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From Covering The News To Making The News – A Caribbean Media Worker Is Homeless Following Hurricane Irma

Pastor Clifton Francois, owner and operator of Barbuda’s lone radio/television outfit Abundant Life Radio and The Barbuda Channel is homeless following Hurricane Irma in Barbuda. (CMC/ACM image) News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. Sept. 29, 2017: “I can say I’m homeless,” Pastor Clifton Francois, owner and operator of Barbuda’s lone radio/television outfit Abundant Life Radio and The Barbuda Channel said. ...

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10 Easy Ways To Help The Hurricane Devastated Caribbean Nations

A man controls the traffic while a bulldozer clean a street of the debris left by Hurricane Maria, in Yabucoa, in the east of Puerto Rico, on September 28, 2017. The US island territory, working without electricity, is struggling to dig out and clean up from its disastrous brush with the hurricane, blamed for at least 33 deaths across the ...

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Dominica’s Damages Estimated At Hundreds Of Millions But Will Have To Settle For Just USD 19 Million In Insurance Payout

Residents fix a damaged roof on September 23, 2017 in Wesley Village, Dominica. Hurricane Maria inflicted catastrophic damages and at least 15 deaths in this Caribbean island. (Photo by Jose Jimenez/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 29, 2017: Dominica may have suffered over EC $500 million in damages following the passage of Hurricane Maria according to the ...

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Caribbean-Born Woman Makes History As Commonwealth Secretary-General

Baroness Patricia Scotland, c., was selected at the new secretary general of the Commonwealth on Nov. 27, 2015. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 27, 2015: A Dominica-born woman has made history by becoming the first woman to take the helm as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent ...

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Barbados Hotel Association Launches Black Friday Sale

Ocean Two Resort & Residences Participates in Barbados-wide Black Friday Sale (PRNewsFoto/Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The island nation of Barbados has launched a Black Friday sale offering customers up to 50% off hotels of all categories.  The promotion, which runs from early Friday morning to late Monday night has been ...

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Shop Courts to Save Big This Holiday Season

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Courts, the leading provider of furniture & appliances across the Caribbean, is pleased to announce details of their upcoming holiday promotions. Courts is pleased to extend a multitude of impressive discounts on items on everyone’s wish list this holiday season. The promotion, aptly named WTF, runs the ...

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Unlocking Finance For Growth In The Caribbean

Delegates at Invest Caribbean Now 2015 in Saint Martin. (ICN image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 25, 2015: “Unlocking finance for Caribbean-born developers and existing regional companies is key as governments continue to struggle to grow their economies,” says Felicia J. Persaud, CEO at Invest Caribbean Now (ICN). With banks in the region now less bullish on lending there, ICN, ...

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A New Way To Fly To Cuba

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – This December sees the launch of a new Gateway to the island of Cuba from Providenciales (PLS), Turks & Caicos Islands.  Services to Santiago de Cuba (SCU) commence on December 10th, 2015. With this new service to Santiago from Providenciales, visitors to the Turks & Caicos Islands will be able ...

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Caribbean Voice Urges National Conversation Amidst Another Guyanese Suicide

News, Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Nov. 24, 2015: A US-Guyana-based organization formed to fight against suicide in Guyana is calling for the urgent implementation of concrete measures to battle the problem in the South American nation amidst the death of another national there. The Caribbean Voice, founded by Guyanese national Annan Boodram, says there needs to be an urgent national ...

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