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Statia Act. Governor welcomes Bonaire Volunteers

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – On Sunday September 17th, a group of six RCN and Public Entity of Bonaire civil servants, who have volunteered to assist St. Eustatius in the recovery work following the passage of hurricane Irma on September 6th, arrived on the island. Included in the group were Custom Officers who arrived on the island to relieve their colleagues on ...

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CIBC Donates US$450,000 to support Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief and rebuilding efforts

BRIDGETOWN, MIAMI and TORONTO – (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is donating US$450,000 to support organizations providing humanitarian relief to areas impacted by Hurricane Irma. The funds, which include a donation through CIBC FirstCaribbean’s ComTrust Foundation, will be distributed through the Red Cross and other local relief agencies. “Hurricane Irma has had a devastating impact on the islands in the northern Caribbean, ...

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‘Dangerous’ Saint Lucian fugitive recaptured

GUADELOUPE – A ‘dangerous’ Saint Lucian fugitive, Henry Regan, has been recaptured in Guadeloupe, local media reports have said. Reagan, who was serving a life sentence for murder at the Baie-Mahaut prison in Guadeloupe, was recaptured by law enforcement officers on Tuesday after escaping in July this year. Vincentian prisoner, Peters Orvel, who escaped along with Reagan is still on ...

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Venezuela Not on Good Terms With US, But It’s Offering Millions in Aid for Hurricane Victims

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s cash crunch and the bad blood between that South American country and the United States has not stopped it from offering $5 million in aid to hurricane victims in Houston, Texas. Less than a month after the US announced its latest round of sanctions against senior officials, and President Donald Trump went as far as threatening ...

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Guyana Prison Escapee Killed in Shootout with Law Enforcement

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – One of the prisoners who escaped during a fiery riot at Guyana’s main jail less than two months ago, was shot dead in a shootout with members of the joint services last night. Former police officer, 28-year-old Uree Varswyck, alias Malcolm Gordon, met his end during a joint services operation in Guyana’s second largest town, Linden, in ...

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Caribbean Island Launches Probe Into Billionaire Pay-Pal Co-Founder Peter Thiel’s Backed Offshore Herpes Vaccine Research

WASHINGTON, DC – The Small Caribbean Twin-Island Federation of St.Kitts-Nevis has launched a full investigation into Herpes Vacine Trials alleged to have taken place on the beautiful idyllic St.Kitts in 2016. In a statement issued on Thursday the government declared that they had no knowledge of the Trials and that absolutely no approval was sought of the Island’s Medical Board, ...

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Tropical Storm Irma heads towards the Caribbean

MIAMI, USA – Tropical Storm Irma has formed in the far eastern Atlantic and is reported to be intensifying steadily as it moves westwards towards the Caribbean. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, at 5:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, the centre of Tropical Storm Irma was located about 480 miles (770 km) west of the Cabo Verde ...

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USVI police capture murder suspect Samuel ‘ghost’ Roberts

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix — [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 arrested murder suspect Samuel “Ghost” Roberts, while following up on a burglary-related case in the Paradise Mills Housing Community in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced late Tuesday. Mr Roberts, who police had sought since February, managed to ...

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St.Kitts-Nevis Government Launches Investigation into UNAUTHORISED Herpes Vaccine Trials

ST. KITTS- NEVIS – The Government of St.Kitts-Nevis has issued a statement regarding reports of Herpes Vaccines Tests taking place on St.Kitts . The government has stated categorically that they nor any arm or chief servant of government had any knowledge of the Southern Illinois University supported tests which have been reported to have taken place in St.Kitts since 2016. ...

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