Caribbean News

Former CARICOM Chairman Gaston Browne address CARICOM's Opening Ceremony

February 26, 2015

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, and Former Chairman of CARICOM, the Hon. Gaston Browne addressed the Opening Ceremony of the 26th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government...

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Jamaica's Prime Minister arrives for CARICOM

February 26, 2015

Bahamas Ambassador to CARICOM His Excellency Picewell Forbes, left, welcomed Prime Minister of Jamaica the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, who arrived in Nassau for CARICOM meetings on Wednesday, February 25...

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Jamaica decriminalises marijuana use

February 26, 2015

The country's parliament passed a much-debated law allowing the possession of up to 2oz (57g) of marijuana...

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Caribbean Leaders arrive for CARICOM

February 26, 2015

Government leaders arrived in Nassau for the 26th Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), February 26-27, 2015...

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FAO Aligns Its Work to Assist Caribbean National Developement Plans

February 25, 2015

The United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization is aligning its global, regional, sub-regional and national work processes to cohesively assist the development strategies of Caribbean countries...

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For the Kiddies: Atlantis For the Kiddies: Atlantis and Pure Silk give to Paradise Children’s Foundation

February 25, 2015

Atlantis, Paradise Island teamed up with Pure Silk to present a cheque worth $15,000 to the Paradise Children’s Foundation, which aims to assist local youth-focused organizations in hopes of improving the way of life for children in need in The Bahamas...

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CARICOM Agriculture Ministerial Meeting Opening Ceremony
CARICOM Agriculture Ministerial Meeting Opening Ceremony

February 24, 2015

Statement by the FAO Director-General,José Graziano da Silva,The Bahamas 24 February 2015,
Your Excellency Honorable Alfred Gray, Minister of Agriculture of The Bahamas...

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Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture Assembled to discuss Regional issues and meet with the Director-General of The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

February 24, 2015

In November 2014, Minister Gray and his Ministry’s senior officers met with Dr. Jerome Thomas, FAO’s Representative for The Bahamas, Belize and Jamaica for his second of two annual visits...

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Agriculture Ministry Launches Historic FAO/CARICOM Regional Tour of BAMSI
Agriculture Ministry Launches Historic FAO/CARICOM Regional Tour of BAMSI

February 24, 2015

Agricultural sustainability to reduce the Bahamian dependency on food importation is the centre of the historic Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources & Local Government’s regional meeting with the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)/CARICOM Directors. On February 23, the Ministry held a press meeting in the Ministry’s conference room in the Island Traders Building on East Bay Street...

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Ninth (9th) ILO Meeting of the Caribbean Ministers of Labour in The Bahamas to address 'Decent Work for Sustainable Development'

February 23, 2015

The 9th ILO Meeting of the Caribbean Ministers of Labour, organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Government of The Bahamas, will be held on 3-4 March 2015 at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau, The Bahamas...

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OAS grants local human rights group hearing on new immigration policy
OAS grants local human rights group hearing on new immigration policy

February 23, 2015

'Below is a' very important decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IAHCR), an autonomous branch of the Organization of American States (OAS)...

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Statement from the Chairman of Caricom The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas
Statement from the Chairman of Caricom The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas

February 18, 2015

On behalf of the Caribbean Community, I congratulate the people of St. Kitts and Nevis for the peaceful manner in which polling at the general elections was conducted yesterday, 16 February 2015...

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At least 20 dead after power line falls on Haiti Carnival Float

February 17, 2015

Witnesses say some victims electrocuted after someone used stick to move power line so float could pass under it...

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Palm Cay named Choice Marina for Bahamas, Awarded 5 Stars
Palm Cay named Choice Marina for Bahamas, Awarded 5 Stars

February 16, 2015

Active Captain, the TripAdvisor.com-like service for boaters based on user feedback, awarded Palm Cay Marina its coveted Choice Marina status this week after rave reviews shot it to 5-star rating, the highest ranking available...

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Vincy Entrepreneur Orchestrates Face-lift for SVG

February 11, 2015

St. Vincent and the Grenadines could be on the verge of receiving an infrastructural and developmental face-lift as a son of the soil is poised to giving back...

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More viewers in the Caribbean can now enjoy HBO
More viewers in the Caribbean can now enjoy HBO

February 06, 2015

The leading entertainment provider launches with Digicel in six countries...

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Nurse's training at cancer conference in Toronto to help impact care of young patients and their families in Barbados
Nurse's training at cancer conference in Toronto to help impact care of young patients and their families in Barbados

February 02, 2015

A nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados (QEH) has returned from the 46th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP 2014) in Canada...

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Maritime Tactical Planning Course at Barbados Coast Guard

February 02, 2015

Participants from Barbados, RSS countries and independent Commonwealth Caribbean countries came together at the Barbados Coast Guard to attend a maritime tactical planning course, delivered by a visiting training team of experts from the Royal Navy (RN)...

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Caribbean Actor recounts "Spiritual Encounter with Oprah on 'Selma' Film Set

January 28, 2015

When Black History Month 2015 rolls in, a young Caribbean entertainment enthusiast says he will have greater appreciation for the American Civil Rights Movement after working on the set of the film Selma...

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Prime Minister Perry Christie represents CARICOM at energy and regional summits
Prime Minister Perry Christie represents CARICOM at energy and regional summits

January 26, 2015

Bahamas Prime Minister and chairman of CARICOM the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie leads a ministerial delegation to Washington D.C. on Sunday to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Energy Security Summit...

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