Cuba sends medical team to Dominica
Nation News

HAVANA – A 16-strong Cuban medical brigade departed this morning for Dominica, which was hit by Tropical Storm Erika last week. The brigade, led by Dr Norberto Ramos, includes doctors, nurses, and...

Cuba to tackle drought with cloud seeding programme
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The Water Resources institute says a cloud seeding programme will be carried on as of September 15 in an effort to relieve areas hard-hit by the prolonged drought.

Cuba to introduce cloud seeding programme to tackle drought
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) - The Water Resources institute says a cloud seeding programme will be implemented on September 15 in an effort to relieve areas hard hit by the prolonged drought.

The sights from across Havana
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Observer recently journeyed to the Cuban capital city of Havana, to, among other things, witness the reopening of the United States Embassy, as both countries restored relations after a break of 54 years. Here...

93 graduate from Guyana/Cuban Medical Scholarship Programme
Kaieteur News

Ninety three students who completed their stint in the Guyana/ Cuban Medical Scholarship Programme and who are likely to commence service within a short while participated in an official graduation ceremony. The event was...

Erika update: Small Craft Warning remains - Met office
Jamaica Gleaner

The Meteorological Service of Jamaica says the remnants of Erika is producing an area of clouds with isolated thunderstorms across Hispaniola to the east of Jamaica and northward across Cuba. It says the trough will...

UPDATE: Erika weakens to trough of low pressure
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica says at 8:30 am the remnants of Erika was located near Latitude 21.5 degrees north and Longitude 75.9 degrees west or about 205 kilometres east of...

Tropical Storm Erica expected to weaken and pass over Cuba today
Jamaica Gleaner

The Meteorological Service says Tropical Storm Erica is expected to weaken to a Tropical Depression as it passes over Cuba today. At 4 a.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was located about 125 kilometres south of...

Over 400 Cubans repatriated by US Coast Guard this year
Antigua Observer

The US Coast Guard has since the start of this year, repatriated over 400 Cuban migrants who attempted to enter the US illegally.

Over 400 Cubans repatriated by US Coast Guard this year
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (CMC) - The US Coast Guard has since the start of this year, repatriated over 400 Cuban migrants who attempted to enter the US illegally.

Atlantis has hiring freeze
Nassau Guardian

Baha Mar employees looking for new employment won’t find it at Atlantis. Atlantis Senior Vice President of Public Relations Ed Fields said yesterday the Paradise Island property has a hiring freeze. “Despite...

St. Martin News Network - Breastfeeding Café a Success .
St Martin News Network

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):---- The Breastfeeding Café event recently organized by the section Youth Health Care (YHC) from the Department of Collective Prevention Service (CPS), a department in the Ministry of Public Health,...

Cuban doctors fleeing Venezuela protest for US visas
Jamaica Observer

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — About 100 Cuban doctors who deserted a medical mission in Venezuela and have been stranded for months in Colombia seeking entry into the US staged a protest Saturday to draw attention to their...

A salute to Fidel Castro on his birthday
Jamaica Observer

(This is a lightly edited version of a speech delivered by Cuban diplomat Ricardo Tur Novo, on the occasion of the 89th birthday of retired Cuban President Fidel Castro Ruz, during a function held at the Petroleum...

Jamaican medical student loving Cuba
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba -- Oraine Lynch got a culture shock when he moved from his St John's Road, Spanish Town home to Havana, Cuba, two years ago.

Cuban official reaches out to Jamaica to lower medical costs
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba -- A senior Cuban biochemist attached to this north Caribbean island's largest biotechnology institute has reached out to Jamaica in an effort to save the struggling country millions of dollars and...

A salute to Fidel Castro on his birthday
Jamaica Observer

(This is a lightly edited version of a speech delivered by Cuban diplomat Ricardo Tur Novo, on the occasion of the 89th birthday of retired Cuban President Fidel Castro Ruz, during a function held at the Petroleum...

New minimum wage proposals pleases Castro
Jamaica Star

Chairman of the National Minimum Wage Advisory Commission, Silvera Castro, has expressed satisfaction with a ...

A morning when history was made
Jamaica Observer

WHERE were you last Saturday morning? Did you know, did you care that a small, but important, moment had entered the records of history? The USA had returned to Havana, Cuba, on Friday to fly the Stars and Stripes after...

Chairman satisfied with consultation on minimum wage
Jamaica Observer

CHAIRMAN of the National Minimum Wage Advisory Commission Silvera Castro has expressed satisfaction with a regional consultation, held in Montego Bay on August 18, regarding the national minimum wage and the minimum wage...

US Gov't seeks regular flights with Cuba
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The US Government is seeking an agreement with Cuba to allow air links between the two countries through regular flights late this year.

Opposition mounts another picket to press for investigation into smuggling ring
Antigua Observer

The opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) along with several other interest groups, are pressing ahead with the demand for a full and independent investigation into a smuggling ring out of Antigua involving Syrians...

Abolish slavery; stop manual cane cutting
Jamaica Observer

ACCORDING to Rafael Suarez Rivacoba, the Director of International Relations for AZCUBA Group, manual cutting of cane is not the way for Jamaica's sugar industry to continue if it is serious about becoming profitable....

St. Croix's 'Dr. Deep' Guy Garman Dies in World Record Attempt
St John Source

Dr. Guy Garman, a St. Croix physician and scuba diver known in the diving community as "Dr. Deep," died Saturday in an attempt to set a world record for the deepest scuba dive ever, by diving to 1,200 feet. read more

St. Croix's 'Dr. Deep' Guy Garman Dies in World Record Attempt
St Thomas Source

Dr. Guy Garman, a St. Croix physician and scuba diver known in the diving community as "Dr. Deep," died Saturday in an attempt to set a world record for the deepest scuba dive ever, by diving to 1,200 feet. read more

St. Croix's 'Dr. Deep' Guy Garman Dies in World Record Attempt
St Croix Source

Dr. Guy Garman, a St. Croix physician and scuba diver known in the diving community as "Dr. Deep," died Saturday in an attempt to set a world record for the deepest scuba dive ever, by diving to 1,200 feet. read more

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