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Globe Launches All-Network Text (04/16/2012)

Globe Telecom's pre-paid subscribers can now send 100 text messages to any local or international network in 55 destinations worldwide.

RE/MAX Belize Says Big Oil Has Belize Over a Barrel (04/13/2012)

The recently re-elected Prime Minister of Belize, the Honourable Dean Barrow, intends to turn to Venezuela for some of Belize's fuel imports, taking advantage of the PetroCaribe Agreement.

In Antigua, Climate Change Amplifies Human Destruction (04/13/2012)

In Antigua, Evi Johnson points to where his favourite beach, now eroded, used to be.

Gov't commits to resolving maritime boundary issues (04/11/2012)

Basseterre, St. Kitts: Some fishermen in St. Kitts and Nevis continue to face the challenge of being arrested by the authorities of neighboring islands for illegally traversing or fishing in their waters.

Grounded Colwyn Bay cargo ship emptied of fuel (04/10/2012)

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Ship fuel removal due to finish (04/09/2012)

Environment Agency Wales said efforts over the Easter weekend to remove 24,000 litres of gas oil from the MV Carrier were almost complete.

China Pours Money into Caribbean (04/08/2012)

A new $35 million stadium opened in the Bahamas. The island nation of Dominica has received a grammar school, renovated hospital and sports stadium.

U.S. Alert as China's Cash Buys Inroads in Caribbean (04/07/2012)

NASSAU, the Bahamas - A brand new $35 million stadium opened here in the Bahamas a few weeks ago, a gift from the Chinese government.

Antigua and Barbuda: Statement by an IMF Mission (04/06/2012)

An International Monetary Fund mission led by Geoffrey Bannister visited Antigua and Barbuda during March 27-April 5, to undertake the fourth, fifth, and sixth reviews of the program under the Stand-By Arrangement approved by the Fund's Executive Board on June 7, 2010 .

COMMENTARY: Why No Air Transport Talks Including REDjet? (04/06/2012)

What prohibits a meeting of representatives of Caribbean Community governments on the crucial matter of air transport within the region, even as the situation worsens, is beyond comprehension.

Caribbean Embraces Minister Farrakhan (04/04/2012)

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua A - This island's loving embrace of and respect for Louis Farrakhan was evident: There was live television and radio coverage of his airport arrival.

Research and Markets: Caribbean Telecom Markets - Anguilla to Bermuda - 2012 (04/03/2012)

This report provides an overview of the telecom markets in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados and Bermuda.

LIAT told to learn from REDjet (04/02/2012)

LIAT is doing no better than REDjet and should work some of the grounded low-cost carrier's good points into its own model, says Minister of International Business George Hutson.

UNDP climate change country profile: Antigua and Barbuda (04/02/2012)

A profile of the nation of Antigua and Barbuda compiled for the UNDP. It includes an overview of the island's present climate and how it is anticipated to alter in the face of climate change.

Government of Antigua and Barbuda mulls joining ECTEL (04/02/2012)

The government of Antigua and Barbuda is considering becoming a member of the regional telecoms watchdog the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority , which currently comprises five nations - the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Sandals to launch corporate university (03/20/2012)

The Sandals Group, which operates 17 hotels in several Caribbean countries, will be launching the Sandals Corporate University in Jamaica on Wednesday, partly to provide certification to staff without formal academic qualifications.