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NEW YORK, NY---The biggest
investment summit on the
Caribbean held outside the region
annually, returns with a bang this
Caribbean American Heritage
Month to New York City.
Global investors, business leaders
and dignitaries from China, Russia,
Africa, Dubai, the United States and
the Caribbean will come together
for the Invest Caribbean Now 2014,
(ICN) summit during Caribbean
Week in New York on June 4, at the
prestigious Harvard Club of New
ICN returns with a revamped
agenda and a focus on advancing
wealth in the Caribbean region.
The summit will kick-off with a
panel on Global Investment Trends
and The Caribbean with represen-
tatives from China, Russia, Africa,
the US and Dubai.
Also on the agenda this year will
be a focus on medical tourism as an
economic earner for Caribbean
nations with CEO of Global Med
Choices, Colin Childress and Dr Paul
Angelchik, founder of American
World Clinics. ICN will also spot-
light on the Emerging Relationship
Of Chinese Tourism and Investments
In The Caribbean; IT and Clean
Energy in the Caribbean and The
Caribbean Diaspora: A Real Source
For Investment? with the World
Bank Group s Qahir Dhanani, the
US State Department s IdEA s Leigh
Moran and Irwine Clare, Advisory
Board Member of the Jamaica Dias-
pora USA, North East.
Harvard, Princeton and Colombia
graduate and Caribbean-born
scholar, Dr Isaac Newton, will
deliver the keynote address on eco-
nomic development and investment
outreach while bridging the wealth
gap to the people of the Diaspora
and the Caribbean while this year s
project focus will be on the
Caribbean Market Village, a bril-
liant, new innovative US$30 million
resort project/theme park set to be
built in Dunnery, St Lucia. The
summit will wrap up with the
launch of the Woody Wilson Trop-
ical Collection for the Caribbean.
Woody Wilson is a renowned
designer to stars like Brad Pitt, Matt
Damon, Dwayne The Rock John-
son and Terrance Howard among
Immediately following the Sum-
mit, ICN will present its 2014 net-
working awards and cocktail recep-
tion in the Harvard Club s
Cambridge Room, where a Holly-
wood celebrity will join delegates
and honorees who will include the
2014 Leadership Awardee, Gordon
"Butch" Stewart, chairman of San-
A special addition to the ICN
Summit of 2014 is the Diamond
Dinner event for 20 individuals to
network and do business privately.
Attendance is by invitation only
from Joe Bernstein at joe@invest-
ICN Founder and Chairman Feli-
cia Persaud, CMO of communica-
tions consultancy, Hard Beat Com-
munications, says the 2014 Summit
will be the best and biggest in the
event s four-year history.
Biggest Caribbean investment summit set for June
There were only 207,761 shares
traded on the market this week
with a value of $5,379,688.05, the
week was short by two days due
to the Carnival celebration.
There were eight advances and
five declines. The Composite
Index continued the downward
trek declining marginally by 0.70
points or 0.06 per cent to close
The All Trinidad and Tobago
Index declined by 0.89 points or
0.04 per cent to close at 1,999.60.
The Cross Listed Index declined
by 0.06 points to close at 50.09.
The volume leader was Trinidad
Cement with 63,459 shares traded
or 30.54 per cent of all trades.
First Citizens Bank followed with
60,513 shares traded or 29.13 per
cent of all trades.
Grace Kennedy rounded off the
top three with 36,745 shares trad-
ed or 17.56 per cent of all trades.
On the Mutual Fund Market,
Clico Investment Fund had trades
of 101,850 shares with a value of
There were no other trades in
Trinidad Cement had the
largest increase of 5.31 per cent
moving to $2.18. Grace Kennedy
followed with an increase of 3.40
per cent moving to $3.65.
National Flour Mills rounded
off the top three with an increase
of 1.90 per cent to close at $1.07.
The largest decline was Nation-
al Commercial Bank of Jamaica
with a decline of 1.69 per cent to
close at $1.16.
Sagicor Financial followed with
a declined by 0.67 per cent to
close at $7.45.
Scotia Bank had the third
largest decline of 0.66 per cent
to close at $72.02.
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