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January 30th, 2014
UN: Foreign Investment in Caribbean Tax Haven Dwarfs India and Brazil

By International Business Times

More foreign investment was pumped into the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean, than some of the world's largest developing economies during 2013.

January 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Royal Caribbean cruise cut short after more than 600 are sickened

(CNN) -- A 10-day Royal Caribbean cruise ship will return two days early after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness, the cruise line said Sunday.

January 14th, 2014
UPDATE: Michael Misick Released on Bail

By Alexander Britell

Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick was released on conditional bail by the Turks and Caicos Supreme Court on Monday.

January 11th, 2014
Pollution Agreement for the Caribbean gains further support

United Nations Environment Programme

The Dominican Republic has become the latest country from the Wider Caribbean Region to ratify the Protocol concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities of Marine Pollution known as the LBS Protocol.

December 27th, 2013
UPDATE: St Lucia Says “Open For Business” Following Flooding

Caribbean Journal

St Lucia is “open for business” following heavy flooding that caused significant damage and at least five deaths in the country this week, Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus said Thursday.

December 12th, 2013
Turks & Caicos Islander reveals selective British prosecution on basis of race

Overseas Territories Review, Letter by J. Forbes to TCI News Now!

"No matter whatever happens now to try and rehabilitate what are self evidently racist prosecutions, a very large segment of the community will now never accept any convictions of the (British) SIPT (Special Investigation and Prosecution Team), particularly in a judge alone trial, as being the reflection of a fair or reasonable judicial process."

December 6th, 2013
JetBlue Launches Service to Haiti

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL

Air carrier JetBlue launched its first-ever flights to Haiti on Thursday.

December 6th, 2013
Caribbean Heads of Government to Make ICT a Priority

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL

CARICOM Heads of Government will be making Information and Communication Technology a major focus at their next Intercessional meeting, which is slated to take place in February.

December 5th, 2013
Should Haiti Host the World Cup?

Caribbean Journal

IMAGINE the tiny country of Haiti as host to one of the world’s biggest events: the World Cup.
For now, it may all seem like fiction; however, if Haiti wants to be an emerging country by 2030, what could be more opportunistic to show the rest of the world that it means business than by throwing its name in the pool of possible hosts for the 2026 or 2030 World Cup?

October 21st, 2013
Trouble in paradise – social division in the Cayman Islands

The Telegraph

The Cayman Islands might look perfect, and many expats have found happiness there. However, tension is bubbling under the surface, as our writer discovered.



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