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By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — The king of the Ashanti nation of Ghana, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will visit Suriname from November 22-26 to mark the country’s 43rd independence anniversary. Many Surinamese trace their origin back to Ghana and Benin, and the Akkan language is still spoken today by some […]

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By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Prime Minister Mia Mottley has welcomed Barbados’ recent upgrade from the international rating agency Standard & Poor’s, saying it is “great news”. Mottley said the announcement was an indication that this country’s economic situation was improving with the introduction of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation Programme. However, […]

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BRUSSELS, Belgium (ACN) — Representatives of Cuba and the European Union (EU) spoke last Monday about unilateral coercive measures, in the first round of the dialogue on this subject, held in Brussels, the Belgian capital. According to a diplomatic note, an exchange of views took place in a respectful and constructive atmosphere between the two […]

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By LK Hewlett CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (WINN) — The Nevis Island Administration says the geothermal project on the island remains stalled as they continue to try to find means to fund the production of the renewable energy. Premier Mark Brantley, speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, said some $50 to $60 million would need to […]

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By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has called on those involved in regional institutions to embrace the use of technology to facilitate business. According to her, utilizing technology would save time and operating expenses as well as improve operational efficiency. Mottley made the comments last Thursday during a visit […]

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MIAMI, USA — A Venezuelan billionaire who owns Globovision news network was charged in an indictment unsealed on Tuesday for his role in a billion-dollar currency exchange and money laundering scheme. A former Venezuelan national treasurer and a former owner of Banco Peravia bank in the Dominican Republic each pleaded guilty in proceedings also unsealed […]

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By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Barbados and Suriname have signed an economic technical cooperation agreement, Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced on Monday shortly after signing a US$100 million loan with the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) president, Luis Alberto Moreno, to finance the macroeconomic emergency programme to protect economic and social progress. Mottley said […]

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Cuba’s minister of foreign trade and investment, Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz, is making an official visit to Canada until Thursday to participate in official meetings with politicians and representatives of the business sectors in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Local media report that the Cuban official will meet with Jim Carr, minister of […]

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Caribbean and Canadian officials have ended the annual  Canada seasonal agriculture worker review meeting here, with Saint Lucia’s Labour Minister, Stephenson King declaring the gathering a success. Officials from Canada, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) were in attendance. King said they considered amendments to existing agreements related […]

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