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Leonard Bartholomew Torres
Leonard Bartholomew Torres

Pioneering Laluni tobacco farmer refusing to slow down at 90

By Miranda La Rose A former tobacco and cash crop farmer, carpenter and fisherman, 90-year-old Leonard Bartholomew Torres has been at the heart of the development of the village of Laluni and seeing its transformation from dense forests to a thriving agricultural community.

Sharmaine Marshall
Sharmaine Marshall

Carnegie moving to develop hospitality offerings

Even as it continues to serve as a springboard from which thousands of young people launch their own businesses and careers, or advance their studies at international culinary schools, the Carnegie School of Home Economics (CSHE) plans to develop its focus on hospitality.

Lucas stock index

Last Update: 705. 29                                  Movement: -0.225% Current Update: 703.71                             YTD Movement: 1.71%LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index fell 0.225% during the first period of trading in March 2021.

 Mark Phillips

Kato hydro project to be completed in December

With only 25% of works completed on the Kato hydropower project in Region Eight, Prime Minister Mark Phillips has announced that the project deadline is now scheduled for December 31st this year and that some $80 million will go towards the construction of a distribution network.

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