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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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CARICOM holds talks with Aruba on associate membership

ORANJESTAD - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) secretary-general Irwin LaRocque met on Wednesday with Prime Minister of Aruba, Evelyn Wever-Croes, on associate membership in the Community for the Dutch territory. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Haiti ‘laden with challenges’ but also hope, UN Security Council told

NEW YORK - Haiti is “laden with challenges, but also hope”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, against the backdrop of ongoing political unrest in the Caribbean More...

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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...