Linking the Caribbean to the World! Saturday - Jul 22, 2017

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  • Puerto Rico, Lufthansa Technik to Build Facility

    Puerto Rico, Lufthansa Technik to Build Facility

    AN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has signed an agreement with German-based Lufthansa Technik to build a facility for aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul in the island’s northwest region. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said Thursday that the facility will be based at Aguadilla’s international airport and is expected to serve short- and medium-haul

  • Heavy Security in Guyana after Unusual US warning

    Heavy Security in Guyana after Unusual US warning

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — International flights departed from Guyana under heavier than normal security Monday following an unusual threat alert from the U.S. government. Police and soldiers joined regular airport security at the main international airport in the South American country to conduct security screenings of all travelers, Transport Minister Robeson Benn said. “We have

  • Bill Clinton in Haiti to Visit Projects

    Bill Clinton in Haiti to Visit Projects

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Bill Clinton arrived in Haiti Monday to shine a spotlight on some of the projects that his private foundation has supported to help the country recover from a devastating earthquake in 2010. The former U.S. president began the visit with a tour at a solar-powered primary school in Cite Soleil, a

  • Mosquito-Borne Virus Spreading Throughout

    Mosquito-Borne Virus Spreading Throughout

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A mosquito-borne virus appears to be spreading quickly in the Caribbean during the winter tourism season just weeks after epidemiologists first found local transmission occurring in the French dependency of St. Martin. Scientists said Tuesday that St. Martin now has as many as 200 cases of chikungunya, a virus found mainly