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Jamaica and US to discuss tax arrangements to encourage investors

Jamaica and US to discuss tax arrangements to encourage investors

WASHINGTON, USA (JIS) -- Jamaica’s finance and planning minister, Dr Peter Phillips, says the government is to engage in talks with the US government, aimed at reshaping its bilateral investment and tax arrangements in order to encourage more US investors to Jamaica.

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Turks and Caicos parliament disrupted by broadcast technician

Turks & Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos parliament disrupted by broadcast technician GRAND TURK, Turks and Caicos Islands -- The political troubles for Premier Rufus Ewing and his Progressive National Party (PNP) government in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) continued on Monday as another ultimatum was issued and denied, resulting in the interruption of a parliamentary...

Fidel Castro votes in Cuba's municipal elections

Cuba

Fidel Castro votes in Cuba's municipal elections HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Cuba’s former president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro exercised his right to vote at the municipal elections underway in Cuba to elect the delegates to the municipal assemblies. Castro sent his ballot, folded and inside an envelope, which was deposited in a ballot box.

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Armed men attack and rob boats anchored off Haiti

Haiti

Armed men attack and rob boats anchored off Haiti PETIT PORT A PIMENT, Haiti -- A Dutch couple aboard an Australian flagged boat en route from Cuba to Ile a Vache, Haiti, was anchored at Petit Port a Pimient, Haiti, when it was boarded overnight by six armed men last week, Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN) reported.

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Panama supreme court justice accused of corruption and pedophilia

Panama

Panama supreme court justice accused of corruption and pedophilia PANAMA CITY, Panama -- Victor Leonel Benavides Pinilla, a magistrate judge at the Supreme Court of Justice of Panama, has been accused of taking money, and of pedophilia. His accuser is his former chief of security, Vicente Zamorano, who is currently imprisoned on kidnapping charges.

Pensions at risk for millions in the Caribbean, says IDB report

Features

Pensions at risk for millions in the Caribbean, says IDB report WASHINGTON, USA -- Experts and policy makers gathered on Monday at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to discuss the future of pensions in Latin America and the Caribbean. A panel discussion moderated by CNN journalist Gabriela Frias explored different policy approaches...

Antigua-Barbuda housing programme progress hindered by lack of construction material

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua-Barbuda housing programme progress hindered by lack of construction material ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- “We have over ten million dollars in the bank, which is more than enough to complete the project at Dredge Bay. We are developing three sites and the land preparation does take some time. Presently the work at Dredge Bay has slowed somewhat as the piles are not coming...

Bahamians become North Pole explorers

Bahamas

Bahamians become North Pole explorers NORTH POLE -- Two Bahamians are literally sitting on top of the world and they took The Bahamas’ flag with them, as Mark Roberts and Shaune Adderley made the journey to the North Pole – the first Bahamians to ever to take on the courageous challenge. “I was invited by a friend who has lived...

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St Lucia brewing company introduces environmental bottle initiative

St Lucia

St Lucia brewing company introduces environmental bottle initiative RODNEY BAY, St Lucia -- The Antillia Brewing Company Ltd in Saint Lucia has launched its fresh ale "growler" program. The brewery has worked with its North American manufacturer to produce one litre refillable bottles that are lightweight, attractive and refillable. The bottles and bottling equipment...

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PayPal extends services to Nicaragua

Nicaragua

PayPal extends services to Nicaragua SAN JOSE, USA -- Online payment processor PayPal has achieved a new milestone in Latin America by enabling more services in Nicaragua. From now on the company will offer accounts to businesses/merchants in Nicaragua for the first time in order to receive payments for its goods or services.

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Air Canada expanding Curacao service

Travel

Air Canada expanding Curacao service WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Air Canada is expanding its service to Curacao in time for the summer season. The carrier announced that it would be expanding its seasonal service to year-round flights, with a nonstop Toronto-Curacao flight every Friday. It’s the latest addition to Curacao for the company.

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Commentary: The leaks that rocked the nation!

Opinion

Commentary: The leaks that rocked the nation! I think it's safe to say that the current government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has more holes in it than a colander. Never in my short lifespan watching politics and governments come and go in The Bahamas have I seen so many leaked documents and information being thrown...

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Commentary: Act now to deal with errant police

Opinion

Commentary: Act now to deal with errant police The good news is that the Police Service Commission (PSC) is convening a special meeting to try to get answers from the leaders of the police service about the “Day of Total Policing” event on March 23, which, according to the police report on the matter, appears to have been a sort of coup d’état.

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Letter: The Potemkin Folly at Argyle

Letters

Letter: The Potemkin Folly at Argyle I have pointed out several times using different perspectives that our mainland tourism arrivals -- by both cruise ship and airplane -- are among the lowest in the Caribbean, indeed the very lowest, with the possible exception of volcano eruption-ravaged Montserrat and poverty-stricken Haiti.

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Grenada gears up for second Test between West Indies and England

Sports

Grenada gears up for second Test between West Indies and England ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Grenada Tourism Authority welcomed the West Indies and England cricket teams on Saturday at the Maurice Bishop International Airport. The two teams will play the second test match of England’s tour of the West Indies at the Grenada National Stadium.

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Newport to Bermuda sailing speed record shattered

Sports

Newport to Bermuda sailing speed record shattered HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Renaud Laplanche, co-skipper Ryan Breymaier and the crew of the 105’ trimaran Lending Club 2 on Monday established a new world sailing speed record for the 635-nautical mile course from Castle Hill Lighthouse, in Newport, Rhode Island, to Kitchen Shoal Beacon in Bermuda.

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Jamaica's Panton wins Barbados Rally Club Shakedown Stages

Sports

Jamaica's Panton wins Barbados Rally Club Shakedown Stages BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jnr laid down a marker for next month’s LIME King of the Hill and Sol Rally Barbados, with victory in Sunday’s Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Shakedown Stages. In the Rubis / Total / Sandals Barbados Ford Focus WRC06...

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