Publication: Caribbean360

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Jamaica government says tackling crime not only a matter for law enforcement

Image credit: flickrKINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday September 30, 2014, CMC – The Jamaica government is calling on nationals to re-think their position that the solution to crime and violence is a matter only for law enforcement.“Law enforcement has an important ... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
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Baroness Scotland gets Dominica’s support for top Commonwealth post

Baroness Patricia ScotlandROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday September 30, 2014, CMC – The Dominica government is supporting the nomination of Baroness Patricia Scotland for the post of Commonwealth secretary general and has dismissed a regional media report that ... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Farmers warned deadly virus could damage Jamaica pig industry

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday September 30, 2014, CMC – The Jamaica Pig Farmers Association (JPFA) is urging farmers not to dismiss lightly, a deadly virus first diagnosed in the United States last year that could severely damage the local pig industry.JPFA ... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
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Antigua prime minister holds talks with US on Internet gaming dispute

NEW YORK, United States, Tuesday September 30, 2014, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has held talks with senior United States officials in a move aimed at ending their long standing Internet gaming dispute.The meeting followed Browne’s ... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Sharks “taught” to eat poisonous lionfish on Cuban reefs

Image credit: National GeographicHAVANA, Cuba, Tuesday September 30, 2014 – A Cuban diver has come up with a novel way of controlling rising numbers of invasive lionfish by feeding them to the sharks off the coast of the communist Caribbean country.A ... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Travel industry veteran to receive CMEx leadership award

Travel and tourism industry veteran Horace HordMIAMI, United States, Monday September 29, 2014 - Travel and tourism industry veteran Horace Hord will receive the 2014 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Award next month in Miami.Organizers announced ... [Published Caribbean360 - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Mystery hemorrhagic fever syndrome hits Venezuela

State Governor claims the disease is an invented political ployCARACAS, Venezuela, September 29, 2014, AMG   – An outbreak of a mysterious hemorrhagic fever syndrome in the Venezuelan state of Aragua and the country’s capital Caracas has left ten people ... [Published Caribbean360 - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Kamla says decriminalisation of homosexuality is still off the cards in Trinidad & Tobago

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-BissessarPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday September 29, 2014, AMG  — Trinidad & Tobago’s criminalisation of men who have sex with men (MSM) will remain in legal force for the foreseeable future of the People’s Partnership g ... [Published Caribbean360 - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Supporters of former Haitian president, Aristide, rally at his home to prevent arrest

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand AristidePORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Monday September 29, 2014, CMC – Approximately 200 supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide protested outside his home as police officers stood guard on the outskirts ... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Phoenix Airways making Caribbean travel “fun” again

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday September 29, 2014 – Phoenix Airways was founded in April 2013, to redefine Caribbean Air Travel, to exceed the expectations of modern travelers and quite simple to bring the “Fun” back to flying. Superior service, is what ... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Trinidad police deny involvement in murders, call for state of emergency

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Saturday September 27, 2014, CMC – Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams Friday denied any police involvement in the murders of three men, including a Jamaican national, as a police organization called on the coalition People’s ... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Trinidad government confirms CLICO for sale if the price is right

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tuesday September 23, 2014, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government has confirmed that it intends to sell the financially troubled Colonial Life Insurance Co Ltd (CLICO), whose collapse in 2009 sent ripples throughout the Ca ... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 23 2014]

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The statement noted that up to September ` "11 this year, 72 police officers have been shot at, with seven being injured. Last year 55 police officers were shot at and three killed while in 2012 one police officer was killed and three injured after 70 police officers were fired upon."

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Baroness Scotland gets Dominica’s support for t... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
Antigua prime minister holds talks with US on I... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
Sharks “taught” to eat poisonous lionfish on Cu... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
Farmers warned deadly virus could damage Jamaic... [Published Caribbean360 - 1 hour ago]
Travel industry veteran to receive CMEx leaders... [Published Caribbean360 - 16 hours ago]
Mystery hemorrhagic fever syndrome hits Venezuela [Published Caribbean360 - 16 hours ago]
Kamla says decriminalisation of homosexuality i... [Published Caribbean360 - 18 hours ago]
Supporters of former Haitian president, Aristid... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 29 2014]
Phoenix Airways making Caribbean travel “fun” a... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 29 2014]
Trinidad police deny involvement in murders, ca... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 27 2014]
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