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  1. First Presbyterian missioners attend Haiti graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Westfield Republican

    While Jana Sirjuste was studying hard to receive her college diploma in Haiti, members of Westfield First Presbyterian Church were just as eager. When graduation took place, the excited Presbyterians were represented by their pastor, Rev.

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  2. Agriculture in Caribbean vital to economic growth: UN officialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    The head of the United Nations agriculture agency underlined on Thursday the huge importance of agriculture and farming to countries of the Caribbean during an address to Heads of Government at the Caribbean Community summit in the Bahamas. "Strengthening agriculture and increasing support to small-scale and family farming will help ensure greater sufficiency in local food production, protecting your economies from external price shock," the FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva, told the audience, noting the need to meet challenges like climate challenges and to create jobs, particularly for youth.

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  3. Grace Bay Beach Recognized as a Top Beach in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Grace Bay Beach on the island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands has once again been recognized as the #1 beach in the Caribbean and one of the top 25 beaches in the world by TripAdvisor reviewers. The Tuscany on Grace Bay is celebrating this amazing news with late winter beach getaway promotions.

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  4. Caricom to Fight IsisRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    AMID continued concern around the world over the reach of the ISIS or ISIL - the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant - Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar took the lead on Thursday in moving Caricom Heads of Government to agree in principle to cooperate in the fight against the terrorist group. At a caucus at the 26th Inter-Sessional Meeting of Heads at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort, Bahamas, the Prime Minister warned Caricom leaders that the threat posed by ISIS is a regional one and urged all member states to fast-track the ratification of treaties which govern law-enforcement matters across borders and to ramp up the sharing of passenger information in relation to persons travelling in the region.

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  5. 'Macajuel' goes to schoolRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    OFFICIALS of the Emperor Valley Zoo on Thursday had to remove a four-foot-long Boa Constrictor snake from San Juan North Secondary School, after a female student brought the reptile to school in her school bag. Sources at the school said the snake became agitated in the girl's school bag because of a bottle of perfume that was left in the bag.

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  6. CEPEP scandalsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    CHAGUANAS West MP Jack Warner yesterday accused House Speaker Wade Mark of having a beneficial interest in four CEPEP contracts, as he moved a motion of no-confidence against Mark in the House of Representatives.

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  7. Modi to attend Mufti swearing-in in KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    People's Democratic Party supremo Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who will take oath as the next chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday morning met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said there is a political alliance with the BJP and the PM would be present at his swearing in on Sunday. After meeting Modi, Mufti said it is both a political alliance with the BJP and then an alliance for governance.

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  8. Letter: Technical investigation reveals your government is working for you by spying on youRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Do you have a Trinidad and Tobago government desktop or laptop computer? Then you are being spied upon. Based on technical investigation into government laptops using three independent Linux operating systems and radio wave I was able to control the anti thief tracking system, which is also spyware on government laptops In relation to school children computer being outfitted with spyware, in 2014, the Minister of Education Tim Gopeesingh made a public statement that all government computers have anti thief tracking from Lenovo.

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  9. Commentary: Air traffic controllers in Belize need to be dealt withRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Wellington C. Ramos According to the Minister of Civil Aviation Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr. from the Government of Belize, 19 flights that were scheduled to depart and a few that were to arrive on Saturday 21st February 2015 experienced problems. This occurred because the air traffic controllers who were supposed to report to work on that day failed to show up.

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  10. Commentary: The View from Europe: Going its own way - the Dominican RepublicRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By David Jessop Last month, Danilo Medina, the president of the Dominican Republic, made clear that it was time to reset his country's foreign policy to better reflect its development objectives and the process of change and modernisation now underway. His views reflect the fact that the Dominican economy is growing rapidly, its sophisticated and increasingly outward looking private sector is seeking a bigger role in the Americas and beyond, and the country is strengthening its relationships with those of its regional neighbours that see value in doing so and in particular, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas and Trinidad.

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  11. Commentary: A new Marriott with a Haitian touch opens in Port au PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Jean H Charles I, along with a group of media workers, was invited by the Clinton Foundation to a two-day tour trekking with President Bill Clinton, visiting some sites that were unfamiliar to most of the seasoned Haitian journalists. First, it was a community named Coupe Gorge in the rural village of Sarazin in the county of Mirabalais.

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  12. Montserrat and Curacao commit to new ocean policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Ocean management in the Caribbean will leap forward this year thanks to new partnerships between the governments of Montserrat and Curacao and the Waitt Institute. These collaborations are the first geographic expansion of the institute's Blue Halo Initiative, which started in Barbuda in 2012.

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  13. Promising prospects for CARICOM customs harmonisation processRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Representatives from Caribbean Community member states have, from 23 to 27 February, further developed the guidelines for improvements in customs procedures across the Caribbean region, ultimately aiming to boost the region's competitiveness and its standing as an attractive option for investment and doing business. Five days of discussion in Antigua and Barbuda on regulations for a harmonised regional customs framework have brought together customs officials, legal experts and CARICOM representatives, who have drafted legislation aligned with modern international best-practices and standards.

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  14. Haiti government condemns assault against Dominican Republic consulate by protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  15. Bahamas PM calls for CARICOM plan on Cuba-US tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  16. Cuba Joins One Billion Rising To End Violence Against WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Realizing that our delegation called "To Cuba With Love" would be in Cuba on February 14, Valentine's Day, we asked our host organization the Cuban Institute with the Peoples if there was a venue in Havana where we could dance in the worldwide campaign to end violence against women. The dynamic ICAP director and member of the Cuban Parliament Kenia Serrano suggested that we have the dance at the annual Cuba International Book Fair held in the San Carlos de la Cabana fortress, the scenic fort located across the harbor from Old Havana.

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  17. Swimming Pigs Get Red Carpet Treatment at Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AndhraNews

    Today marks the grand launch of Bahamian-born, Jarrod Knowles' WideScreen Film and Music Video Festival . Jarrod seeks to provide an outlet for true artists and creative geniuses.

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  18. A tear for EbonyiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    These are no ordinary times in Ebonyi state. They are certainly the kind of times Achebe noted in his Things fall apart as trying the soul of men.

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  19. Red Force looking to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    PRESIDENT of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board Azim Bassarath has expressed confidence in the current players who make up the national senior team despite their inconsistent results in the current regional four-day tournament. Despite missing several of their leading players, because of international duty with the West Indies team in South Africa and at the ongoing ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, T&T last weekend bounced back from two successive defeats to defeat defending champions Jamaica at Sabina Park.

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  20. Harley and Yorke shine at - Age Group' championshipsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Tidal Wave Aquatics Jahmia Harley achieved three standards as the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago National Long Course Age Group Swimming Championships continued with action on the secondary day at the Marlins Aquatics Club Olympic-size pool in Westmoorings on Thursday night. In the finals of the Girls 11-12 50m butterfly, Harley sped to a 31.12 second winning time in the one-lap sprint event that was also well under the standard for the 2015 Central American and Carib- Harley also achieved two Carifta C standards, reserved for 11-12 swimmers.

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