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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Puerto Rico

NEWS AMERICAS, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, Tues. Jan. 7, 2020: A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico on January 6, 2020, collapsing the wall of the ruins of the abandoned but iconic Guánica Light landmark lighthouse in Guanica, Puerto Rico. The earthquake also toppled some other structures and caused power outages and small landslides but there were no reports of casualties, the US ...

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The ISIS Phenomenon in Trinidad and Tobago

By CIJN STAFF WRITERS AND CONTRIBUTORS Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic known as the birthplace of steelpan and calypso. The oil-rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago is the western world’s highest per capita supplier of ISIS recruits. What would cause so many to leave this tropical paradise for a war zone? RIO CLARO, Trinidad and Tobago, TUES. JAN. ...

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The ISIS Phenomenon in Trinidad and Tobago

By CIJN STAFF WRITERS AND CONTRIBUTORS Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic known as the birthplace of steelpan and calypso. The oil-rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago is the western world’s highest per capita supplier of ISIS recruits. What would cause so many to leave this tropical paradise for a war zone? RIO CLARO, Trinidad and Tobago, TUES. JAN. ...

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The ISIS Phenomenon in Trinidad and Tobago

By CIJN STAFF WRITERS AND CONTRIBUTORS Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic known as the birthplace of steelpan and calypso. The oil-rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago is the western world’s highest per capita supplier of ISIS recruits. What would cause so many to leave this tropical paradise for a war zone? RIO CLARO, Trinidad and Tobago, TUES. JAN. ...

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Venezuela, PetroCaribe, and the “Orgy of Corruption”

By INGRID ARNESEN, JIM CLANCY, DALE ELLIOTT and KIMONE FRANCIS The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network How An Oil Alliance Founded by then-Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Confront U.S. Influence in the Caribbean Collapsed into Broken Deals, Dashed Hopes and Rampant Corruption. KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Jan. 7, 2020, CIJN: Hugo Chavez, then the Venezuelan President, sat at a wooden table deep in the sweltering jungle, flanked ...

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China’s Opaque Caribbean Trail: Dreams, Deals and Debt

By CARLA BRIDGLAL, IVAN CAIRO, STEFFON CAMPBELL, ALIX LEWIS and NEIL MARKS The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Jan. 7, 2020, CIJN: A hotel. A highway. A port. The prime minister’s house. For Caribbean countries, one of the most visible, expansive, and expensive forms of Beijing’s engagement with the region is its financing of large-scale infrastructure projects. China’s growing economic presence in the Caribbean ...

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Jamaican Born Jazz Great Dr. Monty Alexander Kicks Off New Decade In South Florida

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 6, 2020: Jamaica’s world-renowned, Grammy-nominated international musician, Dr. Monty Alexander, CD, is kicking off his exciting new season of performances this decade in sunny South Florida. Dr. Alexander, whose new jazz album ‘Wareika Hill RastaMonk Vibrations,’  was number 1 spot on US Jazz and NACC radio weeks after its release as a tribute ...

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Medicinal Genomics Partners with Analogic Solutions for Distribution of its Cannabis Genomic Breeding, Optimization, and Testing Platform to the Caribbean

Leading local firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout the region BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. ...

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The Caribbean’s First Non-Profit Investigative News Network Launches

-CIJN releases four hard-hitting investigations- KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN) just launched with the unveiling of four deep dive exposés produced by over a dozen Caribbean journalists. CIJN is a project of the Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) which is headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica. The four long-form multimedia investigative stories ...

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Travel Photo Of The Day – Cuba

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 6, 2020: Happy New Year from the Caribbean nation of Cuba where followers of the Afro-Cuban religion Yoruba performed a ritual during the presentation of the “Letter of the Year” in Havana on January 2, 2020. According to the predictions, Oshún, the queen of fresh waters, fertility, femininity, love and great protector of ...

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