DOMINICA – World Bank to fund geothermal project in Dominica

The World Bank says it will provide more than US$17 million towards the development of a geothermal plant for Dominica. The bank’s Operations Officer, Karlene Francis, speaking at the launch of the Climate Resilience Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD) on Friday, said the Washington-based financial institution is committed to assisting the hurricane battered island in […]
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HONOLULU – Hawaii woman charged in sexual assaults of Japanese student

Authorities say a woman who recruited international students for programmes in Hawaii has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Japanese exchange student. An Oahu grand jury on Thursday indicted 36-year-old Rika Shimizu on five counts of second-degree sexual assault and four counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. Authorities say Shimizu operated a […]