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a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

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However, this inevitably means that the dynamics of the island's environment have also been altered as Ambergris Caye has increasingly suffered the effects of pollution from a number of sources: the oily trail left behind by boats and cruise ships, domestic sewage originating from toilets, sinks, and other domestic sources, solid waste, agrochemicals, and industrial effluents.
6 5 Firebush Hamelia patens 6 (a) Species on Northern Two Cayes (after Fosberg et al.
Every morning in the summer, parents dropped off their scrub-faced children, sack lunches in hand, at the library in Les Cayes.
Haiti's third-largest city, the southern port of Les Cayes, fell to the Base Resistance, a group allied with Haiti's opposition Democratic Platform but not tied to the rebels.
Soged), TVIG also improved power generation in the cities of Cap Haitien, Les Cayes, and Jeremie.
In 1974, the Center for Disease Control reviewed records on the occurrence of human anthrax in District Sanitaire des Cayes, Haiti, as part of an investigation of cutaneous anthrax in a Florida woman exposed to spore-contaminated goatskin drums she purchased in Haiti (3).
Jutting down from the Yucatan Peninsula and descending almost to the Guatemalan border are a sprinkling of jewel-like cayes with picturesque names like Half Moon, Ambergris and Laughing Bird.
Collection, transportation of household waste and similar to the storage facility for non-hazardous waste (ISDND) Grandes Cayes in Cul-de-Sac; the collection, transport bulky to eco-site controlled Grandes Cayes in Cul-de-Sac.
Hatchet Caye is a private island on the edge of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve.
We also spent a day volunteering at a medical clinic held at the Forward in Health Clinic, also in Les Cayes.
There are many complicated things in building a school and this new building is beautiful," says Vivianne Vieux, headmistress of Ecole la Dignite, Cayes Jacmel.
The new operation will also provide resources to complete the paving and civil works on RN7, which links the southern cities of Les Cayes and Jeremie.
Amid mounting pressure, some of which has come from sectors previously loyal to Aristide, the president announced in a speech in the southern city of Les Cayes that he intended to complete his five-year term, which ends in 2005.
To this menagerie of traditional crafts have recently been added the large model ships of Cayes Jacmel.