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Polls Show St. Kitts & Nevis Team Unity Would Win Re-election

Polls Show St. Kitts & Nevis Team Unity Would Win Re-election

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Team Unity Government Would Be Re-Elected If Election Held Now, Would Win Even More Than Seven Seats BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The latest Don Anderson poll shows that, if an election were to be held now, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris and his Government of National Unity would be re-elected […]

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Jamaica’s Consul General to NY, urges Diaspora to invest in Jamaica

Jamaica’s Consul General to NY, urges Diaspora to invest in Jamaica

By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Jamaica’s Consul General to New York, Trudy Deans, have urged Jamaicans in the Diaspora to take advantage of investment opportunities being offered by the Jamaican government in various sections of the economy. Addressing the Jamaica Civic and Cultural Association of Rockland County, New York, on Thursday April 6 at the […]

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Canadian Delegation Not Attending The 2017 Jamaica 55 And Diaspora Conference

Canadian Delegation Not Attending The 2017 Jamaica 55 And Diaspora Conference

TORONTO, Canada – It is with great disappointment and regret that the Board of Directors of the Jamaican Diaspora Canada Foundation (JDCF), at its meeting on March 27, 2017, voted, unanimously, not to mobilize a delegation to attend the 2017 Jamaica 55 and Diaspora Conference, due to the short time-frame to do so. The Diaspora […]

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People and Partnership Needed To Keep Caribbean Competitive

People and Partnership Needed To Keep Caribbean Competitive

Karolin Troubetzkoy addresses U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s Annual General Meeting U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The head of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) called on the region to work together to ensure the Caribbean remains one of the world’s leading destinations. Delivering the keynote at the Annual General Meeting of the […]

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Citizenship Critical to Estate Planning for Jamaicans in Diaspora

Citizenship Critical to Estate Planning for Jamaicans in Diaspora

TORONTO, Canada – Omar’s desire to ensure that he has all the documents he needs to prove his Jamaican citizenship goes beyond mere nostalgia and his need to maintain a cultural tie to his country of birth. Although he has lived in Canada for more than three decades, he maintains assets in Jamaica; and, therefore, […]

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Caribbean Diaspora Meets With Trump Administration

Caribbean Diaspora Meets With Trump Administration

Washington, DC – An alliance of the Caribbean Diaspora community, religious and business leaders assembled by the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will meet with Trump administration officials this week to provide input into the construct of future US/Caribbean relations and the role of the Diaspora in contributing to the process. These consultations follow up […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Harris, “The Cabinet Remains United For Action”

St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Harris, “The Cabinet Remains United For Action”

BASSETERRE, ST. Kitts — St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said on Sugar City 90.3 FM’s The People’s Voice on Monday, March 27th, 2017 that, “The Cabinet remains united for action.” Prime Minister Harris added: “That is what is important and that is what determines the stability of the government, and […]

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NCC Hosts Roundtable To Promote Jamaican Business Reforms

NCC Hosts Roundtable To Promote Jamaican Business Reforms

Kingston, Jamaica –  The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) hosted the 7th staging of the Business Environment Reform Roundtable on March 30, 2017 at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel in Kingston. The event explored the work being done by the NCC, which is managed by the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) to drive the implementation of […]

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Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference To Officially Launch April 4th

Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference To Officially Launch April 4th

Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference official launch to be streamed live KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness will be the keynote speaker at the official launch of Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference on Tuesday, April 4 at the Office of the Prime Minister. The Diaspora Conference is slated for July 23-26 at the Jamaica Conference […]

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“Inappropriate begging” damages image of St. Kitts and Nevis

“Inappropriate begging” damages image of St. Kitts and Nevis

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The “inappropriate begging” syndrome of St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has been highlighted by the Federation’s Leader of the Opposition. “Investors and developers have been turned off. We have a begging prime minister. This is not good. The image of the country has changed dramatically […]

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