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Health Minister asks Canada for assistance with Jamaica’s Ebola preparedness – Jamaica Observer

Jamaica ObserverHealth Minister asks Canada for assistance with Jamaica's Ebola preparednessJamaica ObserverKINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson has asked that Canada's High Commissioner to Jamaica look at possible ways in which his country can assist Jamaica in its Ebola response. During a meeting held at the National Health Fund on ...and more »

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New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. The venture, joined with … Continue reading

FCCA Conference & Trade Show Helps Attendees Target Cruise Line Decision Makers and Maximize Cruise Tourism’s Benefits

Share PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 21st annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show opened today, gathering about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs from the 15 FCCA Member … Continue reading


Share CaribPR Wire, Castries, St. Lucia, Mon. Oct. 6, 2014: The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) recognizes the Guyana government’s efforts to put in place alternative measures to address the technical deficiencies in its existing legal and financial legislative framework … Continue reading


Reggae acts The Drop and The Resonators head for The Cluny in Newcastle – ChronicleLive

ChronicleLiveReggae acts The Drop and The Resonators head for The Cluny in NewcastleChronicleLiveThis one's another great double bill with from London, Dojo are collective of jazz and reggae musicians from South Africa and the UK whose starkly political 21st century outlook and uncanny talent for melody and harmony are taking reggae from the ... Continue reading →


Nightmare on Wall Street: Is it over? – WESH Orlando

Nightmare on Wall Street: Is it over?WESH OrlandoAs the world's largest company, Apple always plays an outsize role in impacting stock prices and market sentiment. Positive numbers from the tech behemoth on Monday evening could reinforce cautious optimism about the U.S. economy and ease jitters ...and more » Continue reading →

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Willow destroyed in Kashmir floods may see cricket bat prices soar – ABC Online

ABC OnlineWillow destroyed in Kashmir floods may see cricket bat prices soarABC OnlineAustralia could face a shortage of affordable cricket bats in years to come as Indian producers predict a huge shortfall in supply following the destruction of Kashmi... Continue reading →

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. ( image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New … Continue reading →

Thousands Without Power In Bermuda Following Gonzalo

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sat. Oct. 18, 2014: More than 28,000 people on the island of Bermuda remained without power this morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The island hit Bermuda last night … Continue reading →

First Caribbean Death Of The 2014 Hurricane Season Recorded

Share Tweet Hurricane Gonzalo also hit St. Barths. (Twitter/SaintBarthcom images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Oct. 15, 2014: The first death in the Caribbean of the 2014 hurricane season was recorded in St. Maarten Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo, now a … Continue reading →

Hurricane Gonzalo Could Become Category Three Hurricane

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 14, 2014: Tropical storm Gonzalo is now Hurricane Gonzalo and it forecast to strengthen into a category three storm by Wednesday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said last night. … Continue reading →

Hurricane Gonzalo Expected Tuesday

Share Tweet The track of Tropical Storm Gonzalo as forecast by the NHS. (NHS image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 13, 2014: Just as hurricane Fay weakened to a storm Sunday, the emergence of another … Continue reading →