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U.S. Consulate General Curacao Announces Continuation of Program for U.S. Study

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – U.S. Consulate General Curacao is pleased to announce the continuation of the U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA Academy at 11 U.S. host campuses across the United States in summer 2018. The EducationUSA Academy is a three-to-four-week academic program for self-funded, non-native English speaking students who range in age from 15 to 17 and reside outside of the ...

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Statia’s Reconstruction Team moves ahead with programme

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – Statia’s Reconstruction Team moves steadily ahead with its task to rebuild St. Eustatius following the recent passage of hurricanes Maria and Irma. Two shipments of building material have already arrived on the island, the Team continued rounds of consultations with home owners and contracts with local contractors are set to be signed. On Thursday November 2nd a ...

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U.S. Virgin Islands shares updates on territory’s recovery process with journalists and travel leaders

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) shared a message of resilience and recovery last week with travel stakeholders and influencers in Mérida, Mexico and Dallas, Texas.   Participating at the 24th annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show in Mérida, a delegation from the Territory, led by the Department of Tourism, the Virgin Islands ...

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St. Kitts opposition leader Douglas Mum on recent arrest of close friend and associate Antigua MP Asot Michael

ST. KITTS – NEVIS – The opposition Leader Dr.Denzil Douglas remains mum with regards to the high profile recent arrest of Antigua MP Asot Micheal. Micheal who is a well known close associate of Dr. Denzil Douglas and the SKN Opposition Labour Party, flew into Gatwick Airport, south of London, when investigators from the UK’s National Crime Agency picked him ...

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St.Kitts’ Dawne Williams Elected to BPW International Executive Board

ST. KITTS – Consultant and Former CEO of the St.Kitts-Nevis Anguilla National Bank Ms Dawne Williams was recently elected to the executive board of the Business and Professsional Women BPW International. Ms Williams was elected as the Regional Co-ordinator North America and the Caribbean. The new Executive Member and former President of the BPW St.Kitts chapter Williams , was among ...

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Statia act. Gov. meets with homeowners and contractors

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – On Wednesday October 25th, the acting island Governor of St. Eustatius Mr. Julian Woodley and the Reconstruction Team, held their first round of meetings with homeowners who have suffered lost during the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria. This first meeting targeted the 12 most urgent cases. Homeowners were explained how and when the reconstruction of their ...

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

PORT OF SPAIN – 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.   The MOU articulates the agreement between the parties to explore and implement initiatives focused on ...

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Wilson addresses Public Transportation and Safety

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Firstly, as Head of the Inspectorate of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications, Lucien Wilson Head of the Inspectorate of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications, I speak for all my staff in recognizing how Hurricanes Irma and Maria have seriously affected the lives of all Sint Maarten citizens including public bus operators and their ...

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Coast Guard put Skuchami after passage hurricane Irma St. Maarten

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – On April 28, 2000 Foundation Perspektiva i Sosten Integral -Skuchami was established with the aim to promote mental health in Curacao. Foundation PSI Skuchami enter this context prevention, promotion and curative activities. The mental health at work is a part here. Unfortunately, this is still underexposed. An environment with high workload, insufficient staff and a negative atmosphere can ...

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Gemini Contractors donate office-container to SIMARC

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – In true community spirit, the owners of the private sector company GEMINI CONTRACTORS, Rudy Nijbroek and Mariska De Jong, made a very significant donation to the SIMARC Foundation (Sint Maarten Archaeological Center). They sponsored an office-container for SIMARC to be able to conduct an emergency rescue of the island’s archaeological artifact collections, which are a vital part ...

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