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  1. Caribbean women recommit to advocating for diversityRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Advocates for lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues in the Caribbean have been encouraged to commit to enhance their advocacy at the second Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference. Staged in Paramaribo, Suriname, the CWSDC is organised by United and Strong with the support of Women'S Way and the pan-Caribbean network CariFLAGS.

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  2. Caribbean common fisheries policy for authorised for implementationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Council for Trade and Economic Development , comprised of ministers responsible for agriculture from across the Caribbean Community , has confirmed the Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy as a final policy document for the Community. The Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy is aimed at fostering greater harmonisation across the Caribbean in the sustainable management and development of the region's fisheries and aquaculture resources, with special emphasis on promoting the most efficient use of shared resources while aiming to improve food security and reduce poverty in the region.

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  3. Guyana interested in Islamic Development Bank membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Guyana's Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh meets with the president of the Islamic Bank, Ahmed Al Madani, in Washington By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- After more than a decade of contemplating joining the Islamic Development Bank , Guyana seems set to join, especially after seeing that the transportation, education and health sectors of its neighbour Suriname have been benefiting from Islamic Bank funding as a result of the country's membership. Guyana's Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh met the president of the Islamic Bank, Ahmed Al Madani, in Washington to discuss Guyana's interest in joining the institution and the required process.

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  4. Suriname launches state of the art hospital with Islamic bank supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- On Monday, Suriname's President Desi Bouterse and the CEO of the Islamic Development Bank , Mohammed Ahmed Ali Al Madani, officially launched the construction of the Academic Medical Hospital of Suriname , which will provide the highest quality care, top medical training and a scientific research centre for the region. Attached to the Anton De Kom University of Suriname, the US$86 million hospital will be a modern and ascetically beautiful facility, with two emergency rooms, dining areas and a landing area for helicopters, and is scheduled to open in 2020.

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  5. Agricultural cooperation between Caribbean & Pacific regions advances ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    Inter-regional cooperation for agricultural and rural development has moved a step closer with the announcement that the Pacific region is planning to hold a regional week of agriculture in 2015. The event has been inspired by the Caribbean Week of Agriculture , whose 13th edition just concluded in Paramaribo, Suriname, according to the minister of agriculture for Vanuatu, attending CWA at the invitation of CTA and the government of Suriname.

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  6. High-Tech, High Yields: Caribbean Farmers Reap Benefits of ICTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    ... Thompson spoke to IPS at the recently concluded Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA), held Oct. 6-12 in Paramaribo, Suriname. A great deal of attention was given to "scaling up" the integration of technology into day-to-day farming practices at CWA ...

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  7. FAO Caribbean head highlights importance of policy in revitalizing regional agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The critical role of policy development and implementation in the process of revitalizing agriculture sectors in the region was highlighted in a workshop on governance and public policy held last week at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014 in Paramaribo, Suriname. In a comprehensive presentation to workshop delegates, Dr Deep Ford, subregional coordinator for the Caribbean for the Food and Agricultural Organization , led the dialogue calling for differentiated public policy, improved governance and increased public and private sector investment synergies.

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  8. Netherlands says it has nothing to do with open skies between Antilles and SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... news and information here... WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- "The current aviation agreement between the Netherlands and Suriname is separate from the aviation relationship between Aruba and Suriname, and therefore contains no impediment for InselAir to fly ...

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  9. Jamaica's Team Node420 wins regional code sprint in SurinameRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... farmers to protect their crops through pest diagnosis, monitoring and control. Third-place winners Unicode of Suriname received a 3,000-Euro prize from Michael Hailu, director of event organisers, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural ...

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  10. CRFM hopes US reject petition to ban import of Caribbean conchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Kenton X. Chance PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism says that it hopes data it supplied to the United States would convince authorities there not to list the queen conch as an endangered species, as a non-governmental organisation from Colorado has requested. The CRFM has requested on behalf of the Caribbean Community that the United States-CARICOM Council on Trade and Investment reject the petition of WildEarth Guardians, calling on US authorities to list the queen conch as a "threatened" or "endangered" species under the USA Endangered Species Act.

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  11. Suriname wants focus on food security, not marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Kenton X. Chance PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Caribbean Community nation of Suriname says the focus of agriculture in the 15-member body at this time should be food security rather than marijuana cultivation. CARICOM has set up a commission to examine the decriminalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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  12. Islamic Bank president visits Suriname to expand tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali al-Madani, president of the Islamic Development Bank , and his delegation arrived in Paramaribo on Sunday on a private jet to open the "Islamic Development Bank/Suriname Day", which officially opened on Monday. Suriname is the only country in the Americas that is a member of the IsDB.

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    Oct 13, 2014 | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

    ... coins season to be proposedWhere's the kingmaker?Northwest football standings and schedule (Week 3)PARAMARIBO, Suriname fifa 15 coins ps3 (AP) A Caribbean soccer official has acknowledged receiving $40,000 in cash at a meeting that's being ...

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  14. Guyana opposes widespread use of antibiotics in agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Kenton X. Chance PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Guyana's minister of agriculture, Dr Leslie Ramsammy, says he opposes the widespread use of antibiotics in agriculture, saying ...

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  15. Surinam Airways seeks partnership and fleet expansionRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Surinam Airways is looking to replace the only wide-body aircraft in its fleet, the A340-300 that services the Paramaribo-Amsterdam route when its lease expires next year. SLM management is looking to replace the aircraft with two wide-body aircraft, either the Boeing 767 or the Airbus 330.

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  16. Little known Venezuelan airline to begin Suriname flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAGUANA, Venezuela -- As part of tourism agreements between Venezuela and Suriname, an obscure small airline from Venezuela, Aero Paraguana, will commence service to Suriname from November 27 according to the manager of the airline, Venancio Polanco. Polanco said that Suriname is a unique destination with a good tourism product; hotels, food and attractions.

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  17. Agricultural cooperation between Caribbean and Pacific regions moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    The event has been inspired by the Caribbean Week of Agriculture , according to the minister of agriculture for Vanuatu, attending CWA at the invitation of CTA and the government of Suriname. The announcement came during a meeting between the agriculture ministers of Suriname and Vanuatu, brokered by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation .

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  18. Caribbean agriculture head to quit by year-endRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Kenton X. Chance PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Executive director of the Caribbean Agricultural Research Institute , Dr Arlington Chesney has confirmed that he will leave the institute by the end of this year. "I think I should leave.

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  19. Suriname eyes bigger role in Caribbean's breadbasketRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Permanent Secretary in Suriname's Agriculture Ministry Gerrit Breinburg says that the country has a five-year framework in place to become the regional breadbasket but later clarified that Guyana will also be a key player. Breadbasket to the Caribbean has typically been a title associated with Guyana but critics have said it has underperformed over decades.

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  20. Getting fresh Guyana produce to region needs much work - agribusiness specialistRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Stabroek News

    ... well in farming innovations. Speaking to Stabroek News at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) in Paramaribo, Suriname, Reid said that Guyana's challenges in terms of the value chain and getting fresh produce circulating in the region continues ...

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