Caribbean Region

News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, ANTIUGA, Weds. Nov. 23, 2016: Prince Harry, demurely declined to soca with Antiguan singer Claudette Peters Monday night, differing instead to Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne who was a willing participant. Dubbed Antigua’s beautiful soca diva, Peters wanted a somewhat shy Harry to show his dance moves but he declined for the most part before sticking up a finger in the air.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 11, 2016: Discussions at various levels throughout the Caribbean region on the threat of de-risking by U.S. and European banks have focused primarily on the debilitating possible effects on Caribbean financial institutions and Caribbean countries’ economic development.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 28, 2016: While many, including Caribbean nationals and leaders, have criticized Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump for his harsh immigration plan that includes deporting millions of undocumented immigrants, in the tiny Eastern Caribbean island of St. Kitts, a Trump-like deportation plan is being played out.
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Oct. 25, 2016: Can Latin America and the Caribbean win the fight against poverty? According to the latest World Bank numbers, poverty in the world continues to fall despite the global economic slowdown. In Latin America and the Caribbean, meanwhile, poverty measured according to the under US$2.50 per day threshold dropped from 25.5 percent to 10.8 percent between 2000 and 2014.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Dominican Republic has become the capital of transatlantic diplomacy today with the reception of more than 30 ministers and 59 delegations of countries participating at the first meeting of Foreign Ministers and Senior Officials of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union states, event that will be held until Wednesday.
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