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Obama Launches Clean Energy Initiative in Caribbean

"During a trip to Jamaica Thursday, President Obama announced various efforts to encourage the development of low-carbon energy sources in the Caribbean," The Hill reports.

"The initiative includes a $20 million finance facility for clean energy projects in Caribbean and Central American countries, a United States-Caribbean task force and collaborative efforts to lend the United States’ expertise to countries wishing to expand low-carbon energy.  The U.S. is also financing a massive wind farm and in advanced talks to finance a solar array in Jamaica."

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