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Puerto Rico House passes amendments to Insurance Code – Caribbean Business

Puerto Rico House passes amendments to Insurance CodeCaribbean BusinessSAN JUAN – With the objective of providing alternatives and improving insurance coverage options, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 1727, which seeks to modify the Puer...

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Reasoning with Legendary Producer Gussie Clarke about his Return to Production! – Reggae Festival Guide (press release) (blog)


Reggae Festival Guide (press release) (blog)

Reasoning with Legendary Producer Gussie Clarke about his Return to Production!
Reggae Festival Guide (press release) (blog)
That premiered at Rototom's Reggae University in Spain this summer. Can you explain the significance of this film? We concluded that other than great music, it would be greater to have a visual component and include the authentic and key contributors ...

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Resolving the Great Inventory Tax Debate – Caribbean Business

Resolving the Great Inventory Tax DebateCaribbean BusinessThe ACDET president argued that the elimination of the inventory tax could result in increased business inventories on the island but could even turn Puerto Rico into “the great warehouse of the...

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Caribbean Ministers approve plan to prepare for the health impact of climate change on Small Island Developing States

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate: Special Focus on Small Island Developing States, concluded on Wednesday with an Action Plan to be implemented in the Region WASHINGTON –  Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health of those living in Small Island Developing […]

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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Bonaire is not adequately implementing legislation, threat of escalation ensues”

KRALENDIJK – The Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) has called on both the Executive Council and the Island Council to demonstrate more decisiveness. The Cft has been stating for some time now that on too many levels Bonaire is not complying with the legal standards. In addition, agreements made with […]

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For Calypso History Month in Trinidad and Tobago, six tunes for the #metoo era – Global Voices Online


Global Voices Online

For Calypso History Month in Trinidad and Tobago, six tunes for the #metoo era
Global Voices Online
This “kaiso” collaboration (a blend of traditional calypso and its energetic soca hybrid) between grand dame Calypso Rose and soca king Machel Montano is a nod to the best of calypso's legacy even as it calls the modern-day woman to arms. When the song ...

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Contract with coach Curaçao National Soccer Team extended

WILLEMSTAD – The contract with the coach of the Curaçao National Soccer Team Remko Bicentini has been extended. The new contract starts in January 2019 until January 2022. If Curaçao classifies for the World Cup in 2022, the coach will also be in Qatar. Bicentini has been with the team since 2016. He came after […]

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Puerto Rico Senate Minority Leader Bhatia running for governor – Caribbean Business


Puerto Rico Senate Minority Leader Bhatia running for governor
Caribbean Business
SAN JUAN – Popular Democratic Party Sen. Eduardo Bhatia said Thursday that he intends to run for Puerto Rico governor in the 2020 elections. “All the work I'm doing is directed toward that option. Of course,” Bhatia replied during a radio interview ...

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