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Tropical Storm Bertha forms, warnings in effect for Caribbean

Tropical Storm Bertha forms, warnings in effect for Caribbean

MIAMI, USA -- Tropical storm Bertha formed in the western Atlantic on Thursday night and a tropical storm warning is in effect for Barbados, St Lucia, Dominica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands. A tropical storm watch is in effect for St Vincent.

Argentina default may negatively affect Grenada

Grenada

Argentina default may negatively affect Grenada NEW YORK, USA -- Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) declared Argentina in selective default on Wednesday afternoon after it failed to reach an agreement with American holdout creditors in a US lawsuit that could have negative implications for Grenada.

Hillary Clinton reiterates wish to advance relations with Cuba

Cuba

Hillary Clinton reiterates wish to advance relations with Cuba HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who reportedly is the favourite to be the Democratic candidate for the 2016 presidential elections, reiterated her wish to advance relations with Cuba, according to excerpts of an interview cited by PL news agency.

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Dominica opposition not giving up fight for electoral reform

Dominica

Dominica opposition not giving up fight for electoral reform ROSEAU, Dominica -- The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) in Dominica continues to fight for electoral reform and is asking the people of the island to stand with it. The UWP held a media briefing on Wednesday morning to update the press of the actions that the party will be taking in reference to...

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Turkey to support several projects in Grenada

Grenada

Turkey to support several projects in Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- Prime minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell, in receiving the ambassador of Turkey to the Caribbean early on Wednesday, was given some welcome news of aid packages for Grenada. Ambassador Aydin Evirgen, who was recently appointed to the region at the same time that...

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Make use of trade agreements, says Barbados minister

Barbados

Make use of trade agreements, says Barbados minister BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- It makes little sense to sign regional and international trade agreements if the manufacturing sector in Barbados, for whose main benefit these agreements are intended, does not exploit the opportunities for new and expanded market access.

Education sector received bulk of OAS assistance to St Kitts-Nevis in past eight years

St Kitts & Nevis

Education sector received bulk of OAS assistance to St Kitts-Nevis in past eight years BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) -- The education sector in St Kitts and Nevis received the bulk of the resources offered by the Washington-based Organisation of American States (OAS) under the leadership of former director Starret Greene. Greene, who succeeded Ken Parker in 2006, ended an...

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OECS discusses regional approach to agriculture

OECS

OECS discusses regional approach to agriculture CASTRIES, St Lucia (GIS) -- Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, says the OECS region has the capacity to supply itself with locally-produced food. According to Skerrit, “If the market is sure farmers will produce.”

Rare tiger shark found dead in Mustique waters

St Vincent & the Grenadines

Rare tiger shark found dead in Mustique waters RUTLAND BAY, Mustique -- Sustainable Grenadines Inc. (SUSGREN) is trying to determine the cause of death of a large tiger shark which was found floating in Rutland Bay, part of the Mustique Marine Conservation Area in St Vincent and the Grenadines. A release from SUSGREN stated...

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CARICOM continues consumer protection drive

CARICOM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is forging ahead with promoting a rapid consumer protection alert system throughout CARICOM member states. The CARICOM rapid alert system on the exchange of information on dangerous...

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Canada keeps its ranking as primary source of visitors to Cuba

Cuba

Canada keeps its ranking as primary source of visitors to Cuba HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Canada continues to be the primary source of visitors to Cuba, according to a report by the National Statistics and Information Office (ONE), cited by the Cuban business magazine Opciones. Over 181,260 Canadians visited the island up to June; however, the number was lower...

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A revolution in mobile communication is coming to the Caribbean: Voice over LTE (VoLTE)

Technology

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- When people talk about LTE networks, also known as 4G, they are mainly referring to data, specifically high-speed data. And it's not unusual. The service is, after all, an “all-IP” technology, which makes maximum use of the efficient exchange of data packets.

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US issues new customs declarations form, features expanded definition of family members

Travel

WASHINGTON, USA -- US Customs and Border Protection issued a new customs declaration form -- in print and online -- that expands the definition of family members for arriving travelers as, "members of a family residing in the same household who are related by blood, marriage...

Island Journal

Commentary: Spanx: A girdle by another name that does the same

Opinion

Commentary: Spanx: A girdle by another name that does the same I am reliably informed that many young women not only wear Spanx these days, but actually scoff at the notion that there’s no difference between their Spanx and the girdles their grandmothers wore during the 1950s. I am stupefied, however, that these hipsters do not seem to think (or care) about...

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Commentary: From the ashes of the Commonwealth Business Council, a bankable institution?

Opinion

Commentary: From the ashes of the Commonwealth Business Council, a bankable institution? Amid the success of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, there has been a troubling development for the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) went into liquidation. CBC was mandated by a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in...

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Letter: Claudius Francis brothers resign from the SLP to join Amatus UWP for a carrot on a stick

Letters

Not very often do you get Claudius James Francis, president of the Saint Lucia Senate, to eat humble pie. So Friday last morning July 25, on his radio program Straight Up, it was rather painful listening to him swallow humble pie cake. Thankfully, my eyes were spared...

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Letter: Is the booing of Ralph Gonsalves a cry for change in SVG?

Letters

All of a sudden in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), some have become “Holier-Than-Thou,” about the booing of Prime Minister (PM) Ralph Gonsalves at Elwardo Gideon (EG) Lynch’s funeral. However, the legendary Reggae Man “Jimmy Cliff” says it best, “Hypocrites.”

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Belize Unity Alliance Revived

Letters

How does a people’s identity become political? Since 1981 the politics became less of the executive of the people and more the proxy Of a corporatized nation, because Belize did enter the world when it gained independence in ways it’s never entered before...

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West Indies Cricket World Cup memories

Sports

DUBAI, UAE (ICC) -- To understand more about this golden era of West Indies cricket, we spoke to Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board members Azim Bassarath and Baldath Mahabir about their memories of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1975 and 1979.

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Guyana claim Regional Under-15 title

Sports

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Guyana secured the 2014 Regional Under-15 title with an 11-run victory over Jamaica on Wednesday at Melbourne. There were also wins for the Windwards and Barbados in the final round of matches. AT MELBOURNE: Guyana saw off Jamaica fairly easily in the end.

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