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Bahamas a presenting sponsor of STEP LATAM Conference in Panama City - Aug 25, 2016 - 2:56:00 PM

Toronto, Ont. –  John Lawrence, STEP Worldwide Director, Founding Member of the STEP LATAM Conference and Past Deputy Chair of STEP Worldwide announced today that The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services has come on board as The Presenting Sponsor for The STEP LATAM 2016 Conference. John will also be a speaker at the 2016 STEP LATAM Conference in Panama City.

“As always, The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services is a major supporter of the STEP LATAM Conference, once again establishing The Bahamas as a premier IFC and a jurisdiction that is open for business in Latin America. With over 13 Latin American jurisdictions participating on the advisory committee for the conference...
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World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Global youth unemployment is on the rise again - Aug 24, 2016 - 5:09:03 PM

GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that the global youth unemployment rate is expected to reach 13.1 per cent in 2016 and remain at that level through to 2017 (up from 12.9 per cent in 2015).

The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook 2016, Trends for Youth report shows that as a result, the global number of unemployed youth is set to rise by half a million this year to reach 71 million (table 1) – the first such increase in 3 years.

Of greater concern is the share and number of young people, often in emerging and developing countries, who live in extreme or moderate poverty despite having a job...

News : International : Caribbean News
Sandals Resorts unveils 1st overwater wedding chapel in The Caribbean - Aug 24, 2016 - 5:12:03 AM

PIGEON ISLAND – Sandals Resorts is excited to announce the unveiling of a new unique wedding location at Sandals Grande St. Lucian, the new Overwater Serenity Wedding Chapel.

Located at the most southwestern point of the resort, the open-air, glass ailed chapel boasts panoramic views of the spectacular Rodney Bay, is the first-ever of its kind in the Caribbean.

The elegant seaside décor within the chapel includes a river stone alter, polished with a silver leaf finish and a nature-inspired aisle lined by three glass panels.
The layout allows guests to see the view of the water below, which will enhance the wedding ceremony with its natural surroundings.
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OAS and PAHO to Cooperate on Implementation of 2030 Sustainable Development Goals - Aug 19, 2016 - 12:51:00 PM

(OAS/PAHO)‒ The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today signed a declaration of cooperation to support the countries of the Americas in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The declaration signed by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro and PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne establishes joint activities primarily focused on equity, social inclusion, and social determinants of health in the region, areas in which both organizations have high interest.
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Caribbean Entrepreneurs to Benefit from World Bank Group’s First Online Course on Crowdfunding - Aug 18, 2016 - 10:03:28 AM

Kingston, Jamaica — Caribbean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from the World Bank Group’s premier free online course on crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is an Internet-enabled way for projects or businesses to raise capital from a large group of people, pilot new entrepreneurial ideas, and grow small and medium-sized enterprises.

According to Ganesh Rasagam, practice manager, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the World Bank Group, international organisations, national organisations, and others are paying closer attention to the impact of crowdfunding on local economic development. Crowdfunding has the power to unlock much-needed early-stage financing for entrepreneurs...
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Caribbean Tourisn Business must adapt to succeed - Aug 17, 2016 - 9:54:22 PM

MIAMI - The President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Karolin Troubetzkoy sees the upcoming Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) as an opportunity for hotels and tourism-related businesses to take stock and to "open our eyes to the bigger picture, which is so important if we want to succeed not only as individual businesses and destinations, but also as a region."
Speaking to reporters earlier this month in Miami, where CHTA is headquartered, Troubetzkoy stated the second annual forum, slated for the El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico from September 30 to October 2, 2016, will build on the success of last year's forum...
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Commonwealth forum advances innovation and integrity in public service - Aug 17, 2016 - 6:50:11 PM

Addressing the 6th Biennial Commonwealth Ministers for Public Service Forum, on Wednesday 17 August 2016, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland urged governments to deliver excellence and uphold the ideals of innovation, integrity and inclusivity in public service.

“A vital need in many of our Commonwealth member states at all levels of government is to create agile public institutions that are efficient, effective, and accountable,” she said. “This requires greater public transparency, with democratic oversight and institutional responsiveness in all aspects of public procurement, public financial management, and rigorous provision and enforcement of anti-corruption measures...”
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NASA Prepares to Launch First U.S. Asteroid Sample Return Mission - Aug 17, 2016 - 6:35:18 PM

NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth. The mission will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth.

TheOrigins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer(OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will travel to the near-Earth asteroid Bennu and bring a sample back to Earth for intensive study. Launch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 8 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida...

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NASA Television to Air Journey to Mars Showcase, Rocket Engine Test - Aug 16, 2016 - 8:51:13 AM

NASA is offering a behind-the-scenes look Thursday, Aug. 18, at its Journey to Mars, including the test of a rocket engine that will launch the agency to the Red Planet, with live coverage on social media, NASA Television and the agency’s website.

The day’s events begin at 9:30 a.m. EDT from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where the agency’s social media followers will have a conversation with NASA officials about the numerous efforts enabling exploration of the Red Planet. The public can ask questions during the live broadcast, which will air on NASA TV, using the hashtag #askNASA.

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Ambassador Highlights Historical Significance of Emancipation Day - Aug 15, 2016 - 3:15:13 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Speaking at the regular meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) Permanent Council held on Thursday, August 11, 2016, His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, used the occasion to highlight the historical significance of Emancipation Day, which was celebrated in The Bahamas on August 1.

