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Cuba has denounced what it says are plans by the United States to use strategically located Islands in the Caribbean to launch a military intervention in Venezuela. Communist-run Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since the Bolivarian Revolution that began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998. According to the UK […]

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By Rebecca Theodore Since winning one of the most controversial elections Brazil has ever faced, far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro has started a new age of Brazilian diplomacy and foreign policy in Latin America. While many political scientists believe, that, Bolsonaro is a singular phenomenon in Latin America and Caribbean politics, accumulating evidence suggests, that, the […]

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NEW YORK, Feb. 10, CMC – A Caribbean American legislator here says he’s “relieved” that the United States Supreme Court has blocked a restrictive Louisiana law on abortion. In the case, June Medical Services v. Gee, the US Supreme Court, the country’s highest court on Thursday voted 5-4 to block the law that opponents say ...

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Budding fashion designers, visual artists, animators, musicians and other creative entrepreneurs are being offered financial support through a new multi-million dollar fund launched by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and designed to help the region diversify its economy and increase its cultural capital.

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WASHINGTON, Feb 9, CMC – The back-to-back category 5 hurricanes that led to heart wrenching human suffering and damages is clear evidence that the Caribbean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters. The economic impact of disasters in the Caribbean is magnified by the small size of these island economies. Take, for example, the devastation ...

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By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA — Foreign Policy Magazine, which is “devoted to the coverage of global affairs”, has published an infographic that purports to depict global allegiances in the Venezuela crisis. The infographic, curiously, singles out three Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nations — St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and Suriname — and […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is ramping up its research activity to help regional governments better tackle challenges related to environmental sustainability, economic and fiscal resilience, and implementation. CDB’s director of economics, Dr Justin Ram, announced this at the Bank’s annual news conference, held in Barbados. “Taking it a step further, this […]

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DENVER, USA — The first Caribbean-controlled hemp and cannabis producer CBDXR launched on the Over the Counter (OTC) market on December 28, 2018, in a history making venture with American Hemp Ventures Inc. (AMHV), whose mission is to become the preeminent integrated “seed-to-sale” hemp company that starts on the farm and delivers to the table […]

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WASHINGTON, USA — US Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) have introduced legislation to reauthorize the US Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) until 2030. Since 2000, CBTPA has allowed for the duty- and quota-free import of goods made with US yarns, fabrics and threads from Caribbean countries. “Extending the US Caribbean Basin […]

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