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2008-10-13 06:00:38

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website CASTRIES, St Lucia CMC-The Organization of American States (OAS) will launching a three-year programme to support the development and use of renewable energy and energy efficiency in seven Caribbean countries.

2008-10-12 12:00:14

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, CMC - Residents here were jolted by a strong earthquake Saturday morning.The magnitude 6.1 tremor was centred about 78 km (49 miles) north northwest of here, was also felt in the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

2008-10-07 12:00:31

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 7 October United Nations: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has made an urgent appeal for funds to start projects it said would offer jobs to 400,000 people in Haiti, which is recovering from a series of deadly storms.

2008-09-21 12:00:14

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - President George Maxwell Richards on Friday signed into law a tough new Bail Act which will deny bail to persons who are charged with very serious offences.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 19 September Providenciales, Turks and Caicos: Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Michael Misick has warned opposition parties to stop playing politics with the lives of Grand Turk and South Caicos residents who are trying to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Ike.

2008-09-16 06:00:25

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website CARIBBEAN-ENERGY-Region could save billions on new energy initiatives SAO PAULO, Brazil, CMC - Latin American and Caribbean countries could save an estimated 36 billion US dollars over the next decade by adopting affordable and available technologies to improve their energy efficiency, according to a report released by the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) on Monday.

2008-09-09 12:00:24

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website MONTSERRAT-TRAVEL-Government moves to fill void from Carib Aviation pullout BRADES, Montserrat, CMC - Montserrat Monday announced it was pursuing a number of options to ensure uninterrupted access to the island, following the announcement by Carib Aviation that it would no longer service the route from the end of this month.

2008-09-09 12:00:24

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC - The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) says it will conduct a probe into the controversial airlift guarantee deal between the Jamaica government and American Airlines.

2008-09-09 12:00:04

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 9 September Havana, Cuba: At least four people were killed as a weakening Hurricane Ike Tuesday closed in on the western province of Pinar del Rio with heavy winds and persistent rains.

2008-09-08 06:00:12

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website ST GEORGE'S, Grenada, CMC - Veteran journalist Rawle Titus was on Saturday elected president of the Media Workers Association of Grenada during its annual general meeting.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.