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Guyana’s Private Sector Commission Calls for General and Regional elections

Guyana’s Private Sector Commission Calls for General and Regional elections

GUYANA – The Private Sector Commission (PSC) preferred to wait and give the Chairman of GECOM, Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh, time, since her appointment on 29th July, 2019, to advise the President on the readiness of the Elections Commission to conduct Regional and General Elections, before making any further comment on this matter. On Thursday, […]

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IMF Congratulates Jamaica on Country’s Economic Reform Program

IMF Congratulates Jamaica on Country’s Economic Reform Program

KINGSTON, Jamaica – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Ms. Uma Ramakrishnan visited Kingston from September 9–19, to conduct discussions on the sixth and final review of Jamaica’s financial and economic program supported by the IMF’s precautionary Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). At the end of this review, Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica […]

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Sexual Extortion in The Caribbean and Latin America on the Rise

Sexual Extortion in The Caribbean and Latin America on the Rise

One In Five People In Latin America and the Caribbean Experiences Sexual Extortion, or Knows Someone Who Has, Survey Says BERLIN – A new report from Transparency International reveals that more than half of all citizens in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries think corruption is getting worse in their country and governments aren’t doing […]

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CTO donates US$20,000 to the Bahamas in support of recovery efforts

CTO donates US$20,000 to the Bahamas in support of recovery efforts

US$20,000 raised through the CTO Relief Fund has been sent to Nassau to aid with recovery in Abaco and Grand Bahama BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas to assist with its recovery efforts in Abaco and Grand Bahama following the devastation caused by Hurricane […]

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JN Group Pledges Up to US$46,000 towards Bahamas Recovery

JN Group Pledges Up to US$46,000 towards Bahamas Recovery

Jamaica National (JN) Rallies Jamaicans Locally and in Diaspora to Help Bahamas KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica National Group is galvanising support, locally and overseas, to assist with recovery efforts in The Bahamas. More than 50 people have been confirmed dead and some 1,300 remain missing after the category 5 Hurricane Dorian made landfall in […]

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Jamaica Celebrates JAPEX 2019 with Positive Outlook

Jamaica Celebrates JAPEX 2019 with Positive Outlook

Upward Trends in Visitor Arrivals, All-New Hotel Developments, and Technological Advances for Customs and Immigration Build Excitement for the Year Ahead for Jamaica MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – The 29th annual Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) concluded another strong year, welcoming delegates from the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe – a significant increase from last year’s global […]

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Jamaica’s Cockpit Country Coalition Demonstration Set for September 17

Jamaica’s Cockpit Country Coalition Demonstration Set for September 17

Montego Bay, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Cockpit Country Coalition and Concerned Citizens have rescheduled the demonstration at the House of Parliament on Duke St. in Kingston, Jamaica. The new date and time for this peaceful demonstration is September 17, 2019 starting at 8.30 am. at the assembly point at west National Heroes Circle Kingston. The aim […]

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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Calls for Global Support for Hurricane-Impacted Bahamas

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Calls for Global Support for Hurricane-Impacted Bahamas

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett today urged members of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly to express solidarity with the Government and people of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, following the passage of Hurricane Dorian. Addressing the members of the 23rd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly in […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship is your best investment

St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship is your best investment

Caribbean citizenship is gaining popularity in recent years. New features are not the only reason for this, but also profitable conditions for gaining second citizenship through investment. Many people use Saint Kitts and Nevis residency program as it’s the oldest among the islands. It was created in 1984 and is regularly updated with new amendments. […]

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Western Union Providing Relief for The Bahamas

Western Union Providing Relief for The Bahamas

Western Union and the Western Union Foundation Provide Relief to The Bahamas Following Hurricane Dorian DENVER – Western Union (NYSE:WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation announced a multi-faceted response to help communities in The Bahamas severely impacted as a result of Hurricane Dorian Western Union […]

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