By Gerard Best BRIDGETOWN, Barbados —The Caribbean is under virtual siege as incidents of cyber-attacks and cyber-crimes surge across the region. “The sophisticated use of technology by highly incentivised criminal organisations has created unprecedented opportunities for transnational crime elements that no one region, country or entity can fight on its own. More inter-regional cooperation and […]
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Caribbean countries have taken important steps toward upgrading and diversifying their tourism sector. Efforts have also focused on diversification, with the development of new product niches in areas such as eco and nature tourism, health, sports and culinary tourism, while new opportunities have been sought by penetrating markets in Latin […]
ROAD TOWN, BVI – The premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew A Fahie attended the United Nations Caribbean regional seminar on decolonization in St George’s, Grenada from May 2-4, 2019. Among other things, participants considered the political status and current conditions of the 17 Territories that remain on the United Nations’ list of […]
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts – The government of St Kitts and Nevis has been given a time frame as of Friday by a High Court judge to amend the drug laws in the twin-island federation after determining at least two provisions of the Drugs Act were unconstitutional concerning possession and cultivation. […]
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The innovative Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) mechanism is to be piloted in Jamaica as a means of stimulating uptake of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies in the public sector through upfront financing, expertise, and greater accessibility. The EPC model offers the opportunity to develop a sustainable financing mechanism for renewable energy […]
Police have made an arrest in connection with the armed robbery of Sea Town ‘Chinese restaurant’ on Brazil Street, Castries by two bandits on Sunday night, May 5, according to law enforcement sources. One of the bandits was arrested on Tuesday, May 7 by Gros Islet police officers, sources have told St. Lucia News Online. ...
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- 08, May 01:28 pm
NEW YORK, USA – The ad hoc group of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (“PREPA”) Bondholders recently issued the following statement regarding the Definitive PREPA Restructuring Support Agreement (“RSA”) it has reached with the financial oversight and management board for Puerto Rico (the “oversight board”), the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority (“AAFAF”), […]
NASSAU, Bahamas — Officials from Bahamas tourism rolled into Toronto on Thursday and put on a splashy, colourful event on the 43rd floor of the posh Bisha Hotel Toronto, complete with a fabulous drummer, craft cocktails and excellent food. They also displayed a couple of cool videos with Bahamian-American rock star Lenny Kravitz, using his […]
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- 08, May 01:16 pm
If you are considering going through with an idea you have had and need financial backing, you have a number of options available to you which doesn’t require a skill set. Many people have brilliant ideas which they unfortunately cannot carry out in terms of business planning as they haven’t the funds available to do […]
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- 08, May 01:08 pm
The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has provided support to Saint Lucia’s tobacco control initiatives. In this regard, Taiwanese Ambassador Douglas Shen recently presented a cheque valued at EC $5000 to the Department of Health and Wellness. According to a Health and Wellness Department press release, the cheque presentation represented a contribution towards […]
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