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GHTA PARTNERS WITH ST AUGUSTINE MEDICAL CENTRE St. George — Grenada’s Tourism Sector has received a major boost with the commissioning of the much needed Hyperbaric Chamber at the St Augustine Medical Centre.

CRFM AND FISHERIES POWERHOUSE, NORWAY, LAUNCH FACT-FINDING MISSION Belize City —The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and the Government of Norway have launched a two-week mission to explore the development of a regional technical assistance project to be funded by Norway. The project would support the region’s fisheries and aquaculture sector by strengthening evidence-based management.

JOINT MEETING OF POLLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY EXPERTS FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING THE REGION’S COASTAL AND MARINE RESOURCES · Governments encouraged to intensify efforts to prevent pollution &reduce marine biodiversity loss in the Wider Caribbean Region. · Marine Litter, Sewage and Agrochemical run-off identified as the major pollutants impacting human […]

SAIL TRAINING VESSEL DANMARK COMING TO THE CARIBBEAN Saint Martin – The Caribbean Sail Training Foundation announced today that one of their member vessels, the full rigged Tall ship DANMARK, will visit Grenada on April 26th 2015 and St.Maarten-St.Martin on May 4th, 2015.

SANDY ISLAND/OYSTER BED MPA (SIOBMPA) RE-ESTABLISHES YACHT MOORING FIELD AT SANDY ISLAND AND ESTABLISHES ANOTHER AT L’ESTERRE BAY HILLSBOROUGH — The Sandy Island/Oyster Bed Marine Protected Area (SIOBMPA) in Carriacou is in the process of restoring its yacht-mooring field, with funding assistance from the CARIBSAVE implemented C-Fish project.


YACHTING ENTHUSIASTS IN NORTH AMERICA SHARE THEIR PERSPECTIVES ON SAILING IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN OECS Commission —The OECS Tourism Desk has attempted to address the challenge of lack of data to provide policy guidance to further develop the yachting sector.

OECS TO FORMULATE A DRAFT PROGRAMME OF ACTION TO ADDRESS INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES OECS Commission, Castries — Over thirty-five persons from across the region will assemble at a regional consultation next week to discuss the issue of Invasive Alien Species, and how it affects the region’s environment.

MARITIME TACTICAL PLANNING COURSE AT BARBADOS COAST GUARD Bridgetown — Participants from Barbados, RSS countries and independent Commonwealth Caribbean countries recently came together at the Barbados Coast Guard to attend a maritime tactical planning course, delivered by a visiting training team of experts from the Royal Navy (RN).

80 BOATS PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 GRENADA PARISH OUTBOARD FISHING COMPETITION! St. George — The 4th Annual Grenada Parish Outboard Fishing Competition was held on Monday. The tournament, which has received remarkable support from the fishing community since its inception in 2011, had a truly outstanding record turnout for this year’s event!

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