Tag: Caribbean News

The hidden cost of not complying with GDPR

The hidden cost of not complying with GDPR

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  Normally the private sector tends to respond to change far faster than the public sector. This is because it is bottom line oriented, and has an impatient electorate in the form of shareholders who can vote by disinvesting at any moment. Moreover, they know that certain kinds of failure can result […]

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Caribbean democracy demands Constitutional change

Caribbean democracy demands Constitutional change

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Leader of the Opposition is assigned important roles in the Constitutions of all Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries.  The roles stand at the heart of the democratic values to which the peoples of CC countries adhere.  That is why provision should be made in the Constitutions of all CC countries for a seat to be reserved for […]

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East Asians have hots for Caribbean Food…Archway B&B

East Asians have hots for Caribbean Food…Archway B&B

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archway Guesthouse B&B the leading Caribbean B&B based in the heart of the Lake District now a World Heritage Site confirms that their is a growing appetite for Caribbean food by East Asians, based on a survey done with over 1000 visitors mainly from Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and China. Proprietor Denis St Bernard […]

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Let Mia Mottley’s seed sprout across the Caribbean

Let Mia Mottley’s seed sprout across the Caribbean

| June 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the clean sweep by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) of all the seats in general elections on May 24 for the Barbados House of Representatives, the problem of no parliamentary opposition has rightly become a matter for wider discussion in the Caribbean and farther abroad.  This development in Barbados, that occasioned […]

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Cuba, the EU and a post-Cotonou agreement

Cuba, the EU and a post-Cotonou agreement

| June 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  Just over a week ago, Cuba and the European Union held a first Joint Council meeting. It identified the principal multilateral and bilateral issues on which they hope in future to work more closely. For the EU, the event was particularly important. It established a dialogue with one of the few […]

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Financial Careers Afternoon

Financial Careers Afternoon

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Financial and related professional services sector employs more than two million people in the UK, contributing more than £170 Billion directly to the economy. There are a wide range of jobs and career paths and increasing employee diversity. As part of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we are inviting students […]

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You can choose to continue receiving our messages

| May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

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The overseas territories – the long view

The overseas territories – the long view

| May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  A few days ago, the British Parliament voted to compel Britain’s overseas territories (OTs) in the Caribbean to adopt public registers of company ownership. The decision, which has been condemned by the states concerned, has multiple implications. It ignores their sovereignty, disenfranchises locally elected legislatures, undercuts economic development, harms post hurricane […]

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Good Journalism is like a toothache: it hurts but it warns

Good Journalism is like a toothache: it hurts but it warns

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reporters Without Borders (RWB) just released its 2018 press freedom report, and, apart from two of them, the lowest mark for rated Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries is “fairly good”.  The worst rated, as “problematic”, are Haiti and Guyana.  Jamaica is the only CARICOM country rated “good”. For unknown reasons, the Bahamas and Barbados are not included among […]

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Jamaica Independence Church Service

Jamaica Independence Church Service

| May 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jamaica’s 56th Anniversary of Independence Church Service  

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