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Guess What The Caribbean Losses From Hurricane Maria Could Be?

Maria prepares food during nightfall next to her home, destroyed by Hurricane Maria, in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, on September 25, 2017. The US island territory, working without electricity, is struggling to dig out and clean up from its disastrous brush with the hurricane, blamed for at least 33 deaths across the Caribbean. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, ...

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This US Company Pledges USD 1.3 Million To Hurricane Devastated Caribbean

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 27, 2017: The world’s largest beverage company is donating some USD 1.3 million specifically to help victims of hurricane devastated Caribbean nations. Coca-Cola, whose portfolio features 21 billion-dollar brands in more than 200 countries, is tripling the amount of money it’s donating to disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Maria and the ...

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Hurricanes: How They Form and Precautionary Measures

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 27, 2017: Basically, hurricanes are nothing but a subset of tropical cyclones that form in the Atlantic Ocean and eastern part of the Pacific Ocean. Hurricanes, or any other tropical cyclones for that matter, are among the most devastating natural calamities as they have the potential to cause large-scale destruction through a deadly ...

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Thomas Anthony to Lead Exiger’s Immigration, Citizenship & Visa (ICV) Due Diligence Practice in the Caribbean Region

NEW YORK and BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE:  Exiger, the global regulatory, financial crime, risk, and compliance company, has named Thomas Anthony the Deputy Head of its Immigration, Citizenship & Visa (ICV) due diligence practice and Director, Financial Crime Compliance, for the Caribbean Region. Mr. Anthony joins Exiger from the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) of Antigua & ...

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Hurricanes: A Longer-Term View Is Now Essential For The Caribbean

Some of the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Maria in Dominica. By David Jessop News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 26, 2017: Earlier this year, the Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme published a report on the impact of climate change on Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS). In part, it observed that while the overall frequency of the ...

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This Former US President Is Speaking Up For All Of The Caribbean

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 26, 2017: Unlike many in politics and the main stream media, one former US President is asking Americans to remember all of the Caribbean islands ravaged by two hurricanes in 12 days. While a lot of focus has been on Puerto Rico and the ravages there by Hurricane Maria, ...

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Patients From St. Croix Evacuated To U.S. Mainland

This St. Croix man lost his home to Hurricane Maria. Løuie Ğ Bryce/Facebook image News Americas, St. Croix, USVI, Mon. Sept. 25, 2017: Thirty-two patients needing medical attention in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands were evacuated from Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center this past weekend. U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Health Dr. Michelle Davis reported that 20 ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Canned Corn-Beef And Flour Dumplings

By Minna LaFortune News  Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: It been a rough few weeks for the Caribbean and it’s Diaspora ! The devastation of hurricanes  Harvey in Texas and Irma and Maria in Caribbean have hit close to home, destroying  lives and property. Individually and collectively we all have to make meaningful contributions to help restore ...

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Caribbean News – Diaspora Groups Pitch In To Help The Hurricane Ravaged Caribbean

Part of the devastation in St. Croix, USV from Hurricane Maria. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: Ever since Hurricane Irma and now Maria, hit their native islands and several countries in the region, Caribbean Diaspora groups have begun mobilizing to help, much as they have done in many natural disasters before. In ...

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Caribbean Travel – Canada Is Warning Nationals To Avoid Travel To These Caribbean Nations

Destruction and debris are seen in Roseau, capital of the Caribean island Dominica, September 21, 2017, three days after passage of Hurricane Maria. Dominica, located near the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, has been almost completely cut off from the world since the imapact of the hurricane. (Photo credit: LIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, ...

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