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Saba airport before repairs took place. Photo by INS

WORLD’S SMALLEST COMMERCIAL RUNWAY REBUILT – IN SABA, DUTCH CARIBBEAN

The runway spans just 400 metres overlooking steep cliffs serving an island which is a dormant volcano with few stretches of flat land. The operator, Saba’s island government, has said…

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DUTCH CARIBBEAN UNDER SPOTLIGHT OVER MONEY LAUNDERING CONTROL WEAKNESSES

THE DUTCH Caribbean continues to have a weak reputation for fighting money laundering, and to a lesser extent terror financing, with the US 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR)…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – CHINA KNITTED FABRIC EXPORTS HIT BY AMERICAN DUTIES

…in a statement that it will “take time for the industry to rebuild”. *The Haitian government has increased this Caribbean knitwear manufacturing centre’s minimum wage with earnings in export-oriented assembly…

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GASEP TIMELINES SHOULD BE REVIEWED, SUGGESTS SENIOR ICAO OFFICIAL

…the Caribbean (along with the Americas) having been released only in July, it was possible 50% of small island states departments responsible for aviation security had even read the document….

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ASIAN-OWNED GARMENT FACTORIES HELP GROW HAITI’S CLOTHING SECTOR

…of the Association des Industries d’Haïti (ADIH). The Caribbean country has seen an influx of Asian-owned businesses since early 2017 and Sassine said there are presently almost 20 such garment…

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC LEADERS HOPE CLOTHING EXPORTS CAN GROW, DESPITE END OF USA ALLOWANCE

THE IMPENDING December 1 expiration of the Dominican Republic Earned Import Allowance Program (DR 2-for-1 or EIAP) has been met with equanimity by the Caribbean country and its manufacturers who…

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HAITI GARMENT MANUFACTURERS SAY THEY CAN DELIVER EXPANSION, IF THEIR GOVERNMENT DELIVERS STABILITY

GARMENT manufacturing industry insiders in Haiti are optimistic that their sector can continue expanding in size, as long as the Caribbean country’s government delivers economic and social stability. This is…

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EXPANDED CENTRAL AMERICAN CUSTOMS UNION WILL BOOST HONDURAN CLOTHING AND TEXTILE LOGISTICS, EXPORTS

…according to a note from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL). Canahuati says that the exports from Honduras to Guatemala already increased by 10% during the…

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HURRICANE IRMA PROMPTS RENEWAL WITHIN CARIBBEAN AIRPORTS

…one of several across the Caribbean pummeled by catastrophic Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Bosses say they plan to relocate departure and arrival facilities back into the ground floor of…

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UK BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP VOTE ALARMS OVERSEAS TERRITORIES

…(in 2016). See https://www.eso.ky/app/webroot/data/files/Pie%20Chart-GDP%20Share%20by%20Industry%202016.pdf The 60,765 islanders have a USD48,314 annual GDP-per-head lifestyle. *These incomes far exceed those of many Caribbean independent countries lacking such offshore finance expertise. The annual…

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