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Go to hell, Bahamas PM tells journalists

Go to hell, Bahamas PM tells journalists

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Opposition leader Dr Hubert Minnis said on Sunday he was “dumbfounded” when he heard Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie say “to hell” with journalists in the country. “The words that ran through my head cannot be printed,” said Minnis.

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US official cautions Caribbean countries about citizenship programmes

St Kitts & Nevis

US official cautions Caribbean countries about citizenship programmes BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- A United States diplomat has cautioned the region about pursuing economic citizenship programmes. US charge d’ affaires Mark Bysfield told Caribbean national security officials at a Regional Security Service (RSS) meeting in Barbados that, despite the difficult economic...

Trinidad parliamentarians setting bad example, says Roman Catholic priest

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad parliamentarians setting bad example, says Roman Catholic priest PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Local parliamentarians are setting a bad example for young men in Trinidad and Tobago, according to Roman Catholic priest Fr Clyde Harvey. Harvey was speaking with the Trinidad Express following the Palm Sunday procession through Port of Spain.

Stem cell research and treatment facility to be established in St Kitts

St Kitts & Nevis

Stem cell research and treatment facility to be established in St Kitts BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Plans are in the works to establish a stem cell research and treatment center in St Kitts in the near future. The plans were make public at a press conference organized by the St Kitts biomedical Research Foundation following the Foundation’s Strategy Conference...

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New CCJ judge sworn in

Legal

New CCJ judge sworn in PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee was sworn in by Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona as a judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday at a ceremony in Port of Spain.  Carmona praised Rajnauth-Lee for her “selfless sacrifice”.

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CARCIP partners with local college to expand internet access in St Lucia

St Lucia

CARCIP partners with local college to expand internet access in St Lucia CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Saint Lucia ministry of public service, information and broadcasting is partnering with the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College to conduct a series of surveys, as part of an in-depth analysis of the nation’s urban and rural broadband Internet connectivity gaps.

Barbados hosts ICT training programme

Barbados

Barbados hosts ICT training programme BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) partnered with the Information and Communication Technology (CTIC) for the implementation of a training programme for ICT advisors.

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Caribbean fisheries forum meets in Grenada

Grenada

Caribbean fisheries forum meets in Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CRFM) -- Heads of national fisheries authorities from the 17 member states of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), as well as observers and partner agencies, are attending the 13th meeting of the Caribbean Fisheries Forum in Grenada this week.

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BVI issues updated FATCA guidance notes

British Virgin Islands

BVI issues updated FATCA guidance notes ROAD TOWN, BVI -- The International Tax Authority (ITA) of the ministry of finance, government of the British Virgin Islands has now published Version 2.0 of the guidance notes on the international tax compliance requirements of the intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) between the BVI...

Villa Isis

First bank reaches resolution under US Justice Department's Swiss Bank Program

Business

First bank reaches resolution under US Justice Department's Swiss Bank Program WASHINGTON, USA -- The US Department of Justice announced on Monday that BSI SA, one of the ten largest private banks in Switzerland, is the first bank to reach a resolution under the department’s Swiss Bank Program. “Because of the department’s continuing efforts to root out...

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Health City Cayman Islands introduces medical oncology services

Cayman Islands

Health City Cayman Islands introduces medical oncology services GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Health City Cayman Islands has launched new medical oncology services with the opening of its department of medical oncology, spearheaded by resident oncologist Dr Vineetha Binoy. The department focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers.

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Tourism officials celebrate new British Airways route between Antigua and Turks and Caicos

Travel

Tourism officials celebrate new British Airways route between Antigua and Turks and Caicos ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- V.C Bird International Airport in Antigua will serve as an important hub for UK flag carrier British Airways, as the airline on Sunday launched its inaugural flight service from Antigua to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). The route is historic, as it will be the first direct flight...

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Anguilla Tourist Board concludes US tour

Anguilla

Anguilla Tourist Board concludes US tour THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) continued a strong public relations and marketing campaign with a tour of the Mid-Atlantic, as part of aggressive efforts to strengthen the destination's market share in the region. The Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show, a two-day...

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Commentary: Law and Politics: Where are the jobs increasing?

Opinion

Commentary: Law and Politics: Where are the jobs increasing? I saw a report of a statement by a government official that employment has been on the increase, and the unemployment figure is now below 25 percent. If that report is accurate then our economic conditions are on the upward movement – and our people can feel comfortable. No details were given...

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Commentary: Tourism Matters: Working together collectively to make a difference

Opinion

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Working together collectively to make a difference As a small business person for most of my life, trying to make miniscule budgets become larger profitable realities goes with the territory. As a general rule we adopted a very simple psychology, that any marketing dollars spent, had to produce a tenfold return, or ROI of 1:10.

HR 2

Commentary: Diaspora capital - wheresoever you may roam

Opinion

Commentary: Diaspora capital - wheresoever you may roam The business environment is more globalized, interconnected and interdependent than ever before. Globalization has fostered greater rates of mobility and an increasing reliance on networks for commerce and economic interaction. The global economic crisis of 2008 as well as the European currency...

HR 3

Letter: Why are the Cubans artificially inseminating our cattle?

Letters

Letter: Why are the Cubans artificially inseminating our cattle? I am somewhat surprised that we would use Cubans to help us with our cattle, when Cubans are currently seeking help from the US Department of Agriculture with their own cattle. The Cuban government is talking to the United States for help in restocking its herds with quality cattle.

HR4

Letter: Forgiveness... forgiveness for what?

Letters

Letter: Forgiveness... forgiveness for what? In comparing the killing of Allende to Bishop, Gabriel Garcia Marquez writes: “The similarity is not diminished by the fact that one had been killed by a right wing force and the other by a force that claimed to be on the left. The day progressive forces justify with whatever arguments the use of the same...

HR5

Barbados to host Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival

Sports

Barbados to host Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players.  Local cricketing legends, Sir Garfield Sobers and Joel Garner, have joined a delegation led by Alvin Jemmott...

HR6

Thompson and Maloney lead Suzuki Challenge Series

Sports

Thompson and Maloney lead Suzuki Challenge Series BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Close racing, wheel-to-wheel action and ecstatic race-winners were all ingredients of Sunday’s launch of the Suzuki Challenge Series at Bushy Park Barbados. The two new ‘one-make’ Championships – the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup – were the feature events.

HR7

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