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In recent years the significant loss of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) in the Caribbean, commonly referred to as de-risking; and its impact on both the regional financial system and, on the economies of several territories has been broadly discussed. Additionally, several authors have validly identified an array of motivating factors which have driven some of […]

“Climate change is not some far-off problem; it is happening here and right now.”  Barack Obama. Rainbow Inn, your up-country Eco tourism getaway in Grand Bras St. Andrew’s, will be hosting on Friday, May 4th 2018 the launch of “The Irma Diaries: Compelling Survivor Stories from the Virgin Islands”, a book chronicling people’s experiences in […]

BY ALEXANDER D. GREAT 2/4/18) Grenada’s Department of Physical Planning is now under some scrutiny. They say that they bringing work into the country to improve the economy. But foreign investors and coastal proprietors now buying up the best property Allegedly making it hard for the locals to access the beach or the sea CHORUS […]

On Tuesday, Prime Minster Theresa May met representatives from twelve Caribbean Commonwealth States.  Those attending included senior representatives from Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad & Tobago. During the meeting, Prime Minister May apologised for any anxiety […]

A Regional Consultation on effective platforms for Wider Caribbean Dialogue being hosted by the CARIFORUM Directorate has been described as a timely initiative by the CARIFORUM Director General, Mr. Percival Marie, and the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation in Barbados, Her Excellency Daniela Tramacere. They were speaking at the opening of the consultation which is being held at […]

T&T GAS NGC IS POSITIONING ON OPPORTUNITIES IN EMERGING CARIBBEAN OIL, GAS ECONOMIES READ MORE HERE

The Zika virus in the Caribbean presented a difficult challenge, in terms of its rapid spread, its relationship to neurological anomalies and other complications among new-borns and adults, and the potential for sexual transmission of the virus. Unlike many viruses, Zika requires multiple tests performed at different stages of exposure or infection depending on the […]

EXTERNAL INTERFERENCE IN CARIBBEAN ELECTIONS IS REAL Read more  

The UK continues to provide unwavering support for Caribbean islands recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, by taking forward reconstruction work and helping to bolster resilience across the region. The latest initiative took the form of an After Action Review workshop, which was hosted by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and funded by […]

MIAMI—Russia is solidifying its footing close to U.S. shores, in the Caribbean, a region Moscow abandoned after the Cold War and has gradually returned to with investment, diplomacy and military hardware. In recent months Russia has developed a multidimensional relationship with the tiny nation of Grenada, whose name has resonated with many Americans since President […]


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