DFP pleased Dominica spared ravages of Irma; sympathizes with affected islands

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Effects of Irma in St. Martin The Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) is pleased that we in Dominica were spared the catastrophic ravages of Hurricane Irma. We wish to thank the Meteorological officials, the office of disaster management and Mr. Cecil Shillingford, Disaster Risk Consultant for their professional handling of the situation The DFP also commends Read More

Surf champion Zander Venezia dies riding Hurricane Irma’s waves in Barbados

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A rising star of the surf scene has died after attempting to ride huge waves generated by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. Zander Venezia, a 16-year-old champion surfer from Barbados, paddled out into the surf with a group of friends on Tuesday morning, local time. Play Video Don’t Play Up Next MPs clash over Brexit bill Read More

Editorial – Hurricane Harvey: we can help

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Glenn Rutherford Take a moment and visit a couple of rooms in your house. Don’t bother with some kind of formal inventory, just look around you and the things your family has accumulated over the years. Of course there will be pictures — most families have bookshelves and walls loaded with scores of pictures. Your Read More

Statement by the Hon Gaston Browne. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda

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Preliminary remarks on the passage of Hurricane Irma My first words must be of thanks. Thanks to Almighty God in all his forms for standing at our side at a time of great adversity. There is no doubt that the Good Lord is on our side. We in Antigua have weathered the most powerful hurricane Read More

Deschutes Brewery’s Traveling Street Pub Comes Home to Portland

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Crafted for Community: Deschutes Rallies its Portland Fans to Help Brewery Surpass $1,000,000 Mark in Street Pub Donations to Date BEND, OREGON, USA, September 7, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Deschutes Brewery’s 400-foot-long traveling pop-up bar, the Street Pub, is making its way home to Oregon – to Portland’s Central Eastside – for the ultimate outdoor block Read More

Tech: Hurricane Jose has officially become a major Category 3 storm with 120-mph winds

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Hurricane Jose is gaining strength as it moves through the Atlantic and has officially become a major hurricane — defined as Category 3 or above. The tropical storm was named on Tuesday and became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon when its maximum sustained winds hit 75 mph. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, its Read More

Richard Branson says Hurricane Irma ‘utterly devastated’ his…

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Benjamin Zhang, provided by Published 10:00 am, Thursday, September 7, 2017 Photo: Virgin Group Image 1of/61 Caption Close Image 1 of 61 Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson has survived the ferocity of Hurricane Irma, but his private island wasn’t so lucky. According to a Virgin Group representative — and now confirmed by Branson — Necker Read More

Hurricane Jose Is Next on Radar, With Fresh Alert for Antigua and Barbuda

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Photo Antigua and Barbuda declared a hurricane watch for Hurricane Jose one day after Hurricane Irma devastated part of the country. Hurricane Katia is also churning in the Gulf of Mexico. Credit National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Read the latest with Friday’s live updates on Hurricane Irma. A hurricane watch was issued for Antigua and Read More

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association issued statement on Hurricane Irma

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has expressed sympathy for the loss of life and hardship following the passage of Hurricane Irma and has urged Caribbean residents and visitors in the projected path of the storm to take continued precautions as it makes its way through parts of the northern Caribbean.  CHTA’s Director General Read More

Everyone Is In Our Thoughts

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has expressed sympathy for the loss of life and hardship following the passage of Hurricane Irma and has urged Caribbean residents and visitors in the projected path of the storm to take continued precautions as it makes its way through parts of the northern Caribbean. In a statement, Read More