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Wednesday, April 26 2017 @ 07:55 AM AST

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St Kitts & Nevis posts EC$154.7m primary surplus

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, February 21, 2017 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris maintains that the country’s finances are being competently managed, which results in a number of capital projects that will be rolled out in 2017.

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Hilaire: They can move their accounts

Hilaire: 'They can move their accounts' among the options available to bank customers dissatisfied with fees. (around Min. 15)

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U.S. Treasury working with T&T govt on money laundering, terrorism financing

John Murphy, an economic crime advisor from U.S. Treasury, is currently working with government of Trinidad and Tobago to fight money laundering and terrorism financing, as part of the U.S. Embassy’s ongoing partnership with the government building capacity in the security sector. This technical assistance is based on an agreement signed between the United States and Trinidad and Tobago in August 2016.

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Trinidad and Tobago tourism fell 7% last year

Trinidad Hotels Restaurants and Tourism Association (THRTA) says in Express http://www.trinidadexpress.com/201702...sm-numbers visitor arrivals fell 7% to 408,782 in 2016.

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Cemex pays US$86m for TCL's 3 plants across the Caribbean

Mexican cement manufacturer, Cemex, is paying US$86.36 million for Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) and its three cement plants in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, the company said in a Kingston-stamped statement.

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Cayman Islands economic growth to accelerate

New York-based Moody's Investors Service forecast that the Cayman Islands' "economic growth will average 2.6% annually from 2016 to 2018, compared to the 1.8% annual average the economy grew from 2011 to 2015," in a release Friday.

* Moody's said the growth will be driven by several tourism-related projects.

* Tourism and financial services drive the Caymanian economy

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China to lend Jamaica US$326 million for new highway

From Beijing, China, Jamaica's Ministry of Finance and Public Services issued the following statement dated February 16, 2017:

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Cayman Premier: Brexit impact on Cayman will be minimal

The Cayman islands are not very dependent on European Union funding like Montserrat and other U.K. overseas territories.

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Trinidad & Tobago Govt to table bill in Parliament to borrow U.S. dollars

The Government of Trinidad & Tobago will seek its Parliament's approval to borrow from the Caracas-based Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) or Corporacion Andina de Fomento, T&T Attorney General Faris Al Rawi announced today at a post-Cabinet media briefing. The announcement comes two days after the results of a local bond auction showed a weakening desire by local investors to lend their Government money.

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53% of Trinidadians & Tobagonians would like public services delivered online