January 28, 2022

Billion-Dollar International Bond a big hit, says T&T

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From Caribbean360 The bond issue was more than three times oversubscribed, with US$3.5 billion in orders received from over 250 international investors, the government said. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday August 1, 2016 – The Government of Trinidad and Tobago says it has successfully launched a 10-year bond in New York, marking its first international […]

Jamaica on course for another drawdown of IMF funds

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CARIBBEAN360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday August 24, 2015 – Jamaica is on course for a ninth drawdown of funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This is based on the country’s positive performance for the first quarter of the fiscal year under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF), despite the effects of severe drought. Head of the […]

Cuban doctors fleeing “shortages and mistreatment” in Venezuela protest for US visas

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From CARIBBEAN360 BOGOTA, Colombia, Monday August 24, 2015 — Deteriorating conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel working there to immigrate to the United States under a special US programme launched in 2006 that expedites their applications. For geographical reasons, neighbouring Colombia is a favoured gateway for Cubans fleeing Venezuela, whose […]

Trinidad government investigates Office of the President email account hacking

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From Caribbean360 PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday August 25, 2014, CMC – The Office of the President is investigating an incident in which the email account of a high level member of staff has been hacked. This has resulted in e-mails being sent to several people, including State officials on the staff member’s contact list. A statement […]

LIME Caribbean CEO calls for technology innovation

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The region’s leading telecoms provider that first connected the Caribbean to the rest of the world, LIME, called on regional government ministers and fellow telecoms providers to push for greater broadband penetration, allowing Caribbean nationals and businesses to participate in the consumption, creation and commercialisation of mobile applications and digital content, capitalising on the benefits […]