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Archives for April 15, 2019

SLAA: 5 newcomers in 9 member Saint Lucia CARIFTA Track Team

By Anthony De Beauville From The Voice St Lucia SLAA: Five Newcomers in 9 Member Saint Lucia CARIFTA Track Team By Anthony De Beauville From The Voice St Lucia Five newcomers have won favour with the Technical Committee of the Saint Lucia Athletics Association chaired by Henry Bailey, following last weekend’s National Junior/CARIFTA Trials track and […]

Dispute with U.S. energy trader worsens Haiti’s fuel crisis

By Anthony Esposito From KFGO PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A dispute between Haiti and a U.S. energy trading firm is leading to long blackouts and fuel shortages in the Caribbean nation, feeding anger at President Jovenel Moise’s government following the collapse of a supply deal with Venezuela last year. The capital Port-au-Prince’s fragile power grid was […]

Former VW boss charged over diesel emissions scandal

From BBC The former chief executive of the carmaker Volkswagen has been charged in Germany over his involvement in the company’s diesel emissions scandal. The public prosecutor in Braunschweig charged Martin Winterkorn and four other managers with fraud. VW said it would not comment on the indictments. Mr Winterkorn is already facing criminal charges in […]

Golf: Tiger Woods wins 2019 Masters – Reaction to ‘greatest comeback in sport’

From BBC 3,954 days. That is how long Tiger Woods has waited to win his 15th major. In the time between the 2008 US Open and Sunday’s triumph at the Masters, Woods has gone through a series of highs and lows. The American started just 24 events in a four-year period. A public admission of infidelity and […]

Jamaican Government welcomes Windrush compensation scheme

By Alecia Smith From JIS Story Highlights The Government has welcomed the announcement of the establishment of the Windrush Compensation Scheme by the British Government, and is encouraging individuals who have been affected to submit their claims. The scheme applies to members of the ‘Windrush Generation’ – immigrants who arrived in the United Kingdom (UK) […]

Bombardier strengthens its world-class service and support capabilities for business jet customers in China

Tianjin Service Centre receives Authorized Service Centre status from engine manufacturers Rolls-Royce, GE and Honeywell New line maintenance station can service Bombardier Challenger and Global aircraft with various international registrations Continuing enhancements are part of Bombardier’s worldwide expansion of its award-winning customer services network MONTREAL, April 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is proud to announce significant enhancements to […]

Five times cruise lines put profits ahead of passengers

By Jessica Lipscombe, Chuck Strouse From Miami New Times New Times this past week described a decades-long pattern of cruise lines either covering up or incompetently dealing with sexual assaults on board ships. In one case, an employee who had been fired by Carnival after such an allegation quickly found work on another ship. And a crew member who […]

Concacaf: Club Franciscain, Robinhood advance to 2019 Caribbean Club Shield Final

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao.-  Club Franciscain of Martinique and Robinhood of Suriname are through to the final of the 2019 Caribbean Club Shield following Saturday’s semifinal action. Club Franciscain doubled up hosts Jong Holland of Curacao 4-2, while Robinhood cruised past Weymouth Wales of Barbados 3-0. Braces from Stephane Abaul (20’, 90+4’) and Djenhael Mainge (60’, 67’) […]

Cufflinks and the Caribbean: How Virgin Galactic kept space tourists’ interest and money

From Zawya More than 600 people from 58 countries have put down a deposit for a 90-minute flight priced at $250,000, up from $200,000 in 2013 By Elizabeth Culliford, Reuters News COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Virgin Galactic’s goal to fly tourists into space as early as this summer is about 12 years later than initially promised […]

Belize: Revocation of Atlantic International Bank Limited’s Banking Licence

Press Release – Central Bank of Belize – April 12, 2019 – The Central Bank of Belize (Central Bank) wishes to advise that on 12 April 2019, the Prime Minister as the Minister of Finance, on the recommendation of the Central Bank, revoked the Unrestricted “A” Class International Banking Licence of Atlantic International Bank Limited in […]