Carribbean News

Samuel Rosenberg: Breaking down financial jargon

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Samuel RosenbergNEW YORK United States, Friday July 25, 2014 – You would have met people that try to use the longest and most complicated sentences to make them sound superior in your company, while not wishing to check whether you understand the flow of the conversation or not. When it comes to important financial matters, [...]

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Kamla wants criminal investigation into Trinidad Lifesport Programme

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PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday July 25, 2014, CMC – Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Friday said she had asked her Attorney General Anand Ramloan to hand over copies of the audit of the controversial Lifesport programme to the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Commissioner of Police “to investigate, detain and prosecute those guilty to the [...]

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Sandals to give Barbados foreign exchange boost with US$53m hotel purchase

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Almond Beach Village, Barbados (File photo)BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sunday July 27, 2014, CMC – Jamaican hotelier, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart’s, Sandals Group will within a few days purchase a Barbados flagship tourism property, Almond Beach Village, for US$53 million.Reporting on the matter, the Sunday Sun newspaper, hailed the pending transaction for providing a boost to Barbados’ highly [...]

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Antigua weighs high cost of fossil fuels

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The Petrotrin Oil Refinery in Trinidad and Tobago which has significant, proven fossil fuel reserves. (Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS)Desmond BrownST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Monday July 28, 2014, IPS – Caught between its quest to grow the economy, create jobs and cut electricity costs, and the negative impacts associated with building an oil refinery, the Antigua and Barbuda [...]

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Patrick Hoyos: Mia Mottley settles the Barbados leadership question

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Leader of the Barbados Labour Party, Mia Amor Mottley (Credit: Mia Mottley/Facebook)Patrick HoyosBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday July 28, 2014 – Last week proved to be a turning point in the career of Mia Amor Mottley, both as Opposition Leader and potential next prime minister of Barbados.In short, there is no doubt now who leads the Barbados [...]

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Skerrit predicts Dominica’s economy will grow

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ROSEAU, Dominica, Friday July 25, 2014, CMC – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is projecting growth in the country’s economy in the new financial year.In his presentation of the 2013/2014 budget on Wednesday, Skerrit told Parliament that estimates show the economy will grow by 1.5 percent in 2014He said the main contributors to growth have been [...]

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Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai, arrives in Trinidad

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Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist. (Credit: rebellesociety.com)PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday July 28, 2014, CMC – Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist, has praised Trinidad for the stance taken on free education.Malala who arrived here Sunday said her ultimate goal is to ensure education is free.“I heard children’s education is free and the BSc is free. [...]

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Samuel Rosenberg: Breaking down financial jargon

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Samuel RosenbergNEW YORK United States, Friday July 25, 2014 – You would have met people that try to use the longest and most complicated sentences to make them sound superior in your company, while not wishing to check whether you understand the flow of the conversation or not. When it comes to important financial matters, [...]

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Barbados prime minister ‘opens door’ for Owen Arthur following resignation

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Barbados prime minister, Freundel Stuart (left). former Barbados prime minister, Owen Arthur pictured right. (file photo)BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sunday July 27, 2014, CMC – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has expressed no surprise at former prime minister, Owen Arthur’s resignation, from the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), and BLP Leader Mia Mottley, thanked Arthur for his service.Arthur, [...]

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May and June were the hottest months ever as global warming heats up

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Sea surface temperaturesFLORIDA, United States, Friday July 25, 2014 – The planet appears to be turning up the jets, setting a global heat record last month hot on the heels of breaking the same record in May.According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the average global temperature in June was 61.2 degrees, which [...]

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