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Germany, CDB to build capacity for climate change projects in the Eastern Caribbean

from Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is supporting member states of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in their efforts to build capacity to develop robust climate change projects for financing. The bank’s board of directors has approved a grant from the German international development agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft […]

Dutch sea search stumbles on ‘oldest’ shipwreck

From BBC It is being hailed as a lucky accident, after salvage teams searching for containers that fell off a ship in a storm discovered a 16th Century shipwreck on the North Sea floor. The ship, dating back to 1540, was filled with a cargo of copper plates and some of them were put on […]

CDB to improve climate resilience in Sandy Bay, St Vincent

From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved financing of USD13.4 million to the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines to enhance the resilience of the Sandy Bay and other North Windward communities to coastal hazards and the potential impacts of climate change. […]

Avoid sun to prevent cancer? Wrong

From newmax Dr. Russell Blaylock, MD, writes: We have been told, again and again, to avoid the sun because ultraviolet radiation causes cancer. But is that really the best strategy? One survey, called the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, looked at 450,934 white subjects 50-71 years old. They estimated skin ultraviolet radiation exposure (UVR) from […]

Advisory Council signs pact with group of Latin American and Caribbean countries

From Gulf Times The Advisory Council and the Parliamentary Group of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC) signed Monday a memorandum of co-operation (MoC) at the headquarters of the Advisory Council. The MoC was signed by HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, and the President of GRULAC in […]

Joe Biden pledges to respect women’s ‘personal space’

From BBC Joe Biden has pledged to be “more mindful” about physical contact with women, hoping to draw a line under a controversy that has clouded his expected White House bid. The former US vice-president posted a video on Twitter saying he will in future respect personal space. Mr Biden stressed he has only ever […]

Former West Indies head coach accepts apology from new president

From Caribbean News Now ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Phil Simmons are pleased to announce that both parties have come to an amicable resolution in the claim from Simmons’ dismissal as head coach in 2016. This is the first action by President Ricky Skerritt and Vice President Dr Kishore Shallow to […]

Construction crane crashes into Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas in Bahamas; 8 hurt

By Tiffini Thiesen From Orlando Sentinel A crane toppled over onto a Royal Caribbean cruise ship Monday with no passengers on board in the Bahamas, according to news reports. The Oasis of the Seas vessel was in dry dock and out of service at the time of the accident, the cruise line said in a statement. […]

Miami Cancer Institute opens Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic

This would be the first clinic near the Latin American and Caribbean region that includes the only 3D whole body photo-imaging technology MIAMI – April 3, 2019 — Miami Cancer Institute announced the opening of its Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic, including the regions’ first (1 of only 12 in the world), 3D whole body photo-imaging system […]

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