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Egypt, South Africa officially bid to host AFCON 2019 – CAF

Egypt and South Africa have officially put in bids to host the next African Cup of Nations, AFCON; the continent’s football governing body said on Saturday.

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, revoked hosting rights of Cameroon, who till early December were billed to host the tournament slated for mid-2019.

CAF cited inability to complete logistics and insecurity in parts of the country as part of the reason Cameroon could not host the competition. Yaounde has vehemently rejected the claims.

Bidding was reopened for hosts with South Africa being the first to express interest. Egypt threw their hat in only…

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New Miami-St Vincent Flights Officially Begin

By the Caribbean Journal staff

American Airlines’ new flights to the island of St Vincent have officially begun.

The first nonstop flight from Miami to St Vincent’s Argyle International Airport touched down on Saturday, Dec. 15.

The year-round service will operate weekly on Saturdays on an Airbus A319 aircraft.

To have direct service out of Miami is a game changer for the country. This service will make it so much easier for visitors including the diaspora to vacation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines,” said Glen Beache, the chief executive officer of the SVG Tourism Authority. “Miami being one of the main hubs for connections in the USA will be an excellent gateway for visitors from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and even the United Kingdom to access the beauty that is St….

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On Friday, Nov. 2, 2018,Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. officially opened Terminal A, the largest cruise terminal in t…

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Holmes Hall officially dedicated to NC State's first African-American graduate

After NC State announced the renaming of University College Commons, the official dedication ceremony of Holmes Hall took place in honor of the …
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Cayman Islands governor officially removed from post

Anwar Choudhury

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury will not be returning to the Cayman Islands but will be re-posted to London, according to an extremely brief statement from the governor’s office on Thursday. Officials said that a short-term successor will now be appointed while the recruitment process for a permanent replacement begins.

Choudhury was suspended from the job more than three months ago and recalled to the UK, following unspecified allegations against him from his household and office staff, understood to relate to bullying. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) appears to have completed the investigation but has not said anything at all about the findings.

Although Choudhury has not been fired, the fact that he…

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PwC officially re-opens its doors in St. Lucia

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – PwC’s return to St Lucia is a sign of the significant potential for growth in the Eastern Caribbean.

Speaking at a cocktail event to announce the official re-opening of its St Lucia office, Frazer Lindsay, CEO, PwC in the Caribbean, said “We are very excited to be re-opening our doors in St Lucia. Being here, in my view, is about creating and implementing a sustainable strategy that can help our clients to grow their business, not only in the Eastern Caribbean but regionally.”

Lindsay noted that setting up the office in St Lucia was in line with PwC’s regional strategy.

“St Lucia is an important hub for many of our regional clients and we believe that a physical presence in territory is important to ensure that we deliver the services that our clients…

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