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Caribbean fisherfolk mobilise for stronger representation

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Port of Spain, Trinidad. September 2, 2013 - Over 35 fisherfolk leaders and resource persons from 17 CARICOM countries met in August in Trinidad and agreed on a four year plan of action which among other things will see fisherfolk in the Caribbean mobilising for stronger representation in the region and internationally.

Michael Lee-Chin – Jamaican Born Businessman, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Michael Lee-Chin

Michael Lee-Chin was born in Port Antonio Jamaica in 1951 of bi-racial (Chinese and Black) parents. He lives between his homes in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Miami Florida. Lee-Chin is a business magnate, investor, and philanthropist and the founder and Chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., a privately held investment company which owns a collection of diversified operating companies in sectors that include media, tourism, health care telecommunications and financial services.

Bristow Group Announces Major New Search And Rescue Contract Award In The United Kingdom

RAF Sea King Search and Rescue Helicopter

- Bristow has a 36-year history of providing UK Search and Rescue services
- Employment opportunities anticipated for the UK workforce in facilities, aircraft manufacture, and operations
- Contract expected to generate approximately $2.5 billion in revenue

Not a palm tree in sight - Some onshore jurisdictions can be laxer than the offshore sort

SAM KOIM, THE chairman of Papua New Guinea’s anti-corruption watchdog, raised eyebrows at a meeting of financial crime-fighters in Sydney last October when he described how officials from his country were systematically “using Australia as a Cayman Islands” by laundering a significant portion of corruptly obtained funds through Australian banks and property deals. Papuans were thought to be the largest property investors in Australia’s far north. He vowed to keep up the pressure on Australia until it stopped taking such business.

Countries with zero income taxes

Tax havens

Personal income taxes are a huge source of revenue for most governments, and the debate on taxes has been a hot-button issue in recent elections in the United States and Europe. But there are some countries where you can be 100% certain you don't have to pay income tax.

Apple stock dips below $500

Sources close to Apple have said the company has reduced its orders for parts needed for the newest iPhone

Apple's stock slipped below $500 for the first time in 11 months as investors reacted to reports signalling the company's latest iPhone is falling further behind alternatives running Google's Android operating system.

Fit to fly!

From left: Gregory Fox, Godfrey Rollins, Patrick Cousins, Oscar Darby, Paul Ronald Reece, Lloyd Tai and Egbert Field

Finally! After nearly 11 months of painstaking evaluation and working tirelessly to meet the requirements of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), Fly Jamaica Airways can now officially take to the skies.

Fly Jamaica gets all clear to take to the skies

Fly Jamaica

After nearly eleven months of arduous and painstaking evaluations and working tirelessly to meet the requirements of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), Fly Jamaica Airways can now officially take to the skies.

Fly Jamaica Airways was recently presented with its Air Operating Certificate (AOC), which means it now has the license to operate as an airline.

European stocks gain on expectations of European Central Bank bond buying

European Stocks

European stocks edged higher and the euro hovered near an eight-week high on Thursday on expectations the European Central Bank will unveil new tactics to cut high borrowing costs for indebted euro zone states at a policy meeting later in the day.

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