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It just got cheaper to buy Antigua and Barbuda citizenship

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) has reduced the processing fees for some Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) applicants, according to reports. Citizensinternational.com is reporting that the reduced processing fees took effect on August 1, 2017. For donations to the National Development Fund (US $200,000 for up to a family of four): The processing cost is ...

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CHTA Education foundation awards more than $130,000 in scholarships this year

MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is awarding more than $130,000 worth of scholarships to nearly three dozen Caribbean students this year.   Including the renewal of 12 scholarships awarded to students last year, this academic year will record a total of 34 scholarships funded by the nonprofit group. Seventy people applied this year and ...

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Six people drown in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Search and rescue operations were continuing here on Friday after six women drowned when their sailboat capsized. The Local Civil Protection agency representative, Jose Rethone, said that 23 people have so far been rescued after the boat sank off the Canal de la Tortue. At least 10 others are missing. Rethone did not provide the ...

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Suspected gang leader among three escaped prisoners

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) Friday called for an investigation into the escape from prison of three men, including a suspected gang leader allegedly involved in at least 24 kidnappings and an attack on the presidential motorcade earlier this year. The RNDDH said that the three men, including a Bahamian ...

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Media Group sends home workers

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Guardian Media Ltd (GML) has announced the retrenchment of 31 employees saying it “was not an easy decision” to do so. GML, a subsidiary of the ANSA McAL Group, publishes the Guardian newspaper and operates CNC3 Television, the TBC Radio Network and the Big Board Company. The company in December last year, sent home ...

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Fashion house in antigua and barbuda for major photoshoot

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Chen Burkett, a noted New York based fashion designer has teamed up with the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority and leading luxury resort, Carlisle Bay to capture the romantic elements of Antigua and Barbuda in an on-island photo shoot taking place in Antigua this week, ahead of the launch of her debut bridal collection at New ...

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Human remains discovered after 12-year search for American student in Aruba

ORANJESTAD  –  There is another twist to the mystery surrounding the disappearance of American high school graduate Natalee Holloway following the discovery of human remains in this Dutch Caribbean territory. Holloway, 18, was with friends on a post-high school trip to Aruba in 2005 when she vanished, leaving her loved ones wondering for years what happened to her. For years, speculation ...

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Three killed, several injured in Haiti bus accident

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – At least three people were killed and several others including a two year-old girl were injured after two buses collided late Tuesday, the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) has said. It said that the accident occurred on the National Road #1 after a public transport bus connecting Port-au-Prince and Chambellan collided with a tap-tap, a ...

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LIAT interlines with nine other carriers

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Regional carrier LIAT says its passengers can now book tickets which include a LIAT flight along with flights from nine other carriers. LIAT said the interline partners are JetBlue, Caribbean Airlines, British Airways, Corsair, Virgin Atlantic, Air France-KLM, Air Canada, Surinam Airways, and WinAir. “LIAT is always looking at ways to improve the product we offer ...

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Guyana and Suriname nationals held with drugs in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas – Police say they have arrested two Caribbean nationals after they arrived here on Tuesday on a Caribbean airline. In a statement, the police said that in the first, Drug Enforcement Unit officers on duty at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, conducted a search of a suitcase “owned by a woman from Suriname. “During the search, the officers ...

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