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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Hundreds bid farewell to prominent Brooklyn businessman Cal Crichton

St Vincent: Hundreds of mourners jammed the pews of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn in bidding farewell to prominent Vincentian businessman James Calvert “Cal” Crichton. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

LASCO MoneyGram invests in education

Jamaica: Many young Jamaicans have ambitions of achieving their dreams and realizing their full potential. Whether becoming young entrepreneurs or entering more traditional fields of medicine, law or engineering, youth have a goal to ‘become something in life.’ The reality is that the fulfilment of these dreams is often times hampered or cut short by harsh financial challenges. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Walt Frazier’s 30-yr love affair with St. Croix

People: The 2014/2015 NBA season is entering full gear. With an ever expanding fan base and the public’s growing interest in the lavish lifestyles of its superhero athletes, basketball is no stranger to opulence. Once in awhile, there is an individual who stands out as a true testament to style, grace, endurance and yes, even quality of life. If the name Walt Clyde Frazier comes to mind, it just might be due to his on going love affair with basketball, the tranquil island of St. Croix and definitely, his continued dominance in the game of life. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

LASCO MoneyGram leads remittance services

Jamaica: Kingston, Jamaica: LASCO Financial Services Ltd. and MoneyGram International’s solid partnership has provided convenient and affordable remittance services to Jamaica for more than 10 years. An expansive branch network and consistent service delivery enables Jamaicans, to care for their families and transact business from remote locations with ease. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Trinidad’s new IXP is key to its Internet economy growth

Trinidad and Tobago: The recent establishment of an Internet exchange point (IXP) in T&T is a necessary step in strengthening the country’s local Internet economy. But it is not enough, says Bevil Wooding, Internet strategist with Packet Clearing House (PCH). Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Remittances expected to grow

Caribbean: Remittances by international migrants from the Caribbean and other developing countries are on course for strong growth this year, while at the same time forced migration due to violence and conflict has reached unprecedented levels, according to the World Bank’s latest issue of Migration and Development Brief. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Flatbush spa lifts area, improves your wellness

Trinidad and Tobago: Flatbush is buzzing with economic revitalization. From the construction of the Best Western Hotel, the refurbishing of the Kings Theatre and the construction and projected opening of a Gap Outlet along Flatbush Avenue and the construction of the IHop and Retro Fitness on Church Avenue along with retailers already there, Stop and Shop, Petco and Radio Shack, it is vividly clear that this area is quickly becoming a true contender for business growth and economic opportunities in Brooklyn. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Jamaica’s mangoes headed for US market

Jamaica: KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ U.S. agriculture officials have cleared the way for the export of Jamaican mangoes to the United States. Derek Kellier is Jamaica’s acting agriculture minister. He said Monday that the ministry will do everything in its power to ensure that mango farmers and exports’’ meet requirements for continental U.S. shipments to begin starting Oct. 20. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Caribbean businesses seek to expand operations

Brooklyn: Several Caribbean businesses converged at the Brooklyn Restoration Plaza for GO-CARIBBEAN!’s first inaugural International Business and Investment Expo from Sept. 22 - 23. Comment.

Caribbean businesses seek to expand operations

Brooklyn: Several Caribbean businesses converged at the Brooklyn Restoration Plaza for GO-CARIBBEAN!’s first inaugural International Business and Investment Expo from Sept. 22 - 23. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Amerijet continues to spread its wings

Business: Amerijet International, Inc. is a full-service all-cargo carrier providing regional and international, scheduled all-cargo service. With more than 40 years of experience in the global air cargo industry, Amerijet provides daily air cargo flights serving the Caribbean, Mexico, South and Central America, and the United States connecting to its worldwide network reaching as far east as Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Laparkan introduces air cargo service to St. Lucia

Trinidad and Tobago: Laparkan has announced introduction of its air cargo service to St. Lucia and door to door service to Tobago. The Caribbean shipping company says it now offers door to door service from the United States to Tobago via customs clearance at three ports of entry in Trinidad. Comment.

Zen Lounge-Manhattan style nightlife in Queens

Queens: Guyanese-born and former attorney Trevor Rupnarain has traded in his law practice for a swanky 400sq ft watering hole that serves up drink specials in a Manhattan style atmosphere in the heart of Richmond Hill, Queens. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Aussie mining company calls out Guyana government on bribes

Guyana: An Australian mining company preparing to open a large-scale mine in Guyana has unwittingly handed the opposition a key elections issue on a platter by publicly condemning demands by government officials for bribes and inducements to help it get things done in the mineral-rich country. Comments (5).

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Women-led Carib businesses to be highlighted at Washington summit

Caribbean: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says the catalytic role of women-led small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in the Caribbean will be highlighted at a major conference in Washington, D.C. next month. Comment.
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