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By Edition On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Labour Overview 2018: Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean down slightly in 2018

After three years on the rise, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the ILO’s Labour Overview 2018. But there is uncertainty about future trends, amid slow growth, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Everything you need to know about gambling in the Caribbean

roulette White sand beaches, sparkling blue beaches and gorgeous sunshine are just a few of the draws to visiting the Caribbean, but if you needed another reason to head out there, the region is also a growing gambling More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Multi-million-dollar cocaine shipment seized in eastern Caribbean sea

MIAMI - The US Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities have seized US$30 million in cocaine and apprehended three suspected smugglers in the Eastern Caribbean. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Caribbean islands can expect greater influx of Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - Aruba and Curaçao must be prepared for even more refugees from Venezuela. In Aruba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago together there are now an estimated 147,000 Venezuelan More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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CDB launches Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund

BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced the launch of a new fund to provide financial support and stability for the region’s cultural and creative industries. The Cultural and Creative More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Second ombudsman for St. Maarten sworn in

PHILIPSBURG - The country’s second ombudsman, Gwendolien E. Mossel, took the oath of office before Parliament Chairwoman Sarah Wescot-Williams on Friday. Mossel will officially assume her post as of January 1, More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Scotiabank postpones its meeting with St. Maarten Government

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 More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Rhuggenaath meets General Secretary CARICOM

WILLEMSTAD - According to Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath yesterday was a historic day for Curacao. More than six years after Curaçao presented itself as an associate member for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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St. Maarten Minister supports Winair expansion and growth efforts. On track after a remarkable comeback

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Stuart Johnson, says that the Government of Sint Maarten and in particular his Ministry and himself, 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...