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CARIBBEAN | Regional countries urged to implement new policies regarding management of sharks and rays

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct 24, CMC – Caribbean shark fisheries expert are recommending that regional countries should prohibit the removal of shark fins at sea as well as prohibit the catching of whale sharks, sawfishes and manta rays as the Caribbean works towards the development of regional plan of action for the conservation and management of sharks and rays.

CARIBBEAN named among major drug-transit countries

WASHINGTON, Mar 3, CMC – The United States Friday named several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as major illicit drug producing and  major drug-transit countries with some regional countries also being major money laundering countries.

Emancipation Rebellion: Lessons from Jamaica's Sam Sharpe War of 1831!

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.” Frederick Douglass, abolitionist, feminist and political figure
  • Published in Opinion

PAHO says 2016, year of serious challenges, important successes in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, Dec 24, CMC – From the Zika epidemic and the birth of thousands of babies with congenital malformations, through the declaration of measles as eliminated from the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says 2016 is a year of “serious challenges and important successes” for health in the Caribbean and other places in the Americas.
  • Published in Health
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