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Barbadian fugitive arrested in South Carolina

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian fugitive Hainsley Browne, accused of defrauding elderly victims in Barbados of approximately USD$130,000, has been arrested in South Carolina, U.S. His arrest last weekend follows a two-year joint investigation between the Diplomatic Security Service’s Regional Security Office at the United States Embassy and the Royal Barbados Police Force. Law enforcement authorities  discovered that Browne had assumed ...

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Barbadian fugitive arrested in South Carolina

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian fugitive Hainsley Browne, accused of defrauding elderly victims in Barbados of approximately USD$130,000, has been arrested in South Carolina, U.S. His arrest last weekend follows a two-year joint investigation between the Diplomatic Security Service’s Regional Security Office at the United States Embassy and the Royal Barbados Police Force. Law enforcement authorities  discovered that Browne had assumed ...

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Three arrested as police seize nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana

NASSAU, Bahamas – Bahamas police say they have seized nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana and arrested three persons during a drug bust in Andros, the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian Islands on Monday. The police said that they had gone to an area in Fresh Creek, where they discovered a “go-fast boat, which appeared to have run aground. “The ...

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Three arrested as police seize nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana

NASSAU, Bahamas – Bahamas police say they have seized nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana and arrested three persons during a drug bust in Andros, the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian Islands on Monday. The police said that they had gone to an area in Fresh Creek, where they discovered a “go-fast boat, which appeared to have run aground. “The ...

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Dominica seeking World Bank funds for geothermal energy project

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Dominica government says it is seeking funding from the World Bank and other international lending agencies as the island moves to further develop its geothermal sector. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the government has established the Dominica Geothermal Development Company (DGDC) to move ahead with the construction of the plant, a project which is expected to ...

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Dominica seeking World Bank funds for geothermal energy project

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Dominica government says it is seeking funding from the World Bank and other international lending agencies as the island moves to further develop its geothermal sector. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the government has established the Dominica Geothermal Development Company (DGDC) to move ahead with the construction of the plant, a project which is expected to ...

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Pilot escapes death as plane crashes in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The pilot of a single engine Cessna aircraft escaped without any serious injuries after the plane crashed after taking off from the Eteringbang airstrip on Tuesday. The accident is the second in two weeks at the same airstrip. In the first incident, the pilot, Captain Collin Martin, a former Guyana Defence Force pilot, of the Roraima Airways, ...

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Pilot escapes death as plane crashes in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The pilot of a single engine Cessna aircraft escaped without any serious injuries after the plane crashed after taking off from the Eteringbang airstrip on Tuesday. The accident is the second in two weeks at the same airstrip. In the first incident, the pilot, Captain Collin Martin, a former Guyana Defence Force pilot, of the Roraima Airways, ...

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Students Send Social Message Through Movement

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Dance has long been a potent force among the arts in Jamaica, with pioneering companies such as Rex Nettleford’s National Dance Theatre Company holding a mirror up to society and promoting Caribbean culture. Now students are taking the genre to a whole new level with powerful, socially relevant performances. The island’s top high school, Campion College, is ...

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Climate scientists use forecasting tools to protect Caribbean ways of life

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Since 2013, Jamaica’s Met Office has been using its Climate Predictability Tool (CPT) to forecast ‘below average’ rainfall or drought across the island. The tool has allowed this northern Caribbean island to accurately predict several dry periods and droughts, including its most destructive episode in 2014 when an estimated one billion dollars in agricultural losses were incurred ...

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