“I think it is only right to celebrate, ponder and mark the 178th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire,” Dr. Newry said. “In effect, 178 years ago, on Monday 1st August, 1838, one of the greatest holocausts, human tragedies and era of human trafficking came officially, if not in practice, to an end throughout the British empire, including Canada...”
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Permanent Council of OAS urges action in Haiti to guarantee Elections on October 9 - Aug 14, 2016 - 12:08:19 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Thursday, August 11, 2016, called on all Haitian political and social actors to fully “assume their responsibilities and take all necessary measures to conclude the electoral process by holding free, fair and transparent elections on October 9.”

In a Declaration adopted unanimously during its regular meeting in the Simon Bolivar Hall at the OAS headquarters at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., the Council called on “appropriate Haitian authorities to take the decisions on provisional governance, in accordance with Article 7 of the February 5th 2016 Accord, so as to promote the holding of general elections at the established dates....
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The search is on to find the Commonwealth young person of the year - Aug 12, 2016 - 12:55:28 PM

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work, which recognise outstanding young people who have made a significant impact in improving the lives and livelihoods of others.

Young people aged 15 to 29 from Commonwealth member countries are eligible to apply for the awards, which focus this year on celebrating young people’s contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Past awardees have included young social entrepreneurs, human rights defenders, and climate change activists...
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Diplomats Tour New Bahamas Tourist Office - Aug 12, 2016 - 11:21:56 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, and Ms. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., along with several members of the Bahamas diplomatic corps  in D.C., were given a tour of the newly opened Bahamas Tourist Office, at 1012 14th Street, N.W., on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Pictured from left to right: Ms. Janine Gibson, Vice Consul, Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex; Ms. Tracee Dorestant, Second Secretary, Embassy of The Bahamas; Ms. Faith Maycock, Third Secretary/Vice Consul, Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex; Jeff Rodgers, Senior Manager, Bahamas Tourist Office...
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OAS Urges Action to Guarantee the Haiti Elections on October 9 - Aug 11, 2016 - 6:05:29 PM

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today called on all Haitian political and social actors to fully “assume their responsibilities and take all necessary measures to conclude the electoral process by holding free, fair and transparent elections in October 9.”

In a Declaration adopted unanimously, the Council called on “appropriate Haitian authorities to take the decisions on provisional governance, in accordance with Article 7 of the February 5th 2016 Accord, so as to promote the holding of general elections at the established dates...”
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World Bank and Caribbean Export Partner to Strengthen Early-Stage Investment in the Caribbean - Aug 11, 2016 - 11:23:43 AM

BARBADOS - The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is partnering with the World Bank Group to bring greater access to finance for Caribbean entrepreneurs and develop the region’s angel investment ecosystem.

The new program, LINK-CARIBBEAN, aims to stimulate private investment into early-stage enterprises by providing funding products that help entrepreneurs raise capital. The program will also develop a Regional Angel Investor Network (RAIN Caribbean) which will support the development of an early-stage investment community in the Caribbean...
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Belize becomes First Country in the Caribbean to Overturn Their Sodomy Laws - Aug 10, 2016 - 11:36:21 PM

The Belize Supreme Court today made a historic ruling in favor of gay activist Caleb Orozco, and has struck down the country’s anti-sodomy law. This is the first case launched in the Caribbean and the first case where the sodomy laws have been overturned.

The case was brought to court in 2010, heard in 2013 and the ruling came today, August 10, 2016. The long process has been spearheaded by Caribbean allies, activists, advocates, academics, and legal experts.

Orozco challenged the law claiming that it infringes on the ‘Protections of the Fundamental Rights and Freedoms’ of the individual guaranteed...

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UWI Ready to Support Belize Following Hurricane Earl - Aug 10, 2016 - 4:03:50 PM

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica - At the peak of the hurricane season, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) remains watchful and poised to lend support to its Caribbean neighbours. Outreach has begun for the recovery efforts in Belize after it was hard hit by Hurricane Earl.

The storm which made landfall south of Belize City just after being upgraded to a Category 1Hurricane last Thursday, August 4, 2016, resulted in major flooding in the central and coastal areas of Belize. Belize City and surrounding villages were among the most affected areas with some major bridges rendered impassable...
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P.G. County Business and Political Lumniaries attend “a Night in The Bahamas” Reception - Aug 10, 2016 - 11:20:36 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An estimated 100 business and political luminaries in Prince George’s County, Maryland, attended “An Evening in The Bahamas” cocktail reception on Monday, August 8, 2016, at the Fort Washington, Maryland, home of  Ms. Paulette  Zonicle, Bahamas Consul  General to Washington, D.C.

The event was hosted by His Excellency Dr. Eugene G. Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, and Consul General Zonicle, whose residence is located in Prince George’s County...

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The Bahamas wins Miss Petite World 2016 - Aug 9, 2016 - 11:40:30 PM

Latanya Collie has won the Miss Petite World 2016 in Hartford Connecticut on August 5th.

She also won Best Gown and Best Smile.

This is the 4th year Bahamas has participated.

Miss Collie's Facebook page says she is a chief executive officer at Now & Forever Photography; a former bartender at Atlantis Resort; and studied Hospitality Management at College Of The Bahamas
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Experts debate solutions to ‘detrimental’ decline in banking partnerships - Aug 8, 2016 - 1:30:23 PM

This week the Commonwealth is convening a meeting of banks, financial gurus and global regulators to explore its report on solutions to a problem that is threatening development in vulnerable economies.

The problem is “de-risking” – the growing trend of international banks to curtail relationships with local banks in vulnerable economies. These international banks are now avoiding banking customers they deem low profit or high risk, in part because of new regulations that are designed to stop the financing of terrorism and fight corruption.

The Disconnecting from Global Finance Report highlights the deteriorating...
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