November 18, 2019

Caribbean aims to become World’s First Climate-Smart Zone

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From The World Bank 26 countries and 40+ private sector partners create coalition to fast track climate action across the Caribbean •        Prime Minister of Jamaica, The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, President of the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and World Bank Vice President for Latin America […]

Quotable Caribbean – JANUARY 8, 2018

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“We have been talking about public-private partnerships to promote tourism and make it the main economic driver for years, but it is time to put some sustained funding behind these well-meaning words and finally make it happen. And whilst the discussion is currently centered on CARICOM (Caribbean Community) jurisdictions, we at the CHTA  (Caribbean Hotel […]

Richard Branson shares the first question he asks every entrepreneur who comes to him for advice

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By Richard Feloni From Business Insider In many ways, Richard Branson is the prototypical entrepreneur. Since starting the Virgin Group 46 years ago, he’s overseen hundreds of companies around the world, in a wide range of industries, bearing the Virgin name. There’s no difference between the way he approaches risks in both his professional and […]

Ministers welcome acquisition by Virgin Group of renewable energy company in Jamaica

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By Garwin Davis JIS Story Highlights: “The signal this has sent is that we are open for business here in Jamaica. These are the kinds of investments that can lead to even bigger and better things and which our country needs in our drive for economic prosperity and a sustainable future,” he said. The British […]

Cayman Islands “Legends At Camana Bay” celebrity tennis exhibition

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MEET THE NEW LEGENDS… 13-14 FEBRUARY 2015 THE COURT AT CAMANA BAY FESTIVAL GREEN, CAMANA BAY, GRAND CAYMAN GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS – Jan 6, 2015 – Back for its 12th year, Legends Tennis will again be a showcase event on the Cayman sporting calendar. Tennis Hall of Fame legends join Grand Slam Champions, World […]

BVI setting up shark sanctuary

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From Caribbean Business The British Virgin Islands declared its territorial waters a sanctuary for all shark species this to help protect the marine predators whose global numbers have been dramatically dwindling. Kedrick Pickering, deputy premier and minister for natural resources, said the loss of sharks disrupts the predator-prey balance, compromising the health of oceans and […]