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Financial Sense…Last Woman Standing!!!

Financial Sense…Last Woman Standing!!!

By Judy M. McCutcheon MBA I have the most interesting and intriguing friends. I visited a friend some weeks ago, he’s good for my health because he feeds my food fetish with good solid healthy food, but he also helps to stimulate my thought process quite a bit. On this visit, his question to me(…)

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Financial Sense…Fathers Matter!!!

Financial Sense…Fathers Matter!!!

By Judy M. McCutcheon MBA I recently read a book titled “Breeders Not Fathers.” The title of the book disturbed me initially, but I got the point the writer is trying to convey.  In the book, the writer sought to distinguish what good fathers do as opposed to what “Breeders” do regarding the rearing of(…)

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Financial Sense…Moving on Up!!

Financial Sense…Moving on Up!!

By Judy M. McCutcheon MBA In terms of quality of life, I think in the Caribbean we have it really good for the most part. We can eat organic food at a fraction of the price as compared to other parts of the world, we are rich in a culture and tradition of family and(…)

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Grenada’s Pension Reform is Under the IMF

Grenada’s Pension Reform is Under the IMF

By J. K. Roberts (Sound Public Policies Advocate); Circulated on Sunday 20 August 2017 As affected public officers start unfortunately very late to appreciate and to experience the devastating and degrading impact of the 1983 Pensions (Disqualification) Act and now seem to be showing signs of frustration and confusion on the plight, Prime Minister Dr.(…)

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Bold Enough To Be

Bold Enough To Be

By Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, the Caribbean Export Development Agency A few weeks ago, on two separate occasions, a female colleague came to my office building to follow up and strategize how to address some of the critical issues affecting regional trade.  On both occasions, I received a call from her indicating that she was(…)

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Budget 2017: Feedback Re Quarantine Point and Debt Swap

In response to its statement on Budget 2017, Quarantine Point and Debt Swap[1], the Grouping of CSOs, has received feedback from a young Caribbean environmental professional who sought to correct and enhance our understanding of the concept of “debt for nature swap”. The statement put out by the Grouping noted: “Debt Swap means that in(…)

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Bristol on the EC Judiciary

By Francis Alexis, 5 Dec 16 1.0       HE CRIES LACK OF INTEGRITY 1.1       James Bristol is smarting from his client not having obtained from the High Court an injunction to stop the 24th Nov Referendum. He cries lack of integrity during the hearing; implying that justice suffered from lack of integrity in the hearing.  Bristol(…)

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