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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – In new regulations gazetted on Monday, the government of Grenada has reduced the minimum investment requirement for the real estate option of the country’s citizenship by investment (CBI) program from US$350,000 to US$220,000. The new reduced investment is only applicable where […]

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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now Associate Managing Editor melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com CASTRIES, Saint Lucia — The European Commission tax haven blacklisting of Saint Lucia in December 2017, and subsequent removal in January 2018 were based on committing to comply with the European Union (EU) code of conduct tax (base erosion and profit shifting minimum standard) and […]

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron said Caribbean prime ministers had the power to restructure the regional governing body if they so desired, but it was not solely his responsibility to undertake reform of the organisation. Speaking on SportsMax here, Cameron argued that any governance restructuring needed to be initiated by the […]

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ST JOHNS, Antigua – Following statements by shipping agent, Nathan Dundas that Carnival Cruise Lines canceled all bookings to Antigua and Barbuda commencing next season November 2019 to 2020, the ministry of tourism called the statements deceptive, adding, “It is significant that, at no time, did Dundas contact the ministry, the port authority or the […]

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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now Associate Managing Editor melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — The civil aviation authorities in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands have banned all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft from local airspace. Cayman Airways also grounded its own two new Max 8s after an Ethiopian Airlines flight from […]

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(CNN) — For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. On Tuesday, the FDA announced the approval of an intravenous infusion of the drug brexanolone, which will be sold ...

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has stressed the need for the local banking system to play a more prominent role in the development of the country. “There is an essential relationship between banking services and the domestic economy, which should focus on financing productive chains, the most active role of commercial banking […]

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The global tradition of Good Deeds Day will take place on April 7, 2019 at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds, Vieux Fort. It is hosted by Volunteer Saint Lucia in collaboration with Writing Legends, which is a social enterprise focused on youth and social development in the Eastern Caribbean. Good Deeds Day was ...

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ORLANDO, Fla. (SNO) — The University of Charleston Golden Eagle women’s tennis team rebounded in a big way following their first loss of the 2018-19 season by sweeping University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) in their fourth straight day of matches during Spring Break in Orlando. UC got 6-0 wins from Kristine Gegeshidze and Katie Swann ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — The fans who stayed away missed a treat. Wheelchair bodybuilding made a rousing, historic first appearance in Barbados at the season opening Flex Championships on Saturday night at the Derrick Smith Vocational School in Jackmans, St Michael. Exemplying courage and defying all odds, the wheelchair competitors, spearheaded by a razor-sharp Randy Mathurin, ...

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