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Pre Coronavirus: Caribbean Tourism Hits Record Highs in 2019

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (26Feb. 2020) - Sparked by robust recovery in the destinations that were affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, Caribbean tourism...

St. Kitts and Nevis entertainers ‘mash up de place’ at Carifesta...

Port of Spain, Trinidad The SKN All Star Band and vocalists — Rucas HE and Deli Ranks — were in top form Monday as...

BVI Envoy Stresses Storm Recovery Over Independence

STATEMENT BY BENITO WHEATLEY, SPECIAL ENVOY OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT, JUNE SUBSTANTIVE SESSION OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON DECOLONISATION (C-24) UNITED NATIONS...

Puerto Rican Kids Struggling with Virtual School

By Nicole Acevedo   It’s been more than a month since the Montañez brothers — Nataniel, 14, and Jariel, 16 — stopped going to class after...

Cuban Man Dies in US Immigration Custody

A 63-year-old Cuban man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at a hospital in Florida on Monday — the second death since Saturday...

PR Recovering Faster than USVI from Hurricanes

(Bloomberg) -- Puerto Rico’s economy has shown considerable signs of improvement after the hit from hurricanes Irma and Maria two years ago, while the...

Faith Based Schools Must Adapt to Changing World

Dr. Roderick Hewitt Faith-based schools must reshape their curricula and revenue structure in order to be relevant to the needs of modern-day students and to...

Virus Fear Prevents Cruise Ship from St. Lucia Port Call

Cruise ship AIDAPERLA with more than 3000 passengers on board was prohibited from entry Castries, St. Lucia, Caribbean, on Feb 1, on arrival from...

Sanz Given Life Concacaf Ban for Bribery Conviction

BBC- Enrique Sanz, the former general secretary of North American football's governing body Concacaf, has been banned from any football-related activity for life after...

Jamaica Offering Free Online Tourist Industry Training Scheme

Jamaica has announced a substantial investment in its tourism sector with the launch of a free online training program for tourism workers affected by...

Puerto Rican Official Resigns After Targetted by FBI

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The secretary of Puerto Rico’s Department of Natural Resources is stepping down just days after announcing that her...

Cuba on Dengue Fever Alert as Mosquitoes Breed

  HAVANA TIMES – While the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes proliferate because of rain, high temperatures and problems with urban sanitation, Cuba’s health authorities have tried...

17 Dead: CARICOM Mission to Haiti on Hold as Violence Increases

  Gleaner- Haiti has been reeling again from another in a series of deadly protests, ignited by calls for President Jovenel Moise to step down...

The Mystery of $15.5 Million In and Out of Epstein’s USVI...

Jeffrey Epstein, the late sex offender and suspected child rapist, was a long-time resident of the US Virgin Islands, where he owned two private...

African, Caribbean Migrants Trek Towards US Border

Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Migrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread...

Caymans, With Too Many, Will Sell COVID Test Kits

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – The Government of the Cayman Islands is prepared to sell up to half of its COVID-19 tests to other...

Embassy of St. Kitts and Nevis in Havana celebrates 36 years...

On the evening of Thursday, Sept. 19, an enthusiastic crowd gathered at the at the Embassy of St. Kitts and Nevis in Havana in...

US, Panamanian Officers Capture Cocaine Filled Boat

The United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agency says its crew along with the Panamanian Navy recently captured a “cocaine-filled go-fast style vessel”...

UNDP Head Impressed with Drop in Homicide Rates for St. Kitts...

Crime being so prevalent in the Caribbean with its negative impacts on economic and social well-being, Resident Representative at the United Nations Development Programme...

Suriname: Coalition Formed to Dethrone Convicted President

E - In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, Suriname President Desire "Desi" Delano Bouterse observes a military parade, after being sworn in for...

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