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Europe tries saving Venezuela, gives ‘Dictator’ Maduro $47 million

BRUSSELS – The European Commission will give the government of sanctioned Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro around $47 million. The EU called Venezuela’s elections unacceptable, exclusive, and undemocratic. The funds are designed to go to Venezuelans and countries receiving Venezuelan migrants, the European Commission said in a note on Thursday. Neven Mimica, Europe’s commissioner for international […]

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Award Winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Gets Ready For Busy Round Of Caribbean American Heritage Month Performances

Share Award-winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Monty Alexander (PHOTO CREDIT: Joe Martinez/Jazz at Lincoln Center) CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 7, 2018: Over five decades of performances and more than 70 CDs later, award-winning Jamaican jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is still thrilling jazz fans and introducing newbies to the genre with style. And this June, he is getting ready ...

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Sagicor rakes in US$115 million in profits despite economic problems in its markets

Sagicor Financial Corporation is flourishing while the Caribbean economies battle fiscal and debt problems. Group chief operating officer Ravi Rambarran earlier this week reported that last year, Sagicor recorded its best overall performance since 2008. The good financial outcome has continued into 2018. Last year, Sagicor earned a US$115.3 million profit, compared with US$109.3 million […]

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Single ICT Space, Cyber Security on agenda of ICT officials

Progress on the development of the Single Information and Communication Technology (ICT) space in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and cyber security, are among the main areas that ICT officials will discuss when they meet today. The virtual meeting of officials that will be anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, is in preparation for […]

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Lighthouse at Oostpunt is broken

WILLEMSTAD – According to a report by the Dutch newspaper Antilliaans Dagblad, the lighthouse at Oostpunt (east point) is broken. The repair is not really expensive, but the government has not yet allocated funds for the maintenance work. Most ships do not really need a lighthouse because they have their own navigation systems on board. […]

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World Cup Books Reviewed: The World Without America – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

World Cup Books Reviewed: The World Without America
Wall Street Journal
The two men couldn't be more different: Mr. Warner, a taciturn but arrogant college teacher in Trinidad who became the feared überboss of Caribbean soccer; and Blazer, a flamboyant and garrulous American soccer dad who rose through the ranks of U.S. ...

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