October 23, 2019

OECS YES In Action features Tamara Prosper

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Grenadian designer empowering a movement of environmental consciousness through fashion. This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Tamara Prosper, a 32 year old Grenadian entrepreneur using recyclable materials to build and environmentally sustainable brand while inspiring her clients to be eco-conscious! Tell us a little about yourself. I am an eco-jewellery designer, an […]

Belize and Suriname among countries in the Americas on track to eliminate malaria by 2020

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Malaria Day in the Americas – 6 November PAHO urges countries of the Americas to rid the continent of malaria Paraguay eliminated local transmission of the disease this year, and seven other countries are on track to do so by 2020. Other countries, however, have recorded increases in the number of cases of malaria, which […]

Women, Protagonists in UNESCO’s Latin America and the Caribbean Week

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Paris, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The 2018 edition of the Latin American and Caribbean Week was inaugurated today at Unesco, a date that on this occasion is dedicated to highlighting the role of women in the development of the region. This was emphasized by the Charge d´Affairs of Paraguay to that UN organization, Leticia Casati, […]

World Bank: Results in the Latin America and the Caribbean region

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By Mariana Kaipper Ceratti/World Bank Here are some of the highlights of the World Bank support in Latin America and the Caribbean. These results stories give a much deeper understanding of our commitment to a better future for the people in the region. Argentina: Strengthening Climate Knowledge and Sector Strategies in Argentina Using Income Transfers […]

Banyan Air Service hosts upcoming Garmin seminar

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SOURCE: BANYAN AIR SERVICE Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service (KFXE) will host a free Garmin seminar on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The seminar will be presented by Dave Brown and Joseph Stewart of Garmin and will cover Garmin’s latest retrofit display solutions for Part 25 and Part […]

Venezuela accuses Latin American neighbours of ‘meddling’

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From Caribbean News Now CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has criticised as “meddling” a joint statement by 11 Latin American countries calling on Venezuela’s government to “guarantee the right to peaceful protest”. In their joint statement, the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay […]

Fifa corruption defendants in talks with US officials over plea bargain [including Cayman Islands resident Costas Takkas]

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By Jamie Rainbow From World Soccer Several defendants charged in a wide-ranging corruption case involving Fifa are in negotiations with US officials about possibly pleading guilty, a U.S. prosecutor has revealed Assistant US Attorney Evan Norris spoke at a hearing in Brooklyn federal court after US. District Judge Pamela Chen set a Nov. 6, 2017, […]

Panama judge requests Interpol Red Notice for former president

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From Caribbean News Now PANAMA CITY, Panama — The investigating judge in Panama handling some of the dozen criminal cases pending against fugitive ex-president, Ricardo Martinelli, has reportedly asked the foreign ministry to request that the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) issue a ‘Red Notice’ against him. According to the US Attorney’s website, an Interpol […]

Peter Binose: New gag laws in SVG

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By Peter Binose Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, set to pass Law designed to gag the media on practiced filth. A law presented in Parliament on Tuesday 31 May 2016 proposes makes it illegal for persons to place certain images and words on social media. The Bill provides for the prosecution in relation to persons […]