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CORAL HARBOUR, Bahamas (RBDF) — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) escorted 124 fishermen from three Dominican Republic “motherships” to Nassau after being apprehended in Cuban waters by the Cuban Border Patrol for poaching in Bahamian waters. The apprehension was the result of a collaborative effort by the RBDF with the US Coast Guard and […]

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) has issued an advisory to the public in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) of the potential risks of investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs) and all forms of virtual currency. Globally, virtual currencies are becoming increasingly popular as a means to conduct traditional […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CRFM) — A protocol on climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in fisheries and aquaculture was approved for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the eighth special meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados last […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — New reports from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) highlight key vulnerabilities and identify priorities and readiness for adaptation to climate change in the fisheries sector of the UK Overseas Territories, Anguilla and Montserrat. The vulnerability assessment report – based on participatory three-dimensional modelling (P3DM) that captured local knowledge of […]

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Range Developments, the developer of luxury hotel resorts in the Caribbean, said it is delighted that the Park Hyatt St Kitts has been featured in World Travel Magazine’s Luxury 50 list. As the developer of the Park Hyatt St Kitts, Range is particularly pleased to note that the magazine singled out […]

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By Caribbean News Now contributor POINTE-À-PITRE, Guadeloupe — Renowned Caribbean author Maryse Conde has won an award created to replace this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature after the prestigious literature prize was suspended this year after a scandal at the Swedish Academy, which awards it. Born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, Conde, 81, said she was “very […]

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By Benjamin Waddell, Fort Lewis College MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Protesting is now illegal in Nicaragua, according to President Daniel Ortega. The Central American country has been embroiled in deadly political turmoil for months. Demonstrations that began in April against an unpopular social security reform quickly transformed into a broader movement aimed at ousting Ortega, Nicaragua’s […]

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By ir. Damien Richardson The characterizations mostly connected to the Caribbean are “paradise” and relaxation”. The region provides a high level of ease in a world that is very busy and sometimes confined within a maze of confusing times. The “Caribbean Lounge” may be the perfect ethos of the region. With a bit more futuristic […]

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Dear Sir: Here is a story that I have chosen to write because one of Gonsalves’ cronies in the usual way could not help themselves and bragged to the wrong supposed supporters at Crown Heights during the recent UN meetings in New York, telling what had been arranged to bring down the National Democratic Party […]

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