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CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Nov 18, CMC – Two people were airlifted to safety via helicopter  after their sailing vessel – ‘Tyago’, sank between St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.The marine authorities reported that a search for the two began late Thursday.Two ships in the area – the French flagged ‘Club Med 2’ and Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Manchester United midfielder Carrick undergoes heart procedure

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24 November 2017 21:29 Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has revealed he underwent a procedure to resolve an “irregular heart rhythm” after feeling unwell during September’s EFL Cup tie against Burton Albion. The 4-1 win at Old Trafford remains Carrick’s only appearance for Jose Mourinho’s team this season and his absence was initially attributed to Read More

Second cruise pier to be constructed in St. Kitts Nevis by 2019 cruise season

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Second cruise pier to be constructed in St. Kitts Nevis by 2019 cruise season A contract for the construction of a second cruise pier was signed on Wednesday between officials from the St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) and the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) . Minister of Public Infrastructure Ian “Patches” Liburd said Read More

St Vincent and St Kitts capture top positions in 2017 OECS Essay Competition

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Kyle Daniel DaSilva of the Mountain View Adventist Academy, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Rol-J Williams of the Nevis Sixth Form College, in St Kitts and Nevis are the first place winners in the respective categories of the 2017 OECS Essay Competition, hosted and sponsored by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Read More

Caribbean Christmas Quiz Prize Draw Tomorrow

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Answer to last week’s question number 5 is BARBADOS.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #5 was Margaret St John from Grenada based in London. CONGRATULATIONS Margaret, you have been entered in the draw tomorrow Friday 24th November 2017. RULES:  In order to qualify…Send answer to: quiz@caribdirect.comalong with full name, mobile number and Caribbean country you’re Read More

Reggae Girls lose friendly to TT

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Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Women soccer Jamaica’s Under-20 soccer Reggae Girls lost their two match friendly series against Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago after being beaten 1-0 in Saturday’s second match at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium. Denesha Prince netted the winner in the 4th minute for T & T. The Jamaicans had previously Read More

EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300-million

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The European Union reaffirms its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor Conference on the Caribbean in New York. Yesterday, at the High-Level Donor Conference for the Caribbean in New York, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Read More

SIU professor tested herpes vaccine on people in Springfield hotel rooms

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In apparent violation of federal law and medical research protocol, Southern Illinois University associate professor William Halford injected people with an unapproved herpes vaccine in Springfield, Ill. hotel rooms. The vaccine testing, uncovered by a Kaiser Health News investigation, came three years before Halford conducted a herpes vaccine trial on the Caribbean island of St. Read More

News: CTO Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum reschedule for December

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St Kitts will welcome the Caribbean Tourism Organisation next month The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has announced new dates for the Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum at the Ocean Terrace Inn in St. Kitts. Originally scheduled in September, the forum was put on hold due to the category five hurricanes that impacted a handful of member Read More

CTO Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum reschedule for December

3 days ago Editor 0
St Kitts will welcome the Caribbean Tourism Organisation next month The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has announced new dates for the Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum at the Ocean Terrace Inn in St. Kitts. Originally scheduled in September, the forum was put on hold due to the category five hurricanes that impacted a handful of member Read More