Govt to renegotiate hurricane insurance scheme
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas government is in talks with the CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) to split The Bahamas into three regions in order to get the most out of the country’s tropical...

CCRIF SPC to give Bahamas $234K payout after Irma
Nassau Guardian

Hurricane Irma has triggered payments from CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) of approximately US$29.6 million, with The Bahamas receiving $234,000. A release from CCRIF SPC yesterday...

Digicel donates to Caribbean countries affected by #Irma
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Digicel Trinidad & Tobago says it has donated crucial supplies to Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands, which were severely affected by Hurricane Irma last week.In a release today, the...

CHTA ready to assist hurricane-affected islands
Nassau Guardian

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has vowed to begin mobilizing for Hurricane Irma-affected islands as assessments begin to come in to the organization. The CHTA in a release yesterday “expressed...

LIAT announces flight disruptions due to Hurricane Irma
Dominica News Online

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Hurricane Irma that several destinations will be affected. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, St....

New CEO appointed for Digicel Anguilla
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Digicel today announced the appointment of Kerchelle Jn Charles-Hodge as Chief Executive Officer for its Anguilla operations effective August 2017.In this role, Charles-Hodge will have oversight...

ECCB offers re-assurance about safety of currency
Trinidad Guardian

BASSETERRE, St Kitts “The ECCB continues take steps to deter the circulation of counterfeit notes and to protect the stability of the Eastern Caribbean currency,” the ECCB said. The statement by the ECCB, which...

IMF study on Caribbean: VAT can yield more revenue
Trinidad Guardian

WASHINGTON— The IMF has released a Working Paper that reviewed the tax administration reforms that have been undertaken by 20 Caribbean countries with the support of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the...

Bloomberg: Princess One Of Best New Resorts
Bernews

Bloomberg has highlighted the Hamilton Princess as one of the “Best New Resorts in the Caribbean,” saying that their “$100 million investment has breathed new life into this grand dame.” Saying that...

Chris, Romain for Moonsplash fest
Jamaica Observer

FORMER winners of the televised talent show Digicel Rising Stars, Christopher Martin and Romain Virgo have been announced as the headliners for this year’s staging of the Moonsplash Festival on the Caribbean island...

Fitch upgrades TCL
Trinidad Guardian

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Trinidad Cement Limited’s (TCL) local and foreign currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to B+ from B-. The ratings upgrade reflects Cemex’s increased ownership of TCL to at least 70...

Fitch: Cemex buyout good for TCL
Trinidad Guardian

International ratings agency Fitch says a meaningful increase in Cemex’s current indirect 39.5 per cent ownership of Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) would be a positive ratings trigger. The Mexican company recently...

LIAT discontinues service to Anguilla and Nevis
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER   ST. JOHN’S , Antigua, Nov. 20, CMC – Regional carrier LIAT, has opted not to continue service to the islands of Anguilla and Nevis, following the expiration of a short tern arrangement with...

LIAT sever ties with Caribbean Helicopters
Antigua Observer

Regional carrier Liat said it will be severing its short-term relationship with Caribbean Helicopters which had been facilitating airlift to and from Anguilla.

Lifeguard killed in Negril collision
Jamaica Observer

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — Thirty-four-year-old Weldon White, lifeguard of Nampriel Heights, Negril, Westmoreland, died as a result of injuries sustained during a motorcycle collision along the Norman Manley Boulevard...

Police seize assault rifle in east Kingston
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Kingston Eastern police seized an assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition in Rockfort, Kingston yesterday. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:18:49 GMT Lifeguard killed in Negril collision...

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Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor, Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:32:12 GMT Police seize assault rifle in east Kingston http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Police-seize-assault-rifle-in-east-Kingston KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Kingston...

PAHO wants Caribbean to make health systems stronger
Jamaica Observer

VANCOUVER, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has called on Caribbean countries to take action and make the necessary investments to make their health systems stronger and more...

JLP allocating $600-m in 'bushing work' prior to local gov't election — PNP
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) says it is calling on “well thinking Jamaicans” to interpret and seek answers about the spending of some $600 million of taxpayers’ money on...

Windward Islands 96-4 at lunch v Jamaica’s 151
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Windward Islands Volcanoes are 96-4 at lunch on day three in reply to Jamaica Scorpions' score of 151 in the Digicel Regional four-day match here at Sabina Park. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:33:07...

Obama, Russia's Putin meet at economic summit in Peru
Jamaica Observer

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the...

Triple murder in Spanish Town
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — OBSERVER ONLINE has received reports of a shooting and triple murder in the Thompson Pen area of Spanish Town, St Catherine. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:18:53 GMT Obama, Russia's Putin meet...

German Chancellor Merkel to seek fourth term
Jamaica Observer

BERLIN, Germany (AP) — Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term as Germany's chancellor in general elections next year, the German news agency Dpa reported Sunday. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:37:20 GMT Triple murder...

Pregnant woman shot dead in US; baby delivered by C-section
Jamaica Observer

CALIFORNIA, United States (AP) — A pregnant woman was fatally shot at a busy Central California intersection, but her baby was saved after doctors delivered the boy by emergency C-section, authorities said. Local...

Politicians, lawyers arrested in Norway paedophile network probe
Jamaica Observer

HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Norwegian police say they are investigating a paedophile network suspected to involve at least 51 people, which includes the abuse of infants and at least one case of a suspect acknowledging...

San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket
Jamaica Observer

TEXAS, United States (AP) — A San Antonio police officer writing a traffic ticket to a motorist was shot to death in his squad car Sunday by another driver who pulled up from behind, authorities said. Local News Sun,...

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