Think-tank alliance identifies eight shifts needed for sustainability

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Laventille (CANARI) 14 March 2013 – A new international alliance of research institutes has identified eight major shifts that must take place for humanity to achieve sustainable development.

Cubana buys Antonov An-158 and Il-96-400s


Cubana buys Antonov An-158 and Il-96-400s aircraft worth $650 million from Russia, the Russian industry and trade minister said Friday.

“Overall, aircraft deliveries will be worth $650 million,” Denis Manturov told journalists.

Sir Trevor McDonald - Newscaster, Journalist, Author, OBE

Sir Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald was born George McDonald on August 16, 1939 in Trinidad, West Indies. He is married to Josephine with whom he raised two children.

He joined the Caribbean regional service of the BBC World Service in Trinidad in 1960 where he began as a print and broadcast journalist and became a producer, before moving to London in 1969 to work for the BBC.

Democratic Labour Party Wins Barbados Election By Narrow Margin

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

The Democratic Labour Party has retained power in Barbados with a narrow election victory, according to preliminary results.

The win gives Prime Minister Freundel Stuart his first full term in office, after taking over as Prime Minister in 2010 following the death of former Prime Minister David Thompson.

PEPFAR - U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

 PEPFAR -  U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, and PEPFAR investments also help alleviate suffering from other diseases across the global health spectrum.

CANARI receives European Union grant to support fisherfolk for food security in the Caribbean

Laventille (CANARI) 18 February 2013 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) recently received a €1,032,099 grant from the European Union, via its EuropeAid programme, to improve the contribution of the small scale fisheries sector to food security in the Caribbean.

Secretary Hillary Clinton Travels to Haiti

Secretary Hillary Clinton departs for Haiti

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to northern Haiti on October 22. This marks the Secretary's first trip to the North of Haiti.

Wole Parks, American actor with Belizean heritage stars in action thriller

Wole Parks

There is no Belizean in the United States’ movie industry to have made appearances in mainstream television series or major Hollywood movies until Wole Parks.

Caribbean judge says alleged drug traffickers to stand trial in British Virgin Islands, not US

Judge Albert Redhead

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands - A Caribbean court judge has ruled against a U.S. request to extradite five men on drug trafficking charges but says they will stand trial in the British Virgin Islands.

Caribbean coral reefs vanish

A healthy coral reef off the Caribbean island of Bonaire

Caribbean coral reefs — which make up one of the world’s most colourful, vivid and productive ecosystems — are on the verge of collapse, with less than 10 per cent of the reef area showing live coral cover.

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