May 13, 2021

Cricket: Wehby to head task force on corporate governance reform

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From Windies ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies announced today that Jamaica senator Don Wehby has been appointed chairman of a Task Force on Corporate Governance Reform. The purpose of the Task Force is to help ensure that the organization reforms its governance to achieve greater transparency and accountability to shareholders, as well as […]

A new Caribbean Airlift Alliance is in formation in the region

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From Curacao Chronicle This was announced at last week’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup in the Bahamas. The announcement was made by Rob Ceravolo, CEO of Tropic Ocean Airways and Cdr. Bud Slabbaert, the Chairman of the Caribbean Aviation Meetup, during the debriefing session of the conference. The attendees of the session unanimously agreed and offered their […]

Newly sworn NY Bar president appointing Puerto Rico working group

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From Caribbean Business SAN JUAN – Michael Miller, who was sworn in Monday as president of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), announced his priorities for the coming year. Among them, is a working group to explore ways to help people in Puerto Rico who are still affected by Hurricane Maria. “My friends, there is […]

City Council Members honor cure violence providers

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Members Jumaane D. Williams and Fernando Cabrera, co-chairs of the City Council Task Force to Combat Gun Violence, honored 13 cure violence providers during the Council’s Stated meeting on June 21. “Gun violence is a nationwide epidemic that has resulted in thousands […]

P.R. CofC has misgivings about proposed incentives to US corporations P.R. CofC has misgivings about proposed incentives to US corporations

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By Eva Lloréns Vélez From Caribbean Business SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce (CofC) is not on board yet with other business groups on a proposal to be submitted to the congressional Task Force on Economic Growth that would grant tax incentives to U.S. corporations in Puerto Rico because they could be […]

Holness optimistic Ja will become gas hub for Caribbean

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From Jamaica Gleaner Washington, DC: Prime Minister Andrew Holness is optimistic that Jamaica will become the hub for gas in the Caribbean and promises that his government will be strategic in its efforts to diversify the country’s energy sector. “Renewables will have to feature in a far greater way in our energy mix. The falling […]

FIFA to strengthen monitoring and prevention of discrimination in football

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Zurich, December 2, 2014 – The Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force, chaired by FIFA Vice President and CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb, met today at the Home of FIFA to discuss the strategy for strengthening education and sanction measures within football. The Task Force was presented a concrete action plan to reinforce monitoring and evidence-finding mechanisms […]

Webb provides anti-discrimination update at FIFA Congress

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Chairman of FIFA Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force pledges Member Associations to join the battle for inclusion SAO PAULO, Brazil (Wednesday, June 11, 2014) – Addressing an audience of more than 1,200 delegates and guests at the 64th FIFA Congress in Sao Paulo, FIFA Vice President and CONCACAF President, Jeffrey Webb, provided an update on […]

DMS Offshore Investment Services expands FATCA Task Force

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Heading off Legislation that Allows IRS Access to Tax Information Related to Offshore Accounts GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DMS Offshore Investment Services, the world’s largest fund governance firm, today announced the expansion of the DMS FATCA Task Force. Bringing together experts in compliance, law, finance and technology, the Task Force […]