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By Patricia Grogg HAVANA, Cuba (IPS) — When people ask marine biologist Angela Corvea why the symbol of her environmental project Acualina, which has transcended the borders of Cuba, is a little girl, she answers without hesitation: “Because life, care, attachment, the creative force of life lie are contained in the feminine world.” Acualina is […]

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ROSEAU, Dominica — Just over a year after Hurricane Maria, Dominica is set to enhance post-disaster response, build more climate-resilient schools and empower communities across the country, with the help of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the government of Canada. On Thursday, CDB’s board of directors approved grant funding to help the country recover […]

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MEDELLIN, Colombia — The city of Medellin in Colombia has recorded impressive and continuous tourism growth with an 18 percent increase in travelers from the US between January and August 2018, as compared to last year. More than 528,000 Americans visited Colombia in 2017, of which 105,735 visited Medellin, representing 16 percent of the total […]

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By Joseph Nevins, Vassar College NEW YORK, USA — Hondurans fleeing poverty and violence – who make up most of the participants of a “caravan” estimated at between 7,000 and 8,000 people – are slowly moving through Mexico in the hope of reaching the United States and receiving refuge. President Trump has responded by characterizing […]

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By David Jessop Last month, Moody’s the credit rating agency published a report that indicated the potentially negative economic and political implications of demographic change in the Caribbean and Central America. It suggested that if government and the private sector do not make significant improvements in education, health care and other social determinants, many nations […]

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Guyana Chronicle:–  THE University of the West Indies (UWI) joins the national and regional community in mourning the passing of Winston McGarland Bailey, ‘The Mighty Shadow’, one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most prolific singers/songwriters. Bailey was scheduled to be conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, for his contributions as a musical composer at […]

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Jamaica Observer:-  KINGSTON, Jamaica — Flow Jamaica has announced four new plans that will allow prepaid customers to make unlimited calls to any network in Jamaica and access unlimited messaging using WhatsApp, starting today. “The new Flow UNLIMITED TALK combo plans offer affordable options ranging from 7 days to 30 days and bundle allocations of additional […]

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Press Release:-  A business delegation from Taiwan arrived in Saint Lucia on 24 October 2018 to explore investment opportunities and engage potential business partners in Saint Lucia. They had a chance encounter with the Honourable Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia upon arrival at the airport and were warmly welcomed by him. During their […]

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National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, has encouraged the Commissioner of Police and his officers to enforce traffic regulations in a ‘no nonsense manner’, as more and more drivers ‘brazenly and carelessly’ break the law. “When  persons fail to use their good judgement, the law must be enforced,” Francis, who is a former Deputy Police Commissioner, […]

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