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All are invited to Dominica Thanksgiving Mass

All are invited to Dominica Thanksgiving Mass

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear National and Friends of Dominica, On the 3rd November 2018, the Commonwealth of Dominica will celebrate its 40th Anniversary of Independence. This momentous occasion not only marks 40 years of independence, but it also celebrates our resilience and fortitude as a nation, especially in light of Hurricane Maria and the recent storm alert. In celebration of this […]

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When a government goes broke!

When a government goes broke!

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Now it is accepted that government borrowing is the universal norm for governments to find the cash to operate. Public spending from taxes and borrowing are the way most western governments function. However- and this is what the British Virgin Islands Post Irma, must adopt- it is imperative that the borrowed cash is invested in […]

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Judging the Caribbean Court of Justice

Judging the Caribbean Court of Justice

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Startlingly, 8 of the 10 Commonwealth countries that still cling to the Judicial Committee (JC) of the Privy Council as their final court of appeal are Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states. Forty-three of the 52 remaining Commonwealth countries (not counting Britain) have long since left this hang-over from British colonialism.   These countries include Canada, Australia, New Zealand, […]

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Cross joins Grace Foods UK as Managing Director

Cross joins Grace Foods UK as Managing Director

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

CROSS JOINS GRACE FOODS UK AS MANAGING DIRECTOR Leading world foods supplier Grace Foods UK has appointed Philip Cross as Managing Director. Philip brings a wealth of experience of internationally-based food businesses in the UK and Europe, with a proven track record in successfully developing sustainably profitable, high growth organisations. Based at Grace Foods UK’s […]

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Financial planning expert to address Food Conference

Financial planning expert to address Food Conference

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The second international Caribbean Food and Drink conference, a collaboration with Nigerian based Compass Global Business Services is returning to London on Monday 19th November 2018. The conference will be the final day of a five day (14th to 19th November) African and Caribbean trade mission, social and cultural exposition and African and Caribbean lecture […]

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Influential Speaker Notice: Madeleine Teasdale

Influential Speaker Notice: Madeleine Teasdale

| September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

CARIBBEAN FOOD AND DRINK CONFERENCE 2018 The second international Caribbean Food and Drink conference, a collaboration with Nigerian based Compass Global Business Services is returning to London on Monday 19th November 2018. The conference will be the final day of a five day (14th to 19th November) African and Caribbean trade mission, social and cultural […]

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Antigua and Barbuda defends legitimacy of CIU program

Antigua and Barbuda defends legitimacy of CIU program

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) rejects the claim made in wicnews.com, an on-line publication, that a person, named Jabir Motiwala Motiwala also known as Moti and Jabir Siddiq, was given Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship “as part of the country’s citizenship by investment programme”. The claim is utterly false.  The CIU advises that it has thoroughly […]

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Name that Voice 49

Name that Voice 49

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Visit caribdirect.com at Delia’s Escapades where Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! The names of everyone who supplies the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…  

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Maintaining independence: the imperative of diplomacy

Maintaining independence: the imperative of diplomacy

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Except at time of crisis, many countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) credit their foreign ministries and their embassies or high commissions abroad with little value. Yet, diplomacy, which is the work of foreign ministries and their overseas missions, is the only instrument available to Caribbean states to further their national interests in an international […]

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Earlybird Food Conference ticket sales end tomorrow

Earlybird Food Conference ticket sales end tomorrow

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The second international Caribbean Food and Drink conference, a collaboration with Nigerian based Compass Global Business Services is returning to London on Monday 19th November 2018. The conference will be the final day of a five day (14th to 19th November) African and Caribbean trade mission, social and cultural exposition and African and Caribbean lecture […]

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