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Somewhere in Trinidad, there is a Parson Brown orange tree that bears the sweetest oranges in the island. According to Margaret, she did not find sweeter oranges in the Caribbean or in the world. It is HER Parson Brown tree. It is her cherished tree. A tree she just had to visit whenever in Trinidad. The tree knew all her struggles, all her secrets, all her dreams. As a child, a girl, a woman, Margaret could always be found at her Parson Brown tree enjoying the sweet fruit and much more. There she would find peace, healing, joy. There she would forget the trials of life, her disappointments and be infused with passion to keep her dream alive. What was her dream? - a dream that within CARICOM there would be a strong veterinary force; a dream that CaribVET would unite the Caribbean veterinary services, research institutes, universities...

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The Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) held a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Simulation workshop on 15 to 17 September, 2014 at Central Farm, Cayo District. The exercise codenamed “Baymen’s Clan” (*) was funded by the BAHA, IDB, FAO, PAHO and...
Dr Miguel Angel Depaz, Director of Animal Health, Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA), Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, informed the OIE that a field simulation exercise on foot and mouth disease (FMD) will take place on 15 to 17...
Subsequent to the media release by CaribVET about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED), the Barbados Veterinary Services carried out a number of activities to keep farmers and the general public informed about the disease. On Saturday, July 12, 2014, Dr...
The Caribbean Animal Health Network (CaribVET) is encouraging stakeholders in all pork industries in the Caribbean to take every precaution to prevent the introduction into the countries of the viral disease, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED). PED has...
On June 13th 2014 the Dominican Republic notified the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) of the presence of PED in the country. The outbreak began on the 12th November 2013 and was confirmed using real time RT- PCR, viral isolation and...

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The project,  One Health, One Caribbean, One Love',  funded by the EC/ACP  is currently offering a...

CIRAD, CMAEE research Unit has 1 position for post-doctoral researcher, within the frame of the Epigenesis projet. His/her main research...

The government of St. Eustatius is recruiting a veterinarian responsible for all aspects concerning animal health and food safety:...