October 28, 2020

Three Jamaican clergy honored at CAFBLC Awards in Washington DC

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By Derrick Scott from South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC – Three Jamaican clergymen were among fifteen ministers from denominations in the USA, Caribbean and parts of Africa who were recognized by the Caribbean and African-American Faith-Based Leadership Conference (CAFBLC)based in Washington, DC. The 5th annual Caribbean and African faith-based leadership award ceremony was held at […]

International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards in Washington, D.C

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International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Washington, D.C (MPR Consulting) – On Friday, November 17th, 2017, the Soulful “Strong One”, Etana, who is of Jamaican heritage,  will receive the Excellence in the Arts Award for the impact of her music to the reggae scene in the United States, as […]

CDB president concludes meetings in Washington DC

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From Antigua Chronicle President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, yesterday concluded a visit to Washington, D.C. for the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The President, accompanied by Vice-President (Operations), Monica La Bennett, attended high-level meetings, met with key stakeholders in the global development […]

Antigua and Barbuda PM reproaches developed countries over financing

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne electrified a gathering of representatives of international agencies and governments in Washington DC on Saturday by reproaching developed states for undermining the development of small states by the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations. The prime minister was speaking at a Small […]

Antigua and Barbuda PM reproaches developed countries over financing

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne electrified a gathering of representatives of international agencies and governments in Washington DC on Saturday by reproaching developed states for undermining the development of small states by the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations. The prime minister was speaking at a Small […]

9/11 New photos

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The FBI just released new photos of the Pentagon on 9/11 By Daniel Brown From Business Insider The FBI has released 27 new photos of the Pentagon on 9/11 after it was struck by a plane that was hijacked by five terrorists. Five al-Qaeda terrorists took over American Airlines flight 77, which was traveling from […]

Cayman Airways Joins AFI KLM E&M 737 Component Service Program

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Cayman Airways opts for proven expertise for component support on new 737-800. Amstelveen, Miami, Paris, 6 February 2017 – The Cayman Islands flag-carrier has signed a contract covering full component support for a Boeing 737-800 that joined its fleet in December. The aircraft was supported by AFI KLM E&M with its previous operator. The agreement […]

World Bank appoints Chief Economist for Latin America and Caribbean

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From South Florida Caribbean News Carlos Végh, New World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean  WASHINGTON, DC– Carlos Végh, a Uruguayan national, is the new World BankChief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. Végh will oversee a team of economists charged with providing intellectual leadership, economic analysis, and advice on the development […]

IMF needs to provide more support to Guyana, other Caribbean economies – Finance Minister

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From Kaieteur News The Guyanese economy and those of Caribbean member states are currently facing a number of external shocks. However, to help those nations navigate through these trying times, Finance Minister Winston Jordan is of the view that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) needs to provide more appropriate policy options and support. The economist […]

IMF praises Eastern Caribbean for tackling correspondent banking issues

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By Ivan Cairo From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) wrapped up its annual meeting in Washington, DC, this weekend, managing director Christine Lagarde praised the Eastern Caribbean on its effort to address problems related to the withdrawal of international correspondent banks. In her address at the ‘High-Level Seminar […]