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USVI refinery sale agreement signed amid rising concerns

USVI refinery sale agreement signed amid rising concerns

ST CROIX, USVI -- On St Croix on Wednesday afternoon, Governor John de Jongh, and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an Operating Agreement that, once approved by the US Virgin Islands legislature, will begin the process towards a restart of the HOVENSA oil refinery.

Dominica ruling party predicted to win next general elections

Dominica

Dominica ruling party predicted to win next general elections ROSEAU, Dominica -- A Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) poll has predicted yet another term for the Dominica Labour Party government. On Wednesday, CADRES released the results of a survey in which residents of the various constituencies in Dominica were questioned between...

LIAT to cut fleet in 2015

Travel

LIAT to cut fleet in 2015 ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Regional airline LIAT is about to embark on its annual budget planning exercise and to put in place its operational plans for 2015. As a result of the airline's fleet transition programme LIAT will be a smaller airline in 2015 than in 2014, operating a fleet of nine aircraft as opposed to 11 in 2014.

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German entrepreneurs urged to invest in Haiti

Haiti

German entrepreneurs urged to invest in Haiti BERLIN, Germany (HCNN) -- Haiti's President Michel Martelly met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to discuss and reinforce bilateral cooperation, as he called on German businessmen to invest in the Caribbean country where, he said, previous German investments have been fruitful.

Sick visitor triggers Ebola response protocol in Bahamas

Bahamas

Sick visitor triggers Ebola response protocol in Bahamas NASSAU, Bahamas -- A woman traveling to The Bahamas from the United States on Wednesday triggered the national preparedness protocol for Ebola after she displayed symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea while on an aircraft, according to a statement from the ministry of health.

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Haitian beer and rum may now be exported to Dominican Republic

Haiti

Haitian beer and rum may now be exported to Dominican Republic PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haitian prime minister, Laurent Lamothe, announced on Wednesday that Haiti will now be able to export its famous beer and rum to the neighbouring Dominican Republic's market as part of an effort by government leaders and business CEOs on both sides of the border...

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Caribbean tourism sector warned to make better use of technology or risk losing business

Business

Caribbean tourism sector warned to make better use of technology or risk losing business SCARBOROUGH, Tobago -- If the Caribbean tourism industry is not prepared to cater to visitors in this new digital age, they will lose business to destinations capable of doing so. This assertion was made by Orville London, chief secretary in the Tobago House of Assembly, during the opening ceremony...

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Just a click away: CXC launching online store

Education

Just a click away: CXC launching online store KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) in collaboration with Macmillan will launch CXC’s online commercial presence called the CXC Store at www.cxc-store.com on Friday 7 November during a concert in Jamaica. The launch will be held at Jamaica College auditorium.

Press freedom organisation puts ten faces to its 'Fightimpunity' campaign

Features

Press freedom organisation puts ten faces to its 'Fightimpunity' campaign PARIS, France -- Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders (RWB) is highlighting ten emblematic cases of impunity as part of its #FightImpunity campaign for the first International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. The aim is to involve the general public and step up...

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Commentary: People of the Caribbean, beware of Minister Farrakhan

Opinion

Commentary: People of the Caribbean, beware of Minister Farrakhan Minister Louis Farrakhan began preaching about black empowerment and self-reliance long before President Barack Obama was born. And, based on his appearance at last week’s crusade in Jamaica to mark the 19th anniversary of his Million Man March, the eighty-one-year-old Farrakhan will...

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Commentary: Not only cricket but West Indian self-worth at stake

Opinion

Commentary: Not only cricket but West Indian self-worth at stake In a letter to the president of the West Indies Cricket Board of Control (WICB), Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron, the prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves made a compelling statement about the existential threat to West Indian cricket. He said “I do not think this huge, complicated...

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Letter: The 'Third Reich' and 'Project Grenada'; Chime FM shut down

Letters

Letter: The 'Third Reich' and 'Project Grenada'; Chime FM shut down The Third Reich and Project Grenada seems to have one main objective in common and that is the creation of a one party state and the rise of a dictator. Dissent by anyone including those in the media with is perceived as anti-establishment wont' be tolerated irrespective of the consequences.

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Letter to WICB president from St Vincent prime minister

Letters

I have been following carefully in the public media the current travails of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and West Indies cricket consequent upon the peremptory and premature termination of the West Indies cricketing tour of India. I have read the Media Release of the recent Board Meeting...

Island Journal

West Indies cricket stakeholders to meet on Friday

Sports

West Indies cricket stakeholders to meet on Friday PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Through the facilitation of Dr Ralph Gonsalves, the prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, "Dave" Cameron, president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), and Dwayne Bravo, representing the overwhelming majority of the top West Indies cricketers...

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Regional drivers confirmed for ROC Caribbean in Barbados

Barbados

Regional drivers confirmed for ROC Caribbean in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- The two-driver teams selected to represent Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago in the inaugural ROC Caribbean during next month’s Race Of Champions 2014 have been confirmed. They will race head-to-head against the host nation at Bushy Park Barbados.

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