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Friday, July 13, 2018

St. Kitts music fest ‘a rousing success’

Music: Tourism officials in St. Kitts have described as “a rousing success” the 22nd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival. The festival, which took place from Jun. 27 – Jul. 1, drew “record numbers of attendees and an amazing response to all the performers. Comment

Friday, July 6, 2018

Caribbean Life honors healthcare professionals

Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Life and Community News Group celebrated 25 Caribbean American healthcare professionals during its fifth annual Caribbean American Healthcare Awards ceremony at Paradise Catering Hall on June 27. Comment

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Nevis-born Hamilton on ICS Wall of Fame

St Kitts and Nevis: The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) has inducted Nevis-born first United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton onto its “Wall of Fame” as part of a series of recognitions of Caribbean Americans in commemoration of National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Comment

Monday, July 2, 2018

Caribbean Roundup

Trinidad and Tobago: For the second time in recent years, the St. James’ Club in Antigua has been forced to close because of an invasion of the dreaded sargassum seaweed. Comment

Monday, June 25, 2018

Caribbean Roundup

Trinidad and Tobago: Bahamians will have to dig deeper into their pockets as the Government is increasing the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 7.5 percent to 12 percent. The increase comes three and a half years after VAT was introduced. Finance Minister Peter Turnquest said the measure which is projected to bring in another US$1.1 billion in revenue in the next fiscal year, is aimed at trying to close the fiscal gap and avoid a crisis. Comment

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