October 23, 2021

Caribbean Life’s Caribbean RoundUp

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BY AZAD ALI From Caribbean Life The human rights group, Rights Bahamas, says plans by the Bahamas government to remove “shantytowns” where many Haitian migrants live constitutes a gross violation of peoples’ fundamental human rights under the constitution. Rights Bahamas said in a statement that the impoverished Haitians do not want the authorities to break […]

Bahamas: PM appeals for separate disaster funding, joins other Caribbean leaders

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By Genea Noel-Ferguson From EYEWITNESS News The prime minister said he is making an appeal, as are other regional leaders, for separate loan funding for disaster relief efforts and said, loans for hurricanes should not affect the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) based on the Bahamas limited impact on global emissions. During the recent Commonwealth […]

Bahamas: PM promotes ‘Caribbean-type evacuations’

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From The Nassau Guardian With an increasing threat of devastating weather systems to the Caribbean, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said a time may come for widescale “Caribbean-type evacuations” to protect the safety and future of the region. Standing beside Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, chairman of the Caribbean Community CARICOM), Minnis said the […]