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Thursday | Huntington News

Caribbean View: Commonwealth Business Council is Dead: Will a Bankable Entity Arise?

Amid the success of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, there has been a troubling development for the Commonwealth.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inter Press Service

Antigua Weighs High Cost of Fossil Fuels

Venezuela's ambassador to Antigua, Carlos Perez, announced last week that Caracas was at an advanced stage of negotiations with the government in St. John's to build an oil refinery on the tiny 108-square-mile island.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Venezuela, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Biofuel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean Community's first strategic plan now online

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Executive Plan may be downloaded from the Caribbean Community website , or here .

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A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company Limited

A.M. Best has upgraded the financial strength rating to A from A- and the issuer credit rating to "a" from "a-" of Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company Limited .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States - 33 years later

CASTRIES, St Lucia Thirty-three years after the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States , the Organisation reflects on its achievements in a series of articles of which this is part one.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

US$2 million pledged towards new homes project in Antigua-Barbuda

ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- On Monday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne received a pledge of US$2 million dollars from the head of the YIDA Group, to go towards getting a project to complete construction of 500 homes in 500 days started.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

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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Related Topix: US Military, Antigua Air Station, US Air Force, Central America, World News

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

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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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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