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Regional countries urged to collaborate on improving health care
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Regional countries urged to collaborate on improving health care

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
WASHINGTON, (CMC) – Health ministers from the Caribbean are joining their counterparts from other member countries of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) in the United States this week to debate universal coverage and...
Sharks “taught” to eat poisonous lionfish on Cuban reefs
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Sharks “taught” to eat poisonous lionfish on Cuban reefs

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
HAVANA, Cuba, Tuesday September 30, 2014 – A Cuban diver has come up with a novel way of controlling rising numbers of invasive lionfish by feeding them to the sharks off the coast of the communist Caribbean country. A venomous...
Antigua prime minister holds talks with US on Internet gaming dispute
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Antigua prime minister holds talks with US on Internet gaming dispute

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
NEW YORK, United States, Tuesday September 30, 2014, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has held talks with senior United States officials in a move aimed at ending their long standing Internet gaming...
GRENADA TOURISM MINISTER ISSUES WORLD TOURISM DAY CHALLENGE
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Local News

GRENADA TOURISM MINISTER ISSUES WORLD TOURISM DAY CHALLENGE

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
St. George’s Grenada – All eyes are on Grenada as the Minister of Tourism issues a challenge to key private sector stakeholders to sign the United Nations World Tourism Organization global code of ethics and corporate social...
Wal-Mart: Morgan, others weren’t wearing seat belts
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Entertainment

Wal-Mart: Morgan, others weren’t wearing seat belts

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
NEWARK, United states (AP) — Wal-Mart says actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a New Jersey highway in June weren’t wearing seat belts. Wal-Mart’s...
Price Reductions Could Remedy Poor Album Sales
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Entertainment

Price Reductions Could Remedy Poor Album Sales

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
Following the move by the Marleys, to reduce the price of Bob Marley’s iconic Legend album, which resulted in boosted sales, reggae artistes are now evaluating the record-breaking business decision, some wondering if a...
It takes £30,000 to keep Riri looking good
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Entertainment

It takes £30,000 to keep Riri looking good

September 30th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
Rihanna spends £30,000 a week on her appearance. The Diamonds hitmaker reportedly splashes out on a string of experts, including a dermatologist, tanner and personal eyelash technician, to be available whenever she needs them in...
World’s Heaviest Pumpkin Tips the Scales at 2,096 Pounds
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Odd News

World’s Heaviest Pumpkin Tips the Scales at 2,096 Pounds

September 29th, 2014 | by Andy Roberts
A Swiss gardener has grown the world’s heaviest pumpkin — and it weighs almost as much as a small car. Beni Meier, 30, had to use a special vehicle to transport the fruit, which tipped the scales at 2,096.6 lbs. An official...
Jamaica’s finance minister says IMF helped attract over US$1bn in investments
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Regional

Jamaica’s finance minister says IMF helped attract over US$1bn in investments

September 29th, 2014 | by vaughndell joseph
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday September 29, 2014, CMC – Jamaica has reported that since signing an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the island has attracted in excess of a billion United...
Man Accused Of Trading Stolen $160,000 Diamond For $20 Of Weed
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Odd News

Man Accused Of Trading Stolen $160,000 Diamond For $20 Of Weed

September 29th, 2014 | by Andy Roberts
Accusations like this can really harsh a dude’s mellow. A former UPS employee in Arizona is accused of stealing a package containing a $160,000 diamond and trading it for $20 worth of weed, ABC-15 reports. Walter Earl...