June 30, 2022

Doctors failing to present pros, cons of cancer screening: Study

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By Charlotte Libov From Newsmax Millions of Americans undergo screening tests for cancer every year in hopes of detecting cancer early, but they – and their doctors – may not be getting a full picture of the risks involved, a top expert says. “Screening tests are very valuable but they have risks as well as […]

New UK fund vehicle will give Cayman, Ireland and Luxembourg a run for their money

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From COOConnect Fund managers have traditionally based their funds offshore to ensure they can distribute their funds to investors everywhere without worrying that the income and capital gains they generate might be taxed at a higher rate than their investors appreciate. ACS, the as yet little noticed onshore vehicle created by the UK government and […]

Everything ready for preparatory session of ACS Ministerial Council

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From Presna Latina Port-au-Prince, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Everything is ready today for the preparatory session of the 21st Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), which will open on Tuesday in the Haitian city of Petion Ville. On Monday, top officials from the ACS member states will […]

Managing our most important resource: The Caribbean Sea

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By Shereen Ali from T&T guardian The Caribbean Sea is in fact a single large marine ecosystem, but we’re not managing it well. A World Wildlife Fund report released April this year conservatively valued world ocean assets at US$24 trillion—with an extra US$2.5 trillion a year from the goods and services we get from coastal […]

ACS supports development of SMEs in the region

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – The Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) hosted a two-day Regional Workshop on Public Policies to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The Meeting was chaired by Mr. Antonio Leone, Programme Coordinator for the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA). Among those delivering remarks at […]

Tourism and civil aviation – a symbiotic relationship

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From eTN Global Travel industry News The importance of “accessibility” particularly air access and its relationship to the viability of the Regional Tourism Industry cannot be over stated. The tourism industry is heavily reliant on air transport for tourists/visitors for business and leisure purposes as well as “imports” for hotels and food and beverage operations […]

New era of regional cooperation born: Birth of the Association of Caribbean States

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From eTN Global Travel Industry News At the end of the 1980s, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government felt a growing exigency to forge closer relations with their neighbors in the Caribbean Basin. This desire to widen the integration process sought to embrace all those washed by the Caribbean Sea, including other Caribbean States, […]

Martinique and Guadeloupe become Associate Members of the ACS

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — “For the first time, the Caribbean as a region is represented in one Association; the French, English, Spanish and Dutch,” boasted the Ambassador Alfonso Múnera, secretary general of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), upon the acceptance of the French overseas territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe into the ACS as […]