Marketplace Excellence Corp

November 8, 2015


Dr. Keith Mitchell
Photo Credit: GIS Grenada

“It is in our region’s interest to unite around Sir Ronald Sanders, if our CARICOM is serious about ensuring that one of our own becomes the next Secretary General of the Commonwealth. When our region identified the coordination of foreign policy as one of the four pillars of our integration movement, it was with a clear understanding that this unity of purpose formed the best option for advancing our foreign policy interest. Sir Ronald Sanders is our ‘best option’ at this time.” – Dr. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister, Grenada (Caribbean News Now)
“No developing country can effectively attain a sustainable growth path or developed-economy status unless it has a vibrant and sustainable agricultural sector. Just take note of most developed countries. They have some of the most vibrant and developed agricultural sectors and more so, most of them are practically self-sufficient in basic food, both at the level of the primary product and at the top of the value-added chain in manufacturing.” – Esworth Reid, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Barbados (Jamaica Observer)
“Five-time NBA Championship winner and son of St. Croix, Tim Duncan, has reached another astonishing milestone in his spectacular career. With the San Antonio Spurs’ victory over the New York Knicks on Monday, Tim racked up his 954th career win with a single team, breaking the record previously held by Hall of Fame point guard John Stockton. This U.S. Virgin Islander keeps showing us that his passion and drive know no limits!” – Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Commissioner of Tourism, United States Virgin Islands
“This new (JetBlue Airways service from New York) is a wonderful milestone as it is the first inaugural flight into the new V.C. Bird International Airport and represents an important step in increasing the airlift to our country, which is an important part in the success of our tourism industry.” – Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, Antigua and Barbuda (Travel Pulse)
“As part of efforts to build capacity and empower our people during the period September to November, we have been conducting taxi training seminars for taxi operators to lift the quality of service and enhance the overall visitor experience. However, training will not be limited to the transportation sector as we shall extend it to shops, vendors and to employees in the industry.” – Lindsay Grant, Minister of Tourism, St. Kitts and Nevis
“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities; seize common occasions and make them great.” – Orison Swett Marden, Writer
“No matter who your mother and father may be, you belong to the human race.” – Lord Pretender, Calypsonian

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