Caribbean rum campaign receives support

By Admin 04.06.2014

CASTRIES: Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony has assured Caribbean rum producers that a marketing campaign to position Authentic Caribbean Rums in Europe and internationally has the support of regional governments.

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Central bank seeks to assure policyholders ahead of CLICO sale

By Admin 04.06.2014

PORT-OF-SPAIN: The Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago is seeking to assure policyholders that the terms of conditions of their policies have not changed and that the plan for the resolution of the Colonial Life Insurance Company (Trinidad) Ltd. (CLICO) “has always included the transfer of the traditional insurance portfolio to a third party insurance company”.

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CDB says region should make full use of Green Climate Fund

By Admin 04.06.2014

GEORGETOWN: A senior official of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says the operationalizing of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) provides an important opportunity for regional countries to adapt to climate change and mitigate its effects.

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CDB called on to seek new areas of economic growth

By Admin 04.06.2014

GEORGETOWN: Guyana President Donald Ramotar has called on the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to help the region identify new areas of growth at a time when the Caribbean continues to experience weak growth, elevated fiscal imbalances and heightened risks within the financial market.

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Haiti receives US$45 million grant for tourism development

By Admin 28.05.2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The World Bank has announced that nearly 35,000 residents from localities in the north of Haiti will benefit from economic opportunities, new infrastructure and support to cultural events as a result of a US$45 million grant for tourism development.

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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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U.S. pressured to resolve Antigua & Barbuda dispute

By Admin 28.05.2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appealed to the United States to honour the first ruling issued by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in favour of Antigua & Barbuda in relation to U.S. legislation on online gambling.

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Gov’t responds to U.S. concerns over citizenship program

By Admin 28.05.2014

BASSETERRE: The Government of St. Kitts & Nevis says it remains committed to working with regional and international allies in bringing changes to the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program amid concerns raised by the United States Treasury Department.

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