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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Faulty regional music protection

Music: While a large amount of creative talent continues to flow from the Caribbean bringing recognition and commerce to the region, territories in this group of islands are yet to harmonize copyright laws for protection of artistes. Comment

Friday, June 22, 2018

Sophia Isaac

Caribbean Healthcare Awards: Director of human resources at Woodhull Hospital oversees training and development to make the medical center effective. Comment

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Barbados: The Mia Mottley administration is scrapping and rushing to change regulations that have for years been humiliating nationals of sister CARICOM countries by demanding visas to enter Barbados and confining in-transit passengers to the airport. Comment

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Barbados rising in FIFA world

Barbados: While much cannot be said of its play on the field, Barbados is quietly moving up the FIFA organizational and administrative ladder by becoming home to the regional training office, then having a national elected as Caribbean boss. Comment

Monday, June 18, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister Rogello Sierra is moving to hold meetings with its Caribbean counterparts along with Cuban residents and Cuban state mission personnel in those countries. Comment

Friendly industrial air emerges in Barbados

Barbados: An atmosphere of conciliation appears to have overcome some elements of the leadership in Barbados, with trades unions curbing their wage demands for workers and the private sector jumping on board government’s recovery plan. Comment

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Barbados: Air BNB boasts a US$2.6 billion haul from business worldwide in 2017, but despite Barbados being a principal player in that money build-up, the island received nothing in revenue and the new government has said this has to stop. Comment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Barbados cracked an egg

Barbados: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has delivered on many campaign promises, brought almost immediate breaks to the nation that overwhelming elected her government, and set down sacrifices to me made for economic recovery, all in one fell swoop. Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018

MAKE CSME WORK

MAKE CSME WORK

Trinidad and Tobago: The review of the operations of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy system has long been overdue, but judging from the results of a high level workshop held in Guyana at the weekend, there is widespread dissatisfaction with the lack of enough progress made over the years, the slow pace of implementation of decisions in particular. Comment

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Barbados: Not too long after the Barbados Labour Party bounded home to a resounding victory in the general elections, the veneer of unity and togetherness was shattered by the defection of a stalwart to become the official opposition. Comment

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Four CARICOM nations voted to suspend Venezuela from the OAS. Jamaica, Bahamas, Barbados and Guyana — were among 19 countries who recently voted to support a resolution to suspend Venezuela from the 34-member Organization of American States (OAS). Comment
Guyana: It is possible to enhance the image of your country by contributing to the development of another, was the message delivered to Guyanese in Barbados as they observed their country’s 52nd independence anniversary. Comment

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