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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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IDB engages Caribbean youth on creating vibrant economies, climate change and other issues

KINGSTON - Since the appointment last April of Therese Turner-Jones as general manager of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Caribbean country department, there has been increased academic and social More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Suriname economy in deep recession, says IMF

PARAMARIBO - The economic outlook for Suriname remains challenging, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said at the conclusion of its regular 2016 Article IV consultation. For 2016, a GDP contraction of 9 percent More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Voters finally go to the polls in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE - On Sunday, 6.2 million voters finally went to the polls in Haiti to elect the country’s next president, after a series of abandoned and postponed elections dating back to last year. Haitian voters More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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13th annual ALTA Airline Leaders Forum wraps up in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY - The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association’s (ALTA) 13th Annual Airline Leaders Forum came to a close last week in Mexico City.  This year’s Forum was hosted by Fondo Mixto de More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Special Report: Anyone for Gas?

It is now two years since the incorporation of the new public company, Curaçao Oil and Gas Company (KPG), whose main task is to organise and facilitate Curaçao’s petroleum exploration aims. This misfortunately More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Regional organisation promotes intellectual property, innovation, and technology in the Caribbean

MONTEGO BAY - The Caribbean and Americas Intellectual Property Organization (CAAIPO) was established in October 2015 under the laws of Jamaica, in response to the need for substantial research, information and action More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Decriminalising marijuana a complex issue, says Barbados attorney general

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados will not be decriminalising marijuana just because other countries are doing so, without the proper supporting information on its effects, said attorney general, Adriel Brathwaite, who restated More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Haiti temporarily escapes financial sanctions

PROVIDENCIALES - At the end of its plenary meeting last week in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) recognized the efforts made by Haiti through the publication More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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2017 Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest to honor Panamanian pianist, composer, and humanitarian, Danilo Pérez

Contest for the event’s commemorative logo is now open The twenty-seventh edition of the JazzFest will be held from March 23-March 26, 2017. SAN JUAN – The preparations for the twenty-seventh edition of the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Haitian trade mission to visit Aruba

ORANJESTAD - From Tuesday, 15 to Friday, November 18, 2016, a trade delegation, consisting of representatives of 13 Haitian companies, two representatives of the ministry of trade and industry and several representatives More...