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Study: Major rethink of regional airline industry needed

22 May 2015

A STUDY COMMISSIONED by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has recommended a major rethink of the regional airline industry and for the setting up of a CARICOM Airlines Association to identify opportunities to reduce costs, create greater synergies and earn more revenue. Read More

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CDB president renews call for global partnerships

22 May 2015

PRESIDENT of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith is urging regional governments to set aggressive timelines for implementing reforms that create more “business-friendly” environments. Read More

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Jamaica now chair of Caribbean Development Bank

22 May 2015

JAMAICA ASSUMED the chairmanship of the Caribbean Development Bank’s board of governors yesterday as the 45th Annual Meeting of the Bank’s Board ended in Basseterre, St Kitts. Read More

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Another mosquito-borne illness threatening region

19 May 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health has warned Jamaicans to take necessary precautions in light of the mosquito-borne Zika virus outbreak in Brazil, that could spread to the island. Read More

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Cuban migrants sent home

18 May 2015

HAVANA (AP) – The United States Coast Guard says 38 migrants from Cuba who had been stuck in a legal limbo aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship have been sent home to Cuba. Read More

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UWI to conduct telephone penetration survey in Jamaica

17 May 2015

THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) is to conduct an islandwide survey on behalf of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, to determine why the country has been losing its ranking on the world telephony penetration index. Read More

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Disappointed Ramotar urges calm

16 May 2015

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – In a speech broadcast on the state-owned television, outgoing president Donald Ramotar urged supporters of the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) to remain calm. Read More

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David Granger takes oath in Guyana

16 May 2015

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – David Arthur Granger, a 69-year-old former army Brigadier, was sworn in as the eighth head of state of Guyana on Saturday, promising an inclusive government and urging his predecessor Donald Ramotar to be part of “this movement of national unity”. Read More

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Woman on drug charges remanded

16 May 2015

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman was remanded until Tuesday when she appeared in court today to face drug charges. Read More

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St Lucia’s thrust into livestock industry

16 May 2015

CASTRIES – A new meat processing facility is expected to enhance value, while strengthening linkages between the livestock sector and related sub-sectors in St Lucia. Read More

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