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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Among Panelists for Resilience Council Mini Masterclass at ITB Berlin

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Among Panelists for Resilience Council Mini Masterclass at ITB Berlin

KINGSTON, Jamaica – On Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at ITB Berlin, the Global Travel and Tourism Global Resilience Council will be hosting its first mini masterclass of the decade, with high-profile speakers including the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism for Jamaica and Dr. Caroline Brown from the World Health Organisation, who will provide a situational […]

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NBA Champions Unite to Support Recovery in the Bahamas

NBA Champions Unite to Support Recovery in the Bahamas

CHICAGO – An accoladed group of NBA Champions and current players put their muscle behind the Bahamas Relief Foundation’s (BRF)  ‘Champions for Charity’ fundraising livestream during the NBA All-Star weekend. Hosted by BRF President, Rick Fox, the campaign raised over $83,000 for relief efforts in the Bahamas. From the NBA Crossover, viewers were entertained in-stream […]

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PM Harris Leads Delegation to 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government

PM Harris Leads Delegation to 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government

ST. KITTS – NEVIS – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris leads a delegation to the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which will convene on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The St. Kitts-Nevis delegation comprises the Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign […]

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Douglas promises to turn around the St Kitts-Nevis economy

Douglas promises to turn around the St Kitts-Nevis economy

Douglas: “PM Harris is afraid to call elections after five full years” Basseterre, St Kitts – Former Prime MInister of St Kitts and Nevis, The Rt Hon Dr Denzil L Douglas promised Sunday night that his St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) will turn around the economy and put the young people of the twin-island nation […]

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World Trade Center for Guyana by Year-end

World Trade Center for Guyana by Year-end

Georgetown, Guyana – The Florida headquartered Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) is of the view that Guyana can benefit tremendously from the presence of a World Trade Center (WTC) and has initiated efforts aimed at having a WTC set up in Guyana before the end of 2020. To this end, the GACC invited Mr. […]

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St Kitts-Nevis opposition leader and representatives of the United States discuss concerns ahead of 2020 poll

St Kitts-Nevis opposition leader and representatives of the United States discuss concerns ahead of 2020 poll

Basseterre, St Kitts – Officials of the Barbados-based Embassy of the United States held discussions with St Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of the Opposition and National Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), The Rt Hon Dr Denzil L. Douglas. Political and Economic Officer, Mr Mike Pennel, who was accompanied by Political Specialist, […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris Poised to Lead Team Unity in the Next General Election

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris Poised to Lead Team Unity in the Next General Election

Prime Minister Harris has the full support and confidence of Party Leaders BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The leaders of the People’s Action Movement (PAM) and the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) have again reposed their trust and confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister and Political Leader of the People’s Labour Party (PLP), Dr. the Honourable […]

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Douglas: Cannabis Bill 2020 a Mockery of the Rastafarian Community of St Kitts-Nevis

Douglas: Cannabis Bill 2020 a Mockery of the Rastafarian Community of St Kitts-Nevis

Cannabis Bill 2020 designed to mislead the people  Basseterre, St Kitts – St Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of the Opposition, the Rt Hon Dr Denzil L Douglas said Tuesday night that the Cannabis Bill 2020 which is to be debated in the National Assembly today, Wednesday 12th February, “complicates, rather than simplifies and stifles rather […]

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American Foundation hosts University of the West Indies Gala in NYC

American Foundation hosts University of the West Indies Gala in NYC

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – In another New York City fundraiser for the University of the West Indies, the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) will host its 23rd Annual Legacy Awards Gala on February 19, at The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street in New York City. This year’s […]

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Greening Finance: Averting the climate crisis existential threat to the Caribbean

Greening Finance: Averting the climate crisis existential threat to the Caribbean

By Meegan Scott TORONTO, Canada – At the Toronto Centre’s climate finance talks in Ottawa, Timothy Antoine, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) said the climate crisis is an existential threat to the Caribbean. With climate risk emerging as the hot and urgent issue facing the global financial sector, leaders and citizens of the region have good reason […]

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