June 16, 2021

De Jeunesse Bath and Body Products wins top $5,000 USD prize at LINK-Caribbean Pitch Competition

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov. 30, 2017 — De Jeunesse Bath and Body Products, a company that manufactures high-quality, natural bath and body products, earned the top prize at the launch of the LINK-Caribbean Pitch Competition held November 21 at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Trinidad and Tobago. They wowed the judges with their pitch from a field […]

Cayman Islands Brexit consult begins

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The Cabinet Office is seeking the public’s views on the impact on the Cayman Islands of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union (EU), popularly known as Brexit. Persons may email feedback to [email protected] by Friday 27 January 2017. Input will be collated and used to help develop a formal position for the Cayman Islands that will be shared with the […]

The View From Europe: Time to reshape and clarify ACP solidarity

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By David Jessop From The Barbados Advocate WHAT does solidarity between nations mean in the early 21st century? Are the values inferred practical or advisable, in a multipolar world in which self-interest, overlapping relationships and multiple economic and political ideas compete? Solidarity suggests a common interest, similar objectives, and a cultural empathy binding people and […]

ON THE RIGHT: Caribbean tourism will feel Brexit

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By David Jessop From Barbados Nation News IT SEEMS TO ME, when I was looking at some of the issues for tourism, that the tourism industry doesn’t actually have the same luxury to wait and take some of this analysis because tourism, unlike any other industry in the region, is uniquely exposed to the short […]

Procurement Notice: Enterprise Training Fund Consultancy – Grenada

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From Caribbean Development Bank 16 MAR 2016 GRENADA NATIONAL TRAINING AGENCY ENHANCING THE CAPACITY OF GRENADIAN NATIONALS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CSME ENTERPRISE TRAINING FUND CONSULTANT REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST 1. BACKGROUND 1.01 The Grenada National Training Agency of Grenada (NTA) has received financing by way of a grant from the Caribbean Development […]

EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

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From World News Report Recent successes show that problems related to desertification and land degradation are not insurmountable. Brussels/Rome – The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year programme to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded […]

iNews Briefs

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Grand Cayman utility company to replace DT GT lines – outages planned Sunday (7) PLEASE NOTE Caribbean Utility Company (CUC) Grand Cayman’s electrical power supplier have announced they will be replacing lines in downtown George Town this Sunday September 7th from Rackam’s Waterfront Bar to the Pirates Week Office on Shedden Road. As a result […]