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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,…

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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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AERONAV DELIVERS NEW ATC TOWER TO HURRICANE-DEVASTATED ANGUILLA

…of the runway after dark.” Also, when welcoming tower installers to the north-east Caribbean island, a British overseas territory, Foy explained how important restoring the airport to pre-Irma operability “is…

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TECHNICAL REGULATORY ROUND UP - OECD RELEASES TAX EXCHANGE DATA

Caribbean. Africa’s average 2015 tax-to-GDP ratio was 19.1%; compared to 22.8% in Latin America/Caribbean and 34.3% for the 35 richer countries within the OECD. The African conclusion was based on…

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ICAO GREEN AIRPORT SEMINAR HEARS HOW ACI WILL LAUNCH NEW ECO-TERMINAL PEER REVIEW SYSTEM

…European Union have been running am environmental capacity-building and assistance partnership, working with 14 countries in Africa and the Caribbean on reducing CO2 emissions from international aviation. She said the…

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LOW LEVELS OF AFRICA TAX TAKE DEMONSTRATED BY OECD

…Latin America and the Caribbean. Africa’s average 2015 tax-to-GDP ratio was 19.1%; compared to 22.8% in Latin America/Caribbean and 34.3% for the 35 richer countries within the OECD. The African…

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CARIBBEAN ACCOUNTING BOSS TO PROMOTE CHANGE IN PROFESSION - ADDING VALUE NOT JUST CRUNCHING NUMERS

in 1988 to help accountants work within a region where pan-Caribbean institutions and enterprises had become increasingly influential through regional integration following the launch of the Caribbean Community and Common…

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CARIBBEAN CALL FOR LOCALLY SOURCED ORGANIC PRODUCTS TO CHALLENGE IMPORTS OF BIG NAME BRANDS

THE CARIBBEAN may be a small and fragmented regional market but it is a hotbed of innovation in the personal care product industry, and a potential source of inspiration in…

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GOVERNMENT REFORMS POINT TO BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR COLOMBIAN OIL SECTOR STILL BESET BY DOMESTIC SECURITY FEARS

…of what is being touted as potentially Colombia’s largest reserve yet from offshore drilling off the Caribbean coastal departments of Cordoba and Sucre. Imports, meanwhile, have been boosted with a…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EFSA LAUNCHES SUGAR SAFETY STUDY

…(EFFAT), and Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) suppliers made a joint call for Brussels to abandon these import expansion plans at a meeting on April 1. Their statement called the…

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