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EU provides over €300 000 to flood victims in the Caribbean

08/01/2014 – Responding to the serious damage caused by recent flooding in the Eastern Caribbean region, the European Commission’s Department of Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection ECHO has released more than €300 000 to bring immediate relief to those most…

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Belize-based Canadian missionary hacked to death

From Caribbean360 The victim had spent the past nine years in Belize, building schools and friendships in the Valley of Peace. (Credit: citynews.ca) BELMOPAN, Belize, Thursday January 9, 2014 – The body of Canadian missionary Brian Townsend, who had spent…

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Barbados government to approve new CLICO plan soon – Sinckler

From Caribbean360 Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Chris Sinckler said that many of the cabinet papers have been completed and submitted regarding the approval of the formal and final restructuring plan for CLICO. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday January 8, 2014, CMC…

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Police officer arrested

From RCIPS Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 6:07 PM Today, 9th January 2014, a 45 year old male Police Officer was arrested on Suspicion of Blackmail and Breach of Trust in contravention of the Penal Code and Anti-Corruption Law respectively. This…

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Splurge or Save in Grand Cayman; Discover a Caribbean paradise whatever your budget

From Mirror UK One destination, two budgets: Find out how to make the most of Grand Cayman with Sunday Mirror travel Idyllic: The Ritz Carlton in Grand Cayman Grand Cayman conjures up images of rich expats sipping cocktails in their…

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Caribbean sun powers flagship Haiti hospital, and then some

From Clean Technica You may remember our report last winter on the development of a Haiti hospital predicted to become the world’s largest solar hospital. The Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais opened last March. So far, it’s living up to —…

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European Commission donates $409,000 to Eastern Caribbean

From Caribbean Journal The European Commission has donated around $409,000 to Eastern Caribbean countries impacted by the Christmas trough system. The funding, announced by the European Commission’s Department of Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, aims to “bring immediate relief to…

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C3 Cayman International Youth Football Tournament planned for February 2014

Grasspiece Promotions along with major sponsors C3 High Speed Internet, TV and Phone, platinum sponsors Pepsi, Aquafina and the Ministry of Health, Sports, Youth and Culture, and in association with the Cayman Islands Football Association, Sunset Football Club, and a…

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Red Cross asks for assistance for the Eastern Caribbean Islands

From San Pedro Sun The Belize Red Cross today announces the launching of an appeal for financial donations only to assist victims of disasters that affected the Eastern Caribbean Islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and St. Lucia….

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Haiti, Dominican Republic meet to discuss disputes

By Trenton Daniel From Boston.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian and Dominican officials met Tuesday in an effort to resolve mounting tension between the Caribbean neighbors that was reflected in a recent court ruling that threatens to strip the citizenship…