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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now Associate Managing Editor melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — The civil aviation authorities in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands have banned all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft from local airspace. Cayman Airways also grounded its own two new Max 8s after an Ethiopian Airlines flight from […]

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(CNN) — For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. On Tuesday, the FDA announced the approval of an intravenous infusion of the drug brexanolone, which will be sold ...

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has stressed the need for the local banking system to play a more prominent role in the development of the country. “There is an essential relationship between banking services and the domestic economy, which should focus on financing productive chains, the most active role of commercial banking […]

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The global tradition of Good Deeds Day will take place on April 7, 2019 at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds, Vieux Fort. It is hosted by Volunteer Saint Lucia in collaboration with Writing Legends, which is a social enterprise focused on youth and social development in the Eastern Caribbean. Good Deeds Day was ...

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ORLANDO, Fla. (SNO) — The University of Charleston Golden Eagle women’s tennis team rebounded in a big way following their first loss of the 2018-19 season by sweeping University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) in their fourth straight day of matches during Spring Break in Orlando. UC got 6-0 wins from Kristine Gegeshidze and Katie Swann ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — The fans who stayed away missed a treat. Wheelchair bodybuilding made a rousing, historic first appearance in Barbados at the season opening Flex Championships on Saturday night at the Derrick Smith Vocational School in Jackmans, St Michael. Exemplying courage and defying all odds, the wheelchair competitors, spearheaded by a razor-sharp Randy Mathurin, ...

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By Youri A Kemp I guess coming out of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government meeting last month one would have noticed that the CARICOM made a short statement on the crisis in Venezuela, but remained oddly silent about the crisis in Venezuela threatening to take down the government of the immediate past chairman […]

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By Dr Wendy C Grenade It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was […]

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The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated, WASCO, joins the international community in the annual observance of World Water Day on March 22nd 2019. As part of it’s mandate, WASCO will lead the charge this year in stamping the message of conservation and sustainable water use in the workplace and at home. This year’s World Water […]

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By Hudson George I must say congratulations to our Soca and jab jab artists for taking Grenadian music and talent to the highest level of carnival entertainment in Trinidad and Tobago. They have shown the world that Grenada has creative people with the ability to compete on the international stage and win the top prize […]

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