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BASSETERRE, St Kitts (MOFA) — Representatives from government agencies, the Taiwan embassy and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce engaged in robust discussions with members of the 11-member delegation of Taiwanese investors, who visited St Kitts and Nevis on a fact-finding mission. The mission was designed to create business, and human resource development opportunities which […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, USA — Airbnb hosted Hugh Riley, CEO and secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), at its San Francisco headquarters last week and announced new commitments to promoting authentic and sustainable travel in the region, as well as continuing to grow economic opportunity. Last year alone, over 1.6 million guests booked accommodation […]

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PROVIDENCIALES, TCI (CDEMA) — The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has donated 88 laptop computers to the ministry of education, youth, culture and library services in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). The computers were presented to the ministry at a handing over ceremony in Providenciales on Wednesday. The donation was made possible through […]

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The Canadian government-funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) project, recently trained 30 educators including the chief education officer, principals, deputy principals, education officers and guidance counsellors in restorative practices at a two-day workshop held in St Kitts from October 29 to 30, 2018. This workshop was the […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Central Bank of Barbados and the Financial Services Commission have jointly launched their first regulatory sandbox with Bitt Digital Inc. The move follows an announcement made by Prime Minister Mia Mottley last month, during Bitt’s second annual ‘Central Banks Meet Blockchain’ conference in Barbados, that there would be a national mMoney […]

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Fox News:–  A dozen migrants traveling by foot from Honduras to the U.S. to seek asylum filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security and others, claiming a violation of their due process under the Fifth Amendment. The Fifth Amendment states that, “no person… shall be compelled in any criminal case […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — A secret to unlock the full potential of Caribbean tourism may be hidden in plain sight, according to Tara Tvedt-Pearson, a certified strengths coach at Gallup, who will present a solution at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) tourism human resources conference in the Cayman Islands from November 28-30, 2018. “Our innate talents […]

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PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten — Discussions have begun between Divi Divi Air of Curacao and Winair of St Maarten to begin the process of cooperation to work together improving connectivity in the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) and the northern Caribbean. “The goals of these two companies will be how can we provide better services […]

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By David Jessop Among the extraordinary technological advances that will take place globally over the next decade, the most potent for the Caribbean may be artificial intelligence (AI). This is because its rapid introduction into almost every commercial aspect of tourism means that it will change fundamentally the relationship between visitors, destinations and profitability. AI […]

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By Jean H Charles I am watching from afar the fierce battle for the heart and the soul of the American people between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Coming next Tuesday November 6, 2018, a line of demarcation will be drawn as to whether the Republican Party will lose ground either because of […]

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