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“There’s Tremendous Interest In Adopting Renewables Across The Caribbean”

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (WB) -- Oil provides more than 90% of primary energy needs in the Caribbean, making the region highly vulnerable to price fluctuations. A summit of Caribbean leaders and energy experts convened by the U.S. State Department in...

Consumers Empowered With Launch Of UTech Healthy Eating Campaign With Partners Nestlé And CAC

KINGSTON (UTech) -- Consumers will now be more empowered with information needed to make healthy food choices, thanks to a national “Healthy Eating in Jamaica” campaign launched by the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) in...

Suspect In Investigation Hector No Longer In Custody

KRALENDIJK, Bonaire (OM) -- The man who has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the death of the student who was found in April on Saba, has been released on July 27th, 2015.

American Airlines Expands Presence In Mexico, The Caribbean And Latin America With Eight New Routes

FORT WORTH, TX, U.S.A. (AA) -- American Airlines plans to add eight new routes throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America later this year, further strengthening its position in these key regions and providing customers with increased...

A L’Approche Des Elections, L’Office National D’Identification Rassure

PORT-AU-PRINCE (MC) -- Le Directeur Général de l’Office National d’Identification (ONI), M. Jean-Baptiste Saint-Cyr, intervenant à la Conférence hebdomadaire au Ministère de la Communication a fait le point sur l’état d’avancement des principaux...

First Ever OECS Business Council Is Formed

CASTRIES (OECS) -- The first ever OECS Business Council retreat began on Monday July 20th 2015, under the theme: “Converging the development agenda together.”

2015 Curaçao Hotel Occupancy, ADR & Revpar Growing Steadily

WILLEMSTAD (CHATA) -- Hotel occupancy figures for the 1st semester of 2015 (Year To Date – June) illustrate a considerable surge, in comparison with 2013 and 2014. Curaçao hotel performance registered a 75% occupancy in the 1st semester of 2015...

UK Ship Supports TCI Hurricane And Disaster Readiness

COCKBURN TOWN, Grand Turk (TCIG) --  The 16,000 tonne Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ship Lyme Bay will arrive in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) this weekend to support the Islands’ hurricane season preparations (1-4 August 2015).

TCIG Teams Visits Turkey On Trade & Investment Mission

COCKBURN TOWN, Grand Turk (TCIG) --  The Minister of Finance, Investment and Trade, Hon. C. Washington Misick recently returned from a three day trade and Investment mission to Istanbul, Turkey.

USGS Earthquake Alert: M 4.0 - 3km S of Guaymate, Dominican Republic

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas (USGS) -- The eastern side of the Dominican Republic was hit this morning by an earthquake M 4.0.

HAMILTON (Bacardi) -- Bacardi Limited has been awarded top honors by some of the most respected media, marketing, and communications organizations for its Corporate Communications programs driving the Bacardi Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable...

JetBlue's Newest Route To Turks And Caicos Now On Sale

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (JetBlue) -- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) announced that flights on its recently announced new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in Turks and Caicos are...

SXM Airport Organizes Media Trip for Aviation and Travel Journalists

SIMPSON BAY (PJIA) -- About a dozen international aviation and travel journalists will be visiting the island on a media trip organized by the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, from August 11 – 13, 2015. The trip is aimed at bringing...

Dominican Republic Gets Women’s Bronze Medal

TORONTO, ON, Canada (NORCECA) -- The Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21) to win the bronze medal at the women’s volleyball of the Pan American Games at Toronto Exhibition Center on Saturday.

Kick ‘Em Jenny Submarine Volcano -Frequently Asked Questions

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad (UWI-SRC) -- Kick 'em Jenny (KeJ) is a submarine volcano located 8km north of Grenada. The volcano is about 1300m high, and its summit is currently thought to be about ~200m below the surface of the sea.

Bahamas’ Spectacular Harbour Island Wins Best Island In The Caribbean In Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2015

NASSAU (BMT) -- Harbour Island, Bahamas, has won top honors as Best Island in the Caribbean in the prestigious Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2015.

Building Geographical Indications For The Caribbean’s Origin-Linked Products

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CEDA) -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) opened the two-day sub-regional workshop on branding and the use of geographical indications in the development of management strategies for origin-linked...

Expedia Sees Significant Growth For St. Lucia

BELLEVUE, WA, U.S.A. (Expedia) -- The  Expedia group, one of the world's leading travel companies, saw significant increase in travel demand for properties of all star levels on the island of St. Lucia.

Celebración Del 63 Aniversario De La Constitución Del Estado Libre Asociado De Puerto Rico

SABANA GRANDE (La Fortaleza) -- Desde Sabana Grande, cuna de Luis Negrón López - miembro de la Asamblea Constituyente y gigante de nuestra historia demasiadas veces olvidado - nos toca hoy, a todos los puertorriqueños - no solo a los...

CARICOM: When Sustainable Development Isn’t A Slogan, But A Necessity

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (OAS) -- Subject to a double vulnerability, from external economic shocks and natural disasters, the islands of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) see sustainable development as an urgent necessity rather than a politically...