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Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines

Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines


Trinidad court awards record defamation judgement against Warner

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — In what is said to be one of Trinidad and Tobago’s highest ever awards for defamation, embattled former FIFA vice president and Independent Liberal Party (ILP) leader Jack Warner has been ordered to pay former attorney general in the People’s Partnership…

Antigua and Barbuda and US meet to discuss WTO gaming case

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WASHINGTON, USA — On Tuesday, the foreign minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Charles ‘Max’Fernandez, and his delegation met with Assistant US Trade Representative for the Western Hemisphere, John Melle, to discuss resolution of the WTO case United States – Measures Affecting the…

Managers of unlicensed Cayman Islands investment company disappear

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MIAMI, USA — B & C Capital Ltd, an unlicensed Cayman Islands investment company whose managers have disappeared, is no longer in business in Grand Cayman, according to sources who have sought to contact or visit the firm. As previously reported, managing director Ryan Bateman is a fugitive from justice.

Regional Commonwealth parliamentary conference opens in BVI

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ROAD TOWN, BVI — Representatives from 13 countries are in the British Virgin Islands attending the 40th Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). The conference began on July 25 and will conclude on August 1.

Results of geothermal study in Grenada presented

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ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The ministry of finance and energy was on Thursday due to present the findings from the geology, geophysics and geochemistry surveys (3Gs surveys) that were undertaken in Grenada earlier this year with the assistance of the government of New Zealand.

Revealing new documentary on Cuba airs next month

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WASHINGTON, USA — As the United States and Cuba move toward normal relations for the first time in more than 54 years, a remarkable documentary film profiles a unique collection of people who are pushing the boundaries and “Reinventing Cuba.” The one hour documentary film, “Reinventing Cuba”…

Belize Tourism Board hosts annual tourism industry conference

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BELIZE CITY, Belize — The Belize Tourism Board will be hosting its annual tourism industry conference on August 1, 2015 in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The purpose of the event is to update industry partners about the tourism accomplishments over the past year in the “Year in Review”, and…

IAPA tells US Congress of press freedom deterioration in the region

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WASHINGTON, USA — The Inter American Press Association (IAPA), in a hearing of the US Congress’s House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, said that the increase in direct and indirect censorship and physical attacks on journalists have caused deterioration in…

Commentary: Obama’s historic trip to Kenya

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On Friday, Barack Obama became the first sitting president of the United States to visit Kenya. For Kenyans, it was a long time coming. But Obama finally gave them the love and recognition they longed for since 2008, when Americans elected this “son of Kenya” president, making him the most powerful man in the…

Commentary: Guyana and Venezuela – peace under law

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A search of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s statements posted on his official website shows no mention of anything he said after a meeting last week with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro about the Guyana-Venezuela controversy. But, according to President Maduro…

Letter: Cuba-St Lucia trade relations

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I was pleased to read in your news release of July 30 that Cuba and St Lucia signed a trade agreement that will deepen existing bilateral relations and examine future trade opportunities between our countries. I presume that St Lucia, through our ambassador to Cuba, is taking full advantage of…