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UNITED STATES | US releases Multi-Year Strategy for Engagement with the Caribbean

UNITED STATES | US releases Multi-Year S…

WASHINGTON, Jun. 22, CMC – In keeping with a mandate from the US–Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act, or HR 4939, which became Public Law 114-29, after being signed last year by...

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JAMAICA | Tourism dependent nations not reaping major benefits of the trade -Bartlett

JAMAICA | Tourism dependent nations not …

WASHINGTON DC, June 22, 2017 - Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says despite massive growth projections for global travel and tourism, the small and medium tourism entreprises in tourism-dependent nations, are...

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JAMAICA gets support for tourism conference (UNWTO) set for November

JAMAICA gets support for tourism confere…

WASHINGTON, DC June 21, 2016 - Jamaica is receiving wide-spread support from multi-national agencies, members of the diplomatic corps, investors, tourism stakeholders as well as members of the Jamaican Diaspora...

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JAMAICA | Gov't launches programme to benefit juveniles within State correctional institutions

JAMAICA | Gov't launches programme to be…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 21m CMC – Jamaica has launched a programme that will allow juveniles within State correctional facilities to benefit from mentorship, skills training and job placement.

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GUYANA | Gov't pleased with first rice crop for 2017

GUYANA | Gov't pleased with first rice c…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 21, CMC – Guyana produced more than half a million tonnes of paddy in the first crop for this year with exports of the commodity totalling more...

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GUYANA | AG denies circulating “fake email”

GUYANA | AG denies circulating “fake ema…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 21, CMC – Attorney General Basil Williams has denied circulating an email reportedly showing the re-election strategies of the coalition, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) government.

21-06-2017 Hits:12 Politics

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ST. LUCIA | National Security Minister not supportive of gun amnesty

ST. LUCIA | National Security Minister n…

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Jun 21, CMC- The St. Lucia government has brushed aside calls for a gun amnesty here and instead is urging people to consider more amicable and peaceful...

21-06-2017 Hits:16 Caribbean

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UNITED STATES | Haitian Senator Renditioned to US jailed for nine years

UNITED STATES | Haitian Senator Renditio…

MIAMI, Jun 21, CMC – A United States Federal Court Wednesday imposed a nine year jail term on former Haitian rebel leader Guy Phillipe after he had earlier pleaded guilty...

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GUYANA | Fifteen New medical doctors graduate from Greenheart Medical University

GUYANA | Fifteen New medical doctors gra…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana June 21, 2017 - Fifteen medical students who attended the Greenheart Medical University in Georgetown, Guyana, took the Hippocratic Oath pledging loyalty to their profession and their patients...

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BARBADOS | New Sam Lords Castle Resort, a major employment boost for Barbados

BARBADOS | New Sam Lords Castle Resort, …

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 19, CMC – When the Wyndham Sam Lord’s Castle Resort opens its doors later in 2019, the largest hotel real estate investment in the island’s history, will...

20-06-2017 Hits:11 Tourism

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CARIBBEAN | OECS observes 36th anniversary looking at ways of deepening the regional integration process

CARIBBEAN | OECS observes 36th anniversa…

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Jun 20, CMC – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is Tuesday celebrating its 36th anniversary amidst concerns that despite its achievements over the years there...

20-06-2017 Hits:27 Caribbean

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VENEZUELA dares US to 'send in the Marines'

VENEZUELA dares US to 'send in the Marin…

CANCÚN, Mexico (AFP) – Venezuela scoffed at the US Tuesday for trying to forge a regional plan to address its raging crisis, saying the only way to make it comply...

20-06-2017 Hits:17 Latin America

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UNITED STATES | Customs agents seize undeclared US$39,000 from woman headed to Jamaica

UNITED STATES | Customs agents seize und…

PHILADELPHIA, Jun. 20, CMC – The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says officers have seized US$39,225 from a Jamaica-bound traveler at the Philadelphia International Airport.

20-06-2017 Hits:17 Justice

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JAMAICA | Tufton says misconceptions about marijuana must be dispelled

JAMAICA | Tufton says misconceptions abo…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 20, CMC – Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says misconceptions about marijuana (ganja) must be dispelled to stem misuse of the drug, especially by children.

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GUYANA | Government denies allegations made by former attorney general

GUYANA | Government denies allegations m…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 20, CMC – The Guyana government has urged sugar workers not to allow themselves to be fooled by “opportunistic, political hustlers” and accused former attorney general Anil...

20-06-2017 Hits:18 Politics

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HAITI | UN names new head for Cholera fund raining programme in Haiti

HAITI | UN names new head for Cholera fu…

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 20, CMC – The United Nations Tuesday named Josette Sheeran, the head of the World Food Programme (WFP) as a high-level envoy for Haiti who will develop...

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