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Library still between rock and hard place one year after Irma – The Daily Herald (press release)


The Daily Herald (press release)

Library still between rock and hard place one year after Irma
The Daily Herald (press release)
The check-out counter, the media lab, the baby room and the library's sections for fiction and non-fiction look like Irma passed yesterday. The storm blew out a window where the St. Maarten collection was to be found. The information desk has been ...

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Curaçao flooded by refugees: ‘crisis unacceptable’

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao is currently being flooded with refugees from Venezuela, but there is a total lack of help on the island. “The situation is worrisome and unacceptable,” says Tineke Ceelen, director of Refugee Foundation. “It is outrageous that the Netherlands hardly supports Curaçao. Human rights are violated here. ” Ceelen is on her way […]

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EU: For the time being no new sanctions against Venezuela

LUXEMBURG – The European Union is not taking any new sanctions against Venezuela for the time being. The foreign ministers decided this at a meeting in Luxembourg. “But there is no question of a softening of the existing sanctions”, emphasized EU Commissioner for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini afterwards The EU only sees a political solution […]

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Caribbean Border Interagency Group authorities seize $30 million in cocaine off Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN – US Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities seized 2,324 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $30 million, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel on Saturday off Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This interdiction is the result of ongoing multi-agency law enforcement efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard […]

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Caribbean Ministers of Health meet to approve plan on health system resilience in the face of climate change

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate convenes health authorities and experts from PAHO/WHO to develop an Action Plan for Small Island Developing States in the Region WASHINGTON –  Ministers from across the Caribbean region met today in St George’s, Grenada to ensure that those living in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), who are on […]

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Caribbean nationals victorious in ARIN elections

CHANTILLY – Three Caribbean candidates—Peter Harrison, Alicia Trotman and Kerrie-Ann Richards—have been elected to leadership roles at the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is one of five Internet registries worldwide that coordinate the distribution and administration of number resources. The registry serves the United States, Canada and several territories in the Caribbean. “The Caribbean […]

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Surinam Airways must end mid-Atlantic route and focus on the Caribbean, says aviation expert

PARAMARIBO – Surinam Airways (SLM) cannot compete with KLM on the Paramaribo-Amsterdam route, and hence the company needs to get rid of its A340-300 and outsource the route as a joint venture, focusing instead on where SLM can have a competitive advantage, “And that is the Caribbean right now,” the ‘aviation doctor’ Tomas Chlumecky suggested. […]

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Mongui Maduro Library open on Saturday October 20

WILLEMSTAD – On Saturday, October 20, the Mongui Maduro library located in Rooi Catootje will be open to the public. By popular request, this library is now also open on every third Saturday of the Month from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. The Mongui Maduro library is a special library. The library has an extensive […]

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