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Next election will be about crime, says Bahamas PM

Next election will be about crime, says Bahamas PM

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Prime Minister Perry Christie said he will be judged by how his administration deals with crime when The Bahamas heads into the next general election. Christie, who spoke to reporters last week, predicted that the country is on the brink of economic recovery.

Trinidad and Tobago PM seeks to bring back hanging

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago PM seeks to bring back hanging PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Trinidad and Tobago prime minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, announced on Friday that her government will again be seeking to reintroduce the “hanging bill” next year, even though it was defeated in Parliament four years ago. Persad-Bissessar said the number of murders...

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USVI senate rejects refinery sale agreement

US Virgin Islands

USVI senate rejects refinery sale agreement ST THOMAS, USVI -- The US Virgin Islands senate on Friday rejected a proposal to sell the former HOVENSA oil refinery in St Croix in a deal that, according to a statement issued by a number of senators, they believed would not have benefited the territorial government financially.

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Bahamas may not be ready for Cuban competition, says minister

Bahamas

Bahamas may not be ready for Cuban competition, says minister NASSAU, Bahamas -- For more than a decade, leading voices in the Bahamian business community have demanded that government take seriously the economic threat that would exist when Cuba eventually “opened up” and with newly restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US...

Improved US-Cuba relations have positive implications and challenges, says USVI tourism chief

US Virgin Islands

Improved US-Cuba relations have positive implications and challenges, says USVI tourism chief ST THOMAS, USVI -- US President Barack Obama's announcement of plans to normalize relations with Cuba has a number of positive implications but this change in relationship between the US and Cuba will also come with some challenges, said US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism...

Villa Isis

Barbados long-term sovereign credit rating downgraded; outlook negative

Barbados

Barbados long-term sovereign credit rating downgraded; outlook negative NEW YORK, USA -- On Friday, Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings Services lowered its long-term sovereign credit ratings on Barbados to 'B' from 'BB-'. The outlook is negative. The country’s 'B' short-term sovereign credit rating was affirmed. However, the transfer and convertibility assessment was...

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Suriname to strengthen public power utility and upgrade critical infrastructure

Suriname

Suriname to strengthen public power utility and upgrade critical infrastructure WASHINGTON, USA -- The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of US$33 million to provide financial support for Energie Bedrijven Suriname (EBS), Suriname’s public power utility. The overall objective of this investment loan is to contribute to the sustainability of the...

Business Calendars

IMF approves US$2.4 million disbursement to Haiti

Haiti

IMF approves US$2.4 million disbursement to Haiti WASHINGTON, USA -- On December 17, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the eighth and final review of Haiti’s performance under its program supported by the extended credit facility (ECF) arrangement. Completion of the review will enable an...

St Maarten approves aviation regulations, Curacao none yet

St Maarten

St Maarten approves aviation regulations, Curacao none yet WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- In 2011, a safety assessment audit was completed of the Curacao Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess CCAA’s safety oversight capabilities. This was after the FAA indicated that Curacao, as a new country...

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Scheduled flights to be launched between Antigua and Barbuda

Travel

Scheduled flights to be launched between Antigua and Barbuda ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Montserrat based airline FlyMontserrat has entered into an agreement with the government of Antigua and Barbuda to fly two scheduled flights every day between the twin Islands of Antigua and Barbuda. Flights start Sunday, December 21, and will operate daily.

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Montserrat firm launches Emerald Vibes TV Online

Montserrat

Montserrat firm launches Emerald Vibes TV Online BRADES, Montserrat -- The first edition of Emerald Vibes Television produced by Montserrat firm Goldenmedia went live online on Monday, December 15, 2014, on YouTube. EVTV is hosted by multi-talented artist Sharlene Lindsay, who connects with local personalities and...

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Commentary: Tourism Matters: Is it a two-edged sword?

Opinion

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Is it a two-edged sword? Around this time of the year it is difficult not to spare a few thoughts for all those involved in tourism, directly or otherwise, who sacrifice their quality precious time with family to take care of our visitors over the Christmas period. Of course, they are not alone, with other sectors, including the...

Island Journal

Commentary: A simple holiday wish, priority and reflection

Opinion

Commentary: A simple holiday wish, priority and reflection Since I began to write this reflection, 144 students were killed, including teachers, by Taliban militants, who entered an army-run school in Peshawar, northwestern Pakistan. They believe educating children is wrong. Wherever you are, these are our children. The Taliban also shot Malala Yousafzai.

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Commentary: US-Cuban relations re-imagined

Opinion

Commentary: US-Cuban relations re-imagined The announcement on December 17 that US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro would both address their respective nations, where they proceeded to declare a breakthrough in relations, caught much of the world by surprise. This development came after more than a...

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Letter: Mary conceived without Joseph at the CSA expense

Letters

Letter: Mary conceived without Joseph at the CSA expense I was working on my purchase order for Habanos cigars, when I received a call requesting my thoughts on the latest wrinkle in the United Workers Party (UWP) to appoint Mary Isaac as a senator. Sitting at my bureau with the television in the background viewing the senate session...

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