News From the Caribbean

18 January
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The Daily Observer
St. Vincent’s geothermal project gets US$15 million loan
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been granted a loan of US$15 million to help fund the development of a 10 to 15 megawatt geothermal project, expected to come on stream by 2018.
17 January
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Nation News
B’dos a leader in regional trade
Despite a 17.5 per cent decline in global merchandise exports, Barbados’ manufacturers and producers remain competitive in the export of goods to markets in CARICOM when compared with other exporters within the region. - See more at: http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/...
16 January
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The World Folio
Sky’s the limit for Antigua as new airport nears completion
State-of-the-art $97 million terminal promises to make Antigua and Barbuda a regional trade hub and boost visitor numbers from core markets and beyond, says Airport Authority CEO Stanley E. Smith
13 January
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Caribbean Life
Jamaica praised for ambitious port plan
As Jamaica launches an ambitious plan to become a port of reference in a region with one of the highest levels of commercial traffic in the world, the World Bank has lauded the island for hoisting the sails to “reign in the Caribbean once more.”
13 January
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Trinidad Guardian
US Vice President Biden to host Caribbean Energy Summit
Vice President Joe Biden plans to convene heads of state from Caribbean nations in Washington to discuss energy issues, Associated Press reported.
13 January
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St. Lucia News Online
New initiatives to boost tourism in 2015
The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) plans to beat the achievements made in tourism in 2014 with the implementation of a number of new initiatives.
05 January
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Caribbean Journal
This Caribbean Island Is Growing New Coral Reefs. Here’s How.
The threats facing coral reefs in the Caribbean are not new — neither is the reality of their dwindling numbers. But one island is doing something to save them: by growing new coral.
04 January
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El Nuevo Diario
Ministro ve extraordinario turismo de RD creció un 7.7% al cierre del 2014
SANTO DOMINGO. RD,- De extraordinario fue el año que finalizó para la industria turística nacional y vaticino que este 2015 será mucho mejor”, con un crecimiento promedio superior al 10 por ciento, alcanzando los seis millones de visitantes.
18 December
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Caribbean Journal
St Lucia Says Geothermal Exploration Will Begin in 2015
St Lucia’s government said this week that geothermal exploration would begin on the island next year.
09 December
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Jamaica Observer
Cuba ends successful summit
HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuban leaders Monday adopted a declaration urging closer unity and integration of the region as “the only way to confront the challenges” common to them.