Archive for September, 2016

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The October meetings this year of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC present a rare opportunity for Caribbean government representatives to be heard by crucial decision-makers. Ironically, what provides this opportunity is a matter most Caribbean governments would wish did not exist.  It is the withdrawal by US […]

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Black Community should look to the future for solutions

Black Community should look to the future for solutions

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F. Roberts As Affinity Legacy Planning through the sterling work of partner, Sean Freckleton forge forward to educate the Caribbean community in the UK about how to keep their wealth secured in their family, CaribDirect Multi-Media was on hand to witness an extraordinary presentation that focused on generational wealth planning, financial awareness and […]

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First company signs on to 2017 Trade Mission to JA & B’Dos

First company signs on to 2017 Trade Mission to JA & B’Dos

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

BIZITAS AN AFRICAN / CARIBBEAN UK DIASPORA IT COMPANY CONFIRMS JOINING 2017 TRADE MISSION A London based IT Business Support Services company, Bizitas Limited, will be part of the Caribbean Enterprise (CEN) / Priority Group International (PGI) trade mission to Jamaica and Barbados from 22nd Jan to 2nd Feb, 2017 confirms CEN Chairman Devon Thomas […]

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The US and the EU in harmful tax competition

The US and the EU in harmful tax competition

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the last few weeks, a trans-Atlantic war of words has been going on between the US Treasury and the European Union Commission (EC) over what amounts to ‘harmful tax competition’. That’s the infamous phrase coined in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) when, in the late 1990’s, over 30 small states, including […]

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UK Caribbean Trade Mission to Barbados & Jamaica

UK Caribbean Trade Mission to Barbados & Jamaica

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a follow-up to the Africa Meets the Caribbean Trade Show created by the Priority Group International ltd (PGI) and the Caribbean Enterprise Network UK (CENUK) in 2013 are pleased to announce the UK Caribbean Trade Mission 2017 taking place over the January / February 2017 winter period. The trade mission in collaboration with our […]

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Two shot dead at Caribbean Labour Day event

Two shot dead at Caribbean Labour Day event

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Two people were shot dead at a pre-dawn Caribbean heritage celebration in New York despite ramped-up efforts by police and community activists to prevent the violence that has plagued the annual event in years past, authorities said on Monday. Gunfire erupted in three separate incidents during […]

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