Monthly Archives: April 2009


  Taíno Reconstruction of a Taíno village in Cuba The Taínos were pre-Columbian inhabitants of the Bahamas, Greater Antilles, and the northern Lesser Antilles. It is believed that the seafaring Taínos were relatives of the Arawakan people of South America. … Continue reading

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Health News

  Caribbean countries called on to mobilise to deal with swine flu By Anselma AimableCaribbean Net News St Lucia CorrespondentEmail: CASTRIES, St Lucia — Reacting quickly to the news emanating from the World Health Organization (WHO), of cases of … Continue reading

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Wind From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wind, from the Tacuinum Sanitatis, late 14th century (Biblioteca Casanatensis, Rome). Wind is the flow of air or other gases that compose an atmosphere (including, but not limited to, the Earth’s). Wind is air … Continue reading

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Pirate suspect to be tried as adult

Accused Somali pirate to be tried as adult Charged with five crimes; could face life imprisonment if convicted Stephen Chernin / Getty Images Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse grins as he is led into a federal building in New York City on … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Secret Summit: Reflections by Comrade Fidel

The Secret Summit: Reflections by Comrade Fidel By Fidel Castro Ruz Neither represented nor excommunicated, only today could I learn what was discussed at the Summit of Port of Spain. They led us all to entertain hopes that the meeting … Continue reading

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St Lucia youth group prepares for Global Youth Service Day

St Lucia youth group prepares for Global Youth Service Day SOUFRIERE, St Lucia — A small group of fifteen committed youth in St Lucia, meeting for well over half a year, are working actively towards the goal of a better … Continue reading

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Major funding for Haiti-Dominican Republic border

Major funding for Haiti-Dominican Republic border WASHINGTON, USA — More than $1.1 million will be used to improve agricultural training, marketing and planting more profitable crops along the impoverished Haiti-Dominican Republic border, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) announced on … Continue reading

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