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Caribbean Business – Reshaping Inter-Regional Trade And Investment In The Caribbean

 By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Dec. 1, 2017: For decades, the Caribbean has been fixated on the need to export to, and import from its traditional markets in North America and Europe. It has also sought to encourage visitor arrivals from the same nations, and to buy from them billions of dollars in foodstuffs. The consequence is ...

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Tourism Should Be About Elevating Life Says UNWTO SG In Jamaica

Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai in Jamaica. News Americas, MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Thurs. Nov. 30, 2017: Secretary General  of the UN World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai has outlined five goals he hopes tourism globally can deliver during opening remarks at the Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism in ...

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8 Caribbean Born Singers With 2018 Grammy Nominations

Chronixx has received his first Grammy nomination with a 2018 nod in the Best Reggae Album category. (Photo by Joachim Maquet) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 29, 2017: Eight Caribbean born singers are among 2018 Grammy nominees announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28th. They are: 1:  Luis Fonsi Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, 39, said he was “freaking out” ...

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Scotiabank submits a binding offer to BBVA to acquire its shares in BBVA Chile

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.’s (BBVA) shares in BBVA Chile, which BBVA is willing to accept if BBVA’s minority partner, the Said family, does not exercise its Right of First Refusal under the shareholders agreement between BBVA ...

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14 Donors Who Pledged A Million And Up To The Caribbean

Participants at the recent UN pledge conference for hurricane affected nations. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 28, 2017: The UN estimates the cost of recovery at more than $5 billion in Dominica, Barbuda, and the British Virgin Islands alone but last week just 14 top donors pledged a million dollars and up to the hurricane ravaged region to ...

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From Wildcard Pick To Second Runner-Up – 10 Things To Know About Miss Jamaica Universe 2017

Miss Jamaica 2017 Davina Bennett competing in the evening gown competition during the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Nov. 27, 2017: Miss Jamaica Universe 2017, Davina Bennett, on Sunday night stormed her way from ...

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Haitians For Trump Thanks President Even As Administration Ends TPS

Immigrant advocates rally against ‘DHS decision to terminate TPS for Haitians’ during a rally on November 21, 2017 in New York, to protest the decision from the Department of Homeland Security to terminate Temporary Protected Status for over 50,000 people from Haiti, with affected TPS holders.(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: Some ...

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Guess How Much The EU Has Pledged To The Hurricane Impacted Caribbean?

A scene of devastation from Codrington town in Barbuda during the UN Secretary-General’s visit in mid-October 2017 to survey the damage caused by successive Category-5 hurricanes. (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: Guess how much cash the European Union has pledged to the hurricane ravaged Caribbean region? At a high-level donor conference for the ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Another Non-Jamaican Group Grabs The Top Spot On The Billboard Reggae Charts

Bajan beauty Rihanna’s ‘Fenty Beauty’ line, has been named as the ‘25 Best Inventions of the Year’ by Time magazine. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: For yet another week, a non-Jamaican reggae group has grabbed the top spot on the Billboard Reggae Charts. Hawaiian reggae group, The Green, climbed to the coveted number one spot with ...

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Re-Introduction Of National Army Sends Some Haitians Into The Street

People march during a protest against the remobilisation of the army and angry at a senatorial report that investigated the Petrocaribe funds between 2008 and 2016, after the report said there was embezzlement of public funds, in Port-au-Prince, on November 18, 2017. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: Thousands of people took to ...

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