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By Guest Author On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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2ndPassports.com Dominica Citizenship By Investment Program

Established in 2004, the specialised team at 2nd Passports aim to help wealthy clients and investors gain second citizenship and passports into a range of countries. The company offer one of the easiest and most More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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‘Luke Cage’ season 2 details emerge: how Bushmaster is ‘bullet resistant,’ Misty’s new arm, ‘Heroes for Hire’ rumors

Star Mike Colter and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker are tackling the task of delivering Luke Cage season 2, following a divisive reaction to the first season, which was good in the first half and tailed off into More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Jesus Freak Cruise with DC Talk Returns June 2019

After a sold-out 2017 journey, the Jesus Freak Cruise will return to the seas Jun. 10-14 2019, via Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas® offering unique musical experiences with dc Talk with more bands More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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‘Cooper’s Treasure’ Returns to Discovery Channel in Summer

 Darrell Miklos, treasure hunter by trade and by birth, sets out once again to unearth sunken riches in an all-new season of ‘Cooper’s Treasure’. Armed with a treasure map created in secret over More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Here’s How Hurricane Harvey will Affect the U.S. Economy, Let’s Not Even Get Started on Irma

Hurricane Harvey has already raged through Houston and we can’t seem to see the end of the footage on the devastation that it left in its path. While the U.S. continues to battle with effects of hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Zika news: Florida cases top 100, Louisiana prepares for possible outbreak

The Florida Department of Health reported three addition imported Zika virus cases today putting the total at 102, the most in the country. Image/CDC The new cases are reported from Miami-Dade County (40), Palm More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Zika in Florida: 1st Martin County case, 6th pregnant woman

Florida health officials reported today that three additional travel associated Zika virus cases were reported, bringing the state total to 99. Martin County Florida mapImage/David Benbennick Martin County saw their More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Travel Warnings Revised by US Government as Zika Virus Falters at Higher Elevation

According to reports, the Zika travel issues have been pacified to a larger extent with the government allowing pregnant women an open pass to Mexico City. This came as a surprise to some but US Govt. explains the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Zika confirmed in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed at least five cases of infection with the mosquito borne virus, Zika virus, in the region of the Caribbean, although they did not specify which countries More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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Tennessee: Chikungunya confirmed in Madison County resident

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed the first case of chikungunya in Tennessee. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory results show a resident of Madison County tested positive for the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Haiti chikungunya numbers significantly higher than official PAHO tally

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) chikungunya statistics for the island of Haiti last June 6 seemed unusually low as the epidemic spreads across Hispaniola. PAHO reported some 12,000 cases last Friday, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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Tennessee reports investigating ‘suspected’ chikungunya cases

Health officials in Tennessee say they are investigating “potential” cases of chikungunya in recent travelers to the Caribbean who are showing symptoms. A female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/CDC “This More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Indiana: Allen County resident tests positive for chikungunya

An Allen County resident has tested positive for the chikungunya virus, according to Indiana health officials today. The patient had recently traveled to the Caribbean where there is a large outbreak of the mosquito More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Haiti and Dominican Republic chikungunya epidemic exploding

In what was expected by many, the chikungunya epidemic plaguing the Caribbean island of Hispaniola is exploding with no end in sight. Image/CIA In Haiti, which comprises the western third of the island, the number More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Tahiti reports first imported chikungunya case

After reported cases of chikungunya in New Caledonia and a large outbreak in Tonga this year, French Polynesian health authorities are reporting the first imported case of the mosquito borne virus in Tahiti. A Radio More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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San Juan teen the first chikungunya case in Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Department of Health (Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) has reported the first confirmed case of chikungunya virus on the Caribbean island yesterday, according to the Department’s Facebook More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Haiti chikungunya cases rise sharply

The number of cases of the newly introduced mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, as expected, is growing at a rapid rate in Haiti. The latest official tally from the Haitian Ministry of Health from May 20 says they More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Tampa woman contracts chikungunya while traveling to the Dominican Republic

A Hillsborough County woman is one of three imported chikungunya virus cases reported by the Florida Department of Health today. It is believed the 44-year-old  Tampa-area  resident contracted the mosquito borne More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Haiti chikungunya outbreak spikes to over 1,500 cases

In a follow up to a report Saturday where it was asked, “How bad is it in Haiti?” concerning chikungunya, we are starting to see how quickly the mosquito borne virus is spreading on the island nation. Image/CDC According More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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Chikungunya in Hispaniola: Dominican Republic officials integrate social mobilization, how bad is it in Haiti?

During the past week, the number of chikungunya cases reported in the Caribbean continues to rise with the latest number of confirmed and suspected cases now nearing 50,000 in 16 countries and islands (including More...


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