July 17, 2018

Nuclear technology treating diseases in the Caribbean

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Press Release:- The € 8,9 million Guadeloupe Center of Molecular Imaging (CIMGUA) officially opened on the 18th of June. This is the first medical center enabling the screening and treatment of diseases such as cancer, or neurological and cardiac diseases in the Caribbean through advanced nuclear technology. CIMGUA will facilitate access to advanced health care […]

Health: Nuclear Technology being used to treat diseases in the Caribbean

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From OECS Wednesday, June 27, 2018 — The € 8,9 million Guadeloupe Center of Molecular Imaging (CIMGUA) officially opened on the 18th of June. This is the first medical center enabling the screening and treatment of diseases such as cancer, or neurological and cardiac diseases in the Caribbean through advanced nuclear technology. CIMGUA will facilitate […]

France vows to tackle noxious seaweed disaster in Caribbean

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From The Straits Times PARIS (AFP) – The French government is preparing a plan to deal with a new invasion of stinky seaweed that is covering the beaches of some its islands in the Caribbean, causing health problems for residents and threatening key fishing and tourism industries. The brown sargassum algae “is one more disaster […]

The Perfect Caribbean Island by Bike, Boat, or Scooter

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By Sara Clemence From Bloomberg Sure, some Caribbean resorts are made for staying put. But these islands are meant to be explored, be it by boat, motor scooter, or your own two feet. Bike … Biking in the Grand Cayman Islands.Photographer: Velo_city/Flickr Mountain cyclists may think it’s a yawn, but Grand Cayman’s flat topography and […]

Carifta Swimming: Bahamas leads the field after Day One [Cayman Islands fifth]

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By RENALDO DORSETT From Tribune242 As of Sunday, April 1, 2018 The Bahamas’ CARIFTA Swim team has been the most dominant in the region for the past four years and is on pace to add another meet title to their resumé. The Bahamas posted 197 points and won 12 medals on day one to lead […]

France and Eastern Caribbean collaborate on flying fish management study

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By Jewel Fraser From Seafood Source Six Caribbean countries and the two French overseas territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe are collaborating on a project to regulate the flying fish fishery of the region. According to Caribbean News Now, the Global Environment Facility-funded project, which began last year, consists of six sub-projects in the Eastern Caribbean […]

Film documents intra-Caribbean immigration

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BY ALEXANDRA SIMON From Caribbean Life The 10th season of the series “AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” premiered this month on Martin Luther King day. This season is being hosted by actor Nicholas L. Ashe and the series is showing two documentary films by Caribbean filmmakers. One is “Between 2 Shores,” by Guadeloupean filmmaker Mariette […]

People still exposed to Chlordecone in the Caribbean

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From Repeating Islands Cécile Thibert (Le Figaro) writes that, for decades, people in the Caribbean have been exposed to chlordecone (also known as kepone). This pesticide, banned since 1993 in the Caribbean, is present in food grown in contaminated areas in Guadeloupe and Martinique. Thibert reports: Until when will the inhabitants of Guadeloupe and Martinique […]

Caribbean films in African Diaspora International Film Festival

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From New York Carib News NEW YORK (CMC) | The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. The […]

This Caribbean island has been shaken by an earthquake

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 6, 2017: A Caribbean island that was spared the wrath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria was on Sunday shaken by an earthquake. A quake of with a magnitude of 5.7 on the seismic scale and with a depth of 45 km occurred south east of Grenada […]