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Caribbean Sea water beneficial to your health

From Virgin Islands Daily News In our previous articles we spoke quite a bit about why Virgin Islanders don’t swim. Now, let’s spend a little time talking about why we should, hence the title of the column, “Swim to Live.”…

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Whale Tails: How Caribbean sailors can help whale research

By Nathalie Ward From sail-world Sailors for the Sea, a David Rockefeller project, whose mission it is to ‘educate and engage the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans’, occasionally publishes essays about the state of our oceans,…

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Barbados to host the inaugural Caribbean Economic Forum

From Caribbean360 The interactive event is the first of its kind in the region and will examine topics ranging from the economic prowess of emerging markets to reform of the IMF. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Distinguished visiting economist Dr C….

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Barbados to benefit from additional British Airways flights

From Caribbean360 British Airways said it would increase from 10 to 12 the number of weekly flights to Barbados as of November 30 this year to February 29, 2015. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 2014, CMC – Barbados, which last year registered a…

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Caribbean faces threat of biggest tsunami ever recorded

From Caribbean 360 A new study suggests that a mega-tsunami could devastate coastlines from Florida to Brazil following a volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands. LONDON, England, Wednesday February 12, 2014 – The Caribbean could be at risk from a…

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Economic crisis and the Caribbean: The challenges facing Barbados

By Hilbourne Watson From Stabroek News Hilbourne A. Watson is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Barbados is yet another casualty of the economic crisis facing the Caribbean, with the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) government euphemistically…

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Haiti to register Haitian migrants abroad

By Trenton Daniel  From PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti is launching a program to register its migrants who live without documentation abroad, including in the Dominican Republic, where thousands of people of Haitian origin are in danger of being…

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Church blames families for societal breakdown

By Tanesha Mundle From Jamaica Observer Pointing to examples of social and moral decay in the country, the New Testament Church of God in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands recently launched a programme intended to reduce the incidence of divorce…

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Caribbean tourism sees modest visitor gains in 2013

By Gay Nagle Myers From Travel Weekly The number of Caribbean visitors increased 1.8% in 2013, a growth rate that lagged well behind most other world regions. In comparison, 2013 tourist arrivals grew 3.6% in all of the Americas, 5.4%…

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‘At Long Last ‘ – Sonia Farmer reviews Malcolm Rae’s first solo show in a decade

From Bahama islands info Observing the body of realist paintings by Malcolm Rae in his first solo show in a decade, “At Long Last”, opening at Doongalik Studios on Thursday, February 20th, viewers may wonder what they have been missing….