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Cayman records first local case of Chikungunya
The individuals in the three previously confirmed cases are believed to have contracted the virus while overseas.

Barbados opposition party plans rally against garbage tax
This new tax was announced last year with what is considered as a sweeping .03 per cent charge on the site value of every real estate property across the island.

Footballer Robin van Persie vacations in Barbados
The 30-year-striker was pictured relaxing with his wife and children at a beach in Barbados on Tuesday, just two days after the squad flew back to Holland.

CARICOM warned against gay rights agenda
The warning has come from St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves following a CARICOM Summit, at which there was a discussion about the 'Justice for All programme'.

Reduce eating salt to cut high blood pressure, PAHO warns
According to PAHO, hypertension, commonly called high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor for heart disease.

ID cards for Caribbean immigrants become law
The mayor assured undocumented Caribbean applicants for the new ID card that they will not be asked about their immigration status.

Opposition mounts against garbage tax in Barbados
Complaints against implementation of the tax have come from many quarters, ranging from individuals, businesses, and the Bar Association, to church groups, and the boy scouts.

Bermuda's opposition wants Governor Fergusson to resign
Bermudaís main parliamentary opposition wants Governor George Fergusson to resign after he declined to set up a commission of inquiry into allegations of land grabs across the country.

Cocaine valuing US6.3m seized in Antigua
Two people are due to appear in an Antiguan court today after the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy in Antigua seized more than 480 kilograms of cocaine earlier this week.

Drought conditions worsen in St Lucia
The St Lucia Water and Sewage Company has placed the entire island under a water emergency schedule as the drought worsens.

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