January 22, 2019

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Cayman Ministry of Home Affairs announces it is aware of arrest of immigration officer GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Home Affairs is aware of the arrest of an Immigration officer, having been notified on Monday that an incident had occurred. The Ministry is awaiting a report and recommendation from the Department of […]

ESPN Caribbean Presents Match-day Highlights of the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League

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Hour-long Programme for all 30 matches from July 11 to August 16 ESPN Caribbean will present full highlights of all 30 matches in the region’s premier Twenty20 tournament, the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The hour-long highlights programme, as well as the delayed knockout matches for the Semi-Finals and Finals, will air on the […]

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Cayman Islands serves up ice cream in NYC From Travel Weekly The timing could not be better. With temperatures soaring into the high 80s this week, turning New York into a true melting pot, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism took to the streets, dispensing free ice cream. Trucks adorned with scenes of white sand, […]

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‘Jack’ Warner opts not to seek re-election as ILP party leader From Caribbean360 PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday June 9, 2014, CMC – One year after he founded the Independent Liberal Party (ILP), Jack Austin Warner is not seeking re-election as its leader. Warner, the former national security minister in the coalition People’s Partnership government, is seeking […]

EU amends list of Caribbean nationals exempt from Schengen visa requirement

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BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Council has amended the list of non-European Union (EU) countries whose nationals are exempt from the Schengen area visa requirement. The Council adopted a new regulation listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from […]

Ranking Caribbean countries on broadband penetration and cell phones

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has the highest broadband penetration of any country in the Caribbean, according to a new study from the Inter-American Development Bank. The IDB’s DigiLAC index compared regional countries by using 37 indicators chosen on the basis of four pillars: public policy and strategic vision, strategic regulation, ifnrastructure and applications […]

Caribbean religious leaders inspire IMF Sunday schools

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By Eric LeCompte From Caribbean360 WASHINGTON D.C., United States, IPS – Last Fall, I witnessed the Grenada Council of Churches insert themselves into negotiations between their government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) around the island’s debt restructuring and presumed austerity policies. Religious leaders called from pulpits across the tiny island for a “Jubilee” or […]

Spice and splendor mark the official opening celebration of Sandals LaSource Grenada

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APRIL 29, 2014 – SANDALS RESORTS – CEO With the sound of conch shell blowers calling revelers to the party, Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa marked its official grand opening at a lavish celebration last night. The resort, which opened its doors to rave reviews December 21, 2013, is also the brand’s first on […]

Grenada prime minister wants IMF agreement by May

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From Caribbean360 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says the international Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to meet and approve the island’s “Home Grown Structural Adjustment Programme” next month. Mitchell, who has returned here from Washington, where he attended the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, told reporters […]

Opposition legislator critical of amendment to Grenada Citizenship by Investment legislation

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From Caribbean360 Raymond Roberts, who represents the labour movement in the Senate said that the amendments were “ill-advised” ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – An opposition legislator has accused the Grenada government of amending the Citizenship by Investment Act so as to legitimise its approach to doing business in the “dead of the night”. Raymond Roberts, […]