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Food sovereignty replaces food security as major Caribbean theme

Food sovereignty replaces food security as major Caribbean theme GEORGE’S, Grenada (ACM) – Changing tactics to suit today’s circumstances, Caribbean government are to focus more on food sovereignty than food security following lessons learned from recent international crises including the September 11 attacks when a ban on air travel triggered a chicken meat shortage in […] Read more

Oct, 21, 2010

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CTA Media Briefing – “Let’s Feed Ourselves”

Caricom Minister – Let’s Feed Ourselves ACM: St Georges, Grenada October 19, 2010 – Regional ministers of agriculture are to begin a series of important meetings here as part of the 2010 edition of Caribbean Week of Agriculture. However, even before they sit at the roundtable, they are going to be confronted with a series […] Read more

Oct, 19, 2010

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CTA Policy Briefing – “Caribbean Reefs in Danger”

ACM: St Georges, Grenada October 18, 2010 – Three senior and well known Caribbean agricultural experts have warned about imminent dangers to the region if not enough is done by developed and other nations to roll back the pace of greenhouse gas emissions that are slowly increasing global temperatures and threatening marine life in the […] Read more

Oct, 18, 2010

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ACM CWA 2010 (Release 1)

Climate Change and Agriculture in the Caribbean St Georges, Grenada, October 17, 2010 – Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) was launched in Grenada on Sunday October 17 with the focus on Climate Change and its impact on regional agriculture. The Climate Change component of the observance includes a workshop which aims at convening integrated discussions […] Read more

Oct, 16, 2010

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CTA, CARDI & ACM team up on agriculture, ACM websire refresh

CTA, CARDI & ACM team up on Agriculture St Georges, Grenada, October 16, 2010 – Issues affecting agricultural development in the region, including the role of the media, will be discussed in Grenada next week when the island hosts the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA). The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and […] Read more

Oct, 16, 2010

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Pilot training programe in Trinidad completed

Pilot Training Programme in Trinidad Completed October 10, 2010 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers’ and Broadcasters’ Association (TTPBA) and the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) with support from Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has completed delivery of a comprehensive pilot training […] Read more

Oct, 11, 2010

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ACM condemns Mexico violence

ACM Joins in Condemning Violence against the Media in Mexico AUSTIN, Texas — Distinguished investigative journalists and members of media support organizations from 20 countries in the Americas and Europe strongly condemned the killings of journalists and attacks on media by organized crime, particularly in Mexico. They insisted that international organizations and governments in the […] Read more

Sep, 21, 2010

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Cuban blogger declared Press Freedom hero

Cuban Blogger Declared Press Freedom Hero The International Press Institute has declared Cuban blogger Yoani Maria Sanchez Cordero its 60th World Press Freedom Hero. Sanchez’s blog, Generation Y, is an acerbic critique of life in Cuba, and a telling reminder to the world of the restraints on free speech and expression on the Caribbean island. […] Read more

Sep, 07, 2010

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Statement on Bermuda Media Council Bill (2010)

Statement on Media Council Bill, 2010 Of Bermuda May 26, 2010 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is concerned that the Media Council Bill 2010, introduced for debate in the parliament of Bermuda on May 7, 2010, seeks to impose a regime of prior censorship and direct political, non-editorial control over media conduct and […] Read more

May, 26, 2010

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ACM message on World Press Freedom Day

Message of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers on the Occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2010 Port of Spain, May 3, 2010 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) observes World Press Freedom Day 2010 confident that our message of freedom of the press as the preserve of all citizens and not of a single […] Read more

May, 03, 2010

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