Agreement on measures to prevent spread of Zika virus

CARICOM chairman DEAN BARROW
By Admin 24.02.2016

GEORGETOWN: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have announced a series of actions that their nations will undergo to confront the Zika virus, including reducing taxes on imported supplies to be used in the fight against the virus and protecting citizens from …

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Regional renewable energy centre launched in Barbados

Barbados PM FREUNDEL STUART
By Admin 04.11.2015

BRIDGETOWN: Caribbean states are set to receive assistance for their sustainable energy programs and developing renewable energy resources. Last week, the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) was inaugurated in Barbados to act as the coordinating regional …

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Gov’t, private company to develop geothermal energy

By Admin 16.09.2015

BASSETERRE: The government of St. Kitts & Nevis and Teranov, an engineering and services company based in Guadeloupe, will establish a public-private partnership with the ultimate goal of generating electricity by means of a geothermal power plant.

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Obama announces US$70 million education initiative

Jamaica Prime Minister PORTIA-SIMPSON MILLER and U.S. President BARACK OBAMA
By Admin 15.04.2015

KINGSTON: U.S. President Barack Obama has announced that hundreds of young people from the Caribbean and Latin America will benefit from a US$70 million education investment initiative proposed by the United States.

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St. Kitts & Nevis bans U.S. poultry products

By Admin 25.03.2015

BASSETERRE: St. Kitts & Nevis has become the second Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to impose a ban on the importation of poultry and poultry products from several U.S. states following reports of an outbreak of avian (bird) flu.

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CARICOM seeks to utilize Chinese facility for debt restructuring

By Admin 14.01.2015

BEIJING: Bahamas Prime Minister and CARICOM Chairman Perry Christie says Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries want to use a $US 3 billion concessionary facility announced by China last year for debt restructuring and refinancing, among other initiatives.

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