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USGS Earthquake Alert: M 4.5 - 90km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas (USGS) -- At 03:30 AM local time this morning the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a M 4.5 earthquake near Puerto Rico at 28.51 km deep at sea.

335 Mujeres Participaron En Jornada De Lactancia Materna Sincronizada

SANTO DOMINGO (CICOM) -- La Liga de la Leche en República Dominicana celebró recientemente un ciclo de jornadas de Lactancia Materna, donde participaron 335 mujeres de diversos puntos del país en Santo Domingo y Santiago.

Nicki Minaj Joins Madame Tussauds Las Vegas!

LAS VEGAS, NV, U.S.A. -- The world's first Madame Tussauds wax figure of multi-platinum, award-winning rapper and singer Nicki Minaj debuted on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. The event took place inside Madame Tussauds Las Vegas at The Venetian. Minaj’...

RD Registra Más De 50 Mil Operaciones De Vuelos En Primer Semestre 2015

PUNTA CAUCEDO (IDAC) -- El sistema de aviación civil de la República Dominicana sigue siendo uno de los más seguros y confiables del área del Caribe; además, el país es uno de los destinos favoritos para turistas de gran parte del mundo para...

Evelyn Wever-Croes: Mike Eman No Ta Interesa Den Aruba Mas

ORANJESTAD (MEP) -- Ora bo sinta pensa kiko Mike Eman ta hasiendo den ultimo simannan bo ta realisa, cu ya e no ta trahando pa Aruba mas.

Embassy Suites By Hilton Dorado Del Mar Beach Resort In Puerto Rico Completes Second Phase Of Renovation

SAN JUAN -- Embassy Suites by Hilton Dorado del Mar Beach Resort announced the completion a major renovation campaign started earlier this year, including a full overhaul of all suites and introduction of the new Grand Hall.

Puerto Rico Defaults On $58M Debt Payment

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- The government of Puerto Rico has confirmed that it failed to make a $58 million debt payment that was due Saturday, a move that amounted to a default for the first time in its 117 years as a United States possession...

Paradise Beach Nevis Opens

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Paradise Beach Nevis, a sophisticated seven-villa resort, has opened on the Caribbean island of Nevis, providing a chic and discreet beachfront retreat for couples, families and groups of friends. The privately owned property...

Competir En La Economía Mundial Requiere La Creación De Un Mercado Único Digital En América Latina Y El Caribe

VITACURA, Santiago de Chile, Chile (CEPAL) -- Un bloque común con un marco normativo e institucional uniforme apoyaría significativamente los esfuerzos regionales de expansión de la economía digital, la cual abarca distintos ámbitos, desde la...

Prime Minister Outlines Plan To Expand Cassava Industry

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is moving apace to expand the cassava industry through a number of partnerships with the private sector and the University of the West Indies, with support from the Colombian Government in the establishment of a...

Heritage Bank To Acquire CIBC Firstcaribbean’s Operations In Belize

BELIZE CITY (CIBC) -- Heritage Bank and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Monday announced that they have entered into an agreement that will see Heritage Bank acquiring the assets of the Belize operations of CIBC FirstCaribbean.

República Dominicana: ¿Amnistía De Nacionalidad?

SANTO DOMINGO (LF) -- Apesar de que no se han podido presentar pruebas convincentes sobre casos de apátridas en nuestro país, ni de evidencias inequívocas de deportaciones masivas o de crisis humanitarias, varios sectores de la comunidad...

Arrival Of International Tourists To The D.R. Continues Upward Trend

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- The number of international tourists visiting the Dominican Republic grew by six percent during the January-June 2015 period.

Government To Push Small Business Development

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Micro-enterprises in Guyana will be given a level playing field, as opportunities to expand and enhance this area of business and promote entrepreneurialship will soon be the focus of Government.

Mid-Year Visitor Arrivals Show Overall Positive Increase

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- Following another consecutive record breaking year in 2014 the Cayman Islands has remained in a modest growth positon year to date June 2015.

Oil Spill Off St. Eustatius’ Coast

ORANJESTAD -- Statia Safe & Sound Foundation (SSS) have requested St. Eustatius’ Harbor Master, Mr. Austin van Heyningen, for information regarding reports of an oil spill that occurred on Friday, July 31st at about 9pm.

New Flights Show How Far Belize Has Come, According To Eco Resort Chaa Creek

SAN IGNACIO (Chaa Creek) -- The recent announcement that Copa Airlines will be offering two flights a week to Belize City from Panama’s Hub de la Americas is welcome news that also highlights Belize’s rise as a highly desirable travel destination,...

International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% In The First Four Months Of 2015

MADRID, Spain (UNWTO) -- International tourism demand continued to be robust between January and April 2015 with tourist arrivals increasing 4% worldwide according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Milton Segarra Appointed To Board Of Destination Marketing Association International

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (MPR) -- Global trade organization, Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has announced the appointment of Milton Segarra, president and CEO of Meet Puerto Rico to their Board of Directors. DMAI sanctioned the...

Travelers Are Willing To Pay Airports & Airlines A Premium For More Convenience, Communication & Choice

BOSTON, MA, U.S.A. -- Consolidation across the airline industry, resource constraints and maybe even inaccurate assumptions about what travelers value could be getting in the way of airports and airlines delivering the kind of experience travelers...