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Guyana president attends Arab-American Islamic Summit

President David Granger of Guyana arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday to join other world leaders for the Arab-American Islamic Summit on Sunday. The special summit, initiated by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), brought together…

St Lucia signs new development agreement under CBI programme

Range Developments, an international developer focusing on luxury hotel projects in the Caribbean, signed definitive agreements with the government of Saint Lucia on Tuesday to continue the development of the Black Bay Master Development.…

Antigua-Barbuda strengthens diplomatic outreach in Canada

Sir Ronald Sanders has been accredited by the government of Canada as Antigua and Barbuda’s non-resident high commissioner. The accreditation took place on Monday prior to Sanders’ attendance at a diplomatic retreat on Tuesday…

USVI raises minimum wage on par with highest rates in the US

USVI raises minimum wage on par with highest rates in the US The minimum wage in the US Virgin Islands will join the top ten states in having the highest minimum wage in the United States. Beginning on June 1, 2017, the administration will…

Usain Bolt Helps Dig Grave Of Late Olympian

In a final act of respect for a friend, Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt performed the grim role of gravedigger as he helped prepare the last resting place of his lifelong friend and fellow Olympic medallist Germaine Mason. Bolt, along…

Antigua PM Scraps Gun Factory Deal Amid Public Pressure

A plan to allow a gun manufacturer to set up shop in Antigua and Barbuda has been scrapped after public outcry. Just hours after he had sought to defend the plan to set up a gun assembly plant in the twin-island nation, Prime Minister…

Grenada focuses on German Market

Grenada is experiencing year on year growth in the German market and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is seeking more opportunities to increase its market share. Last month, GTA’s chief executive officer Patricia Maher visited Germany to…

Sun Country Airlines to Fly to Aruba

Sun Country Airlines has announced nonstop scheduled service to Aruba in its winter/spring 2018 schedule. Seasonal flights to the Caribbean island will be offered December 2017 through April 2018 via Minneapolis/St. Paul International…