December 7, 2023

Republic Financial Holdings complete takeover of Cayman Islands bank

By CMC From St Lucia Online News PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 13, CMC – Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) Wednesday announced it had acquired the majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Limited (CNC) at a cost of US$198.4 million. “Cayman National is a leading full-service institution in one of the world’s most sophisticated financial […]

OECS population urged to participate in sentencing guidelines for Eastern Caribbean Court

CMC From St Lucia Online CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Feb 21, CMC – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) is urging various stakeholders, including legal practitioners, litigants, social workers, mediators, probation officers as well as the police to participate in a public consultation on sentencing guidelines for the courts in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. “The […]

Trinidad’s Police Chief confirms assassination plot

From Jamaica Gleaner PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC –Police Commissioner Gary Griffith Wednesday confirmed a newspaper report that the police’s Special Branch had uncovered a plot by two criminal gangs to assassinate him and members of his family. “This time around this is not just about children or persons who are unstable calling 999 and […]

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shakes Trinidad and Tobago as widespread flooding continues

From CARICOM Today PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct. 21, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 was felt in sections of the twin island republic on Sunday afternoon, the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) has reported. CMC said that the Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine campus […]

Expert warns Caribbean to heed lessons from Hurricane Maria

From Jamaica Observer ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — A senior lecturer at the St Augustine Campus oft he University of the West Indies (UWI) says one of the “biggest lessons” from the Hurricane Maria experience in Dominica is that it is important for the Caribbean to now “seriously consider the impact of global warming on the […]

US Congresswoman Clarke introduces legislation to remove Confederate monuments from military bases

From Jamaica Gleaner WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, CMC – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has introduced a bill in the United States House of Representatives to remove Confederate monuments from military bases. Clarke, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, said the “Honoring Real Patriots Act of 2017” would require the US Department of Defense to change […]

Caribbean’s Logic to radically transform marketing and customer support efficiency and effectiveness with Calix Cloud

From MTS Subscriber Experience Focused Service Provider Turns To Calix Marketing Cloud And Calix Support Cloud To Delight Its Subscribers And Streamline Internal Operations Calix, Inc, the world leader in Subscriber Driven Intelligent Access, announced that Logic, one of the Caribbean’s premier service providers, has selected Calix Marketing Cloud (CMC) and Calix Support Cloud (CSC) to enhance existing GigaCenter deployments and deliver an […]

UN urges Caribbean nations to see benefits from surge in refugees

The United Nations is urging countries around the Caribbean to view the recent surge in refugees, from near and far, as a long-term benefit and not just a short-term challenge. Ruben Barbado, with the United Nations High Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) agency, told journalists at the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that many refugees, though fleeing under duress, […]

Cayman Islands Commissioner’s responsiveness to complaints and appeals has resulted in far greater public use says ACM VP, Peter Richards

ACM VP, Peter Richards Addresses Caribbean Broadcasting Union Caribbean Broadcasting Union Annual General Assembly, St. George’s, Grenada August 18, 2015 Digital Journalism and Media Freedom in the Caribbean By Peter Richards Digital Journalism and Media Freedom in the Caribbean INTRODUCTION Press freedom goes hand in hand with democracy. As countries in the Caribbean seek a […]

St Vincent opposition leader questions projected tourism boom

From Caribbean360 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Friday June 20, 2014, CMC -Leader of the Opposition, Arnhim Eustace, has questioned the government’s expectation of a large increase in tourist arrivals for the 2015 season. Responding to recent comments by tourism minister Cecil ‘Ces’ McKie, Eustace said while the tourism minister is talking about a boom over the […]