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Impact of recession still reverberates around Caribbean hotels and resorts

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten -- The impact of the recent world recession still reverberates around the Caribbean’s hotels and resorts, even as a weak recovery...

New real estate stimulus act encourages home ownership in Puerto Rico

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico -- Last month, the government of Puerto Rico passed a new Real Estate Market Stimulus Act, part of the 2011...

World Masters Tournament in Barbados postponed

by Caribbean News Now Staff BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The World Masters Tournament organised by the Cricket Legends of Barbados, Inc (CLOBI) has been postponed...

Displaced Haitians could be home within 12 to 24 months, expert says

WASHINGTON, USA -- Many of the 1.3 million Haitians living in crowded displacement camps could be back in safe homes within 12 months to...

Dominican Republic to expand access to water and sanitation with funding from Spain and...

WASHINGTON, USA -- The Dominican Republic will provide or improve water and sanitation services for at least 205,000 people in low-income rural and peri-urban...

New Cuba-Norway cooperation agreement to help Haiti

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Cuba and Norway have signed a second cooperation agreement to help alleviate the situation faced by the Haitian people, worsened...

Call for reassessment of Barbados aid eligibility

By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- A senior government official has called for a reassessment of Barbados' eligibility to receive development assistance, while...

Commentary: The Burnham Initiative – eat what you grow

by Oscar Ramjeet The Burnham Initiative -- eat what you grow -- seems to have surfaced in the Caribbean when agriculture ministers from the...

Commentary: A Tertiary Education Council: Does it make sense?

By Oliver Mills According to Caribbean News Now, CARICOM is seeking to establish a Regional Tertiary Education Council, which would strengthen relationships among tertiary institutions,...