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Here’s Where Some Of The Hurricane Impacted Caribbean Nations Stand Today

Clean up continues in Saint-Martin. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 11, 2017: Several representatives of Caribbean islands impacted by both Hurricanes Irma and Maria were at the 2017 State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC), conference in Grenada and gave an update on their current status. Here’s where they stand:  St. Maarten Rolando Brison, the director of tourism ...

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Generac: New Options in Backup Power Generation

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –“Diesel-based generators have been the traditional option for business and industrial energy backup. However, they are not the only option. At Generac, we are convinced of the high functionality of the generators fed by different kinds of fuels, which can meet any application, scheme or regulation.” Frank Moreno, Sr Director Marketing & Distribution Development ...

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Here’s What The UN Secretary General Says About The Financing Dominica, Barbuda Needs

Secretary-General António Guterres walks through Codrington town in Barbuda to see firsthand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma. (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 9, 2017: U.N. Secretary General António Guterres yesterday said the islands of Barbuda and the Commonwealth of Dominica requires innovating financing in order to rebuild. Guterres, who toured the islands over ...

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Here’s What Mike Pence Is Telling The USVI

US VP Mike Pence views the damage in St. Croix, USVI via helicopter on Oct. 6, 2017 News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. 9, 2017: Donald Trump’s veep visited St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands  on Friday and brought with him big promises to the U.S. territory, decimated by both Hurricanes Irma and Maria. VP Mike Pence claimed the ...

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UVI RTPark Program Launches Donation Appeal To Support Fund For The U.S. Virgin Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 6, 2017: The University of the Virgin Islands RTPark, (UVI RTPark), the Specialist Economic Development Program, has launched a special donation appeal to support the Fund For the U.S. Virgin Islands on the heels of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The RTPark’s own headquarters on St. Croix suffered significant exterior and interior damage from ...

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UN Secretary General Says Donor Response To Caribbean Poor

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Public Service of the Commonwealth of Dominica late last month at the UN General Assembly in NYC. (UN Photo) News Americas, UNITED NATIONS HQ, NY, Thurs. Oct. 5, 2017: The Secretary General of the United Nations was frank Wednesday as he said the donor response ...

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Trump Tweets Photo Of Meeting With USVI Governor

  Donald Trump tweeted this photo last night of a meeting between him and the governor of the USVI. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 4, 2017: U.S. President Donald Trump did not venture to the U.S. territory of the USVI. Instead he met the island’s Governor Kenneth E. Mapp on a Navy vessel between Puerto Rico ...

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U.S. President Tosses Paper Towels To Puerto Rico Storm Victims

US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Muniz Air National Guard Base for a visit after Hurricane Maria hit the island on October 3, 2017 in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The President later threw out paper towels to Puerto Ricans at a church according to Reuters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. ...

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This Renown Caribbean Diaspora Photographer Receives A Trailblazer Award

IED Trailblazer honoree Roland Hyde at l after receiving his award on Sept. 30, 2017. (Sheron Bunafyah Hamilton-Pearson/Facebook image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 3, 2017: Renowned Caribbean Diaspora fashion photographer, Roland Hyde, has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Media Award for his nearly four decades of work in the Caribbean community overseas. Jamaican-born Roland Hyde was ...

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