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The region’s umbrella tourism and health agencies agree plan to tackle health & safety issues impacting tourism

cto-secBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 29th May 2014 ( – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) – the region’s tourism development agency charged with leading the Caribbean’s sustainable tourism development – and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the regional public health agency established by CARICOM, have agreed a plan to address health, safety and environmental (HSE) issues that threaten the sustainability of Caribbean tourism industry.

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Apple agrees to buy headphone maker Beats for $3bn

apple-appleApple has confirmed it will buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics.

The deal is worth a total of $3bn (£1.8bn), and is thought to be Apple's largest acquisition to date.

As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre will join the technology firm.

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Google's new car: No driver, and no steering wheel

smart-car(CNN) -- Google has revealed a prototype of its latest driverless car -- and this one doesn't even have a steering wheel.

The car will only have a stop and go button. No steering wheel. No pedals.

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Regional employment challenged by low economic growth – report

jobs-jobsSANTIAGO, Chile,  May, 2014, CMC – A new report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) says low economic growth in 2014 could affect employment in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Farm to fork increases awareness efforts

farm-fork-childrenBasseterre, St. Kitts, 27th May, 2014 ( The Farm to Fork Project has increased efforts to ensure that the message of growing food locally and healthy eating is reaching the public of St. Kitts and Nevis. 

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