T&T immigration policy harmful to CARICOM – U.S. group

By Admin 17.12.2014

NEW YORK: A U.S.-based Caribbean group has condemned the December 7 deportation of 70 African nationals by immigration authorities in Trinidad & Tobago, saying that the twin-island republic’s immigration policy is “harmful to CARICOM” (the Caribbean Community).

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Financial services industry threatened by cost of FATCA

By Admin 05.11.2014

NASSAU: The Bahamas has warned that the high costs associated with the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are threatening to undermine the financial services industry within many Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.

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Raymond Chang remembered for his humility, humanity

Ray Chang and his wife Donette Chin-Loy
By Admin 29.07.2014

“I was always struck by (Ray Chang’s) thoughtfulness and his respect for others,” said former provincial Minister Mary Anne Chambers who was the recipient of a vice-chancellor award at the 2013 fundraising gala. “He had a brilliant mind, but he was a truly humble man who generously shared his talents and his successes to make the world a better place.”

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Guyana celebrates 48th anniversary of independence

By Admin 28.05.2014

GEORGETOWN: Guyana celebrated its 48th anniversary as an independent country earlier this week, acknowledging that the journey has been characterised by “valiant struggles and acts of mass heroism as well as great individual feats”.

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CARICOM calls on U.S. to honour ruling on Internet gaming

By Admin 14.05.2014

GEORGETOWN: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) has called on the United States to honour a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute with Antigua & Barbuda over Internet gaming.

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Tech talent could secure economic future for the region-World Bank

By Admin 12.03.2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Following the recent Digital Jam 3.0 conference in Jamaica, the World Bank said the potential of entrepreneurs specializing in the tech sector could secure the economic future for the region and valuable career opportunities for the youth.

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