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Guyana Govt. Ministries, Agencies visit TOPCO’s Expansion Project

Guyana Govt. Ministries, Agencies visit TOPCO’s Expansion Project

GUYANA – Even with Guyana set to reap tremendous benefit from its nascent oil and gas sector, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Executive Chairman Komal Samaroo is of the strong view that the agriculture sector must be developed to include value added processing of the nation’s fruits and vegetables into pulp and juices, and eventually milk […]

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Investors and Exporters happy with JAMPRO – 93 % of clients Satisfied

Investors and Exporters happy with JAMPRO – 93 % of clients Satisfied

Kingston, Jamaica – JAMPRO’s Chairman, Senator Don Wehby, has said that 93% of the Agency’s clients are happy with its services. Senator Wehby made the comments while announcing JAMPRO’s achievements for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, where the Agency recorded 16,540 new jobs created; US$646.5 million in capital expenditure for JAMPRO facilitated projects, and US$ 837.5 […]

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Nature Island open for business after Dominica’s general elections

Nature Island open for business after Dominica’s general elections

Roseau, Dominica – The Electoral Office has published that the Dominica Labour Party won a resounding victory over the opposition in Dominica’s General Elections held on December 6, 2019. Leading up to the elections, there were pockets of civil disobedience primarily in the villages of Marigot in the Northeast and Salisbury in the West of […]

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Ample Organics Launches National Cannabis Tracking System for St. Vincent

Ample Organics Launches National Cannabis Tracking System for St. Vincent

The Medicinal Cannabis Authority of St. Vincent and the Grenadines selects Ample Organics for National Cannabis Tracking System TORONTO, Canada – Ample Organics Inc. and the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (“MCA”) in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, together, are proud to announce their partnership to strengthen the medicinal cannabis industry in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines […]

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Dr Douglas congratulates Prime Minister Skerrit on election victory in Dominica

Dr Douglas congratulates Prime Minister Skerrit on election victory in Dominica

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) and Leader of the Opposition, the Rt Hon Dr Denzil L Douglas has congratulated Dominica’s Prime Minister and Political Leader of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP), Hon Roosevelt Skerrit  on Friday’s “stunning and overwhelming victory.” “Despite a very spirited fight, voters vindicated […]

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Courtleigh Hospitality Group Exec, Nicola Madden-Greig, Receives 2019 JHTA President’s Award

Courtleigh Hospitality Group Exec, Nicola Madden-Greig, Receives 2019 JHTA President’s Award

Group Director of Marketing and Sales is the first two-time winner of prestigious tourism award KINGSTON, Jamaica – Nicola Madden-Greig, Group Director of Marketing and Sales for The Courtleigh Hospitality Group, was honored recently with the 2019 Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) President’s Award. A past president of the JHTA and current fifth Vice President of the Caribbean Hotel and […]

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Famed “Day-O” Calypso Songwriter, Irving Burgie Passes Away

Famed “Day-O” Calypso Songwriter, Irving Burgie Passes Away

by Howard Campbell NEW YORK – Songwriter Irving Burgie, whose impressive catalog includes pop standards such as Day-O, Jamaica Farewell and Mary’s Boy Child, has died. His son, Andrew Burgie, confirmed that his father passed away on November 29 in New York at age 95. Heart failure was given as the cause of death. The […]

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St Kitts’ second cruise ship pier is in crisis

St Kitts’ second cruise ship pier is in crisis

Basseterre, St Kitts – St Kitts and Nevis’ EC$150 million second cruise ship pier is facing a crisis and cannot be used immediately. Hon Ian Patches Liburd and SCASPA have admitted that the Canadian contractor has not met the contractual conditions for it to take over the scandal-riddled facility. The designers have confirmed that there […]

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Caribbean Export Supports Regional Artists to Leverage the Digital Music Industry

Caribbean Export Supports Regional Artists to Leverage the Digital Music Industry

Bridgetown, Barbados –  The billion-dollar Global music industry has changed rapidly over the past 10 years alone.  Some may argue that the digital age has made it that much more accessible with social media platforms supporting artist and new music discovery. However, the introduction of streaming shook up the industry causing adaptation and change to […]

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Park Hyatt St Kitts gets new General Manager – Marc Schneider

Park Hyatt St Kitts gets new General Manager – Marc Schneider

Basseterre, St Kitts – Park Hyatt St Kitts has announced the appointment of travel industry leader Marc Schneider as General Manager. A highly esteemed Hyatt veteran, Schneider will oversee all operations at the distinctive luxury beachfront resort. Set within Christophe Harbour on Banana Bay, Park Hyatt St Kitts features 126 sustainably-designed guestrooms, three innovative restaurants, […]

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