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Caribbean Youths Tweet For Regional Integration

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Young people from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), say they would like to live in a united, cohesive, productive and enabling region, and that the political directorate must lend themselves to an “awakening” of their ...

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Guyana Records Decrease In Sugar Production

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana produced more than 218 thousand tonnes of sugar last year blaming industrial action and the inclement weather for the 7.8 percent decline over the previous year. Agriculture Minister, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, speaking at a “Honour’s ...

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New UN Report Says Poverty And Hunger Reduced In Caribbean

GENEVA, Switzerland, CMC – Latin America and Caribbean region has met a number of targets for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including halving the extreme poverty rate, according to a United Nations report released here, on Monday. The report ...

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What’s Good For Brazil Is Good For Africa

By Matthew Newsome Africa Correspondent ADDIS ABABA (IPS) – As Africa transforms its economy, it will need modern jobs and increased productivity to fight hunger on the continent, African leaders agreed at a two-day summit. The leaders agreed that agricultural ...

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Guyanese Named President Of U.S. University

ATLANTA, Georgia, CMC – The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has voted unanimously in appointing a Guyanese academic as the ninth president of Fort Valley State University. Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, provost and senior vice president ...

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