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By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Bill Clinton announces eight commitments to address ongoing regional hurricane recovery needs

MIAMI - Former President Clinton formally launched the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery at the University of Miami on Tuesday, bringing together more than 350 leaders from More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Leona: St. Maarten awaiting setup of recovery trust fund

PHILIPSBURG - While grateful for the “excellent cooperation” and financial assistance from the Dutch Government, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin said the step the country is really awaiting is the actual establishment More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Hurricane researcher hints at busy season ahead

GEORGE TOWN - Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach has hinted at a busy hurricane season for the Atlantic this year. Speaking at the US National Hurricane Conference in Florida, less than More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Assessing progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

NEW YORK - Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, British Virgin Islands More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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St. Maarten Prime Minister Leona Marlin meets Rutte, seeks clarity on recovery fund

THE HAGUE - St. Maarten looks forward to clarity about the funds that are destined to finance St. Maarten’s recovery. That in a nutshell is the general message of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Minister More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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CDB reports regional developmental gains in 2017 despite catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season

BRIDGETOWN - Despite major setbacks caused by a destructive 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has reported a year of several developmental gains for the region. The bank last year More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Effectiveness of early warnings in Caribbean for 2017 hurricane season under review

BRIDGETOWN - An expert review has been launched of the effectiveness of early warnings in the Caribbean during the devastating 2017 hurricane season in order to strengthen resilience against future disasters. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Sixth Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure raises 35.000 guilders in Curaçao

The bank raised over usd $450 000 across the region despite impact of two major hurricanes WILLEMSTAD - Two devastating hurricanes slowed down but could not derail the fundraising momentum of the region’s largest More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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St. Maarten: Way cleared for NAf. 67M Dutch liquidity injection

PHILIPSBURG - Room was officially made in the 2017 budget to prepare for a liquidity injection of NAf. 67 million from the Dutch Government. Parliament voted ten to zero Friday afternoon on several budget amendments More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Boasman asks Dutch to start releasing aid

PHILIPSBURG - Caretaker Prime Minister Rafael Boasman has asked the Dutch Government to start releasing hurricane recovery aid now, as St. Maarten has complied with both conditions for release: acceptance of more More...