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Saharan dust is key to formation of Bahamas' Great Bank, study finds

Saharan dust played a major role in the formation of the Bahamas islands, a new study suggests. Researchers showed that iron-rich Saharan dust provides the nutrients necessary for specialized bacteria to produce the island chain's carbonate-based foundation. Persistent winds across Africa's 3.5-million square mile Sahara Desert lifts mineral-rich sand into the atmosphere where it travels the ... Continue reading →

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The Hepatitis C virus is the main cause of liver transplant in the world

Share WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, JULY 28th The Hepatitis C is a chronic illness, most commonly transmitted through blood-to-blood contact and it is 5 times more disseminated than the HIV infection. Is a silent illness considered by the World Health Organization … Continue reading →

Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development and Marketing

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the appointment of airline industry veteran Hector “Tato” Montanez as the regional carrier’s new Director of Marketing and Sales. In … Continue reading →

Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development and Marketing

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the appointment of airline industry veteran Hector “Tato” Montanez as the regional carrier’s new Director of Marketing and Sales. In … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Newport Folk Festival first night features reggae of Jimmy Cliff, alt-country … – The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalNewport Folk Festival first night features reggae of Jimmy Cliff, alt-country ...The Providence JournalNEWPORT — On a near-cloudless day, a jam-packed Fort Adams State Park hosted a mostly high-energy day of music Friday on four stages that ranged from the old-school reggae of Jimmy Cliff to the distortion-laden blues/rock of Reignwolf to the alt ...and more » Continue reading →

Business

Rum-trade era lenders see recovery – StarPhoenix

Rum-trade era lenders see recoveryStarPhoenixScotiabank, Royal Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, which owns CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, are the dominant foreign lenders here and in other Caribbean nations with roots going back to... Continue reading →

Sports

Bermuda face must-win against Martinique – Royal Gazette

Bermuda face must-win against MartiniqueRoyal GazetteBermuda have been left with a must-win scenario in their final Caribbean Under-17 Championship qualifier after being held to a scoreless draw by Puerto Rico in Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday. Bermuda wil... Continue reading →

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As World Gets Ready To Mark Hepatitis Day, Drug Therapy Available In Trinidad

Share Tweet PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Telaprevir to the market, an innovative therapy that significantly increases the … Continue reading

As World Gets Ready To Mark Hepatitis Day, Drug Therapy Available In Trinidad

Share Tweet PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Telaprevir to the market, an innovative therapy that significantly increases the … Continue reading

No Bail For Woman Who Allegedly Killed, Dismembered Guyanese Immigrant

Share Tweet Leah Cuevas is led away by cops on Thursday, July 24, 2014. By NAN Contributor News Americas, CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Fri. July 25, 2014: A 42-year-old Brooklyn, NY woman will remain in jail without bail, a judge Thursday … Continue reading

Threatened Trinidad Journalist Returns Home

Share Tweet Mark Bassant News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 24, 2014: Some two months after receiving death threats that forced him to flee the country, Trinidad and Tobago senior investigative TV journalist, Mark Bassant, has returned home. Bassant, … Continue reading

Jamaican National Convicted Of Marriage Fraud

Share Tweet News Americas, TAMPA, FL, Fri. July. 24, 2014:  A 32-year-old Jamaican woman is facing a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison after being found guilty of marriage fraud. According to testimony and evidence presented at trial, … Continue reading