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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb. 7, CMC – The Turkeyen campus of the University of Guyana on Thursday announced that it will be closed for the remainder of the week following a bomb threat for the second consecutive day. The University says while no explosive device of any kind was found when officers from the police force ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb. 7, CMC – The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is urging Jamaicans to develop a family emergency plan, which is integral in preparing for disasters such as a hurricane or earthquake. Family members should be assigned specific areas of responsibility during an emergency, such as calling an ambulance or ...

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 7, CMC – Over one hundred new iguana hunters have signed up to take part in the islandwide eradication effort following another appeal for more hunters from the Department of Environment. Head of the DOE’s terrestrial resources unit, Fred Burton said the weekly cull totals had dropped from around 30,000 ...

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MIAMI, Feb. 7, CMC – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday said that a former high-ranking Cuban officer residing in Miami, Florida, has been arrested by US federal agents after being indicted on one count of making false statements in an immigration document. The DOJ said Saul Santos Ferro, 73, was charged ...

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, CMC – The Trump administration in the United States has congratulated Grenada on its 45th year of political independence from Great Britain. “On behalf of the Government of the United States, congratulations to the people of Grenada on your 45th anniversary of independence on February 7,” said US Secretary of State Michael ...

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 7, CMC – Bermuda welcomed a record 770,683 visitors last year, an 11 per cent rise over 2017, tourism officials said. The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) said the 203,697 holiday-makers who arrived by air was the highest number in 16 years. The numbers swelled by a 16 per cent surge in cruise ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Saint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority (SLASPA) is delighted to announce CBRE | Heery, Inc. (CBRE | Heery) as the architect for the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) Redevelopment Project. CBRE | Heery is a leading full-service architecture, interior design, engineering, programand construction management firm with multiple offices throughout the United States ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Dugard Combined School in Choiseul has a student population of 240. Ahead of the start of the new academic year in September, school officials had one wish, a new library and dining area. It was a project the St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) agreed to fund, initially estimated at just ...

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Citing a rapid increase in the local population of boa constrictors, the Forestry Department has said that more of the creatures may show up in populated areas. On Wednesday, the department was summoned to remove a six foot long boa from the Water and Sewerage Company Inc (WASCO) property at Union. Acting Chief Forestry Officer, […]

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