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By Edition On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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The global increase in cryptocurrency investment

This year has seen the biggest surge in the amount of people investing in cryptocurrencytrading. The concept is now a stable within financial markets and more investors are starting to discover the benefits of 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 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 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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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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Successful participation of the CTB in the United Caribbean Business & Trade Fair 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently participated in the fifth edition of the United Caribbean Business & Trade Fair 2018. The trade fair, organized in Suriname this year by United Business More...