, has died on the island of St Lucia. He was 87. Walcott's death in the eastern Caribbean nation was first confirmed on Friday by his son, Peter. “Derek ...
Nobel laureate, poet and playwright Derek Walcott dead, aged 87The Guardian
Derek Walcott, Poet and Nobel Laureate of the Caribbean, Dies at 87New York Times

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After Planting the Caribbean in Our Collective Imagination, Sir Derek Walcott, ‘One of the Great Poets of All Time … – Global Voices Online


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After Planting the Caribbean in Our Collective Imagination, Sir Derek Walcott, 'One of the Great Poets of All Time ...
Global Voices Online
Outside of the region, plaudits from the international writing and reading community are also pouring in, focusing on the collective mastery of Walcott's language; the dedication of his investment in Caribbean poetics; the breathtaking range of his ...

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Caribbean Nobel Laureate Dead At 87

Reports from the Saint Lucia Star this morning indicates that Caribbean Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott has passed away at the grand old age of 87. By NAN Contributor News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: Reports from the Saint Lucia Star this morning indicates that Caribbean Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott has passed away at the grand old age ...

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St. Lucia’s Finance Minister: 400 Horses, 800 Persons Employed

By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Jan. 17, 2017: Prime minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet made mention at his press conference recently that 400 horses will be part of the initial phase of DSH Caribbean Star Limited racecourse on the island and that two persons will be employed to attend to each horse. He also ...

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10 Top Caribbean Hotels For Romance

Taking the spot as one of the most romantic hotels in the world and in the Caribbean is Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort at L.G. Smith Boulevard, 55 Bon on Eagle Beach in Aruba. Compiled By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 2, 2016: Beaches, white sand, aqua sea and bright sunshine! The Caribbean is by ...

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Environment Minister speaks at UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France [full speech]

STATEMENT BY HONOURABLE MOLWYN JOSEPH MINISTER OF HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AT THE MINISTERAIL SEGMENT OF THE UN CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN PARIS, FRANCE ON 8TH DECEMBER 2015 Mr. President, fellow ministers, Distinguished Delegates. The people and government of Antigua and Barbuda deplore and condemn the terrorist attacks on the people of France here in ...

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Caribbean Calling For Havana

A scene from ‘Vivre’ (Maharaki, Martinique, 2013). News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Nov. 29, 2013: The Havana Film Festival this year will again feature a number of films from other Caribbean nations under the banner, ‘Caribbean Calling.’ The line-up will be presented by the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) for the second year in a row, and will feature four feature-length ...

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St. Lucia Looks To Its Diaspora

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: St. Lucia is set to meet with its Diaspora in New York next Thursday. The Office of St. Lucia`s Prime Minister is encouraging St. Lucians in the Diaspora to become more involved in the development of their 30 year-old nation. Dr. June Soomer, St. Lucia`s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary with responsibility for ...

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