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Digicel T&T Donates Supplies to Anguilla and British Virgin Islands

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Trinidad & Tobago, September 11, 2017 – Port of Spain – Digicel Trinidad & Tobago says it has donated crucial supplies to Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands, which were severely affected by Hurricane Irma last week.
In a release today, the telecoms company said that a barge scheduled to go to the islands on Sunday night was filled with network equipment, basic food and household item as well first aid kits, and is expected to reach the islands in three to four days.

“With Digicel’s response teams on the ground in the affected markets within a couple of hours of the all-clear being given, we have a fleet of engineers working round the clock to restore service. Steady progress is being made,” Digicel CEO Caribbean and Central America, Vanessa Slowey said.

“Of equal importance is ensuring that the people of the islands get the humanitarian assistance they need. We are committed to helping and this is just the first shipment of many we will be bringing in. The message here is we are on the ground, we are working tirelessly and we are doing everything humanly possible to restore services and help people,” she added.

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St Lucia’s Independence 2024

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Rashaed Esson

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#StLucia#Independence, February 20th, 2024 – Come February 22nd 2024, St Lucia will celebrate its 45th Independence Anniversary under the theme Douvan Ansanm – Building a Nation through Unity, Resilience and Creativity. The day, recognized as a public holiday, will feature the National Independence Rally as well as a Military Parade in the rural community of Soufriere. The island already held early celebration events across the country and the Diaspora, that is the National Baton Relay.

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Bahamas Consulate Opens in LA

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Rashaed Esson

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#Bahamas#LosAngeles, February 19th, 2024 – The Bahamas Consulate General in Los Angeles, United States. officially opened on February 19th, 2024, by Prime Minister Philip Davis, reaffirming the commitment of the Government to protect all Bahamians as well as The Bahamas’ Economic interests and provide consular support for Bahamians on the West Coast of the United States. This was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a press release.

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Bob Marley movie performs

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Rashaed Esson

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#BobMarleyOneLove, February 19th, 2024 – Bob Marley: One Love debuted on February 14th, Valentines Day, banked  52 million dollars in six days domestically, according to reports, a huge accomplishment in the film industry. It set the record for the largest film opening of all time in Jamaica as well as new opening day records for a music biopic in the UK, France and other territories. Additionally it opened at number 1 in 13 markets.

 

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