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Grenada economy expected to grow, says PM

Grenada economy expected to grow, says PM

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- The Grenada economy is expected to grow by 2.6 percent this year, higher than the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) average of 1.4 percent. Prime minister and minister for finance, Dr Keith Mitchell, made the announcement during his...

Guyanese-Americans ask US representatives to help restore democracy in Guyana

Guyana

Guyanese-Americans ask US representatives to help restore democracy in Guyana NEW YORK, USA -- A delegation of Guyanese-American leaders met on Tuesday in New York with US members of congress Yvette Clarke and Hakeem Jeffries to discuss the political situation in Guyana. The delegation decried Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar’s November 10 prorogation of Parliament.

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Haitian president to release report on results of political talks

Haiti

Haitian president to release report on results of political talks PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced that a report on the political talks, held between his presidency and vital sectors of society, has been drafted, as the formal discussions on the holding of crucial elections and other issues came to an end on Monday.

Press association welcomes protection for journalists in Guyana

Guyana

Press association welcomes protection for journalists in Guyana MIAMI, USA -- The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has welcomed precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in favour of journalists with the Kaieteur News newspaper in Guyana. The protection requested to the Guyana government is for...

St Kitts-Nevis no confidence motion trial set for January

St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts-Nevis no confidence motion trial set for January BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The full trial of the motion of no confidence case in St Kitts and Nevis ordered by the appeals court will be heard in January. During a case management session in the High Court on Wednesday, Justice Marlene Carter scheduled the hearing of the case for January 19 and 20.

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Guyana pilot detained in Puerto Rico with US$600,000 undeclared cash

Puerto Rico

Guyana pilot detained in Puerto Rico with US$600,000 undeclared cash SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The pilot of an executive jet on a flight to Guyana was detained when it stopped to refuel in Puerto Rico on Saturday and agents from US Customs and Border Protection and Homeland Security Investigations searched the aircraft and discovered more than US$600,000 in undeclared currency.

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CDB hosts CEOs, senior managers at water utility reform workshops in Barbados

Barbados

CDB hosts CEOs, senior managers at water utility reform workshops in Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- While Caribbean countries have made consistent progress in expanding the coverage of drinking water services, there are gaps that need to be filled to improve access, delivery and quality. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), along with partners, has been working closely...

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St Kitts-Nevis national yachting policy launched

St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts-Nevis national yachting policy launched BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) -- The launch of the St Kitts and Nevis national yachting policy has tremendous potential and will create major economic opportunities for the people of the twin-island federation. Director of maritime affairs, McClean Hobson, speaking at the launching ceremony...

Regional Investor of the Year Award event held in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Regional Investor of the Year Award event held in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The second edition of the Regional Investor of the Year Award was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on November 17, 2014, before a host of invited guests, including representatives from the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies.

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Bahamas company conducts supervisory seminar for Grand Bahama firms

Bahamas

Bahamas company conducts supervisory seminar for Grand Bahama firms FREEPORT, Bahamas -- The Phoenix Institute For Positive Development and Empowerment, an international human resources development company based in Nassau, Bahamas, recently conducted its highly effective The Proficient Supervisor Seminar for a number of firms in Freeport Grand Bahama.

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Commentary: Ferguson grand jury decides: Officer Wilson walks

Opinion

Commentary: Ferguson grand jury decides: Officer Wilson walks Even though I accept and respect the grand jury’s decision, I’m among those who are disappointed. Not least because the prosecuting attorney presented enough evidence, during his announcement, to warrant indictment on at least one of the five charges. But I’m far more disappointed in those...

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Commentary: Venezuela in financial difficulty, will PetroCaribe survive?

Opinion

Commentary: Venezuela in financial difficulty, will PetroCaribe survive? The government of Venezuela is undoubtedly disappointed with the outcome of the 166th meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held in Vienna, Austria, on 27 November 2014.  Despite intense lobbying by Venezuela, the OPEC decided not to cut oil production.

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Commentary: Arnhim Eustace and 'The Peter Principle'

Opinion

Commentary: Arnhim Eustace and 'The Peter Principle' In terms of the politics of St Vincent and the Grenadines, just about everyone seems to have forgotten that there was a sort of interregnum between the moving aside of James Fitz-Allen Mitchell and the arrival of Ralph Everard Gonsalves at the helm of government in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Island Journal

Letter: The hope is gone

Letters

Letter: The hope is gone In its 2015 Budget presentation the government of Grenada did not even bother to provide hope anymore. They left Hope behind, bypassing Marquis and is now in the middle of Grenville maintaining fiscal discipline, creating jobs, protecting the vulnerable and wondering whether to shoot up Grand E’tang into...

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West Indies Cricket Board and players express sadness on the death of Australian batsman

Sports

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Thursday it was extremely sad to hear of the passing of young Australian batsman Philip Hughes, following an injury he suffered during a first-class match on Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia.

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Trail blazing start expected for RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

Sports

Trail blazing start expected for RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada LANZAROTE, Canary Islands -- The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, bound for Grenada, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. A blistering start to the 2014 RORC...

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