Caribbean Citizenship: St Kitts-Nevis launches new citizenship fund

March 22, 2018 admin 0

St Kitts-Nevis launches new citizenship fund BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The world’s first citizenship by investment programme (CIP) in St Kitts and Nevis has launched a new fund — the Sustainable Growth Fund — to boost investment in the Caribbean nation. Touted as the “Platinum Standard” in an accelerating industry, the St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme has […More]

St Vincent Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Suriname

March 15, 2018 admin 0

St Vincent Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Suriname By Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Dr Ralph Gonsalves, prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, wrapped up a four-day official visit to Suriname over the weekend. Gonsalves arrived in Suriname last Wednesday to discuss bilateral issues with Suriname’s president Desi Bouterse immediately following the two-day meeting of the […More]

GRENADA ELECTION: Grenada PM denies suppressing media leading up to election, remains confident of victory

March 15, 2018 admin 0

GRENADA ELECTION: Grenada PM denies suppressing media leading up to election, remains confident of victory By Youri Kemp ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The New National Party (NNP) leader, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, has denied allegations that members of his party tried to shut down media houses, particularly those in opposition to him, in the run up to the Grenada […More]

Praises for Rowley after meeting on anti-terror bill

March 15, 2018 admin 0

After meeting with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at the Diplomatic Centre in St Anns on Wednesday, members of Muslim organisations walked away with a sense of relief as Rowley continued assurances that they were not being targeted by the government. Among the leaders invited to attend the meeting, leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen Imam Yasin Abu Bakr, said […More]

T&T: UNC will support Anti-Gang Law if the Government consents to scrutiny…

March 6, 2018 admin 0

UNC will support Anti-Gang Law if the Government consents to scrutiny… The Government must come clean with the population and tell us why they are unwilling to compromise on the timing for scrutiny, are they afraid to report the nation before a General Election? February 20, 2018 Trinidad and Tobago is a nation in crisis and unfortunately finds itself governed […More]

Guyana’s 48th Republic Anniversary:

March 1, 2018 admin 0

Guyana’s 48th Republic Anniversary: President says Guyana’s homeland, sovereignty will be defended President David Granger in his 48th republic anniversary message outlined, among other things, that the country’s sovereignty will be defended. Making reference to the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy, Granger posited that “Guyana moved closer towards a juridical settlement of the territorial controversy this year.  The United Nations Secretary General in […More]

IMF willing to help hurricane-ravaged Caribbean countries

November 24, 2017 admin 0

By Latonya Linton KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director, Christine Lagarde, says her organisation is willing to help the Caribbean countries severely affected by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. “The IMF stands ready to do whatever it can to help in those situations – in assessing macroeconomic implications, determining financing needs, and providing financial […More]

Prince Charles Arrives In Antigua

November 24, 2017 admin 0

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Prince Charles arrived in Antigua on Friday – his first stop on a visit to hurricane-hit Caribbean islands. He was accompanied by new International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt, who is making her first overseas visit since replacing her predecessor Priti Patel. The Prince of Wales was greeted at the V.C. Bird International Airport by the governor-general […More]

Caribbean countries urged to monetise intellectual property

October 13, 2017 admin 0

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]

PRESIDENT TRUMP IMMIGRATION CASE ALARMS THE CHIEF JUSTICE

April 27, 2017 admin 0

U.S. chief justice alarmed at Trump administration immigration case stance By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts took issue on Wednesday with the Trump administration’s stance in an immigration case, saying it could make it too easy for the government to strip people of citizenship for lying about minor infractions. Roberts and other Supreme Court justices […More]

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