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Archives for August 6, 2017

Ritz Carlton to operate luxury resort in St Lucia

From Caribbean News Now CASTRIES, St Lucia — Ritz Carlton, the luxury hotel subsidiary of Marriott International, on Thursday signed an operating agreement with Range Developments and the government of Saint Lucia to operate the planned new resort development at Black Bay on the beautiful southern tip of the island. Ritz Carlton has 91 luxury […]

CARICOM sends greetings to Jamaica on 55th anniversary of independence

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has lauded the distinguished contribution of Jamaica to the world as the country celebrates its 55th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Sunday. In a message marking the occasion, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin La Roque said Jamaica’s development has been fuelled by the “renowned creativity […]

ARIN strengthens commitment to the Caribbean

New Outreach Liaison Appointed CENTREVILLE, Va., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bevil Wooding as Caribbean Outreach Liaison, a newly created role to strengthen the organization’s relationships with community members in the Caribbean region. “ARIN has had a long history of Caribbean […]

UK: Grenfell Towers public inquiry may be delayed if Corporate Manslaughter charges are filed

From WN The investigation into the Grenfell Towers fire is in danger of being suspended for a lengthy period of time if prosecutors decide to pursue corporate manslaughter charges, The Guardian reported. Last week, police officials identified Kensington and Chelsea council and the organization managing the tower as suspects which creates a potential conflict with Sir […]

Ex-CFO pleads guilty to embezzling $6.5 million from KC company

AP From cj0nline KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The former chief financial officer of a Kansas City company pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $6.5 million from the company. Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Douglas Ferrell, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty Thursday to wire fraud and money laundering. Ferrell admitted that he embezzled the millions from Scarbrough […]

21st-century geopolitics of the Caribbean. Part IV.

By Andrew Korybko When predicting the contours of any forthcoming revitalization of the West Indies Federation, it’s important to keep in mind that this prospective entity will probably be comprised of three primary parts constituting an “Atlantic Bloc”, the OECS, and Jamaica, essentially representing the integration of most of CARICOM: The Atlantic Bloc The “Atlantic […]

Best practices mission and exchange between Haiti and DR Customs and the Customs’ Administration of Morocco

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic August 3rd, 2017. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) joined forces with the customs administrations of Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Morocco with a view to promoting south-south cooperation in trade facilitation. The mission included, among others, with the participation of Mr. Hugo Rivera, Deputy Minister, Economic Affairs and International […]

Meet the Caribbean born man a Malaysian tycoon’s daughter gave up US$ millions for

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 2, 2017: The love of her Caribbean man is worth more than the US $407 million she was set to inherit as the daughter of one of Malaysia’s richest men. So who is the man that 34-year-old Angeline Francis Khoo is giving up all that money […]

‘A Profound Loss’ – Doctor killed outside airport in Cayman Islands laid to rest

By Romario Scott From Jamaica Gleaner Scores of mourners turned out yesterday to pay their final respects to Dr Vary Jones-Leslie, the obstetrician and gynaecologist who met her demise in The Cayman Islands last month, sending shockwaves throughout the medical community in Jamaica and the region. Hushed moans echoed throughout the packed University Chapel on […]

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