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Trinidad hosts global meeting on new pill to prevent HIV

Trinidad hosts global meeting on new pill to prevent HIV

ITPC boosts global awareness of new HIV prevention medicine as Trinidad hosts international talks on daily antiretroviral pill  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad—A new once-daily pill to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is capturing the attention of communities affected by the virus. The daily antiretroviral pill interferes with the earliest stages of the virus’ […]

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St Kitts Government plans to deport Chinese family to Grenada

St Kitts Government plans to deport Chinese family to Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA– A new twist in the ongoing 6 months saga involving the Chinese fugitive Biao Ren, an economic citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis who, along with his family, have been living in St. Kitts/Nevis since 2014 and wanted by China. St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has been engaged […]

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JAMPRO connects international buyers with local Jamaican companies

JAMPRO connects international buyers with local Jamaican companies

Kingston, Jamaica –  Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will be connecting international buyers with Jamaican companies at the inaugural Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE). The Agency announced today that it was focused on connecting Jamaican exporters to potential buyers to boost exports. The event will be hosted by the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) at the Montego Bay Convention […]

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President Trump’s Proclamation for National Caribbean American Heritage Month

President Trump’s Proclamation for National Caribbean American Heritage Month

National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2017 Proclamation National Caribbean-American Heritage Month is a celebration of the accomplishments of Caribbean Americans and our long, shared history with the peoples of the Caribbean.  We are grateful for the culture Caribbean Americans have shared with our Nation and the many contributions they have made to our society. Throughout our […]

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JAMPRO takes Brand Jamaica to The Caribbean

JAMPRO takes Brand Jamaica to The Caribbean

Kingston, Jamaica –  As part of the JAMPRO’s strategy to develop Jamaican exporters and increase export to regional markets, JAMPRO, Jamaica’s trade and investment promotions agency, will lead 18 companies on export promotion missions to Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and The Bahamas. The Caribbean Market Mission, a part of JAMPRO’s export development programme Export Max, […]

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More Caribbean Firms Set to Get Angel Investment

More Caribbean Firms Set to Get Angel Investment

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Export Development Agency co-hosted the inaugural Caribbean Angel Investor Forum in Montego Bay on May 12, 2017 together with the World Bank Group. The event, which attracted some of the region’s most influential business people, came together to lay the foundation for a more buoyant and active Angel Investor ecosystem […]

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St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Labour Party elects new executive

St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Labour Party elects new executive

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Delegates to Sunday’s 85th Annual Conference of the opposition St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) have reaffirmed their confidence in the leadership of the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas. Dr. Douglas, the longest serving prime minister and currently Leader of the Opposition, was re-elected unopposed to continue to serve as National […]

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The Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Caribbean

The Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Caribbean

CANADA – The Caribbean has always been a magnet for the rich and famous. It has expansive beaches with the silky sands and turquoise sea we all dream of, and then there’s the excellent climate and the friendly locals. All this, of course, encourages a thriving luxury property market, and this has been recovering from […]

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U.S. Virgin Islands, Airbnb Sign First Tax Agreement In The Caribbean

U.S. Virgin Islands, Airbnb Sign First Tax Agreement In The Caribbean

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Government of the United States Virgin Islands and Airbnb have confirmed the first tax agreement in the Caribbean, which will allow the platform to collect the Territory’s 12.5 percent Hotel Room Occupancy Tax on behalf of hosts and remit the funds to the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). The […]

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Starbucks Coffee Gets A Big Welcome In Jamaica

Starbucks Coffee Gets A Big Welcome In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is welcoming news that international coffee chain Starbucks will be setting up shop in Montego Bay, Jamaica and said it will add yet another dimension to the diverse culinary offerings of Jamaica’s resort capital. “Starbucks is a welcome addition to the culinary landscape of Montego Bay as […]

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