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Farm Up Jamaica Ltd to showcase authentic Caribbean food at the Jerk Festival in Washington DC.

(SFLCN) Washington, DC – This year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in Washington, DC, will feature The Farm Up Jamaica Caribbean Farmers Market, offering some of the most sought-after Carbbean fruits and vegetables that wouldn’t normally be found in the United States. Farm Up Jamaica Caribbean Farmers Market promises to bring a new element to the third staging of the festival which will be...

St. Kitts-Nevis focuses on economic pathway through CIP

(Caribbean Life) Delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit, Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris said St. Kitts and Nevis — through its Citizenship by Investment Programme established in 1984 — holds the distinction of carving out a pathway for the growth and development of small, resource-constrained countries. Prime Minister Harris said this genius idea of offering high-net-worth...

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

(MSN NEWS) The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in 2017 of 826,100 visitors to the Caribbean, compared to pre-hurricane forecasts," said the report by the...

Over 60 Caribbean migrants could have been wrongfully deported by the UK, says new Interior Minister.

LONDON (Reuters) - British authorities could have wrongly deported up to 63 immigrants from the Caribbean, the new interior minister said on Tuesday in the latest revelation on the Windrush scandal that cost his predecessor her job. The British government is under intense pressure to come clean on the mistreatment of descendants of people from the so-called Windrush generation, who...

7 deadly Mosquito diseases plaguing the Caribbean

(Loop.TT) More deadly than sharks, snakes or plague-bearing fleas, the deadliest creature on earth is actually the mosquito. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), mosquitos carry diseases which cause several million deaths and hundreds of millions of cases every year. Malaria is endemic in 91 countries, with about 40% of the world's population at risk - up to 500 million...

Kalinago descendant, Kerrell Adele Dangleben graduates with a Masters in Psychology in spite of life setbacks.

Another milestone crossed for Adelle Kerrell Durand Dangleben who today graduated from Grambling State University in Louisiana, with her Masters in Psychology. In an interview with One Caribbean Network, Ms. Dangleben shares her challenges and accomplishments. She said that she attributes a lot of her success to the encouragement from her parents, and dedicates her accomplishment to her mom...

Dominica and the World Bank officially sign US$65 million agreement for Housing and Agriculture

Dominica, (Press Release)-On Thursday May 10, the Government of Dominica and the World Bank officially signed agreements for assistance to Dominica in the amount of US$65 million. An amount of US$40 million will go towards housing and US$25 million will go towards re-developing the agriculture sector. The Hon Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Housing, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit was...

DOMLEC receives US$15.8 Million from Caribbean Development Bank to Restore Electricity in Dominica

Dominica, Roseau-The Dominica Electricity Services Limited (DOMLEC) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$15,804,000.00 towards the cost of The Restoration of the Electricity System of the Commonwealth of Dominica, and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under contracts procured under this project. Payments by CDB...

Over EC$149 million now available to build new International Airport in Dominica

Dominica, (Press Release)-The Hon Prime Minister and Minister for Finance has affirmed that, so far, Government has been able to set aside over EC$149 million for the construction of an international airport. The Hon Prime Minister was responding to the Opposition’s request for Dominica’s financial position regarding the Citizenship by investment programme when he unveiled that, keeping true to its...

USA hits 20 Venezuela companies with sanctions!

(currenthollywood) Vice President Mike Pence plans to call Monday on Venezuela to suspend its presidential election later this month because of corruption concerns, two people familiar with the matter said. While giving a speech this morning to the Organization of American States, Pence also announced that 20 companies with ties to Maduro will be sanctioned as well for narcotics...

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Farm Up Jamaica Ltd to showcase authentic Caribbean food at the Jerk Festival in...

(SFLCN) Washington, DC – This year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in Washington, DC, will feature The Farm Up Jamaica Caribbean Farmers Market, offering some of the...

St. Kitts-Nevis focuses on economic pathway through CIP

(Caribbean Life) Delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit, Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris said St. Kitts and Nevis — through...

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

(MSN NEWS) The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing...
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