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Who’s Who For New York Caribbean Investment Summit Today

Share Tweet Premier & Minister of Finance & Tourism of The British Virgin Islands, Dr. Orlando Smith; Minister of Tourism, St. Martin, Jeanne Rogers-Vanderpool; Minister of Economic Affairs, Curacao, Stanley Palm met with Cao, Pengcheng, Vice Chairman, Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development on Tuesday June 3rd ahead of the Summit at a dinner organized by ICN’s Felicia J. Persaud ...

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Corporate Heavy Weights To Be Honored At Invest Caribbean Now

Share Tweet Hon. Gordon “Butch” Stewart, OJ, CD, Hon. LLD will be on hand to accept the 2014 ICN Leadership Award. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 3, 2014: Five top corporations serving the Caribbean region as well as the man who built a tourism empire from the ground up, will all be honoured in New York City tomorrow, ...

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U.S. President Lauds Caribbean Immigrants As Caribbean-American Heritage Month Begins

Share Tweet The West Indian American Day Carnival in Brooklyn, which kicks off officially this month, draws over a million Caribbean nationals to Brooklyn each September. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 2, 2014: U.S. President Barack Obama is paying tribute to Caribbean Americans in the United States as the eight annual National Caribbean-American Heritage Month kicked off on June ...

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Sitting Puerto Rico Superior Court Judge Slapped With Bribery Charges

Share Tweet   Puerto Rico Courthouse News Americas, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, Fri. May 30, 2014: A 62-year-old Puerto Rico Superior Court Judge has been indicted on bribery charges along with the businessman who allegedly paid him the bribes. An indictment, returned by a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico and unsealed Thursday, charges Judge Manuel Acevedo-Hernandez, ...

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U.S. Chamber Head To Cuba – Speed Up Market-Style Economic Reforms

Share Tweet U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thomas Donohue, News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 30, 2014: Influential head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thomas Donohue, fresh from pushing Republicans to pass immigration reform, is now urging the Cuban government to speed up and extend market-style economic reforms. Donohue, according to Reuters, made the suggestion while addressing student at ...

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U.S. Veep For DR, Brazil, Colombia

Share Tweet U.S. Veep Biden News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 30, 2014: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is set to travel to Brazil, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic during the week of June 16th for meeting with meet with key leaders there. In the Dominican Republic, the Vice President will meet with President Danilo Medina to discuss a broad ...

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The ‘Phenomenal Woman’ With Trinidadian Roots Is No More

Share Tweet Dr. Maya Angelou. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 29, 2014: Many knew her as the poet extraordinaire who gave the world the classic ‘Phenomenal Woman.’ But few knew the roots that had nurtured that voice stretched to the West Indian island of Trinidad & Tobago. Yesterday that voice was lost to the ...

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Countdown Begins To Principal New York Caribbean Investment Summit

Share Tweet Credit: Anthony Wellington Phills, branding specialist of Disney’s ‘Million Dollar Arm’ and founder of Caribbean Commerce Magazine/Media, Calypso Cloud and Blinglet Inc. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 27, 2014: “Advancing Wealth” is the theme of the fourth edition of the New York Summit, Invest Caribbean Now, the biggest investment forum on the Caribbean outside the region, set ...

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New Milestone Reached In Trinidad & Tobago For Trade, Investment and Business Facilitation

Share Tweet PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CrimsonLogic, a leading provider of eGovernment solutions and services headquartered in Singapore, announced that five new E-Services on TTBizLink will be launched by the Honourable Senator Vasant Bharath, Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications. Developed by CrimsonLogic, TTBizLink is a Single Electronic Window for Trade, Investment ...

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Pew Applauds the British Virgin Islands for Establishing Permanent Shark Sanctuary

Share Tweet Nurse sharks can be seen while diving in the British Virgin Islands. (PRNewsFoto/The Pew Charitable Trusts) New protections boost regional commitment to shark conservation WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The British Virgin Islands moved on May 22 to establish a permanent shark sanctuary in its waters. The designation by the cabinet of the British overseas territory prohibits ...

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