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US customs officials nab several Caribbean nationals

MIAMI, United States, Sunday March 1, 2015, CMC – The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says it has apprehended 10 Caribbean migrants in the waters off Miami. Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/us-customs-officials-nab-several-caribbean-nationals#ixzz3TGKb2TH0

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Improve Conditions

NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb 21, CMC – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is calling on the Bahamas government to implement a number of recommendations to facilitate improved conditions for persons detained at the Carmichael Road Detention Center. The IACHR said that in December last year, it had received a request for precautionary measures submitted by the Caribbean Institute for ...

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St Kitts-Nevis voters deny Douglas historic fifth consecutive term

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Tuesday February 17, 2015, CMC – St Kitts-Nevis voters denied Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas an opportunity of becoming the first regional leader to win five consecutive general elections and instead voted Team Unity, an amalgam of three opposition parties to form the next government in St. Kitts-Nevis. Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/st-kitts-nevis-voters-deny-douglas-historic-fifth-consecutive-term#ixzz3S73UwPI9

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Health City Cayman Islands rescues air force vet

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Monday February 9, 2015 – A United States Air Force veteran is extremely grateful following life-saving emergency cardiac care delivered by Caribbean hospital Health City Cayman Islands. Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/health-city-cayman-islands-rescues-air-force-vet#ixzz3RKw7UJMU

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Mixed predictions for 2015 Atlantic hurricane season

COLORADO, United States, Thursday February 5, 2015 – While long-range forecasts for 2015 Atlantic hurricane activity indicate another average to slightly below average season, there is some divergence of opinion so far in advance of the official start of the season on June 1. Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/mixed-predictions-2015-atlantic-hurricane-season#ixzz3QyXf2cNM

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UWI students block gates in protest demanding 2014 grades

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday January 21, 2015, CMC – Students at the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) have blocked the gates to the institution demanding that they receive their grades from their exams last year. Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/uwi-students-block-gates-protest-demanding-2014-grades#ixzz3PYj0fZvh

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Trinidad central bank seeks to deal with foreign exchange shortage

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday January 19, 2015, CMC – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago says it has sold US$200 million to authorized dealers in its first foreign exchange intervention for 2015. Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/trinidad-central-bank-seeks-deal-foreign-exchange-shortage#ixzz3PK6PPGxC

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