Archive for October, 2016

Caribbean could face cyber security threats

Caribbean could face cyber security threats

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Gerard Best PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten — Keep it secret. And make sure it’s safe. Don’t use your real name, your birth date, or any single word. Instead, try a short phrase that includes some numerals and even some punctuation. Devising secure passwords for your online accounts and your family’s Internet-connected devices is simple enough, […]

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Barbados pleads LIAT’s case for funding

Barbados pleads LIAT’s case for funding

| October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Government of Barbados is urging more Caribbean countries to consider investing in Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) even as the airline continues to reel from losses amounting to millions annually. Minister of Tourism and International Transport for Barbados Richard Sealy, who was speaking to Jamaican journalists at a Sandals press conference […]

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PM Gaston Browne on labelling of the Caribbean as a tax haven

PM Gaston Browne on labelling of the Caribbean as a tax haven

| October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chairman’s Statement at the conclusion of the Global Conference on Correspondent Banking, de-risking and the labelling of the Caribbean as a tax haven Antigua and Barbuda 27-28 October 2016 Senior representatives of international financial institutions, regulatory bodies, commercial banks, central banks and ministries of finance met in Antigua and Barbuda on 27 and 28 October […]

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GUBA’s Ms Dentaa Amoateng awarded MBE

GUBA’s Ms Dentaa Amoateng awarded MBE

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

CEO of the GUBA Enterprise – Ms Dentaa Amoateng was officially appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), on Thursday the 27th of October 2016, at the Queen’s residence – Buckingham Palace in London. The ceremony was in acknowledgement of her services to UK- African Diaspora Relations, as unveiled […]

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Miss Barbados 2017 Applications Closing Soon

Miss Barbados 2017 Applications Closing Soon

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting somewhat cooler. As we say goodbye to summer sixteen, we say hello to the new season of Miss Barbados UK 2017. The team is back and is on the hunt for young girls of Barbadian heritage or Barbadian decent to apply for Miss Barbados UK […]

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CEN UK and UK Diaspora Business congratulate JSE’ Marlene Forrest

CEN UK and UK Diaspora Business congratulate JSE’ Marlene Forrest

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean Enterprise Network (CEN), UK Diaspora Business and their partners extend congratulations to Mrs. Marlene Street – Forrest  JSE General Manager, on being awarded the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander for outstanding leadership in the growth of Jamaican Stock Exchange.(JSE).

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Banking: Is the US making a stick to beat its own back?

Banking: Is the US making a stick to beat its own back?

| October 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Caribbean governments have rightly focused on the severe consequences for their countries of the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations from regional banks by international banks, particularly those located in the US. But there will also be serious consequences for other parts of the world, particularly the US, if the current troubling trend remains unchecked. The […]

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Christmas Dinner Extravaganza Take 3

Christmas Dinner Extravaganza Take 3

| October 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

All are invited to a special fundraiser in aid of KIND IN LAVENTILLE TRINIDAD AND ST MICHAEL STEEL PAN PROJECT on Sunday 20th November 5:30 to 10:00pm at St Edmond’s Hall, Edmonton. See more details below: For more details or tickets contact Janelle on 07943967769.

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Ginger Root Oil launched for natural hair

Ginger Root Oil launched for natural hair

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

London – Califa-Won Limited is excited to announce the launch of Ginger Root Oil, a perfect blend of West Indian Castor Oil and Ginger Oil that will increase the blood circulation to the scalp and strengthen the hair follicles from the root. Giving the hair that strong, vibrant and healthy look.  The official launch date […]

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Have you seen Carol? Please Help.

Have you seen Carol? Please Help.

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

PLEASE HELP! Unfortunately a close family friend has gone missing since yesterday lunchtime. Her name is Carol. She’s wearing a black coat and lives in the seven sisters area, N15. She’s diabetic and has learning difficulties. The police have been notified and local hospitals have been checked. If you have any information, please, please contact […]

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