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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Caribbean tourism stakeholders work to protect and regrow coral reefs

MIAMI - Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Three quakes hit Caribbean overnight

BRIDGETOWN - Three earthquakes occurred in the Caribbean between last night and early this morning, with residents of several islands reporting feeling the tremors. According to the Trinidad-based Seismic Research More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Countries of the Americas seek to keep region free of polio

GUATEMALA CITY - The region of the Americas registered its last case of poliomyelitis in 1991, and in 1994 was the first in the world to receive certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) as free of More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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UWI Seismic Research Center reports burst of 54 earthquakes off St Kitts

BASSETERRE - The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) over the weekend reported a bust of more than 50 earthquakes occurring off St Kitts in less than 24 hours. In a brief statement issued on Saturday, More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Will Russia keep its $6bn promise to Venezuela?

CARACAS - Russian officials have cast doubt on multibillion-dollar pledges to Venezuela touted by its president Nicolás Maduro, whose crisis-wracked country has become increasingly dependent on Moscow as its most More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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CIBC FirstCaribbean takes the lead on key development discussions at major conference

Financial institution discusses trends related to monetary and climate resilient infrastructure. WILLEMSTAD - CIBC FirstCaribbean headed two key sessions at this year’s Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2018), More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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St. Maarten: TBO searches VROMI Infrastructure offices

PHILIPSBURG - The Anti-Corruption Task Force TBO of the Kingdom Detective Cooperation Team RST and the Prosecutor’s Office continued their searches on Wednesday. This time the offices of the Ministry of Public More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Tackle CSME issues head on, urges CARICOM Chairman

PORT OF SPAIN - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica, has urged a “head on” approach to tackling of complex issues during the Special CARICOM Heads of Government More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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CARICOM Agency and International Atomic Energy Agency enter agreement

VIENNA - The Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have signed an agreement to pursue areas of technical cooperation in the use of nuclear More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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The MV Superior Producer: Curaçao’s Iconic Christmas Shipwreck

December Featured Dive Site by the Curaçao Dive Task Force On September 30th, 1977, the MV Superior Producer arrived early in the morning and docked on the inside of the Curaçao Harbor (St. Annabaai) just past More...