October 23, 2019

Guyana and Suriname progress on requirements for Atlantic Seabob trawl fisheries

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Belize City, Friday, 30 August 2019 (CRFM)—The CRFM Continental Shelf Fisheries Working Group (CSWG) convened a meeting during 20-22 August in Georgetown, Guyana, to review the status and management of Atlantic Seabob (a commercially important shrimp) Fisheries of Guyana and Suriname. Both fisheries are certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), which means that they […]

Winds of change in the Caribbean

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By Claus Grue From World Council of Churches Unrest in Venezuela, global warming and reduced funds are pertinent challenges facing the Caribbean Conference of Churches (CCC). Encompassing an area from Panama and Costa Rica in the west to The Lesser Antilles in the east, and from The Bahamas in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French […]

Suriname and St. Maarten hoping to end medal drought at CARIFTA Cayman

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Suriname and St. Maarten are hoping to break their CARIFTA Games medal drought and are expressing confidence in their teams ahead of this year’s meet which takes place at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex over Easter weekend (20 to 22 April). Team Suriname believes that, based on previous CARIFTA results, […]

Tourism, food security among high-potential areas for expanding UAE-Caribbean cooperation

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Tourism, food security, manufacturing, logistics, and renewable energy have been identified as high-potential areas where companies in the UAE and Caribbean region can expand economic cooperation, according to new analysis from Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The findings, released on sidelines of the […]

Draw Confirmed for the 2018 Concacaf Men’s Under-20 Championship

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The centralized competition will qualify the top four finishers to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Tuesday, August 14, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the programming for the draw of the 2018 Concacaf Men’s Under-20 Championship, scheduled to be played November 1 -21, […]

Notorious drug lord could be back in Guyana in a year

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY: In under a year from today, July 10, 2018, a notorious Guyana-born drug lord could walk out of a U.S. prison a free man and face deportation back to the South American country where he once ran a Phantom death squad and was considered the Pablo Escobar of […]

The Caribbean MOU welcomes its 18th Member State

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The Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control1 (CMOU) held its 23rd Committee meeting in Grand Cayman, The Cayman Islands from the 27th – 29th of June 2018, hosted by the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI). During this meeting, the Committee unanimously approved the application of Bermuda to be a full Member […]

Ja among 14 Caricom countries preparing projects to mobilise ‘green funds’

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From Jamaica Observer SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) – Jamaica is among 14 Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states which will design multiple projects to mobilise resources from international sources that will allow them to improve the resilience and adaptation of agriculture, food systems and rural communities to change climate. The projects stem from a new fund created […]

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister commences Caribbean tour to strengthen relations

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From teleSUR Diaz will hold meetings with the Caribbean counterparts, along with the Cuban residents and Cuban state mission personnel in those countries. Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra arrived Wednesday at Trinidad and Tobago, the first Caribbean nation he is set to visit on his tour to the Caribbean nations to strengthen diplomatic relations. […]

Pirate attacks grow in Caribbean, S. America

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Reuters From WND Violence increasingly used during robberies on vessels (REUTERS) — Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed on Wednesday. The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) non-profit group recorded 71 incidents in Latin America and the Caribbean […]