April 25, 2019

Nominations open for the 2019 CHIEF Awards

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Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) to recognize tourism best practices  MIAMI (April 2, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is inviting nominations for the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Awards from the region’s tourism and hospitality sector as it recognizes outstanding initiatives that are making a difference in the industry.  […]

Grenada still fastest growing economy in Caribbean, reports CDB

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CANA From tv6tnt The medium-term outlook for Grenada is positive and for 2019, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting ts economic growth of 4.5 per cent, with similar outcomes expected over the medium term. The CDB said construction, tourism, agriculture and private education sectors will also drive performance, noting that in terms of construction, […]

New hub to increase climate action transparency in the Caribbean

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By Priyanka Shrestha From Energy Live News The work will be driven by national strategies and policy goals A new hub for measuring, reporting and verifying climate action projects in the Caribbean has been launched. The MRV Hub, backed by the UN, is designed as a country-driven technical assistance project, with experts providing learning, mentoring and resource-sharing […]

Reading Road Show targets communities as part of activities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to celebrate literacy

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 — The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is partnering with the United States in an ongoing effort to promote national literacy.  Young students and parents in Kingstown were thrilled as they paraded in costumes of their favorite story book characters and were treated to performances when the Reading Road Show rolled […]

Building resilience to natural disasters and climate change in Grenada and the Caribbean

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IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang Grenada February 13, 2019 Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon! It is an honor for me to speak with you today on my first visit to Grenada. Before coming here, I had often heard Grenada being referred to as an “Isle of Spice.” This simple catch-phrase distinguished it from other Caribbean […]

Grenada’s 45th Independence Day celebrated

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Thursday, February 7, 2019 — The OECS Commission has the honor to extend to the Government and people of Grenada warmest congratulations on the occasion of the nation’s 45th Anniversary of Independence. The Commission acknowledges the profound contribution which Grenada continues to make toward the growth and development of the OECS family and looks forward to continuing […]

Sir Dennis praises Caribbean Court of Justice’s accomplishments

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From St Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Former President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, a native of St. Kitts and Nevis, has praised the accomplishments of the Trinidad-based court, which was established in 2005 to replace the London-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council as […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Coalition Government in Guyana, on Friday, December 21, […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Coalition Government in Guyana, on Friday, December 21, […]

Letter to CaribNN: Why is it so hard to amend Caribbean constitutions?

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By C. ben-David To Caribbean News Now Dear Sir: On Tuesday, November 6, the citizens of Antigua/Barbuda and Grenada soundly rejected the entreaties of local and regional elites to vote “yes” in separate referenda to replace the London-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their highest appellate […]