Daily Archives: 04/07/2021

Caribbean: OECS Central Bank – Get Ready For DCash

By newsamericas – March 22, 2021

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News Americas, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar. 22, 2021: Get ready for ‘DCash’ in the Eastern Caribbean.

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) digital currency, DCash, will go live on March 31, starting with Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Lucia.

ECCB Governor Timothy Antoine, in making the announcement, urged people to get on board with this “safer, faster and cheaper” form of payment. “The future of the EC dollar is digital, so let’s make history together,” he said.    Continue reading

The Bahamas Moves Towards Commercial Roll Out Of A Digital Currency

By  newsamericas 

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. March 30, 2021: Another Caribbean country is moving closer to a commercial rolling out of its own digital currency this year.

The Central Bank of The Bahamas says it has developed and circulated draft Regulations for the commercial roll out in May of its digital currency, The Sand Dollar.      Continue reading

Ken Corsbie: The Caribbean’s Quintessential Theatre Celebrity – by Francis Quamina Farrier

 – by Francis Quamina Farrier

On March 27, Nations around the world, observed “World Theatre Day.” This annual event was established in 1962 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI) and supported by UNESCO. In this article, I am pleased to throw the spotlight on veteran Guyanese dramatist Ken Corsbie, who has been in the theatre arts for over seven decades.

Now in his early 90s, Ken Corsbie has been a member of the Theatre Guild of Guyana from its inception. However, his initial activities with theatre arts actually began at the Taitt’s Yard, now known as Cara Lodge on Quamina Street, previously Murray Street.        Continue reading