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Suriname challenges double standards of world powers

Suriname challenges double standards of world powers

NEW YORK, USA -- In his address to the 69th United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Suriname’s minister of foreign affairs, Winston Lackin, called for restructuring and democratization of the United Nations. The multilateral organization should move away from...

Antigua-Barbuda PM meets US officials on WTO gaming issue

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua-Barbuda PM meets US officials on WTO gaming issue NEW YORK, USA -- Prime Minister Gaston Browne, one day after his address at the United Nations General Assembly, during which he called on the United States government to settle the outstanding WTO gaming issue with Antigua and Barbuda, held bilateral talks with senior US officials.

Queen's Counsel calls for review of Nevis secession clause

St Kitts & Nevis

Queen's Counsel calls for review of Nevis secession clause BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- St Kitts and Nevis would be better off without the constitutional clause that gives Nevis the right to secede, according to one prominent attorney. Queens Counsel Dr Henry Browne, a Nevisian, made the observation during the governing Labour Party’s town hall...

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Caribbean leaders warn of 'real, ruinous' impacts of climate change

Climate

Caribbean leaders warn of 'real, ruinous' impacts of climate change NEW YORK, USA -- Spotlighting the “gathering and intensifying threat of global climate change” leaders from Caribbean Islands on Monday warned the United Nations General Assembly that indifference, narrow interests and electoral cowardice threaten to squander “our only real chance to save the planet.”

Haitian president promises elections as soon as possible

Haiti

Haitian president promises elections as soon as possible NEW YORK, USA (HCNN) -- Haitian president, Michel Martelly, has promised to hold as soon as possible free, fair and transparent elections to renew the political office holders as required by the system of government adopted by the Caribbean country. Martelly announced that free and credible elections...

Villa Isis

Turkey donates over US$2 million to Antigua-Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda

Turkey donates over US$2 million to Antigua-Barbuda NEW YORK, USA -- Prime Minister Gaston Browne, in a meeting with president of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, in New York last week, secured over U$2 million in grant aid for Antigua and Barbuda. During the meeting with Erdogan, Browne expressed Antigua and Barbuda’s desire to further develop...

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CARICOM leading charge against chikungunya, Ebola threat

CARICOM

CARICOM leading charge against chikungunya, Ebola threat WASHINGTON, USA -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat. CARICOM secretary general Irwin LaRocque held discussions at the weekend with representatives of the governments of Brazil and Argentina.

Business Calendars

Caribbean Export contributes to strengthening trade relations between Caribbean and China

Business

Caribbean Export contributes to strengthening trade relations between Caribbean and China CHANGSHA, China -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported a contingent of representatives from four of the region’s business support organisations (BSOs) to participate in the eighth China LAC Business Summit that was held in Changsha, China.

Tech heavyweights network for Caribbean development

Technology

Tech heavyweights network for Caribbean development WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Caribbean people have an appetite for technology that rivals any other region of the world. But who is working behind the scenes to maintain and upgrade the Internet-based services on which we’ve come to depend? On Monday, the answer to that question was to be found in Curacao.

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Bermuda prepares to host a unique convention

Bermuda

Bermuda prepares to host a unique convention ATLANTA, USA -- The Atlanta based Conference of Black Mayors (CBM), in partnership with the City of Hamilton, Bermuda, has announced it will convene its 40th Annual Convention November 12 – November 16, 2014. Mayors and municipal executives from all over the US will convene with...

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Seaborne announces interline agreement with United Airlines

Travel

Seaborne announces interline agreement with United Airlines SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Seaborne Airlines on Tuesday announced the introduction of a new interline agreement with United Airlines, providing customers convenient connections between the networks of United and Seaborne Airlines. Now customers have the convenience of purchasing a single ticket.

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Let's Talk Business: Succession Planning: How to proactively prepare the future leaders of your company

Business

Let's Talk Business: Succession Planning: How to proactively prepare the future leaders of your company While succession planning is often talked about at the upper echelons of many corporations, few are really preparing a succession plan or have one in place. Korn Ferry International, a global talent management and research firm, surveyed 1,318 executives and found that only 35% actually have a plan.

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Editorial: A simple question for CARICOM governments

Opinion

Here is a simple and straightforward question for regional media and voters to ask their respective minister of foreign affairs: “Why did you permit a sitting member of the British parliament to participate in a meeting to discuss sensitive and confidential regional foreign affairs issues...

Island Journal

Commentary: Rebranding the Caribbean

Opinion

Commentary: Rebranding the Caribbean When it comes to hospitality, tranquility and musical creativity, the Caribbean can hold its own. Add athletic gifts, literary achievements, cultural flexibility and intellectual penetration and our region ranks high in the world. Yet, in the minds of global travelers, our islands are desired for their stability and...

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Commentary: What has The Bahamas done post economic crisis? (With Audio)

Opinion

Commentary: What has The Bahamas done post economic crisis? (With Audio) The financial and economic crisis of 2008 seems much of an afterthought since first impact. But also, now that the USA, at least, is coming slowly back to normal -- from the financial markets to the labour markets -- people have forgotten to a large degree what actually happened and why it hit so hard.

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Commentary: A Grenadian patriot who is 'top of the world'

Opinion

Commentary: A Grenadian patriot who is 'top of the world' There are several outstanding Grenadians, from all walks of life, who have contributed immeasurably to the development of Grenada in one way or the other throughout the years. Often times, these persons’ contributions largely go unnoticed; or if any notice is paid at all, frequently it is when they are...

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BUA statement concerning the murder of Special Constable Danny Conorquie

Letters

The Belize Unity Alliance joins together parties, organizations and individuals who all hold to a basic set of principles. One of those key principles is the defence and protection of our borders and our territorial rights. There is no argument in our minds that the claim by Guatemala...

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