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Guyana: Republic Bank says some customers hit by fraud on Visa debit card

From Stabroek News Republic Bank today confirmed  that some of its customers have been impacted by recent fraudulent activity on its Visa International Debit Cards. A statement from Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited said “Through its robust monitoring systems, the Bank was able to quickly identify cases where customers’ cards were compromised and was able to […]

Caribbean: Major border rows

By Bert Wilkinson From Caribbean Life In the Caribbean Community family of 15 nations, there are two major simmering border rows dating back centuries to the days of British and Spanish colonialism. One involves Venezuela’s claim to almost two thirds of Guyana and large tracts of its sea space where American supermajor ExxonMobil has found […]

The truth about Caribbean medical schools

By Jessica K. Willett From Kevin MD I graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada and now work as an emergency medicine physician at a trauma center in Northern California. To some, that may seem like an extreme jump or a rare success story. The stigma of a Caribbean medical school education […]

Interaction between trade and labour – the future of work in the Caribbean

By Elizabeth Morgan From Jamaica Gleaner We are apparently in the second machine age of the fourth industrial revolution. Investors want to remain competitive in global trade. The challenges being faced include aging workers in some regions, including the Caribbean; facilitating movement of labour – migration issues; reducing cost of employment-less benefits to workers, more […]

Welcoming attitudes

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio A day of shopping is not something high on my list of favorites. When I do go shopping I am always on the lookout for how I am treated. If it’s a welcoming event I might sniff around the store in search of those items I really don’t need […]

New resort management deal in Curaçao to undertake $15 million renovation

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — AMResorts an Apple Leisure Group (ALG) related brand, recently announced a new resort management deal bringing the lauded Dreams Resorts and Spas brand to the island nation of Curaçao. The property, owned by Lionstone Development and formerly known as Hilton Curaçao, will undergo a $15-million-renovation before re-opening in December 2019 as Dreams […]

Dominican investment group targets Caribbean CBD product lines

From Caribbean News Now DENVER, USA — CBDXR Dominica investment group is owned by Elvis “ Papi” Edwards, a native of Wesley/Calibishie, in the Commonwealth of Dominica. He is a pioneer in the CBD hemp/cannabis marketplace and currently living in Colorado. In CBDXR, Elvis created the first Caribbean-controlled hemp products company and he intends to […]

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Cayman Islands: Collision involving a motorcycle on Walkers Road

From RCIPS May 16 2019 Shortly after 9:00PM last night, 15 May, officers responded to a report of a collision at the junction of Walkers Road and Memorial Avenue, involving a Honda Fit and a Yamaha motorcycle. Emergency services attended the scene and the rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken for treatment at […]