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By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Jamaica turns down UK offer of new maximum-security prison

KINGSTON - The government of Jamaica has turned down the United Kingdom’s offer to assist in the building of a new maximum-security prison in the island. This was disclosed in the Senate on Friday by minister More...

Diving
By Edition On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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Curaçao Bonaire and Saba rank high in UK Dive Magazine

WILLEMSTAD – Our beautiful island Curaçao, together with Bonaire and Saba, ranks high as a diving destination in a dive magazine of the United Kingom. This is according to the readers of the magazine. “...a More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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UK approves virtual currency usage for online gambling licensees

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission [UKGC] has announced that it will allow licensed online-gambling companies to begin accepting virtual currencies as a payment medium, effective as of October 31, 2106. Digital More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Cayman Islands premier hopes for stability with new British PM

GEORGE TOWN - Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the quick leadership change in the UK will bring a “semblance of certainty and stability” for the British overseas territories (BOTs) as well as More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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UK may join its Caribbean territories as tax havens after Brexit

LONDON - Once free of European Union strictures following its exit from the EU, European finance ministers and financial experts have expressed concern that Brexit could prompt a “race to the bottom” on tax More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Barbados Tourism Minister says island shouldn’t suffer from Brexit

BRIDGETOWN  – Barbados’ Tourism Minister Richard Sealy has sought to allay concerns that Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) might lead to “fall out” in terms of tourist arrivals from that territory. He More...

Brexit
By Edition On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Buyer’s remorse sets in over EU exit by UK voters

LONDON - As the dust settled on Monday on the unexpected referendum result in Britain last Thursday, many ‘Brexit’ supporters were beginning to have buyer’s remorse over the vote to exit from the European More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Hooligans

Last week, the European Community was handed an excellent opportunity to get rid of the hooligans who have been vandalizing their cities, disturbing their sports matches and assaulting their citizens for decades. More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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UK’s exit from EU a threat to the Caribbean, warns region’s top academic

KINGSTON - Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has warned the region to brace for the impact of the United Kingdom’s (UK) break with the European Union (EU), as he predicted More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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‘Frank and cordial’ talks at CARICOM-UK Forum

FREEPORT - Foreign ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the British foreign secretary ended two sessions of “frank and cordial” talks in Freeport, The Bahamas at the Ninth Caribbean-UK Forum. Co-chairs More...