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Caribbean Export Continues to Support Trade

Caribbean Export Continues to Support Trade

Bridgetown, Barbados –  Supporting regional trade is central to the work of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export). Caribbean Export in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ in short, supported the participation of four CARIFORUM companies to exhibit at the recently held Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE) at the Montego […]

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Sir Ronald Sanders Address to Opening of Caribbean Legislative Week

Sir Ronald Sanders Address to Opening of Caribbean Legislative Week

WASHINGTON, DC – Sir Ronald Sanders, Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the US and the OAS on behalf of the Caribbean region addressed the Opening of the Legislative Forum in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday June 5th 2019 during Caribbean Legislative Week on Capitol Hill. Long before Mexico became the second border […]

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World Bank Supports Fiscal & Climate Resilience in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

World Bank Supports Fiscal & Climate Resilience in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

WASHINGTON, DC — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$30 million Development Policy Credit to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in strengthening its climate and fiscal resilience for promoting a blue economy. “Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is embarked on a medium-term reform program to strengthen fiscal buffers and reinforce climate […]

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Condolence Book Opened in DC for Former PM of Jamaica, Hon. Edward Seaga

Condolence Book Opened in DC for Former PM of Jamaica, Hon. Edward Seaga

By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – The Jamaican Embassy in Washington DC opened an official condolence book for persons wishing to pay tribute to former Prime Minister the Most Hon. Edward Seaga who died in Florida on the 28th May 2019. The book will be opened for signing by Jamaicans in the diaspora until the day […]

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Caribbean Legislative Week Kicks Off In Washington, DC

Caribbean Legislative Week Kicks Off In Washington, DC

Washington, DC – Caribbean Legislative Week, one of the main features of the annual observance of Caribbean American Heritage Month opens today (June 3) with a critical menu of issues up for discussion and decision during the course of deliberations which will take place in the US Congress, at the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) […]

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Social Media Usernames Required when Applying for US Visas

Social Media Usernames Required when Applying for US Visas

St Kitts-Nevis nationals will now have to provide social media usernames, email addresses, etc, when applying for US Visas WASHINGTON, DC – Nationals of St Kitts and Nevis applying for United States visas will now have to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. The Associated Press reports it is a […]

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Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2019

Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2019

During National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we acknowledge the significant ways Caribbean Americans have shaped our culture and heritage. Americans with roots in the Caribbean have greatly enriched our society, contributing to the arts, business, journalism, technology, government, religion, the military, sports, and many other fields. See also: Marlon Hill: National Caribbean-American Heritage Month Through his […]

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PM Harris’ Statement on the Passing of the Rt. Hon. Edward Seaga

PM Harris’ Statement on the Passing of the Rt. Hon. Edward Seaga

Edward Seaga, Jamaica’s Fifth Prime Minister and Longest-Serving Member of Parliament ST. KITTS – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of St. Kitts and Nevis extends heartfelt condolences to the people of Jamaica and the Caribbean on the passing of the Rt. Hon. Edward Seaga, Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister […]

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Jamaica’s Ambassador Hails Life of Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga

Jamaica’s Ambassador Hails Life of Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga

The Indelible mark Edward Seaga left on the Society by: Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, says the death of the former Prime Minister The Most Hon. Edward Seaga “marks in every sense, the passing of an era.” Ambassador Marks said “the indelible mark that […]

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Chin Family & VP Records Saddened by the Passing of Edward Seaga

Chin Family & VP Records Saddened by the Passing of Edward Seaga

NEW YORK – The Chin Family and VP Records are deeply saddened by the passing of Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister and longest serving member of Parliament, Edward Seaga. His passion and dedication to shaping Jamaica’s political and cultural infrastructure is highly cherished. In addition, his musical roots prior to his political career, as a producer operating […]

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