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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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BES Islands’ drinking water facilities have improved

THE HAGUE - The quality and availability of potable water in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba have considerably improved in the past few years thanks to the input of the islands, the subsidies provided by the Dutch More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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“Crossdressing” Case Raises Deep Issues of Human Rights and Social Justice for Region

The four litigants had their final day in court in a constitutional challenge lasting over 8 years On Thursday, June 28, 2018, a five-member panel of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), chaired by Justice Adrian More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Renaissance Aruba presented a successful and enchanting second edition of ‘Long Table’

A fascinating evening ends with a donation of $25,000  ORANJESTAD - Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino exceeded all expectations with the second edition of ‘Long Table’, as the culinary event was completely More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Improving cities in Latin America and the Caribbean is essential according to the World Bank

For the entity, investment in infrastructure, urban planning and human capital are vital for economic development. WASHINGTON - The increase in investment in infrastructure, better metropolitan governance, urban More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Emmanuel threatens to take Van Raak to court

THE HAGUE - St. Maarten Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel of the National Alliance (NA), through his lawyer Roland Duncan, has summoned Dutch MP Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) to immediately More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Significant reform needed to transform regional aviation industry, says CDB president

BRIDGETOWN - President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith, has called for a new paradigm in the aviation industry, defined by connectivity that is convenient, flexible, and reasonably priced. Speaking More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Haiti hotel promotes “urban mural” culture

PORT-AU-PRINCE - A historic Caribbean hotel is beautifying the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince with a stunning mural of Haitian art. The mural, commissioned last summer by the hotel’s management team and created More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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IATA urges to enhance Caribbean aviation

The association called on governments and other aviation stakeholders in the Caribbean region to work together to maximize the benefits of connectivity The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Impact of Britain’s air passenger duty should guide Caribbean tax decisions

CHTA counsels high front-end taxes and fees discourage travel and have downside consequences BARBADOS - The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) strongly urged Governments in the region to consider carefully More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Political crisis looms as governing coalition remains two MPs short

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten is facing yet another unique political and constitutional crisis. The governing coalition is two Members of Parliament (MPs) short of a majority. This leaves the two opposition parties More...