September 24, 2020

Prime Minister Harris’ remarks as Outgoing Chairman of CARICOM, July 3rd, 2019

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REMARKS BY THE OUTGOING CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM), DR. THE HON. TIMOTHY HARRIS AT THE OPENING OF THE FORTIETH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY Saint Lucia3 JULY 2019 Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac, Governor General of Saint Lucia;  Honourable Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of the […]

ST. Kitts & Nevis’ PM and National Security Minister, DR. The Hon. Timothy Harris, is in ST. Vincent & the Grenadines for regional security meeting

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Prime Minister and Minister of National Security of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, is in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for a Regional Security System (RSS) Council of Ministers’ Meeting that is being held today, Friday, April 5th, 2019, at the Beachcombers Hotel.  The RSS is the military support unit for […]

Caribbean Export expands the Regional Angel Investor Network (RAIN) into the Dominican Republic and Haiti

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 28th June, 2017. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has commenced their expansion of the Angel investment footprint within the Dominican Republic and Haiti following the hosting of the first Bi-National Angel Investment workshop in collaboration with several partners, including the Centre for Innovation for Business Development and Entrepreneurship (CIDE) […]

This black woman from the Dominican Republic is the second most beautiful woman in the world

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 20, 2016: In a Caribbean country where race and skin color is often a controversial issue, a black woman has emerged as the second most beautiful woman in the world. Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramírez, 23, on Sunday night was named the runner-up in the 2016 Miss […]

Destination of the week

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Enchanted by Puerto Plata By John and Sandra Nowlan The Dominican Republic and its amazing North coast It’s a view like no other. As we reached the top of the Caribbean’s first and highest cable car ride, the community of Puerto Plata spread out 800 metres below us with its crescent harbour, 20 kilometres of […]

Cuba, DR threat – Single tourism marketing strategy needed

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From Barbados Advocate It’s just a matter of time before America lifts its travel ban on Cuba, and when that happens, a flood of pent up demand will be unleashed, bringing with it a monumental threat to the tourism dependent English-speaking Caribbean. This was the expressed view of Grenadian-based tourism consultant, Brian Samuel, which he […]

CARICOM bracing for crucial test at UK/Caribbean Forum in London

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By Rickey Singh From Guyana Chronicle Caribbean Community Foreign Ministers are bracing for a crucial test of their “no-business-as-usual” stand against the Dominican Republic (DR) when they meet next month for the Eighth UK-Caribbean Forum in London. The core problem relates to controversial amendments to the DR’s immigration laws that have effectively denationalised an estimated […]

Man arrested in DR accused of kidnap and fathering 8 children with her

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By Gerard Couzens From Daily Mail The Caribbean Fritzl: Man arrested in Dominican Republic accused of kidnapping teenager and fathering EIGHT children with her during 12-year captivity Maribel Altagracia Lopez spoke yesterday after escaping isolated house One of her children died while Jose Altagracio Lantigua held her captive Claimed he took the youngster away from […]

Danish bull sperm making splash in Thailand

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By CW From Copenhagen Post 2,500 doses of Danish bull semen headed for Thai cows Denmark is well known for it ability to produce quality dairy products, bacon, green energy and pharmaceutical products. Now, you can officially add bull sperm to the list. Vikinggenetics, the Scandinavian-owned cattle-breeding company based in Randers, has garnered a massive […]