WILEMSTAD -- Curacao Gay Pro maakt vandaag bekend dat minister de Palm van economische zaken en toerisme hun uitnodiging heeft geaccepteerd om The Pride Village officieel te openen.

WILLEMSTAD -- With great honor Curacao Gay Pro announces that minister S. Palm, from Economic Development and Tourism has accepted our invitation to perform the official opening of South Caribbean Pride at The Pride Village on April 30th, 2014 at 6pm.

CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- Over 200 agriculturists, representing 22 countries will converge on St. Thomas, from July 6-11, at the Sugar Bay Resort and Spa for the Caribbean Food Crops Society’s (CFCS) 50th annual meeting to discuss production, marketing and policy issues affecting agriculture in the Caribbean. This year’s theme is “Enhancing Family Farms through Sustainable Energy, Research, and Technology.”

CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- University of the Virgin Islands undergraduate students from the College of Science and Mathematics attended the Annual Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in February 2014 in Washington D. C. The conference was organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 13:16

"Quotable Caribbean" - April 20th, 2014

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ, U.S.A. --"We see the support of the Sandals Foundation as demonstrative of the Caribbean's growing global prowess as a sustainable tourism destination.

KINGSTON (JIS) Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, says the implementation of flexi-work arrangements is vital to increasing productiv¬ity, efficiency, and competitive¬ness, in the public and private sectors.

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government has proposed new revenue measures expected to raise the $6.7 billion needed to fully finance the 2014/15 budget.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 13:01

More Persons To Be Removed From Tax List

KINGSTON  (JIS) -- Effective  January 1, 2015,  the threshold on Personal Income Tax will be increased by $49,920 from the present value of $507,312  to $557,232.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:58

Shaw Recommends That NHT Lifts Loan Ceiling

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning, Audley Shaw, is recommending that the National Housing Trust (NHT) lift the ceiling on the amount of money loaned to depositors to purchase homes.

MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke, has warned praedial thieves that new and stronger anti-praedial larceny measures  will be revealed when he makes his presentation in the Budget Debate,  tomorrow (April 23).

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