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Caribbean

Banks abandon the Caribbean, local bitcoin exchange experiences 33% increase in users every month since February

Banks abandon the Caribbean, local bitcoin exchange experiences 33% increase in users every month since February

Smaller, poorer countries are being abandoned by big banks in an exodus commonly referred to as “de-risking” or “de-banking.” In the Caribbean, where many small countries with poorer populations reside close to each other, the problem is getting so bad that local businesses regularly have a hard time receiving remittances and paying suppliers outside of [...]

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Under-reporting of catches threatens Caribbean marine life

Under-reporting of catches threatens Caribbean marine life

In order to prevent the destruction of fisheries, regulations limit the amount of fish that can be caught in Caribbean islands, but researchers fear ineffective methods of counting catches threaten to destroy marine life and the fishing industry. The number of fish caught in the Turks and Caicos Islands may be nearly three times as [...]

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St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

St. Lucia’s government has signed an agreement to build the island’s first internationally targeted, integrated development — a project worth $2.6 billion designed to attract Chinese tourists and investment. The Pearl of the Caribbean will occupy a 700-acre site on the south end of the island. Plans include a casino, horse racetrack, resort and shopping [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

Cuba to hold association of Caribbean States Summit

Cuba to hold association of Caribbean States Summit

Cuba will host the 7th Summit of the association of Caribbean States (ACS) from June 2 to four within thecapital, the Ministry of foreign Affairs (MINREX) confirmed these days. the clicking release issued at the MINREX official internet site states that delegations from the 25 membercountries of ACS and 7 different friends will attend the [...]

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