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  1. Two tons of cocaine seized by French authorities in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique -- More than two tons of cocaine, estimated to be worth around $105 million, were seized by French customs officials off the ...

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  2. French Customs Officials Seize Record Cocaine Haul in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Time

    This file photo released on April 18, 2015 by French customs in Fort Saint-Louis military base in Fort-de-France, on the French Caribbean island of Martinique shows packs of cocaine stored after they were seized on April 15, 2015 on a sailboat off the French Caribbean island of Martinique. More than two tons of cocaine was seized from a boat off Martinique that was falsely sailing under an American flag, French authorities said Saturday, marking a record haul.

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  3. French replica frigate re-enacting sail that helped create U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | SFGate

    A handout photo taken on April 16, 2015 by the French customs off the French Caribbean island of Martinique, and released on April 18, shows the Silandra sailboat carrying cocaine escorted to Fort-de-France by two customs vessels after the boat's interception on April 15 in the night. French finance minister Michel Sapin announced on April 18 a record seizure on the boat of 2.25 tonnes of cocaine, worth 70 millions of euros.

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  4. Martinique to host preparatory summit to United Nations conference on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique -- Serge Letchimy, the president of the Regional Council of Martinique, has confirmed that a regional summit dedicated to the ...

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  5. Cma CGM Upgrades Gulfbridge, Hispaniola LinesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Marine News

    ... Cap Haitian, Haiti Philipsburg, Saint Marteen Saint Johns, Antigua Pointe--Pitre, Guadeloupe Fort-de-France, Martinique Roseau, Dominique Camden Park, Saint-Vincent les Grenadines Saint George, Grenada Point Lisas, Trinidad & Tobago Bridgetown, ...

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  6. Jamaica credited with 81 medals, 10 records at 2015 Carifta GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Jamaica Observer

    LAST Monday Jamaica completed a historic 31st straight table-topping performance at the 44th Carifta Games at the newly renamed Kim Collins Stadium in Basseterre, St Kitts. While the Jamaicans failed to get past the record 89 medals won the previous year in Fort de France, Martinique, they swept all the relays, both 4x100m last Sunday and 4x400m the following day, the first time any nation was able to accomplish that feat at any one staging of the event traditionally held on the Easter weekend.

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  7. Jamaica land 85 medals at 44th Carifta GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaica's junior athletes once again proved they are the kings and queens of the Caribbean with another dominant display at the annual Carifta Games after amassing 85 medals at the 44th staging of the championships which ended at the newly renamed Kim Collins Stadium in Basseterre, St Kitts, yesterday. The Jamaicans won 41 gold, 25 silver and 19 bronze medals, the 31st straight time they have topped the table and their second best ever haul since the schedule moved to 66 events, and just shy of the record 89 medals won last year in Fort de France, Martinique.

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  8. Nedrick cops 2 silver medals, WYC javelin qualifying markRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Tyriq Hosford won with 70.73m, beating the 67.67m set by Grenada's Anderson Peters last year in Fort de France, Martinique. Meanwhile, yesterday morning, both Jamaicans in the girls' Under-20 shot put finished outside the medals won by Portious ...

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  9. Jamaica increase Carifta Games medal tally to 47Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Jamaica Observer

    JAMAICAN teams swept the sprint relays last night as they pulled away in the medals table at the 44th Carifta Games at the Kim Collins Stadium in Basseterre, St Kitts. The Jamaican teams did one better than last year when they won three of the four 4x100m relays and closed the day on 47 medals -- 23 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze -- but it looks unlikely they will beat the 80-plus medals won last year in Fort de France, Martinique.

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  10. Jamaica's CARIFTA team ready to continue dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Jamaica Observer

    THE 100m finals in all four age group categories, Under-18 and Under-20 for boys and girls, will highlight today's second day of the 44th CARIFTA Championships at the Silver Jubilee stadium in Basseterre, St Kitts. Jamaica swept all four 100m titles last year when the meet was held in Fort-de-France, Martinique, and another strong showing will be expected from the 78-strong team that left the island last Thursday morning.

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  11. Europe More Accessible Than Ever With 29 Direct Destinations From Montreal-TrudeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Market Wire

    Aeroports de Montreal is pleased to announce that several new air services from Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport have already been confirmed for this summer. During the summer season, no fewer than 29 European cities will be accessible by direct flight, including Budapest , offered for the first time.

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  12. Martinique 2014 cruise passenger arrivals up 71.3 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    FRANCE, Martinique -- Martinique's cruise sector continued to net strong results in 2014. According to the latest statistics from The Martinique Tourism Authority, cruise passenger arrivals for calendar year 2014 were up 71.3% when compared to the same period in 2013.

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  13. Berkeley Police Charge Lanoka Harbor Man With Burglarizing Cars in Holiday CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Patch.com

    A Lanoka Harbor man is facing several charges of burglary and theft after Berkeley police found him rummaging through a car in Holiday City, Police Chief Karen T. DiMichele said. Police responded to the Fort De France Boulevard area at 11:50 p.m. on Feb. 10 on a report of a suspicious male.

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  14. Getting to Martinique easier thanks to improved service from the US, Canada and Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    With American Airlines improved direct service from Miami, Martinique is getting now more and more accessible to travelers from the US mainland. This winter, American Airlines operates a midweek flight on Wednesdays from Miami, in addition to pre-existing weekly nonstop service, which operates on Saturdays.

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  15. Pair jailed for cocaine smuggle bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Blackburn Citizen

    Michael Ashford and David Romano have been jailed after they tried to sail a yacht to the UK with a quarter of a tonne of cocaine on board Two men have been jailed for trying to bring A 40m of cocaine into the UK by yacht from Martinique Two men who tried to sail a yacht to the UK with a quarter of a tonne of cocaine on board have been jailed. David Romano, 57, and Michael Ashford, 42, both from Jersey, were arrested in the Caribbean as part of a joint operation involving the National Crime Agency , Metropolitan Police Service and French authorities.

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  16. There's nothing weird about getting a veg box delivered -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... can go to the Caribbean for two weeks in the school holidays for that. France has two main Caribbean islands, Martinique and Guadeloupe. They're departments of the country much in the same way that the Isle of Wight, and the county of Hampshire, are ...

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  17. Serge Letchimy, President of the Regional Council of Martinique,...Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    On Wednesday December 10, 2014, Hon. Serge Letchimy, MP, President of the Martinique Regional Council, will attend a Pledging Event hosted by H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the 69th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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  18. Sarah Wescot's 'fire in the belly' speech reaffirms solidarity on St. Martin DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... European Commission, a Member of Parliament for French Guiana Chantal Berthelot, and the Mayor of Fort-de-France, Martinique, Didier Laguerre. Those two islands are about to become Collectivites d'Outre Mer (COM). Dutch-side Minister of Education, ...

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  19. Sarah Wescot's 'fire in the belly' speech reaffirms solidarity on St. Martin DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... European Commission, a Member of Parliament for French Guiana Chantal Berthelot, and the Mayor of Fort-de-France, Martinique, Didier Laguerre. Those two islands are about to become Collectivites d'Outre Mer (COM). Dutch-side Minister of Education, ...

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  20. South school briefs: School is model for AVID programRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... 10 high school students and a teacher from Saint-Joseph de Cluny High School in Fort-de-France arrived from Martinique to spend two weeks with Lakeville South High School French students and their families. The students shadowed the American ...

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