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DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS

DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS

· Believes that Cable & Wireless has over-paid by US$1 billion · Calls on regulators to see through Cable & Wireless/Columbus smokescreen and subject proposed transaction to fullest regulatory scrutiny Tuesday 18th November 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica. Digicel today called on all regulatory bodies throughout the Caribbean to see through the smokescreen put up by Cable & Wireless/...

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THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCES AID PROGRAMME FOR FIVE EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES …

THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCES AID PROGRAMME FOR FIVE EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES UNTIL 2020.

Hugh Walker (Head of DFID Caribbean) today signed a joint letter of intent with Grenada on behalf of the Rt Hon Desmond Swayne MP Minister for International Development. Mr Walker said "the United Kingdom is committed to the long-term development of the Caribbean. The Department for International Development (DFID) is starting a new set of development programmes which will run ...

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OECS BUSINESSES SEEK GREATER EXPOSURE IN CANADIAN MARKETS

OECS BUSINESSES SEEK GREATER EXPOSURE IN CANADIAN MARKETS

OECS Export Development Unit, Roseau Dominica November 17th  2014 - The Trade Facilitation Office of Canada (TFO Canada) with support from the Dominica-based OECS Export Development Unit (OECS EDU) will host half-day seminars on Exporting to Canada. The first of these will take place in Saint Lucia on Tuesday 18th November, while the second is scheduled for Dominica on Thursday...

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CARIBBEAN EXPORT OUTLOOK: A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

CARIBBEAN EXPORT OUTLOOK: A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 17, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched its new flagship publication the Caribbean Export OUTLOOK on Wednesday 12th November, 2014 at the Hilton Barbados Resort on the final day of the 2-day high profile Exporters’ Colloquium.The OUTLOOK publication fills a gap in the market where there are no other publicati...

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DIGICEL RESPONDS TO THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL BY CABLE …

DIGICEL RESPONDS TO THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL BY CABLE & WIRELESS

Thursday 6th November 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica. Digicel notes today’s public announcement in relation to the proposed acquisition of Columbus International Inc. (“Columbus”) by Cable and Wireless Communications Plc (“CWC”).   Although the full details of the proposed merger have not yet been made public, Digicel is naturally concerned about the clear and obvious challenges and ...

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CWC AGREES TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO ACCELERATE GROWTH STRATEGY …

CWC AGREES TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO ACCELERATE GROWTH STRATEGY AND DELIVER SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

The combined business will: • Deliver broader pro-consumer product offerings and improved services• Inject state of the art TV and next-generation super-high-speed broadband technology into CWC• Deliver huge opportunities to the Business and Government sectors• Provide rapid lead in fixed mobile convergence through premier network platform Cable and Wireless Communica...

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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES RETURN TO GRENADA AFTER 15 YEARS

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES RETURN TO GRENADA AFTER 15 YEARS

(St. George’s, Grenada) 4 November, 2014 - Carnival Cruise Lines returned to Grenada for the 2014/2015 cruise season on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 after an absence of fifteen years. The Carnival Splendor berthed for the first time from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Melville Street Cruise Terminal with a passenger capacity of three thousand and two (3,002). The return of Carnival Cruise Li...

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GRENADA ATTENDS WORLD TRAVEL MARKET

GRENADA ATTENDS WORLD TRAVEL MARKET

(St. George’s, Grenada) 3 November, 2014 - Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hon. Alexandra Otway-Noel leads the Grenadian delegation which includes representatives from the Grenada Tourism Authority and the tourism sector to the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, United Kingdom. The event takes place 3rd - 6th November, 2014. WTM is the largest business to business eve...

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COUNTRIES OF THE AMERICAS PLAN FOR POSSIBLE EBOLA INTRODUCTION

COUNTRIES OF THE AMERICAS PLAN FOR POSSIBLE EBOLA INTRODUCTION

Delegates from more than 30 PAHO/WHO member countries met in Cuba to discuss actions to ensure they can detect and contain any introduction of Ebola virus disease in Latin America or the CaribbeanHavana, Cuba, 30 October 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Delegates from more than 30 countries of the Americas held discussions on October 29 and 30 in Havana, Cuba, on preparedness planning for the...

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2014 DIGICEL ACADEMY KICKS OFF IN JAMAICA

2014 DIGICEL ACADEMY KICKS OFF IN JAMAICA

Chelsea FC Foundation coaches to host Academy for the region's top young footballers at Sabina ParkMonday 27th October 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica: The Digicel Kickstart Academy was launched in Jamaica today and will see 42 boys from across the Caribbean and Central America go through a week of intense training that will culminate in a final match between the Academy players and t...

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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS

"Quality Services Limited extends anniversary deals" Tuesday, October 28, 2014. St. George’s Grenada - Quality Services Limited, the leading suppliers of Tyres, Batteries, Automotive Parts and Accessories in Grenada is continuing its 20th Anniversary celebration in a big way. As Grenadians deal with the home grown structural Adjustment program, Quality Services limited is comi...

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FONTAGRO REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION AND FAMILY FARMING ADAPTATION TO…

FONTAGRO REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION AND FAMILY FARMING ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The Fund is implementing new partnerships to co-finance projects implemented between its member countries.Rionegro, Colombia, October 27, 2014 (IICA).  With an investment of $ 1.6 million, the FONTAGRO Board of Directors approved eight regional projects for adaptation of family farming to climate change.

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BLUE: THE COLOR OF THE NEW ECONOMY

BY RICHARD SIMON

The growing importance of the “blue economy” as an addition to the global economic mix signals a significant shift from the traditional view of our marine environment as a source of food only or a source of energy.

This important asset apart from a few fishermen, in per capita terms, has been unexplored, undiscovered and underutilized, although it must be said that our forefathers and those who roamed the seas in canoes found it much more useful as a tool for transportation in the absence of other modes of travel at the time.

For small island states such as Grenada, the marine environment has mostly featured in relation to tourism plant, hotel development and leisure travel, although we have seen in recent years a greater emphasis on dive sites and wrecks as part of the broader tourism product.

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