February 23, 2019

The Model Is Broken – ‘The Changing Face of Caribbean Banking’

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From The Voice In the year 2014, the economies of the OECS and without a doubt, the wider Caribbean, stand with their backs against the wall, thrust into that position by behemoth forces. To be specific, the region’s development to this point has been hamstrung by an unsustainable economic model and the uncompetitive nature of […]

International effort needed to eradicate African poverty

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By Arley Gill From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday November 14, 2014 – As of November 2nd, 2014, more than 4800 persons have died from the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the worst affected West African countries. A few cases have surfaced elsewhere, including the USA and Spain. […]

Caribbean needs national consciousness awakening

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By Arley Gill From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday October 28, 2014 – I submit that National consciousness and awareness is the quintessential sector of the new economy. I will attempt to demonstrate how that consciousness, which I speak of, positively affects our nation’s economy. It is that consciousness that will encourage us to eat […]

Grenada needs a National Heroes Day not American mimicry

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By Arley Gill From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday October 10, 2014 – October 25th will be another holiday to commemorate “Thanksgiving Day’’ in Grenada. In the October 2nd editorial Caribupdate Weekly, the editor put forward sound reasons why Grenadians should give thanks. The editor cited our gratitude for surviving natural disasters that have occurred […]

Roderick “Chuckey” Gordon takes home Trinidad calypso monarch title

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From Caribbean360 Gordon overcame a strong field of 12 that included three former monarchs, to lift the title with his political rendition “Wey You Think” and the social commentary “Wedding of De Century”. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Roderick “Chuckey” Gordon won the one million dollar (One TT dollar = US$0.16 cents) prize in the Calypso […]

Citizenship-through-investment, a trend in the Caribbean

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By Natalia Bonilla from Fox News Latino Citizenship-by-investment programs are becoming popular in the Caribbean, appealing to those looking to avoid taxes in their home countries, regional experts told Efe Wednesday. In 1984, St. Kitts and Nevis was the first country in the region to offer such a program. Since then, St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Antigua […]

Growing in Grenada

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By Penny Vinden from IFES Grenada is a picturesque Caribbean island with warm, friendly people and numerous natural tourist attractions. Although it is seen as a predominantly Christian country and there is no opposition to Christianity, many who consider themselves to be Christians have never fully surrendered their lives to God. ISCF Grenada wants to […]

The high price of ‘Citizenship by Investment’ in the Caribbean

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By Duncan Tucker From Nearshore Americas The High Price of ‘Citizenship by Investment’ in the Caribbean In a bid to receive more foreign direct investment (FDI), an increasing number of Caribbean countries are launching citizenship-by-investment programs (CIP) that allow foreign nationals to essentially pay for passports and the travel and tax perks that come with […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman Islands: Migrants from Cuba Repatriated Twenty-six Cuban migrants, who were all housed at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC), were repatriated to Cuba today (Tuesday, 9 September 2014). Supervised by Immigration and Prison officials, 25 males, and 1 female were repatriated via a chartered flight from Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman. Remaining at […]

In tourism, Barbados is left at the starting gate for first half of 2014

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Patrick Hoyos From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Saturday August 30, 2014 – New tourism long stay arrivals numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation show big percentage gains for the Dominican Republic, Cuba, St. Lucia, Grenada and St. Maarten for the first six months of 2014. Barbados recorded a flat arrivals performance for the period, with 264,000 […]