Caribbean News

CANTO and CARILEC MOU Supports Sustainable Enery and ICT Goals of the Caribbean
CANTO and CARILEC MOU Supports Sustainable Enery and ICT Goals of the Caribbean

November 05, 2017

From May 2017, discussions have been ongoing between CARILEC and CANTO in the formulation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which included, inter alia, agreement on the joint promotion of the current CARILEC Smart Grid Symposium in Trinidad, October 23-26, 2017.

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HMBS Lawrence Major Arrives in Dominica

November 03, 2017

A relatively smooth journey brought HMBS LAWRENCE MAJOR safely to the hilly shores of Dominica from Jamaica, shortly after noon today. It was easy to imagine the beauty and appeal the island nation conjured as a tourist hotspot, before its hurricane experience...

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BDF Vessel & Crew Heads to Dominica

October 25, 2017

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said, on October 20, 2017, at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Coral Harbour Base, that, being a part of the international community, The Bahamas is living up to its obligation to help neighbours in time of need...

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Get out: Minnis gives illegals exit deadline
Get out: Minnis gives illegals exit deadline

October 12, 2017

ILLEGAL migrants in the Bahamas must leave the country by December 31, 2017, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis (pictured) declared yesterday, as he warned an aggressive pursuit and deportation will be the fate of anyone who does not comply.

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Dominica after Irma: 'A never ending scene of devastation and chaos'
Dominica after Irma: 'A never ending scene of devastation and chaos'

October 10, 2017

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Roseau, Dominica gave a firsthand account of the devastation and aftermath of Hurricane Irma after he visited nine of the island's 15 parishes, three of which were still inaccessible by road, on September 25...

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Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar is President of UNWTO Commissioner for the Americas
Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar is President of UNWTO Commissioner for the Americas

October 06, 2017

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) elected The Bahamas as President of the Commission for the Americas (CAM) at the 22nd session General Assembly held in Chengdu, China, September 10 – 17, 2017...

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Toastmasters in The Bahamas pays courtesy call on The Governor General of The Bahamas
Toastmasters in The Bahamas pays courtesy call on The Governor General of The Bahamas

October 06, 2017

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 16,400 clubs in 141 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations...

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Remarks by the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

October 05, 2017

Your Excellency, I am honoured to accept your Letters of Credence and to extend congratulations to you on your second tour of duty as the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Austria to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

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BUT President gives full support to helping students of Dominica

October 04, 2017

Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President, Mrs. Belinda Wilson, expressed full support in helping students of Dominica get back to normalcy as quickly as possible upon her return from a humanitarian trip to Dominica on Monday (October 2, 2017), as part of the Bahamian contingent that was led by Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis...

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Fernander says visit to Dominica set great precedent for The Bahamas

October 04, 2017

The Bahamas’ delegation to Dominica set a great precedent for how the country will be “taken care of if this was to ever happen to us,” Bahamas Christian Council President, Bishop Delton Fernander said Monday...

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Medical aid to be volunteers
Medical aid to be volunteers

October 04, 2017

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday the government intends to recruit medical professionals on a voluntary basis to assist Dominica...

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Dominica Fire Brigade receives Fire Dump compliments CIBC FirstCaribbean

October 03, 2017

In the aftermath of the passage of hurricane Maria, the local fire brigade in Dominica has been pressed into service for much of the clean-up and restoration, along with its day-to-day firefighting duties in the capital of Roseau and beyond...

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Minnis: Our duty to help Dominica
Minnis: Our duty to help Dominica

October 03, 2017

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday pledged to send physicians to Dominica to assist with medical services after he and a delegation witnessed firsthand the widespread devastation wrought on the storm-ravaged island nation...

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Health ministers meeting at PAHO opens with somber tone after recent disasters

October 02, 2017

Recent disasters and epidemics show need for enhanced preparedness in countries of the Americas 
Washington, 25 September 2017 (PAHO/WHO)—The hurricanes that devastated parts of the Caribbean and the earthquakes that caused deaths in Mexico took center stage today at the opening of a regional meeting of health ministers, the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference...

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Government Proposes Temporarily Relaxing Immigration Rules for Categories of Students from Dominica

September 29, 2017

The Government of The Bahamas proposes to temporarily relax the immigration rules for three categories of students from Dominica who wish to continue their education in The Bahamas...

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Dominica's Prime Minister met with Prime Minister Minnis

September 28, 2017

The Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, which was recently ravaged by Hurricane Maria, stopped in Nassau Sunday morning, September 24, and met at Jet Aviation with Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry...

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PM reveals detains of plan to help Dominica

September 27, 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced in Parliament The Bahamas' plan to assist storm-ravaged Dominica: The government will temporarily relax immigration rules for "a number of" Dominican schoolchildren...

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Minnis opens door to Dominica's students
Minnis opens door to Dominica's students

September 25, 2017

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced plans to accommodate students from Dominica displaced by Hurricane Maria, the first step in a series of moves to provide aid to the island nation...

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Dominica PM cries for his country

September 22, 2017

LOOP NEWS CREATED : 21 SEPTEMBER 2017 CARIBBEAN NEWS Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit speaking on ABS Television in Antigua this afternoon. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit speaking on ABS Television in Antigua this afternoon...

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CANTO Supports CDEMA in Hurricanes Irma and Maria Ravished Countries
CANTO Supports CDEMA in Hurricanes Irma and Maria Ravished Countries

September 22, 2017

With the recent devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, we ask for your support and prayers for the affected countries as we continue to receive and process information and chart the best way forward in this catastrophe...

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