Scotiabank Selling off Banks in the Caribbean

Scotiabank Selling off Banks in the Caribbean

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Scotiabank Selling off Banks in the Caribbean Source: Caribbean 360   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tuesday November 27, 2018 – Scotiabank is shutting shop in parts of the Caribbean, entering an agreement with a Trinidad-based leading financial group to take over its banking operations in nine “non-core markets” in the region. It was announced today that, subject […]

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CARICOM seeks to re-introduce single airline passenger security check

CARICOM seeks to re-introduce single airline passenger security check

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CARICOM seeks to re-introduce single airline passenger security check   Source: Caribbean News Now   GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is seeking to re-introduce the single security check for direct transit passengers on multi-stop intra-community flights. CARICOM secretary-general, Irwin LaRocque, acknowledged that this will no doubt be “a welcome initiative for regional travellers.” […]

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10 Injured as Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana

10 Injured as Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana

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10 Injured as Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana Source: Caribbean 360   GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Friday November 9, 2018 – Ten people were injured this morning when a Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 120 passengers and eight crew members made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana. Officials say none of […]

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With a Major Oil Discovery, Guyana Is Poised to Become a Top Producer

With a Major Oil Discovery, Guyana Is Poised to Become a Top Producer

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Guyana, the tiny English-speaking South American country, is poised to become the next big oil producer in the Western Hemisphere, attracting the attention and investment dollars of some of the biggest oil companies in the world. This week, Exxon Mobil and Hess announced the successful drilling of a deepwater exploration well that may soon confirm […]

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7 Facts about Guyana

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1. According to the Worldwide Waterfall Database’s rankings of the top waterfalls in the world, Guyana is home to the No. 2 waterfall — Kaieteur Falls. Kaieteur Falls in Guyana is around 741ft (226m) high and this means it’s over four times higher than the Niagara Falls (51m). 2. It is the only English-speaking country […]

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