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Mississippians put their resources to work for hurricane response efforts

Mississippians are using their resources to lend a helping hand in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. There are just over 300 members of the Mississippi Search and Rescue Task Force. Thirty-five of them started their trip home Wednesday from a deployment to Clay County, Florida. Members of the

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-14 00:13:54

Exclusive: How the Cayman Islands Got Off the CDC's Zika Advisory List

In late July, we reported that the U.S-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the Cayman Islands had been removed from it Zika-related advisory list. And now Travel Agent tells you exactly how the Cayman Islands was able to pull it off. We recently chatted with Dr. Ala

TRAVEL AGENT - 2017-09-14 20:28:00

Booth, Creech, Dees, James, Little, Frost, Smith, Williams

James Ray "Son" Booth, 80, of Grenada; Forest Hill South Funeral Home. Irma Walls Creech, 80, of Starkville; Welch Funeral Home. Melba Davis Dees, 84, of Grenada; McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service. Douglas C. James, 74, of Grenada; Mortimer National Funeral Home. Eunice Corder Little, 90, of Grenad

DAILY SENTINEL STAR - 2017-09-14 07:00:00

How Hurricane Irma will change the Caribbean

FOR three days in early September Hurricane Irma ground through the eastern Caribbean like a bulldozer made out of wind and rain. Tropical breezes became 300kph (185mph) blasts, turning "tin roofs into flying razor blades", as Maarten van Aalst of the Red Cross put it. Placid seas reared up in giant

ECONOMIST.COM - 2017-09-14 15:30:30

How the Caribbean should cope with Hurricane Irma

BEFORE tearing up parts of Florida, Hurricane Irma ravaged whole Caribbean islands. In doing so, it exposed the strange territorial shreds that make up the region: it destroyed Barbuda, Antigua's poorer partner in their independent state; it wrecked most dwellings on St Martin, an island divided bet

ECONOMIST.COM - 2017-09-14 15:07:57

CARICOM Leaders Pledge Support to BVI's Rebuilding Efforts

Leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have pledged their support to the Territory's relief and recovery efforts as they paid a courtesy visit to Tuesday, September 12, to the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The dele

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-14 14:56:00

Fulbright Features: Doctoral student studies archaeology/community in Grenada

Penn State students and alumni are traveling around the world to conduct research, teach English, attend master's degree programs and more as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a highly sought-after international educational exchange program funded by the U.S. Department of State. This essa

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-12 07:00:00

Shumpert legal fights continues to shift, narrow

TUPELO - Competing filings over a motion for summary judgment show that the legal fight over the June 2016 shooting death of Antwun "Ronnie" Shumpert has drifted away from some of the more dramatic claims made by attorney Carlos Moore at the outset of civil litigation. In mid-August, attorneys for t

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-12 05:15:00

In the spirit of the region

Right from the start, it is important to note the swift responses with which citizens and institutions, public and private, in Trinidad and Tobago, have sought to rally to the aid of our Caribbean brothers and sisters caught in the maelstrom of super Hurricane Irma. This most severe weather phenomen

TRINIDAD EXPRESS - 2017-09-12 05:00:00

Tasty Tuesday: La Grenada Latin Kitchen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.- La Grenada, a little restaurant tucked inside The Abbey in downtown Springfield, is Baldo Hernandez's pride and joy. His restaurant showcases Latin American food from several different countries- Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and more. And I've learned that not only Mexico, where I wa

KVAL - 2017-09-12 04:00:01

Daughters of the British Empire - Pimms and Poppies Chapter

Daughters of the British Empire - Pimms and Poppies Chapter Are you a British ex-pat? Of British heritage? An Anglophile? Married to a Brit? We have resurrected the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Daughters of the British Empire. Please contact me at krrrww@yahoo.com, if you would like to join us a

PATCH - 2017-09-12 14:19:00

Editor's Note: The Caribbean, After Irma

On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost 22,000 people died across the West Indies in islands i

CARIBJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-12 02:00:57

Man involved in standoff had 18 years in Army, 2 deployments

After 12 miles of interstate were shut down Sunday during a standoff that left a Camp Shelby training officer dead, very little is known about the Army veteran. Christopher Paul Dulas, 38, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was accused of kidnapping his wife Angelica, 36, on Thursday and

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-11 19:44:28

BREAKING: Man Dies After 8 Hour Standoff With Law Enforcement

BATESVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- A man is dead following an 8 hour standoff with law enforcement. Grenada police and Mississippi Highway Patrol were dealing with a standoff involving a man who allegedly kidnapped his estranged wife last week. MHP officials confirmed that the SWAT team was called in by the

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-11 02:53:13

Coast Guard confirms safety of overdue freighter following Hurricane Irma

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Coast Guard confirmed the safety of the overdue Panamanian-flagged coastal freighter Princess Samiah Friday, following the passing of Hurricane Irma through the Caribbean. The Princess Samiah reportedly departed Tuesday from Tortola, British Virgin Islands en-route the Ca

COASTGUARDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-10 00:47:11

Man involved in Forrest County kidnapping in a standoff with police on of I-55

BATESVILLE, Miss. (WJTV) - Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers in Batesville tweeted that 12 miles of I-55 is completely blocked. Forrest County Investigators confirm Angelica Dulas who went missing from Forrest County on Thursday has been found safe in Grenada. They believe her husband kidnapped he

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-10 21:52:05

Standoff on I-55 allegedly with soldier accused of kidnapping wife

Interstate 55 is shut down in both directions as Grenada police and Mississippi Highway Patrol deal with a standoff involving a man who allegedly kidnapped his wife last week, officials said Sunday afternoon. MHP officials confirmed that the SWAT team was called in by the Grenada Police Department r

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-10 21:35:28

UPDATE: Kidnapping suspect involved in I-55 standoff dies from self-inflicted gunshot

North and southbound lanes of I-55 were shut down for several hours in Grenada as law enforcement handled a standoff involving a man who allegedly kidnapped his wife in Forrest County last week. The kidnapping suspect, 38-year-old Christopher Paul Dulas, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-10 21:26:36

Parts of I-55 north and southbound shut down near Grenada

The Grenada County Sheriff's Department confirms that parts of I-55 north and southbound are closed until further notice. According to MHP Troop E in Batesville, I-55 between mile marker 208 and mile marker 220, both north and south sides are closed until further notice. Traffic is being detoured

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-10 21:26:36

Creating the new Caribbean citizen *

IN what can best be described as a human resource development emergency for Caricom member states, a panel of exports meeting over the last three years, has come up with a plan to halt what would otherwise be an inexorable slide into social and economic chaos across the region. At the 38th regular m

TRINIDAD EXPRESS - 2017-09-10 05:00:00