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Zika Complications Addressed by Regional Specialists

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Zika Complications Addressed by Regional Specialists

- by Donella Hosten. Grenada and St Vincent & The Grenadines are the 2 countries topping the list with the highest number of recorded cases of Guillain–Barré Syndrome (GBS) in the Eastern Caribbean. In this light, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) brought together a number of specialists from around the region for a 2–day Workshop in Grenada, towards addressing some of the neurological complications faced
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    Zika Complications Addressed by Regional Specialists

    , nowgrenada.com

    by Donella Hosten. Grenada and St Vincent & The Grenadines are the 2 countries topping the list with the highest number of recorded cases of Guillain–Barré Syndrome (GBS) in the Eastern Caribbean. In this light, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) brought together a number of specialists from around the region for a 2–day Workshop in Grenada, towards addressing some of the neurological complications faced
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Politics & Government

  • Venezuela refutes blame for food shortage and clarifies recall referendum

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    Jose Gregorio Vielma Mora By Caribbean News Now contributor KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- In two press statements issued by the Venezuelan embassy in St Vincent and the Grenadines, the embassy refuted a report that a Venezuela state governor had blamed Aruba and Curacao for food shortages and also stated what it described as “truths about the recall referendum”. On Tuesday, in a report republished from the Curacao Chronicle,
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Referendum | 

Business

  • Jamaica business leaders take part in CARICOM review

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith (left), listens to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Commission Review Chairman, Bruce Golding (centre), at the Commission’s third meeting on July 26. At right is Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves. Photo: Mark Bell By Chad Bryan KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, has commended Jamaican
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    Categories: Business | 

Society & Culture

  • Prisoners To Be Freed As Part Of St Vincent Independence Celebrations
    Prisoners To Be Freed As Part Of St Vincent Independence Celebrations

    , caribbean360.com

    Submit. KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Friday October 28, 2016 – As part of St Vincent and the Grenadines’ 37th Anniversary of Independence, several prisoners will be released from jail. Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says he will also make permanent the appointment of 100 clerks in the public service. Gonsalves said following the necessary procedures he intends to advise the governor general to order the release of
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Social Issues |  Freedom | 

Law & Crime

  • Who did it! - The sudden murders of St Vincent bad men

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    Dear Sir: In 2015, an ex-police colleague that I worked with in the intelligence division at the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force brought something to my attention. He said: “it seems like someone have been killing the perceived bad men in St Vincent and the Grenadines.” At that time there were a series of murders of those who are involved in the drug business and, like the average citizen, I ruled the murders as guys fighting over drugs
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 

Science & Nature

  • US embassy continues citizen science and climate change program in St Vincent

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    Participants of the citizen scientists workshop pose for a group photo with presenter Dr Gillian Bowser, and Deputy Public Affairs Officer Jeff Barrus at the conclusion of the session at the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- A three-country traveling program to promote ways ordinary “citizen scientists” can help observe and promote awareness of climate change in their communities, sponsored by the US Embassy to
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