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Inter-American Development Bank Report Highlights Business Opportunities At The Base Of The Pyramid In Latin America And The Caribbean

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (IDB) -- According to an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report released Tuesday, the base of the pyramid is a $759 billion market offering promising business opportunities to the private sector.

USGS Earthquake Alert: M 3.8 - 19km ENE of Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas (USGS) -- At 06:28 PM local time the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a M 3.8 earthquake near Sint Maarten.

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- United Nations human rights experts today called on the Government of the Dominican Republic to take steps to prevent arbitrary deportations and to adopt measures to address allegations of racial profiling during...

América Latina Y El Caribe Crecerá Solo 0,5% En 2015

VITACURA, Santiago de Chile, Chile (CEPAL) -- Los países de América Latina y el Caribe crecerán en promedio 0,5% en 2015, según nuevas proyecciones entregadas hoy por la CEPAL, en conferencia de prensa en Santiago de Chile.

Latin America And The Caribbean Will Grow Just 0.5% In 2015

VITACURA, Santiago de Chile, Chile (ECLAC) -- The countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.5% on average in 2015, according to new projections released by ECLAC during a press conference in Santiago, Chile.

Pearl Seas Cruises Announces Spring 2016 Cultural Voyages To Cuba

GUILFORD, CT, U.S.A. -- Pearl Seas Cruises announced that it plans to offer a series of 7 to 10-night cultural voyages to Cuba in the spring of 2016.

Aruba Airlines Expands Its Route Network To Further Position Aruba As An Important Hub In The Caribbean Region

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (CSN) -- On Friday July 25, Aruba Airlines launched its inaugural flight to Miami, Florida, U.S.A.. During his address, Minister Oduber informed of the vision of the Aruban government to attract more tourists and business to the...

Regional Women’s Tournament Opens On August 6

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda (WICB) -- Holders Jamaica will face Barbados at Exchange in the central community of Couva, when the Regional Women’s Super50 Tournament opens on Thursday, August 6 in Trinidad.

Government Senator Honourable Wendy Phipps | Banking Bill 2015 To Safeguard OECS Member States

BASSETERRE (SKNIS) -- Government Senator Honourable Wendy Phipps, has described the Banking Bill 2015 as vital, as it seeks to update the provisions, safeguards operation policies and procedures governing the banking sector in the eight member...

Travelers Flock To Barbados To Celebrate This Year’s Crop Over Festival 2015

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (BTMI) -- This summer Barbados invites travelers to live like a local and experience the island’s lively Crop Over Festival, celebrating a 200 year-old tradition that honors the end of the sugar cane season.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago (CCJ) -- The CCJ today delivered its written reasons in Chandra Babullal and Winston Harry v the Public Trustee [2015] CCJ 9 (AJ).

Transparency International’s St. Maarten Study Highlights Lack Of Enforcement Of Laws In Practice

BERLIN, Germany & PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (TI) -- There is a general gap between law and practice in St. Maarten’s key institutions, the global anti-corruption organisation Transparency International said in a report published yesterday.

Design Caribbean To Attend Autumn Fair 2015

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CEDA) -- A collection of some of the finest Caribbean designers and producers will be found at the 2015 edition of the Autumn Fair, which is taking place at the Birmingham NEC in the United Kingdom (UK), from September 6-9,...

USGS Earthquake Alert: M 4.2 - 10km ENE of La Romana, Dominican Republic

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas (USGS) -- La Romana experienced two M4+ Earthquake shocks within 1 minute of each other today.

“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.”