Scotiabank postpones its meeting with St. Maarten Government

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PHILIPSBURG - The Bank of Nova Scotia management requested a postponement of its meeting with the Council of Ministers, which had been scheduled for Friday, December 7. Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin told reporters on Wednesday that the bank had requested the postponement of the meeting and indicated that a new meeting would be held in early 2019. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Increased airlift to the Caribbean fuels new opportunities for the region

MIAMI - The Caribbean’s private sector has a unique opportunity to generate strong profits in the new year with the unprecedented quantity of airlift coming into the region. Director general and CEO of the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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CARICOM holds talks with Aruba on associate membership

ORANJESTAD - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) secretary-general Irwin LaRocque met on Wednesday with Prime Minister of Aruba, Evelyn Wever-Croes, on associate membership in the Community for the Dutch territory. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Haiti ‘laden with challenges’ but also hope, UN Security Council told

NEW YORK - Haiti is “laden with challenges, but also hope”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, against the backdrop of ongoing political unrest in the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Imposter steals money from Caribbean Airlines at Trinidad Airport

PORT OF SPAIN - Police in Trinidad and Tobago are searching for a man who pretended to be a security officer and got away with TT$83,000 (US$12,322) from the state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) yesterday. CAL More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Caribbean tourism stakeholders work to protect and regrow coral reefs

MIAMI - Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Three quakes hit Caribbean overnight

BRIDGETOWN - Three earthquakes occurred in the Caribbean between last night and early this morning, with residents of several islands reporting feeling the tremors. According to the Trinidad-based Seismic Research More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Former owner of Dominican Republic Bank jailed for scheme involving bribing Venezuelan Government officials

FLORIDA - A former owner of the Banco Peravia bank in the Dominican Republic has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a US$1 billion money laundering scheme involving currency exchange. Gabriel More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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UWI Seismic Research Center reports burst of 54 earthquakes off St Kitts

BASSETERRE - The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) over the weekend reported a bust of more than 50 earthquakes occurring off St Kitts in less than 24 hours. In a brief statement issued on Saturday, More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Will Russia keep its $6bn promise to Venezuela?

CARACAS - Russian officials have cast doubt on multibillion-dollar pledges to Venezuela touted by its president Nicolás Maduro, whose crisis-wracked country has become increasingly dependent on Moscow as its most More...