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CBI financed development paves way for future projects in Dominica
ROSEAU, Dominica -- Citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes are not usually associated with creating new affordable housing communities. However, the Petite Savanne Resettlement Programme in Dominica is a ground-breaking scheme to rehouse residents displaced by...
Publ.Date : 2017-03-23

US Coast Guard offloads $44.5 million of seized cocaine in USVI and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The US Coast Guard offloaded approximately 929 kilograms of cocaine on Tuesday in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, and another 400 kilograms of cocaine on Sunday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The offloads come after two recent at sea interdictions in international...
Publ.Date : 2017-03-23

Grenada receives grant for geothermal energy development
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of US$231,630 to the government of Grenada to build its capacity for planning and implementation of its geothermal energy development roadmap. The resources are
Publ.Date : 2017-03-23

Subtle but key differences in Caribbean citizenship programmes
MIAMI, USA -- It is often tempting to lump together the five citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes of the Eastern Caribbean, with investors assuming that the only difference is the reputation of the island or the price of the passport. This is clearly not the case. While they often share many...
Publ.Date : 2017-03-23

Jamaican farmers to benefit from GBP35.5 million UK grant
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Farmers in Essex Valley in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, are to benefit from the development of an irrigation system, which will supply water to approximately 700 hectares of agricultural land in that parish. The project is being funded through a grant of GBP35.5 million from...
Publ.Date : 2017-03-23

Puerto Rico officials urge congress to take immediate action to avoid \'Medicaid cliff\'
WASHINGTON, USA -- The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, and Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner Jennifer Gonzalez spoke to a group on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to urge the US Congress to address immediately the urgent and entirely avoidable health care crisis known as...
Publ.Date : 2017-03-23