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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Former Bahamas PM loses seat, party loses power as FNM sweeps election

NASSAU – Perry Christie became the first prime minister in the Bahamas to lose his Parliamentary seat, on a day that Bahamians delivered a crushing blow to his Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and ushered in the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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PAHO recommends urgent action to save lives on Caribbean roads

WASHINGTON – Tragic road deaths across the Caribbean could be significantly reduced if authorities beef up traffic management, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has concluded. And the global body is More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Climate change adaptation project under discussion in Jamaica

KINGSTON - Senior officers from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) are meeting in Jamaica with counterparts from the German Development Bank (KfW) and the International Union for the Conservation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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OECS trade mission holds consultations in member states

CASTRIES - Intra-regional and international trade potential has been strengthened following a recent Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) trade mission held in St Lucia, Martinique and Dominica from April More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Caribbean scientists work to limit climate impact on marine environment

KINGSTON – Caribbean scientists say fishermen are already seeing the effects of climate change, so for a dozen or so years they’ve been designing systems and strategies to reduce the impacts on the industry. While More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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CARICOM urged to send fact-finding mission to Venezuela

In almost daily anti-government protests in the past five weeks, police in riot gear have used tear gas, rubber bullets and fire hoses to drive back protesters armed with stones and petrol bombs. BRIDGETOWN – More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Call to take Caribbean cuisine to global heights

Chef hails upcoming culinary and cultural celebration in Miami   Chef Richardson Skinner Celebrated Trinidadian chef Richardson Skinner asserts firmly that the Caribbean can do much more to promote its cuisine More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Venezuela’s crisis and the region

Last week, after months of growing street protests, detentions, escalating violence, at least 36 deaths, and shortages of almost all basic necessities, Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, announced the creation More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Caribbean Banks see rise in cyber attacks

Imagine doing a routine check on your bank account only to discover that an entire month's worth of credit had been swiped from your card. The nightmare became reality for one elderly Belizean couple, who fell victim More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Venezuela government support shaky as all sides have their say

President Nicolas Maduro appears to be losing support. CARACAS – Support for the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro appears to be flagging, as former government stalwarts and even some quarters More...