UWI urged to help develop Caribbean potential

Bruce Bowen
By Admin 13.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR Having worked and lived in the Caribbean in the last 25 years, Canadian banking executive Bruce Bowen has a clear view of the region’s unstable economic landscape. He has spent considerable time in the Cayman Islands, Puerto …

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Cameron and the Caribbean insult

By Patrick Hunter 07.10.2015

There are times you look at the headlines in a newspaper and you see something that makes you say to yourself: “He said that?” I am referring specifically, this time, to seeing a headline in one of the Jamaican papers …

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IMF Deputy Managing Director MIN ZHU

By Admin 30.09.2015

KINGSTON: Jamaica’s economic performance has been lauded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has agreed to disburse US$39.7 million to the Caribbean nation.

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Guyana and Venezuela resume diplomatic relations

UN Secretary General BAN KI-MOON (centre) brings together Venezuelan president NICOLAS MADURO (left) and Guyana president DAVID GRANGER
By Admin 30.09.2015

NEW YORK: Following a meeting last weekend, the presidents of Guyana and Venezuela have agreed to restore diplomatic relations and return their ambassadors to their posts. A special technical committee has also been established by the United Nations (UN) to find a solution to the longstanding border dispute between the two nations.

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Minister criticizes U.S. for hurting regional rum industry

Minister DONVILLE INNISS
By Admin 23.09.2015

BRIDGETOWN: Barbados Commerce Minister Donville Inniss has criticized the United States for continuing to support Puerto Rican and U.S. Virgin Islands rum producers with a “cover-over” tax at the expense of Caribbean rum producers.

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New breast cancer medication launched in Jamaica

Minister FENTON FERGUSON
By Admin 23.09.2015

KINGSTON: The Government of Jamaica has signed a contract with Roche, a global leader in diagnostic and pharmaceutical products that will make a new cancer medication available to local breast cancer patients.

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Enjoying family and the beauty of Montserrat

By Murphy Browne 16.09.2015

I recently had the awesome experience of making my first visit to a Caribbean island. Although I have read about and seen photographs of almost all the Caribbean islands, I was not sure what to expect.

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