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Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

Antigua-Barbuda signs US$120 million luxury hotel joint venture

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

In this July 14, 2014, file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, stands with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff during the playing of the national anthem at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Government to sign '2% deal' by 21 July

Tribune 242 writes that the Bahamian government and Cable & Wireless Communications are aiming to finalise the controversial '2% deal' over the ownership of Bahamas Telecommunication Company on 21 July.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Nedco gets new CEO

Julian Henry has been appointed CEO of the National Entrepreneurship Development Company with effect from July 1. Henry, who has been acting in the post since April, has more than 15 years experience working in the micro finance development sector.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

World Bank awards 11 Caribbean entrepreneurs more than US$400,000 in climate grants

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center -- a project of the World Bank and its global entrepreneurship program infoDev -- has announced the 11 winners of its first regional proof of concept competition.

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Missileer

45th OG Det. 1 change of command

Col. Shannon Klug, 45th Weather Squadron commander and acting Operations Group deputy commander, left, presents Maj.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

OAS receives reports on electoral observation missions in Antigua-Barbuda and Costa Rica

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States on Wednesday received the verbal reports on the electoral observation missions to the presidential and general elections that took place in Antigua and Barbuda on June 12 and in Costa Rica on February 2 and April 6. Report on the EOM in Antigua and Barbuda: The report on the general ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM heads call for coordinated regulation of economic citizenships

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Jamaica Observer

PM encourages joint Caricom position on SIDS issues

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has encouraged her fellow Caribbean Community heads of Government to make the region's voice heard in relation to issues facing Small Island Developing States , climate change and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

T&T twist in Antigua election victory

Randal Alexander enlisted Esther Dyer and Nigel Rojas to be on the Antigua Barbuda Labour Party's election campaign jingle.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

The Caribbean urgently needs better communications infrastructure. Could public-private partnerships be the answer?

Caribbean countries are deepening their investment in critical communications infrastructure, in order to secure future economic growth and create pathways to social innovation.

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Jamaica Observer

PriceSmart ban breached Caricom laws a " Nicholson

ST JOHN'S, Antigua - The Jamaican Government has made it clear that the recent ban by consumer goods distributor PriceSmart on Cuban diplomats shopping at that establishment ran counter to the non-discrimination provisions not only of Jamaican law and constitution, but also the laws and constitutions of other Caribbean Community member states.

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Newsday

Antigua MP says, 'sorry'

CHET GREENE, the recently sworn-in Minister from Antigua and Barbuda who last month publicly said he was confident that Jack Warner's Indepen-dent Liberal Party , 'will be the Government of Trinidad and Tobago', has written Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar retracting and apologising for that remark.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Stabroek News

Debt Advocacy Team for CARICOM

A CARICOM Debt Advocacy Team is to be appointed to lobby for debt relief and/or debt amelioration on behalf of highly indebted CARICOM Member States.

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Caribbean News Now!

Find collective solutions, says CARICOM secretary general

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: A Strategic Plan... the only way forward for economic recovery

By Garfield Joseph If the newly elected Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party is going to lead Antigua and Barbuda on a path of economic recovery, one of the most important things that the government must do within the next six months is to craft a five- to ten-year strategic plan that speaks to the social and economic development of the nation.

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Caribbean News Now!

Time for action; time to advance, says incoming CARICOM chair

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Inter Press Service

For the Caribbean, a United Front Is Key to Weathering Climate Change

A seawall in Dominica. A recent report has called for specific measures to protect small islands from sea level rise.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyanese and Trinidadian nationals win CARICOM Annual 10k

ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Trinidad and Tobago's Tonya Nero won the women's leg of the CARICOM 10K Road Race for the third time in a row, when the event was held in St John's, Antigua on Sunday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jamaica Observer

PM off to CARICOM Heads of Govt Meeting

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will lead Jamaica's delegation to the 35th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community being held in St John's, Antigua and Barbuda from July 1-4.

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