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UK Firms Pursuing Linkages with Barbadian Business

PRESS RELEASE:-A delegation of UK firms are bringing a trade mission to Barbados to attend the 1st CARIB Food and Hospitality Exhibition being held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford...
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Candidates for Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly Meet in Caracas

Telesur:-The meeting is scheduled to take place in Caracas' iconic Bolivar Plaza where constituent hopefuls will introduce themselves to the Venezuelan people Candidates for Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly, or ANC,...

PANCAP Launches Redesigned Website to Expand Knowledge-Sharing on HIV in the Caribbean

PRESS RELEASE:-Director of PANCAP promises ‘one stop shop’ for knowledge-sharing and capacity building information on HIV in the Caribbean Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership...

Jamaica: Bullet found in US pilot’s luggage

Jamaica Observer:-An American man was arrested and charged following the seizure of one 9mm Lugar round of ammunition at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston today. Charged with illegal...

Barbados: Sickness claims eating into NIS funds

Barbados Today:-Sickness claims submitted by workers are eating into the funds held by the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) at a rate of over $50 million per annum. And while arguing...
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St. Lucia swim team returns home with 2 medals

PRESS RELEASE: The St. Lucia Amateur Swimming Association congratulates its Swim Team on their achievements at the just concluded Central American and Caribbean Swim Championship 2017, in Trinidad, June...

State-run love motels, once a rousing success, coming back to Cuba

(Reuters) - Cuba is reviving a network of state-run "love motels" in Havana where couples can rent rooms by the hour as the communist government seeks to "diversify options...
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SPISE 2017: Two scholars sponsored by ECCB for Caribbean Science Foundation Program

OECS Media Release Friday, June 30, 2017 — This year, twenty-five students have been selected to participate in SPISE (Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering​). The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, as...
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Venezuela’s Maduro Announces 50% Increase in Minimum Wage

Telesur English:-The salary increase will include public workers, teachers, doctors, firefighters, police officers and military personnel, among others. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a 50 percent increase in the minimum...
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Regional Testing Day 2017 Activities in Jamaica Receive Major Endorsements

PRESS RELEASE:-The 10th Anniversary Regional Testing Day in Jamaica received ringing endorsements from the Minister of Health Dr. Christopher Tufton, the UNAIDS Country Director to Jamaica Manoela Manova and the...