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S&P downgrades UK credit rating due to Brexit vote

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) June 28, 2016 — Ratings agency Standard & Poor's removed the United Kingdom's coveted AAA status on Monday because of its vote to leave the European Union, downgrading it by two notches with a long-term negative outlook.

CARICOM still relevant in region- Minister Greenidge

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 26, 2016- CARICOM as a unit remains relevant, but it needs “to do a lot more” to strengthen its effectiveness in the region. This view was shared by Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge in an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA).
  • Published in CARICOM

Regional jitters over shock vote

Caribbean trade and international relations experts and politicians were yesterday busy assessing the likely political and economic fallout from Thursday’s Brexit vote in Britain, with at least one leading negotiator suggesting it can have a significant impact on the region’s development agenda.

The Brexit vote: Implications for CARICOM

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, NEWSDAY EDITORIAL, June 22, 2016- WHATEVER the outcome of tomorrow’s referendum on the future of the United Kingdom in relation to the European Union (EU), there will be implications for this country.
  • Published in Opinion

Obama Urges the British People Not to Leave the EU

U.S. President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal on Friday for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain's place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking.
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