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Caribbean to launch hospitality and investment guide

Tourism-ocho-rios.444BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  – The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says the first ever Caribbean Tourism and Hospitality Investment Guide targeted at international investors will be launched in Puerto Rico next week.


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Preemies left to die?

Fenton-Ferguson-2-1444KINGSTOWN, Jamaica - If information from families who have had the experience is to be believed, babies born before 27 weeks, or the beginning of the third trimester, are routinely not given the same level of care in Jamaican public hospitals as babies born at or after that milestone. In fact, according to some, they are simply left to die.


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Missouri football team to boycott games over 'racism'

boycott.444Black players from a US college football team say they will boycott games until their university's president resigns over what they call his inability to deal with racism.


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Tax breaks must end, says economist

tax-break.444ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - Economist and policy consultant, Avernash Persaud is urging government to remove concessions for foreign investors, a similar advice proffered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


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Russia says 11,000 tourists brought back from Egypt

Reunited-1MOSCOW - Russia says it has flown 11,000 tourists home from Egypt in the past 24 hours, and more will return on Sunday.

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  • Agri ministers want less talk and more action ST.JOHN’S, Antigua - Agriculture Ministers from across the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have ended the second Council of Ministers Meeting with a firm commitment that practical solutions...
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