October 21, 2019

High-fiber diet can help battle melanoma

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From Newsmax A healthy diet may trigger a better response to a certain kind of melanoma treatment. How? New research suggests that a diet that’s full of fiber appears to lead to more diverse intestinal bacteria (microbiome). In turn, a thriving gut microbiome is linked to a stronger response to an immune therapy for the […]

Why the Caribbean should [have] celebrate[d] World Oceans Day on June 8

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By Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman From teleSUR Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman, of the Association of Caribbean States’ Caribbean Sea Commission, explain why we should all observe World Oceans Day. June 8 is World Oceans Day, intended to help us better understand and appreciate the big blue blanket which covers over 70 percent of […]

Liquid battery could last for over 10 years

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By Jon Fingas From engadget It might be an ideal form of energy storage for solar and wind power. Modern batteries aren’t hampered so much by their capacity as their long-term lifespan — a lithium-ion pack can easily become useless after a few years of heavy use. That’s bad enough for your phone, but it’s […]

We must educate ourselves about our history

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From trinidad & Tobago Newsday CARIBBEAN PEOPLE must educate themselves on their history to confront a changing world, with new leaders and policies that will directly affect the Caribbean, says Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Dr June Soomer. “I cannot emphasise how important it is that we educate ourselves and our […]

Cuba strengthens links with Caribbean states

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PRENSA LATINA NEWS AGENCY The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), June Soomer, has verified during his visit to Cuba the strengthening of relations between the island and the rest of the Caribbean countries Soomer held talks with Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, in which she acknowledged and thanked Cuba’s support to […]

Uruguay highlights admission in Association of Caribbean States

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From Presna Latina Montevideo, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay highlighted today that Uruguay”s admission as observer of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will help strengthen the historical ties of friendship and cooperation with the ACS member countries. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the […]

Caribbean integration is possible, St Vincent PM tells ACS summit

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From Caribbean News Now HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Dr Ralph Gonsalves, prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, reaffirmed on Saturday in Havana that integration in Latin America and the Caribbean is a possible, realistic path and that its consolidation will make it possible for countries in the area to face common challenges. Speaking […]

Raul Castro Ruz: We cannot remain indifferent to disturbances in Latin America and the Caribbean

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From CaribFlame Full text of remarks by Raul Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, opening the 7th Association of Caribbean States Summit, June 4, 2016 Distinguished Heads of State and/or Government, Esteemed Ambassador Alfonso Munera Cavadia, Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States, Distinguished delegates and guests, For the seventh […]

Association of Caribbean States’ 7th Summit to be held in Cuba on June 4

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From Caribbean Business SAN JUAN – In its efforts to promote the sustainable development of the Greater Caribbean through “consultation, cooperation and concerted action,” the Association of Caribbean States will hold the 7th Summit of the ACS Heads of State and/or Government in Havana on Saturday, June 4. The ACS addresses trade, transport, sustainable tourism […]

Caribbean Summit to resume common dynamic

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From radio cadena Agramonte Havana, May 24.- The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will hold its 7th Summit from June 2 thru 4 in this capital to follow common paths for the region. The president of the Chair of Caribbean Studies Norman Girvan of the University of Havana, Antonio Romero, said in an interview with […]