October 18, 2018

Mystery seaweed threatens French Caribbean

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By Claire MUFSON From France  24 During a trip to the French overseas territory Guadeloupe on Friday, President Emmanuel Macron pledged to keep a promise to clean up toxic Sargassum seaweed within 48 hours of it running aground. Like the rest of the Caribbean, the Antilles suffered in 2011 from an unprecedented invasion of Sargassum […]

Poetry and natural beauty on the Island of Guadeloupe

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By Steve Bergsman Travel Writers From Creators.Com As my wife and I stood at the edge of the Guadeloupe rainforest contemplating the hike to a waterfall, a well-traveled car pulled up alongside us. Luckily the man behind the steering wheel spoke English — after all, Guadeloupe is a French-speaking island in the southern Caribbean. So […]

Death in Paradise star says ‘goodbye’

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Kris Marshall says goodbye to Death in Paradise – and explains why he had to leave From Radio Times UK The winds of change are blowing through Saint Marie. Here, Kris Marshall talks through his journey with the show Some important news if you’re planning to bump somebody off. Get in quick: Detective Inspector Humphrey […]

Interreg Caraïbes to hold Stakeholder Meeting in Saint Lucia

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NTERREG/OECS Joint Media Statement Wednesday, July 18, 2018 — The Joint Secretariat of the Interreg Caraïbes Programme in collaboration with the OECS Commission will host an informational session on Thursday July 19th 2018 in Saint Lucia. The meeting is organised to provide insight into the Interreg Caraïbes Programme in an effort to better enable project managers to access […]

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 […]