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CARICOM commends Belize's contribution to the Region

CARICOM commends Belize's contribution t…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 20, 2017 -   The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has commended the “invaluable contribution” of Belize as it marks its 36th Independence Anniversary.

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CARICOM | Gains made in lobby against per capita income as criteria for aid

CARICOM | Gains made in lobby against pe…

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sep 20, CMC – Some Caribbean leaders say the region is making gains in its opposition to per capita income being used as criteria to distribute aid to...

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DOMINICA | Urgent Help Needed to Deliver Food, Water, Shelter

DOMINICA | Urgent Help Needed to Deliver…

Amidst the severe destructiuon wreaked by Hurricane Maria in  Dominica, the Principal Advisor to prime minister Skerrit, Hartley Henry has called for aid and air support from the international community...

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JAMAICA | Quallo says Cop's murder an attack on the State

JAMAICA | Quallo says Cop's murder an at…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 20, CMC  – Commissioner of Police, George Quallo, says last night's murder of Constable Nicaldo Green at his home in the central parish of St. Catherine, represents...

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JAMAICA | Montgue Clarifies Board Announcement Mix Up

JAMAICA | Montgue Clarifies Board Announ…

KINGSTON, September 20, 2017 - A new Board is yet to be appointed for the  Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA).  This is the word from the Minister of National Security  Robert...

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WEATHER | Jamaica stands ready to assist island’s impacted by hurricanes

WEATHER | Jamaica stands ready to assist…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 19, CMC  – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration will provide whatever assistance it can by countries in the Eastern Caribbean that have been battered by hurricanes.

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GUYANA | ExxonMobil briefs President on …

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Sep. 19, CMC – The President of US based oil giant ExxonMobil, on Monday briefed President  David Granger on the oil company’s progress in the exploration of oil...

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JAMAICA | UWI to confer former Prime Minister with honorary doctorate

JAMAICA | UWI to confer former Prime Min…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 19, CMC  – Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will be conferred with a Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of the West...

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PUERTO RICO | Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO | Hurricane Maria makes land…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, SEP. 20, CMC – Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday, packing winds of 150 miles per hour.

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DOMINICA | Hurricane Maria claims seven lives in Dominica

DOMINICA | Hurricane Maria claims seven …

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sep. 20, CMC  – The Barbados based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is reporting that at least six people were killed when a powerful Hurricane Maria slammed...

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ST.LUCIA | Island survives Hurricane Maria – acting Prime Minister concerned about “fake news”

ST.LUCIA | Island survives Hurricane Mar…

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Sep. 19, CMC – Acting Prime Minister Lenard Montoute, says that apart from damage to the road network, and the island’s vital banana sector the island had...

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CARIBBEAN | CCRIF reaches US$100 million milestone in payouts

CARIBBEAN | CCRIF reaches US$100 million…

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Sep. 19, CMC – CCRIF SPC ( formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) announced on Tuesday announced  that since its inception in 2007, it has...

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GUADELOUPE | Hurricane Maria kills one in Guadeloupe, two missing

GUADELOUPE | Hurricane Maria kills one i…

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe, Sep. 19, CMC – Hurricane Maria is being blamed for at least one death on the French speaking Caribbean nation of Guadeloupe on Monday, prior to making landfall...

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DOMINICA | Barbados Defence Force and fire service to assist hurricane battered Dominica

DOMINICA | Barbados Defence Force and fi…

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sep. 19, CMC –  A team of firemen from the Barbados Fire Service left the island on Tuesday for Dominica to render much needed assistance to the country...

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CAL cancels fights due to Hurricane Maria

CAL cancels fights due to Hurricane Mari…

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) says it has cancelled a number of flights scheduled for September 18 due to threats from Hurricane Maria.

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BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS | The psychologic…

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, Sept 18, CMC — Outside the Road Town Ferry Terminal where several passengers wait to board the ferry to Virgin Gorda, a loud slew of...

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