March 20, 2019

Pa-rum-pa-pum-pum for Jimmy Carter

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By Melissa Martin Jimmy Carter is a humanitarian for the world—not just for America. He desires peace for all nations around the globe.  Former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, reminds me of the energizer bunny—he just keeps on going and going and going.  Pump-a-rum. His drum keeps booming.  Born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, […]

Conservation of wild animals does not exclude use by humans

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By Arthur Goldberg From mercatornet A Biblical perspective on environmental ethics “There are market solutions to most of [the] endangered species problems,” according to Dr Richard Rahn, Chairman of The Institute for Global Economic Growth. He argues that by providing private owners economic incentives to breed eatable wild animals, efficiently selling other parts of the animal, and […]

The Caribbean is best value proposition for outsourcing

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From Caribbean Export Organizers of the second Outsource to the Caribbean Conference scheduled for May 6-10 in Curaçao expect a bumper attendance, and for good reason. The Caribbean is the hottest location for major US firms outsourcing operations to grow revenue. And we’re not talking about the weather. Interest this year promises to be higher than at […]

RUGBY: Cayman Islands to host RAN Olympic Qualifiers

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from Americas Rugby News Rugby Americas North has confirmed that the Cayman Islands will host the regional Olympic Qualifiers in July 6-7 of this year. Both the men’s and women’s tournaments will be held at Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town, a frequent venue for international rugby that also hosted the regional qualifiers for […]

Caribbean women call for non-interference in Venezuela

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From Stabroek News By Danuta Radzik, Andaiye, Honor Ford-Smithand D. Alissa Trotz If you would like to support this statement, please add your name at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOaYK7DrMl1wTADDzWRqC9rSN34640noU-zOiMmZDxEhJLdA/viewform?usp=sf_link  We the undersigned  Call on all parties to guarantee that the Caribbean in all its diversity be actively promoted as a collective zone of peace in […]

Boy Scouts officially allow girls to join ranks

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax The Boy Scouts are officially open to girls, the organization confirmed Friday. Now called the Scouts BSA, the Scouts are open to boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 17. “I could not be more excited for what this means for the next generation of leaders in our […]

2018: Record-Breaking Arrivals Continue for the Cayman Islands

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (25 Jan 2019) Following a rebound year for Caribbean travel with increased competition throughout the region, the Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. At the close of 2018, total visitation surpassed all previous years of recorded visitation including 2006, which previously held the […]

Outsource to the Caribbean Conference to take place in Curacao in May 2019

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, January 17, 2019. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in partnership with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion agencies (CAIPA), has set its sights once again on increasing its share of the growing US$140 billion outsourcing industry, with the hosting of the biennial Outsource to the Caribbean Conference (OCC2019) in Curaçao during […]

Amnesty International: English-speaking Caribbean – time to make the death penalty history

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From Amnesty International Ten years ago, on 19 December 2008, the authorities of Saint Kitts and Nevis carried out what was to become the last execution in the Americas, outside the USA. This anniversary, which follows on from the observance on 2 November of 25 years since a key judicial decision that put a brake […]

Caribbean Entrepreneurship Community gets ready for opportunity-driven cooperation

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From South Florida Caribbean News WASHINGTON, DC – The launch of The Community of Practice for Caribbean Immigrant Entrepreneurs (CoP), on Thursday, November 15 signaled to the Caribbean Community that its business leaders are ready to take charge in making entrepreneurship inclusive at home and in the diaspora. The strength of that move was marked […]