How the C’bean voted in UN resolution against Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

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Jamaica was among six Caribbean countries that decided to withhold their votes on the United Nations resolution to declare as “null and void”, President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Six other countries from the region voted in favour of the resolution and two were absent. In total, 128 UN member countries Read More

Barbados PM Serves Notice There Will be No Early Elections

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Amid calls from the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) for Prime Minister Freundel Stuart to ring the election bell, he has made it clear he intends to serve out every single day of his five-year term in office. The next poll is constitutionally due in 2018. Parliament is due to be dissolved by the end Read More

First weekly banana shipment to Trinidad leaves Jamaica today

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The first of a weekly shipment of bananas from Jamaica to Trinidad is set to leave the island today. It’s part of an export thrust restarted in 2013. The Agriculture ministry says since 2013, there has been a steady increase in banana production from over 33 thousand tonnes up to 58,701 metric tonnes in 2016. And Read More

St Kitts paid to keep BVI prisoners

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The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government says it is paying an estimated US$13,000 a month to St Lucia to house 21 inmates brought there following the passage of two hurricanes through the Lesser Antilles in September. The Minister responsible for Prisons, Myron Walwyn, told the House of Assembly that the prisoners are expected to be in Read More

Twitter has feelings about Papa John’s founder stepping down

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CLOSE Papa John’s apologized weeks after its founder and CEO, John Schnatter, said that the national anthem protests that have been ongoing in the NFL this season was hurting business. Time Buy Photo Papa John’s founder and CEO John Schnatter, right, shakes hands with St Vincent CEO Jonathan Nalli after the program for the groundbreaking Read More

Vinnies shops to end plastic-bag use

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St Vincent de Paul Society’s north coast retail operations manager, Kim Boyd (left) and president Yvonne Wynen. Photo supplied Vinnies charity shops on the north coast will phase out single-use plastic bags from the start of new year as part of a new policy to protect the marine environment and minimise littering. The eco-friendly policy Read More

CBI Grenada Revenue for 2017 – Best Ever

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PRESS RELEASE: Partnership between Government and Henley and Partners credited for never before seen revenue levels from Citizenship by Investment Programme St. Georges, Grenada, December 19,2017   “A Bumper Year” was how Kaisha Ince, Chairperson of the Citizenship by Investment Unit, described the unprecedented levels of revenue yielded from Direct Foreign Investment under the CBI Programme. Read More