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By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Notwithstanding public assurances in May from Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate Ltd, a Beijing-based development company, that its five-star Ramada Inn citizenship by investment (CBI) project in St Kitts would be open by the end of this year, minimal progress in construction is evident and the property […]

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Cuba’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow 1.2 percent in 2018 in an environment marked by policies implemented to reduce the country’s external debt and the tightening of the US embargo, Alejandro Gil, minister of economy and planning, said on Friday. Gil reported to the national assembly that, with […]

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GENEVA, Switzerland — A United Nations rights expert has called for a thorough investigation into the death of a Guatemalan migrant child, while she was in the custody of United States immigration authorities. According to the UN human rights office (OHCHR), although there have been different versions on the sequence of events which led to […]

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WASHINGTON, USA — The Sustainable Energy Facility for the Eastern Caribbean (SEF-Expanded) is designed to reduce the financial, technical, and institutional barriers to geothermal energy development in five Eastern Caribbean nations. It will also aid in institutional strengthening and capacity building for those five governments. The SEF-Expanded programme aims to help de-risk geothermal energy projects, […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is supporting the government of Dominica’s goal to “build back better” following Hurricane Maria, by extending the implementation timeline for projects under the bank’s Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF). At a December 13 meeting in Barbados, CDB’s board of directors approved a proposal to allow US$1.9 million […]

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(CMC) – The St. Kitts-Nevis government Monday easily brushed aside a motion of no confidence filed against it by Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas, who claimed a “grave injustice” had been committed against the people of the twin island Federation. Douglas said that the right of the citizens to “hear their representatives” in the debate ...

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West Indies Skipper Carlos Brathwaite has disclosed that he complained to ICC match referee, Jeff Crrowe, about the standard of umpiring following the second Twenty20 International on Thursday. CMC, in a dispatch from Dhaka, Bangladesh, reported that Brathwaite made the disclosure over the weekend. Speaking in the wake of the controversy of the third T20 International, Brathwaite […]

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — Scores of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) group representatives from the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) on Sunday matched the energies of their leaders by demonstrating an eagerness to defeat the opposition for the second time in the coming elections. Yesterday afternoon at the Paradise Primary School, stalwarts both young and ...

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By Adrian Loveridge It’s that time of the year when I hope those not directly involved in the tourism sector spare a tiny thought for the many who will be working over the Christmas period and, to various degrees, sacrificing their quality time with their own families. From our own perspective, this year will be […]

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By Youri A Kemp Well, Facebook gave me the last straw that killed my camel last week. A Fox News report showed me that not only was Facebook selling my profile data and personal data without my consent to SCL and Cambridge Analytica, but my private messages and other hidden personal details were also sold […]

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