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Thursday, October 19 2017 @ 09:26 PM AST

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Venezuela, Trinidad & Tobago talk 'peace in the region' amid US, Canada sanctions

* The two met at the UNGA Friday in New York

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Cayman Islands economy grew 2% in Q1 2017

Source: ESO

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BHP Billiton payment to Govt down 45% to US$28.3m


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So now where are all the US dollars going?

Just under two years ago,
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McDonald's may build new restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago over next two years


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Kingsman on top in Trinidad and Tobago cinemas

Kingsman - The Golden Circle is now on top in Trinidad and Tobago cinemas, followed by Stephen King's 'It', followed by Ninjago.

The movies from last week are doing better in the Caribbean islands than the new releases this week: Green Days by the River, Flatliners and American Made.

American Assassin also seems to be failing and may barely get one more week.

After Ninjago, in 4th position, based on cinema screen size allocation, is Green Days by the River, followed by The Hitman's Bodyguard (though now taken off most screens), followed by American Made, followed by Flatliners, followed by American Assassin.

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Republic to inject fresh capital into HFC Bank Ghana

* Anthony Jordan to be confirmed new MD at HFC Ghana bank

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U.S. deploys National Guard, aid for Hurricane Maria victims

The US government has deployed 1,520 National Guardsmen, aid and other resources to help victims of Hurricane Maria, the US Department of Defense said yesterday. The US State Department Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kenneth Merten and USAID's Disaster Assistance Response Team Leader Tim Callaghan told journalists on a conference call arranged by the US Embassy in Port of Spain, yesterday (Sept. 21), many of Hurricane Maria's victims are and were expected to continue to be from the US' Caribbean territory of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island (USVI) of St Croix.

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The Bahamas slashes expenditure as revenue slashed too

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Trinidad & Tobago to cut expenditure to avoid $14 billion deficit in fiscal 2018

Key takeaways from the prime minister's pre-budget forum at the Hyatt today in Port of Spain: