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CCRIF To Make Payout Of US$19 Million To Dominica

GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands, September 22, 2017 (CMC) – CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) will be making a payout of US$19,294,800 to Dominica, under its tropical cyclone policy, following the passage of Hurricane Maria, earlier this week. ...

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European Union Disburses EC$806,000 In Humanitarian Aid To Dominica

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, September 22, 2017 (CMC) – The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing EC$806,000 in emergency humanitarian aid to Dominica, following the severe destruction caused by Hurricane Maria, earlier this week. The relief will ...

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Hurricane Maria Kills One In Guadeloupe; Two Missing

Hurricane Maria Kills One In Guadeloupe; Two Missing

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe, September 19, 2017 (CMC) – Hurricane Maria is being blamed for at least one death on the French-speaking Caribbean nation of Guadeloupe, yesterday, prior to making landfall in Dominica. According to government officials, one person was killed when ...

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Revitalising CARICOM’s Agricultural Sector

Revitalising CARICOM’s Agricultural Sector

By Marie Claire Williams CMC Feature Writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, September 18, 2017 (CMC) – Every year, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries spend billions of US dollars importing agricultural products into the region. But three decades ago, agriculture was the main ...

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