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CARIBBEAN | Scotiabank says Caribbean Remains Important

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Scotiabank is not pulling out of the region insisted Scotiatbank's senior vice-president and head of the Caribbean South and East, Stephen Bagnarol  yesterday. Instead, it has decided to focus on its core markets, where they have “size and scale.”

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Jamaica | Holness Signs $285-million contingent credit facility with IDB

WASHINGTON, DC, November 27, 2018 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness  and his finance minister Dr. Nigel Clarke, yesterday signed a $285 million Contingent Credit Facility, with the Inter-American Development Bank, which will provide immediate financing during  the emergency recovery phase in the event of a national disaster.

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GUYANA, Ghana to explore airline services between Caribbean and Africa

DPI, Guyana, Friday, November 23, 2018 - Guyana and Ghana on Friday signed a bilateral air services agreement that could pave the way for direct flights between Ghana and Guyana once the two countries make the routes  sufficiently attractive for low-cost airlines to get passengers.

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  • Published in Tourism

CARICOM to discuss connecting Africa and the Caribbean via air transport

GEORGETOWN, November 21, 2018 - The examination and  development of air links between the African continent and its diaspora in the Caribbean, will be among the topics to be explored at this week's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) air transport meeting at Georgetown in Guyana.

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CHINA | "The Belt and Road Initiative Looks East"

Over the past few months, a team from The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) has done an extensive study into China’s engagement with island nations in the Caribbean and the South Pacific, with a focus on geopolitical and governance-related ramifications.

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