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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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European and Caribbean Banks commit millions to reconstruction in hurricane-ravaged islands

BONN - The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region recover from recent hurricanes. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Dutch Parliament supports hurricane-proof rebuilding

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament supports a hurricane-proof and sustainable construction of buildings in the Windward Islands in the reconstruction period after Hurricane Irma. Parliament adopted More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Commonwealth Secretary-General pledges to challenge development assistance rules

ROSEAU - Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has promised to ramp up advocacy for the reform of development assistance rules which member states say are restricting aid to storm ravished countries More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Caribbean growth projection revised in wake of storms

Hurricanes Irma and Maria have seen the Caribbean revise its projected tourism growth down to just 1-2% for 2017. The Caribbean Tourism Organization revealed latest figures at WTM that showed tourism to the region More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Here’s why LIAT says it should be considered for hurricane relief aid too

BRIDGETOWN - Hurricanes Maria and Irma wreaked havoc on LIAT’s already scarce financial resources and the airline’s Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones has called for financial relief for the cash-strapped More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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St. Maarten Governor suggests Kingdom Disaster Recovery Fund

THE HAGUE - A Kingdom Disaster Recovery Fund with the input of all partners in the Kingdom to help mitigate the consequences of global warming – St. Maarten Governor Eugene Holiday made this suggestion during More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Recovery Saba with Dutch pre-financing

THE HAGUE/SABA - The Government of Saba has received approval to start the reconstruction works following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. An amount of US $500,000 is being made available as a pre-financing. Preliminary More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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GCTRT to lead response hurricane damages in the Caribbean

As the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) State of the Industry Conference(SOTIC) wound down Friday in Grenada, the formation of a Global Caribbean Tourism Recovery Team (GCTRT) is announced as officials address More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Caribbean storms show urgency of rethinking aid for small island states

ST JOHN’S - A series of devastating storms in the Caribbean has highlighted the vulnerability of small island states, where a single hurricane can undo years of development and plunge prosperous households into More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Message from Caribbean Islands: We’re open for cruise vacations

FLORIDA - More than 40 islands visited by cruise ships on Caribbean itineraries have a message they want to share: They are open, fully operational, welcoming ships full of cruise passengers and hoping more will More...