Over 50 US senators support eliminating restrictions on travel to Cuba
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — As the Trump administration’s Cuba policy review reaches its final stage, politicians, companies and organisations that support the policy of engagement are making an extra...

D.P.M. Patrick Faber Back from Cuba Working Visit
Channel 5 Belize

A delegation of government officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior and Minister of State in the Ministry of Health Doctor Angel Campos, returned [...]

Footprints | Lloyd George Heholt - Meticulous carpenter puts hammer down
Jamaica Gleaner

In Preston (Oriente), Cuba, Lloyd George Heholt became the first of 10 children for William and Florence Heholt, but his childhood days in Cuba was interrupted by political upheavals.His...

Study: Cuba could become preferred tourist destination
Nassau Guardian

Cuba may be a preferable tourist destination over The Bahamas for U.S. travelers, according to a recent study by management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report states that Cuba might draw U.S....

PLP releases ‘Action Plan for Moving Forward Together’ on new website
Nassau Guardian

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) released its “Action Plan for Moving Forward Together” yesterday through the newly relaunched www.myplp.org website. The action plan outlines the PLP’s plan to address...

Election date clash with RBDF memorial regrettable, PM says
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Responding to concerns expressed in some quarters about the general election being held on May 10, the anniversary of the HMBS Flamingo tragedy, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday it is “regrettable, and...

PLP promises thousands of jobs
Nassau Guardian

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) plans to create “thousands” of direct and indirect jobs should it be re-elected to government. In its Charter 2017, the party explains that it would create jobs and bring more...

Latapy selects 20-man squad for Cayman Invitational
Trinidad Guardian

National Under 15 Boy’s team head coach Russell Latapy has selected a 20-member squad to travel to the Cayman Islands for the Cayman Airways U-15 Invitational Youth Football Cup in the Cayman Islands from May 2 to 7,...

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC)...

How bad corporate debts are holding back India’s growth
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon’s unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is already holding back...

US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalisation of its plant there. Local...

Coca-Cola in North Korea? It’s (usually not) the Real Thing
Jamaica Observer

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Coca-Cola is possibly the world’s most recognisable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the...

Gambia’s race to save its ‘Roots’ on Kunta Kinteh island
Jamaica Observer

KUNTA KINTEH ISLAND, Gambia (AFP) — As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in Roots, put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism. Local Business Sun, 23 Apr...

Judgement day finally arrives
Jamaica Observer

Dear Claudienne, Local Business Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Gambia’s race to save its ‘Roots’ on Kunta Kinteh island...

The red flags of investing
Jamaica Observer

There are so many red flags in our everyday lives that signal danger to us. The earliest citation for “red flags” in the Oxford English Dictionary is from 1602, and it shows that at that time the flag was used...

Quisk/AIS partnership focusing on privately owned pharmacies
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s medium, small and micro pharmacies are facing a serious threat to their survival as technology spreads across the sector. Local Business Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT The red flags of investing...

Pharmacy executive says MSMEs on the critical edge
Jamaica Observer

Co-owner of the Professional Pharmacy chain, David Pellow, thinks that small pharmacies and “Mom and Pop” stores in the Caribbean selling drugs are in danger of going under. Local Business Sun, 23 Apr 2017...

Deiwght Peters: ‘Changing lives and expanding horizons’
Jamaica Observer

This interview series profiles businesspople from all industries, provided they have some significant reach that affects the region in their industry. Yet when I let slip to a few confidants that I was going to sit with...

Gov’t to have faster access to dormant accounts
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Finance and the Public service Audley Shaw has announced plans to have funds from dormant accounts accessed earlier by the Government and channelled into a special programme to assist the MSME sector in its...

Ready for the Road
Jamaica Observer

Revellers are ‘ready for road’ as today marks the first time that four bands take to the streets of Kingston in celebration of carnival. Local Business Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Gov’t to have faster...

CTO wants to position Caribbean as a sustainable tourism region
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared its support for actions that make a difference as the world celebrates Earth Day, today. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in car in Los Angeles
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — Cuba Gooding Sr, who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:43:32 GMT Man murdered at St James cemetery...

Gov't reviewing role of municipal police
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie, says a review is currently being undertaken on the role and function of municipal police personnel. Local News Fri,...

National moving to reduce sugar content in products
Jamaica Observer

National Baking Company is moving to reduce sugar content in its products in keeping with current global health trends. Local Business Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Shaw says Microcredit Bill being finalised...

Under 18 Men’s Beach soccer screening
Trinidad Guardian

The T&T Football Association along with the Beach Soccer Association of T&T will stage opening Screening sessions this weekend geared towards National Under 18 Men’s selection for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth...

Guyana police investigate plot to kill President David Granger
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Minister of State Joseph Harmon has confirmed reports that the police are now investigating an assassination plot against President David Granger. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:48:33 GMT...

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