Ahead of UN mission’s closure

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Ahead of UN mission’s closure, envoy reports greater stability, security in Haiti NEW YORK, USA — Haiti has seen a significant turnaround from profound instability, widespread political violence, and a climate of lawlessness that in 2004 impacted the every-day lives of millions of Haitians, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Caribbean islands country told the Security […More]

Panama Papers law firm Colombia representative arrested

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Panama Papers law firm Colombia representative arrested in massive tax evasion scheme By Kenneth Rijock BOGOTA, Colombia — The Colombian representative of the Panama Papers law firm of Mossack & Fonseca, Juan Esteban Arellano Rumazo, has reportedly been arrested, together with a number of prominent Colombian businessmen, and charged with money laundering, fraud, and illicit enrichment, in a massive tax […More]

Caribbean countries urged to monetise intellectual property

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By Claudia Gardner NEGRIL, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sports, Olivia Grange, has urged Caribbean countries to place greater emphasis on monetising intellectual property (IP). Addressing the Association of Caribbean Copyright Societies (ACCS) regional conference on October 7, the minister said only a targeted multi-disciplinary approach to monetising IP, which includes the public and private […More]

Grenada PM discusses debt and assistance in Washington

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WASHINGTON, USA — Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has begun a series of meetings with World Bank and International Monetary Fund officials on the first day of a five-day visit here that will also see him attending the World Bank annual general meeting. During the week, Mitchell will also attend a Commonwealth finance minister’s meeting and also lead the […More]

Chinese company offers new town for Barbuda

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua — A Chinese firm specializing in energy and housing met with the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday. The company showed interest in constructing a new town in Barbuda, according to Cabinet notes. They proposed to construct a complex of several “high-rise apartment buildings” that could resist hurricane winds exceeding 200 mph, Antigua News Room reported. “The complex […More]