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UN Agency Says Housing Most Urgent Need for Hurricane-Ravaged Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica, Wednesday October 11, 2017 – Three weeks after the Category 5 Hurricane Maria ripped through Dominica, the scope of the damage remains daunting, with islanders in dire need of water, electricity, food and supplies, the United Nations migration agency reported yesterday as it continued to carry out an array of activities as part of the response.

Noting…

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Added by CShout1 on October 11, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Hurricane Maria's Destruction

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday pledged Jamaica's assistance to Caribbean nations impacted by major hurricanes in recent weeks as Hurricane Maria headed towards the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, with the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning of a “potentially catastrophic” impact after the…

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Added by CShout1 on September 20, 2017 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Antigua PM says Barbudans have no choice but to leave

This image provided by the Antigua & Barbuda Broadcasting Services on September 07, 2017 shows people affected by the disaster on the Island of Barbuda after Hurricane Irma hit the Island. (Photo: AFP)

ST JOHN'S,…

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Added by CShout1 on September 8, 2017 at 3:07pm — No Comments

New Swim-Up Suites Debut at Sandals Halcyon Beach

CASTRIES, St Lucia, Saturday September 2, 2017 – Sandals has debuted its new Beachfront Crystal Lagoon suites at the Sandals Halcyon Beach resort in St Lucia.

The romantic suites are steps away from one of St Lucia’s finest beaches, with convenient swim-up access from the Crystal…

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Added by CShout1 on September 2, 2017 at 5:40pm — No Comments

More Jobs Created in Jamaica’s Film Industry

FILM COMMISSIONER AT JAMAICA PROMOTIONS CORPORATION (JAMPRO), RENÉE ROBINSON. (PHOTO CREDIT: JIS)

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday August 24, 2017 –…

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Grenada Records “Promising” Increase in Tourism Arrivals

GRENADA HAS SEEN A WHOPPING 33 PER CENT INCREASE IN ARRIVALS FROM GERMANY.

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Saturday August 19,…

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Added by CShout1 on August 20, 2017 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Tropical Storm Harvey Moving Into Caribbean Sea After Causing Flooding

THERE WAS SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN THE NORTH OF BARBADOS AS TROPICAL STORM HARVEY DUMPED HEAVY RAINS ON THE ISLAND LAST NIGHT AND INTO TODAY.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday…

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Jamaica Enticing Travelers with Local Food

TOURISM MINISTER EDMUND BARTLETT (SECOND LEFT), BITES INTO A ‘BAD DAWG’ SANDWICH AT THE LAUNCH OF DEVON HOUSE AS THE FIRST GASTRONOMIC CENTRE IN KINGSTON. OTHERS…

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Usain Bolt Forever the Greatest Sprinter - A Legend

Added by CShout1 on August 6, 2017 at 9:57am — No Comments

IAAF World Championships: De Grasse, Blake lead the pretenders to Bolt's throne

There will be a void in athletics when sprint icon Usain Bolt retires after the IAAF World Championships in London.

The Jamaican has swept all before him in the past four editions of the event, only missing out on one medal at Daegu 2011 due…

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Added by CShout1 on August 1, 2017 at 5:59pm — No Comments

St Vincent and Trinidad Sign Trade Agreement

The region is said to have a US$4 billion per year food import bill.

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Thursday July 27, 2017 – A new EC$20,000 (US$7,407.26) a week trade agreement has been signed to…

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Added by CShout1 on July 27, 2017 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival Returns to Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival is heading back to Barbados this year.

After spending several years away and being hosted in Grenada and St Maarten, the annual beverage expo is back where it started.

“The first Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival…

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Added by CShout1 on July 10, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Grenada Expands Offerings with New Tours and Attractions

AT TOP: TOURISTS ENJOYING REFRESHING COCONUT WATER ON A SAVOUR THE SPICE, SAVOUR THE CITY TOUR, WHILE AT BOTTOM IS THE ­GRENADA HIGH WIRE CHALLENGE. 

ST…

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Added by CShout1 on July 10, 2017 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Cuban sugar industry presents its business portfolio

HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 27 (ACN) The business opportunities portfolio of the Cuban sugar agroindustry will be presented today at the XIV International Congress on sugar cane and derivatives (DIVERSIFICATION 2017).

General Director of ZERUS SA, belonging to the AZCUBA Sugar Group, Francisco Lleó…

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Added by CShout1 on June 28, 2017 at 6:51am — No Comments

Richards-Ross has successful book launch in Jamaica

(From left) Sanya Richards-Ross, Olivia Grange and Marva Bernard at the book launch of Chasing Grace and Run with Me. (Photo: Dwayne Richards) 

Despite the heavy rains that lashed the island since Friday, over a hundred Jamaicans, including the…

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Added by CShout1 on June 20, 2017 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Hop Aboard the One Love Bus Crawl

Lenbert Williams, host and driver of the One Love Bus Bar Crawl is all smiles at the first stop on the tour in Negril, Jamaica

Warren Brown…
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Peppatree takes root, with input from down under

Five years ago, Nathan Patrick left a cushy job as a designer and creative director in Sydney, Australia to return to Jamaica after spending ten years away from the island. A surfer and 'beach bum' at heart, Patrick found that there were many similarities in lifestyle and culture between the Jamaica he…

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Added by CShout1 on June 9, 2017 at 9:28am — No Comments

Atlantic Hurricane Season Officially Begins, But All is Calm For Now

FLORIDA, United States, Thursday June 1, 2017 – Today marks the official start of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, but no tropical cyclones are expected during at least the next five days, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC).

The season, which will…

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Added by CShout1 on June 7, 2017 at 8:02am — No Comments

Chef Ralph Motta Named U.S. Virgin Islands Culinary Ambassador

FROM LEFT: MATT COOPER OF THE CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION, WPLG’S HUNTER FRANQUI, CHEF RALPH MOTTA AND COMMISSIONER OF TOURISM BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY IN MIAMI ON…

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Added by CShout1 on May 31, 2017 at 8:38pm — No Comments

We’ve Got Your Back: CARICOM Defies Pressure and Stands With Venezuela

CARICOM COUNCIL FOR FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS’ OUTGOING CHAIRMAN SIR LOUIS STRAKER, ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES’ DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF…

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Added by CShout1 on May 20, 2017 at 4:39pm — No Comments

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