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Archives for January 9, 2023

H.E. Ambassador Elizabeth Thompson wowed the audience at the Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew’s First New Year’s Gala

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, January 9, 2023 [Press Secretary’s Office]: The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis hosted his first New Year’s Gala since assuming office, on Saturday 7th January 2023, at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort’s Grand Ballroom. The event was held under the theme “New Beginnings”. Guest Speaker, Her Excellency Elizabeth Thompson, Ambassador […]

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis remarks at the New Year’s Gala

Saturday 7th January 2023 My fellow citizens and residents, I stand here before you in awe. My heart is overwhelmed, and I am truly honoured and grateful to have you here with me in celebration of a new year…a new beginning…new possibilities. A mere 7 days ago, we stood on the threshold of a new year. Many of […]

State of the Black World Conference V – April 19-23, 2023, Baltimore MD

Registration & Hotel Information Conference Information Institute of the Black World 21st Century31-35 95th StreetEast Elmhurst, NY 11369United State ›

CIBC FirstCaribbean announces the retirement of Dan Wright Managing Director, Wealth Management

Bridgetown, Barbados, 6 January 2023 — CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced the retirement of Mr. Dan Wright, Managing Director, Wealth Management, with effect from 28th February 2023. Mr. Wright joined CIBC FirstCaribbean in December 2012, as Director, Private Wealth Management, and since then has been leading our strategic initiative to build our Wealth Management business. In […]

Cayman: NiCE project to resume – January 2023 

Grand Cayman – The Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure (PAHI) announced today that Cabinet has given approval for the National Community Enhancement Project (NiCE) will resume this week, from January 11 to January 26. The NiCE January 2023 project provides a stipend to unemployed Caymanians and spouses of Caymanians, ages 18 and over […]

Cayman: Man charged for Marquee Plaza Stabbing

From RCIPS A man, age 25 of West Bay, was arrested on Wednesday, 4 January, on suspicion of wounding in relation to a stabbing incident which took place on Friday, 16 December 2022, at the Marquee Plaza on Lawrence Boulevard. He has now been formally charged with Wounding with Intent and appeared in court earlier today, where […]

Cayman: Police seek public assistance to locate wanted man, Corrie Andrew Myles. UPDATE: Arrested

UPDATE: Wanted Man Corrie Myles Arrested, 9 January This morning police arrested 21-year-old Corrie Andrew Myles, who was recently circulated as wanted in relation to firearms offences. He remains in custody as investigations continue. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in this matter. END Original Story The RCIPS is seeking the public’s assistance […]

Jamaican soldiers dying abroad: Raising the limit of military enlistment

Jamaica has usually been conjoined in the media with beaches, reggae and rum but there is a darker side, not reparation for slavery, but the iniquity dub plate. Sons of this tropical paradise, dying in foreign places unknown to most of Jamaica, were driven by employment, education or immigration opportunities to join a foreign military. […]

Russian military pay: Does size matter?

By Peter Polack In a modern world where military conscription has almost been erased except in obsolete authoritarian regimes, one glaring example has been Russia’s one year military service requirement reduced from two years in 2008 for those 18-27 years of age. Like Angola and Afghanistan, the rich and well-connected mostly escape this selection. Apart […]

A sea of tears

By Peter Polack A French knight of the Crusades, Geoffrey de Bouillon, was immortalised by the 16th century Italian poet Torquato Tasso in his epic poem Gerusalemme Liberata or Jerusalem Liberated, thus: for every drop of blood, a sea of tears. The Ukraine is awash in martyrs from babies, women, mayors and their family members, cyclists […]