WHATS HOT ?: News Links from the Caribbean

1st Sep 2003

A new section for Caribbean Weekly readers - a series of links illustrating whats hot in the Caribbean - from sport to weather, you will find the most up-to-date links from across the Island nations…
`OFFSHORE` firms - San Diego Union Tribune, CA
The corporate gambit of scampering to offshore tax havens such as Bermuda,
Barbados and the Cayman Islands is hardly new. In fact…

GAMBLING on college games tough to control - Tuscaloosa News, AL
Using offshore Internet sports books located in exotic locales, including
the Cayman Islands, Antigua and Costa Rica, he usually wagers on four or five games…

Re - DISCOVER the Caribbean Show ` necessary at this time - Barbados Advocate, BarbadosThis is the last `Coast to Coast` before our re-DISCOVER the CARIBBEAN
SHOW takes place on Friday, September 5, and while I do not want to use this column

T&T Trade Concern - Barbados Advocate, BarbadosBARBADOS` persistently large deficit with its leading CARICOM trade partner, Trinidad and Tobago, continues to widen with breakneck speed…

CUBA-US row over Grammy visas - BBC News, UK
This year, Cuban exiles plan to demonstrate if any musicians from Cuba
- run by Communist Fidel Castro after a coup in 1959 - appear with official consent…


CLOSE sneaky corporate tax loophole - Visalia Times-Delta, CA
But some corporations move their headquarters, often in name only, to offshore tax havens such as Bermuda or the Cayman Islands…

34 Migrants Sent Back to Cuba - Lakeland Ledger, FL
All the migrants were returned to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba. The first group of three migrants was spotted on a raft Aug. 21 about 60 miles south of Key West…

CARNIVAL on the street & on the air - New York Daily News, NY
And it will be there all day today, starting with Dahved Levy and Ann
Tripp`s morning show at 6. Mark Riley picks it up at 10 am and the whole `LIB Caribbean…

JAMAICA exports first locally manufactured car - San Francisco Chronicle, CAThe two-door Island Cruiser, one of 22 built this year at the company`s
plant in western Jamaica, sells for $11,500. The first order…


JAMAICA exports first locally manufactured car - MSNBCthe car, said company director Patrick Marzouca, who called the sale
`a proud milestone in the history of Jamaica.` Other orders are pending from the Bahamas…

HURRICANE Fabian Heads for Caribbean; Grace Breaks Up Over Texas - FOX NewsMIAMI - Hurricane Fabian (search) churned in the Atlantic packing powerful winds Monday, but meteorologists said it was too early to predict whether it would…

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