September 20, 2020

Cuba: US military adventure against Venezuela must be stopped

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The following is a statement from the government of Cuba regarding the latest situation in the South American country of Venezuela: The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba condemns the escalation of pressures and actions by the US g overnment in preparation for a military adventure under the guise of a “humanitarian intervention” in the Bolivarian Republic […]

How do snowbirds escape the winter blues?, Martin

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By Melissa Martin I’m dreaming of a colorful beach get-away. Perhaps, a jaunt to the Caribbean Islands. A slice of paradise to refresh the chilly mood and attitude. Leave the snow and slick-iced roads behind. The Caribbean culture is calling for beach bunnies.  “The Caribbean region is located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and […]

Caribbean Islands can expect greater influx of Venezuelans

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From Curacao Chronicle WILLEMSTAD – Aruba and Curaçao must be prepared for even more refugees from Venezuela. In Aruba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago together there are now an estimated 147,000 Venezuelan migrants. That number will rise to 220,000 next year, the UN refugee organization UNHCR expects. Venezuela, which is only a […]

Jamaican Prime Minister reveals personal ambition for 50% renewables by 2030 while installing solar PV on his public offices

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Caribbean Island Nation Joins Solar Head of State Coalition to Install Solar Panels on the Office of the Prime Minister in Effort to Combat Climate Change October 16, 2018 – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness today revealed his ambitions for the country to reach 50% renewable energy by 2030, up from the official policy of […]

Cayman Islands: Dart High School Football Leagues kick-off this week

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The second season of the Dart Under 13 Boys’ and Under 14 Girls’ High School football leagues kick- off this week with girls’ games on Wednesday, October 3rd and boys’ games on Thursday, October 4th. Organisers have decided to remain with the two age groups for 2018 to further establish the high school leagues before […]

10 best things to do in Caribbean

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10 best things to do in the Caribbean islands during a getaway By Amy Tori From Prague Post The Caribbean Islands used to be colonies of European nations, some of which still are. The islands are a perfect example of the amalgamation of scenic beauty with the man-made wonders. Both these aspects go hand in […]

Diva – Enemy of the People’ Caribbean feature documentary

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – ‘Diva’, or more precisely, ‘Diva – Enemy of the People’, is one of those rare breeds; a Caribbean feature documentary with a twist. It tells the tale of fashion and rebellion in Saint Lucia, mixing fashion with politics, and sexual identity with a sense of drama. In 2013, Parisian fashionista […]

Melioidosis in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

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By Javier I. Sanchez-Villamil and Alfredo G. Torres Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA; [email protected] Department of Pathology, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA • Correspondence: [email protected]; Tel.: +1-409-747-0189 Received: 21 December 2017; Accepted: 21 February 2018; Published: 26 […]

Strong USA contingent for Caribbean 600

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From Scuttlebutt Sailing News Thirteen boats representing the USA will be competing in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600, with a record-breaking fleet of 90 yachts starting the 10th edition from Antigua on Monday February 19. The 600nm non-stop course around 11 Caribbean Islands has attracted past winner George Sakellaris’ Proteus Maxi 72 (overall winner in […]

Hurricane struck Caribbean Islands still struggle for clean water

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By Mara Dias From Surfrider During the New Year, the 100th day since Hurricane Maria (and 114th day since Hurricane Irma) raged through the Caribbean’s Greater Antilles – passed with little notice from mainland media or the general public. While running water and electricity have been reported as restored to the majority of households across […]