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CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Anguilla operations to close

Bridgetown, Barbados, 13 September, 2018 – CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank today announced that it has taken a decision to close its Anguilla office early in the new year. Managing Director of Barbados and the EC Islands, under…

Turkish foreign minister arrives in Suriname on Thursday

After several changes in dates, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will become the first Turkish foreign minister to visit Suriname when he arrives on Thursday for a two-day visit. A few days later, on September 23, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi will also…

Trump renews economic embargo against Cuba

The Trading with the Enemy Act, one of the legal bases of the embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba was extended on Monday by US President Donald Trump through a memorandum sent to the Secretaries of State and Treasury. This is…

CARICOM heads make CSME recommendations

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government have made a number of recommendations for consideration at their next conference, which they hope will make the business of living and working in the region much more viable for all. This…

Another Potential Storm in the Making

While all eyes are on an unpredictable Hurricane Florence, forecasters have indicated that another system is developing in the Atlantic and could become a tropical depression within the next few days. The broad area of low pressure, which…

Health care crisis focus of planned protest march in St Lucia

The health care crisis in Saint Lucia is a major subject on the minds of Saint Lucians all week heading into Sunday, September 9, 2018, the anniversary of the fire at the ill-fated St Jude Hospital, and the protest march and rally planned…