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CTO & CHTA Applaud Caribbean Leader’s Decisions On Tourism

CTO & CHTA Applaud Caribbean Leader’s Decisions On Tourism

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the umbrella private sector organization, applaud Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government for taking the lead in recognising the critical contribution of tourism to the economies of member countries and for their commitment to advancing […]

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USVI Governor Kenneth Mapp Promotes Investment Opportunities At NGA Meeting

USVI Governor Kenneth Mapp Promotes Investment Opportunities At NGA Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Governor Kenneth Mapp of the U.S. Virgin Islands is encouraging both public and private sector investment in the Territory during his current visit to Washington for the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting  where he is meeting the new President, members of Congress and business leaders. Speaking with White House Correspondent April […]

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Using Dancehall To Teach Science And Math In Jamaica

Using Dancehall To Teach Science And Math In Jamaica

Scientifically Swaggerific! Columbia University Professor Brings Science Genius Program to Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica – Associate Professor of Mathematics and Science at Columbia University, Professor Christopher Emdin, has pointed to the need for the education system in Jamaica to harness the cultural values of its people to strengthen teaching and learning. Addressing government ministers, academics, students, corporate Jamaica […]

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Jamaica Commended For Its Economic Initiatives At IDB

Jamaica Commended For Its Economic Initiatives At IDB

By: Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica has come in for commendation for its economic initiatives, at the Inter American Development Bank’s sixth annual meeting of Governors of the Caribbean now taking place in Washington, DC. The country was also hailed for the positive growth in GDP the country is experiencing, while other Caribbean Countries are […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis Congratulates Saint Lucia On 38th Independence

St. Kitts and Nevis Congratulates Saint Lucia On 38th Independence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris congratulated the government and people of Saint Lucia in recognition of the country’s 38th year of Independence. Saint Lucia officially became an independent state of the Commonwealth of Nations associated with the United Kingdom on February 22nd, 1979. Prime Minister Harris’ […]

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Caribbean Leaders Reiterate Firm Support For Belize and Guyana

Caribbean Leaders Reiterate Firm Support For Belize and Guyana

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Caribbean leaders attending the just concluded 28th Inter-Sessional have given their unflinching and firm support for Belize and Guyana in their border disputes with Guatemala and Venezuela respectively. The leaders present received an update on the most recent developments between Belize and Guatemala and noted that both nations have now completed […]

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Montego Bay’s Hip Strip Gets $46 Million For Makeover

Montego Bay’s Hip Strip Gets $46 Million For Makeover

$46 Million Allocated to Help Transform Montego Bay’s Hip Strip MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has revealed that the Ministry of Tourism has allocated some $46 million to aid in transforming Montego Bay’s Hip Strip, in the centre of the historical tourist city. The need for a transformation was highlighted by […]

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Caribbean Nations Concerned President Trump’s Immigration Policy Will Slow Tourism

Caribbean Nations Concerned President Trump’s Immigration Policy Will Slow Tourism

Caribbean Nations except St. Kitts and Nevis express concern President Trump’s immigration policy will slow tourism BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – All but one Caribbean country – St. Kitts and Nevis – have expressed concern that US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies could lead to a slowdown in travel to a region dependent on tourism. As Caribbean […]

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Matalon In U.S. Seeking Support for Jamaica’s YUTE Program

Matalon In U.S. Seeking Support for Jamaica’s YUTE Program

By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – Chairman of  Jamaica’s Youth Upliftment Through Employment Programme (YUTE), Mr. Joseph Matalon has called on business executives in the Diaspora, in the United States, to support the programme, aimed at rescuing some of Jamaica’s less fortunate, in particular among the young people living in the inner city communities. Mr. […]

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St. Kitts: Dr. Douglas Slams Harris For Flip-Flopping On IMF agreement

St. Kitts: Dr. Douglas Slams Harris For Flip-Flopping On IMF agreement

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Former Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas said when the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party administration left office in 2015, the debt to GDP ratio was about 70 percent and destined to reach 60 percent in 2017 ahead of the 2020 deadline. During his weekly radio programme “Ask the […]

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