Volcano in Martinique not erupting, assure officials

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FORT-DE-FRANCE - The Volcanic and Seismological Observatory in Martinique has sought to dismiss reports of volcanic activity at Mount Pelée. Images were being circulated via WhatsApp yesterday accompanied by claims that the volcanic mountain in the northern end of the island was experiencing unusual activity, with more than 135 sulphur springs popping More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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No more oil from Venezuela for Haiti because of Trump

PORT AU PRINCE - Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the minister of the economy and finance, has revealed that the financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration against Venezuela, including limiting banking transactions, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Venezuelan parliament rejects oil-backed cryptocurrency as problematic and dangerous

CARACAS - The proposed oil-backed cryptocurrency, the “Petro”, set to launch in early 2018, has been challenged by the Venezuelan parliament on the grounds that it would be “illegal” to mortgage the countries More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Meeting Parliament Chairs ‘tense but meaningful,’ says Van Putten

ST. EUSTATIUS - The Chairwomen of the First and Second Chambers of the Dutch Parliament paid a working visit to St. Eustatius Sunday. During their visit First Chamber Chair Ankie Broekers-Knol and her colleague More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Strong earthquake in Caribbean Sea triggers tsunami warning

GEORGE TOWN - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook the Caribbean Sea late last night, triggering tsunami warnings that were cancelled about an hour later. The massive tremor – one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Oil giant reports its largest find in Guyana

GEORGETOWN – Oil giant ExxonMobil had made another major oil discovery in Guyana’s waters – the sixth and largest find to date. ExxonMobil’s partner, Esso Exploration, last Friday announced a major oil More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Dutch studying PDVSA reply to Caribbean oil-facility repair demand

KRALENDIJK - Dutch authorities are evaluating Venezuelan state-run oil company’s PDVSA’s response on Friday to a demand to repair or close a decaying oil-storage facility on the Caribbean island of Bonaire, More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Sarah Wescott-Williams wants formation St. Maarten government finished, skips IPKO

PHILIPSBURG - Democratic Party (DP) leader Sarah Wescot-Williams has opted to focus on the things at home rather than travel to the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO in Aruba this week. Four other Members More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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First cargo of alumina ships from Jamaica bauxite refinery under Chinese ownership

KINGSTON - The first cargo of alumina produced by the Alpart refinery under its new Chinese owners has been shipped from the island. The shipment, which totalled 35,000 tonnes, is destined for China. It is the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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New UN Mission to take innovative approach to strengthening rule of law in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The head of the new United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, known as MINUJUSTH, has said the operation will carry out its work in an innovative in the island nation – complete with More...