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St Vincent and the Grenadines Eyes Growth in ICT – Caribbean Journal

St Vincent and the Grenadines Eyes Growth in ICTCaribbean JournalThompson said there were “that there are tremendous opportunities for growth in the global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector,” and that St Vincent and the Grenadines was positioning itself to capitalize on such opportunities. Continue reading →

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Seaborne Airlines Makes Traveling Throughout the Caribbean Easier

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Now, it will be easier than ever to make your dream of traveling the Caribbean come true. Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that they will … Continue reading →

White House Summit On Africa Lauded But Caribbean/Central American Investment Summit Urged

Share Chinese officials at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 at the Harvard Club in NYC on June 4, 2014. (Sharon Bennett image/ICN 2014) CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 1, 2014: While saluting the White House for its second annual … Continue reading →

John Hardy Acquired by Catterton, the Leading Consumer Focused Private Equity Firm

Share John Hardy Acquired by Catterton, the Leading Consumer Focused Private Equity Firm Robert Hanson Appointed Chief Executive Officer; Damien Dernoncourt Named Chairman NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – John Hardy, a leading luxury designer jewelry brand, today announced that … Continue reading →


Differentology –

RollingStone.comDifferentologyRollingStone.comBunji Garlin, a stylish tenor with a mean hook game, scored a kinetic smash with 2012's "Differentology," which stayed in rotation for a full year, placing him as the clear successor to soca's previous crossover king, Machel Montano. Garlin's debut ... Continue reading →


Business Highlights

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India could face 4-0 loss in Australia – McGrath –

ESPNcricinfo.comIndia could face 4-0 loss in Australia - McGrathESPNcricinfo.comWe are used to cycles in cricket, a group of players coming in, playing for a few years, then moving on with new players coming in who play for a few years before moving on... Continue reading →

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West Indian American Carnival Turns 47

Share Tweet News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014: The count-down has begun to North America’s largest carnival, the West Indian American Day Carnival, which celebrates its 47th birthday next weekend. It will be a five day celebration of … Continue reading

Guyanese Travelers Face Another Nightmare With A New Airline

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 20, 2014: Guyanese travelers from New York to Guyana can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to air travel. The latest debacle involves passengers choosing to book on new … Continue reading

Puerto-Rico-Based Journalist John Collins Dead At 80

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug.20, 2014: A Missouri man who adopted the Caribbean as his home and served as a journalist and contributor to the former Hardbeatnews for many years, has passed away at the age of … Continue reading

U.S.V.I.-Born Former Ambassador Passes On

Share Tweet The late Ambassador Terence A. Todman. News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: St. Thomas-U.S.V.I.-born former ambassador and career diplomat Terence A. Todman is dead. Todman passed away last Wednesday, August 13th at age 88. Todman served the … Continue reading

Caribbean Chikungunya Death Toll Put At 34

Share Tweet News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: The death toll from chikungunya, the mosquitoe borne virus infection across the Caribbean, rose by two in the past two weeks to now stand at 34. That’s according to the … Continue reading