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1000 suspected cases of CHIK-V in Trinidad – Jamaica Observer

1000 suspected cases of CHIK-V in TrinidadJamaica ObserverPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad and Tobago now has about 1,000 suspected cases of chikungunya. This was revealed yesterday by Chief Medical Officer at the Minis¬try of Health Dr Colin Furlonge, who said key stakeholders in the fight against ...Ministry: 1000 suspected cases of CHIKV in T&TTrinidad & Tobago Expressall 2 news articles » Continue reading → Read more

PR News

New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

FCCA Conference & Trade Show Helps Attendees Target Cruise Line Decision Makers and Maximize Cruise Tourism’s Benefits

Share PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 21st annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show opened today, gathering about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs from the 15 FCCA Member … Continue reading →

CAB URGENTLY CALLS FOR GUYANA TO PASS AML/CFT LEGISLATION

Share CaribPR Wire, Castries, St. Lucia, Mon. Oct. 6, 2014: The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) recognizes the Guyana government’s efforts to put in place alternative measures to address the technical deficiencies in its existing legal and financial legislative framework … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Local school aims to teach the world to fly – Trinidad News

Local school aims to teach the world to flyTrinidad NewsFlying an airplane has always had a special kind of fascination for young men, and lately women as well. And although Trinidad and Tobago has a proud history of aviation and has been the owner of ... Continue reading →

Business

Are cruises worth the risks? – Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park PressAre cruises worth the risks?Asbury Park PressYounger audiences interested in nightlife tend to go for the Carnival line, while older clientele appeal to luxury lines such as Crystal Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Regent Seven Seas, and Cuna... Continue reading →

Sports

Support for pan-Caribbean soccer league but hurdles remain – Reuters India

Support for pan-Caribbean soccer league but hurdles remainReuters IndiaBRIDGETOWN Barbados (Reuters) - Caribbean football officials believe a new regional super-league could be in place within two years but the ambitious plan faces major hurdles. Discussions about the league, proposed by the sport's regional governing ...and more » Continue reading →

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Caribbean American Congresswoman MIA From Congressional Immigration Letter To President – A NAN First

Share Tweet Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014: Brooklyn, New York, Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has consistently insisted she supports immigration reform. She is the … Continue reading

Dominican Republic Imposes Ebola Travel Ban

Share Tweet CBP Enhanced Ebola Screening at JFK Airport. (US CPB image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: The Dominican Republic has joined other countries in the Caribbean in banning entry to foreigners who … Continue reading

Guatemalan Fugitive Deported

Share Tweet   Edwin Estuardo Martinez-Ortega- deported. (US ICE Image) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: A Guatemalan fugitive wanted in his home country on outstanding murder charges has been sent packing by officers with U.S. Immigration and … Continue reading

Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New … Continue reading

Thousands Without Power In Bermuda Following Gonzalo

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sat. Oct. 18, 2014: More than 28,000 people on the island of Bermuda remained without power this morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The island hit Bermuda last night … Continue reading

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