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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...

Church Services Islandwide For Emancipation And Independence

KINGSTON (JIS) -- National Emancipation and Independence celebrations will begin this Sunday (July 26), with Church services across the island.

UN Officials Urge Continued Support For Haiti As Country Prepares For 'Historic' Elections

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- Haiti's impending elections will be an “historic milestone” for the Caribbean country as it continues on its journey toward economic and political recovery, according to two senior United Nations officials.

“It...

Cayman Water’s 3rd Annual Charity Ride 2015

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CWC) -- Following the last two year’s successful charity bike ride, Cayman Water Company (CWC), which provides potable water services for the Seven Mile Beach and West Bay areas, will be hosting their 3rd Annual Pete...

No Tsunami Threat From Increased Activity At Underwater Volcano | Kick ’em Jenny Seismometer Image

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (DDM) -- Director of the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC), Dr. Richard Robertson has sought to allay fears of an imminent tsunami threat following the increased seismic activity recorded at the...

In Memoriam Hans Vaders

WILLEMSTAD -- Landhuis Bloemhof organiseert in samenwerking met Vrienden van Hans Vaders en zijn dochters Marije en Manja op 1 augustus de afscheidsexpositie 'In memoriam Hans Vaders' in verband met zijn recente overlijden.

Security Checks At Piarco International Airport

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua & Barbuda (LIAT) -- LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, wishes to advise that while it is operating its normal scheduled services to/from Trinidad, customers should expect delays due to extensive airport authority security checks...

Bolt Bounces Back At Sainsbury's Anniversary Games

LONDON, England -- Usain Bolt answered all the questions that had been thrown his way after a poor start to the season, twice running 9.87 to take 100m victory at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games.

Music, Model, Talent Showcase Of The Islands Deemed ‘A Life Changing Experience’ By Young Talent Throughout The Caribbean Region

NASSAU (MMTS) -- The inaugural Music, Model, Talent Showcase of the Islands (Island MMTS) took place July 13th through 19th and was hosted at the Melia Nassau Beach Hotel in The Bahamas.

FORT-DE-FRANCE -- Afin que les élections régionales, l'élection à l'Assemblée de Corse, l'élection à l'Assemblée de Martinique et l'élection à l'Assemblée de Guyane ne soient pas organisées sur la base de listes électorales arrêtées au 28 février...

InsightCuba Launches Weekend In Santiago De Cuba Tour With Nine Departures Starting January 2016

NEW ROCHELLE, NY, U.S.A. -- Six months after the White House's historic announcement that the U.S. would reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, longtime Cuba tour operator insightCuba has seen demand more than double.

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (IDB) -- The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) have signed a co-lending agreement to catalyze further trade financing to Latin America and the Caribbean. The...

Kai Manje At Ti Kaye Resort & Spa Receives 'Special Recognition' With 'Best Of Award Of Excellence'

CASTRIES -- Wednesday the 8th July 2015 will be a date firmly ingrained in the history of Ti Kaye Resort & Spa. It was the day we were informed that our Kai Manje Restaurant had been honored with the prestigious 2nd level Wine Spectator 'Best...

Fundamental Advisors, Leon Mayer & Co. And Aimbridge Hospitality Acquire El San Juan Resort & Casino

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Fundamental Advisors LP ("Fundamental"), a leading alternative asset manager, today announced that along with partners León, Mayer & Co., ("León Mayer") and Aimbridge Hospitality ("Aimbridge"), it has acquired the...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CDB) -- On Thursday July 16, the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Directors approved a USD2.341 million loan to finance the installation and commissioning of a 1 Megawatt Solar Pholtovoltaic Plant at Corito, which...

Visitor Arrival Trend Impacted By Volatile Venezuelan Market | Preliminary figures June 2015 -European and South American Regions Recorded Growth in June

WILLEMSTAD (CTB) -- After the positive developments of the first five months, The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) has now recorded a decline in visitor arrivals for the month of June. The total number of stay over arrivals decreased by 8% in June,...

Change, Cuba And The Internet -Part 1

LONDON, England -- In the last seven months much has been written about Cuba and the reopening of full diplomatic relations with the US. For the most part media interest has outpaced reality...

Climate Change: Time For Talking Is Over

LONDON, England -- Imagine if on the anniversary of its independence the friendliest message your nation gets is that if your country sinks underwater, a nearby island is willing to give your people refuge...

Expedia Urges Marketing Efforts During Workshop

LITTLE BAY (TDH) -- The island's top trip-booking producer Expedia highlighted an urgent need for the destination to invest in marketing – currently non-existent with the global company – to improve its sub-par growth performance as compared to...

MAYAGÜEZ (UPR) -- El Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez y el Instituto de Desarrollo de la Juventud de Puerto Rico llevarán a cabo la primera conferencia Avances en Investigación y Acción con la Niñez y la Juventud con el propósito de...

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