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Monday, January 27, 2020

Caribbean Trouble Spots Cause Trouble for Travel, Tour Firms

Summer 2019 has been one of turmoil for travel advisors focusing on the Caribbean, stemming from last-minute cancellations to the Dominican Republic and Puerto...

Belize: Simone Biles Honored on Visit

 Simone Biles, Mayor Daniel Guerrero Belize City, Thursday- World-renowned Olympic Champion and Gold Medalist Simone Biles received the symbolic keys to San Pedro Ambergris Caye...

PM Harris Calls for End to Haiti Violence Through Talk

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris has called for dialogue to begin as soon as possible...

Caribbean: Not Eating Regularly, Yet Still Getting Fatter

Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an obesity epidemic while paradoxically the number of people facing food insecurity in the region continues to...

13 Killed, 15 Injured in Panama Prison Gunfight

At least 13 inmates were killed and 15 injured in a shoot-out in a prison in Panama on Tuesday. Officials said they found three...

Hamilton addresses World Health Assembly in Geneva

Hamilton addresses World Health Assembly in Geneva The following is the address given by the Hon. Eugene Hamilton at the 71st World Health Assembly-WHA71 Geneva Switzerland May 21-26: Salutations, St. Kitts and...

Haiti Opposition Will Re-Start Mass Protests to Remove Pres. Moise

President Moise accused of high treason PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Opposition political parties say they will resume anti-government protests next week to force President...

Dominican Republic’s Loss Seems to be Other Islands Gain

By Paige McCartney NASSAU, Bahamas — The Bahamas’ tourism sector appears to be cashing in on the unexpected deaths of American tourists in the Dominican...

PM Conveys Congratulations to New Premier and Government of Montserrat

Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris offered congratulations on behalf of the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis Friday to the...

Dorian Now a Cat. 4 Hurricane: Bahamas, Florida Preparing for Worst

  MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian, now a category 4 hurricane, is expected suck powerful fuel from the warm waters off the Florida coast, swelling...

PAHO Foundation changes name to ‘Uniting for Health Innovation’

PAHO Foundation changes name to ‘Uniting for Health Innovation’ From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - On Jan. 10, the PAHO Foundation changed its name to “Uniting...

JetBlue to End Mexico City Service, but Plans to Expand in...

by David Casey New York-based JetBlue is ending flights to Mexico City from early January and reshaping its Caribbean operation in order to redeploy capacity...

CIBC FirstCaribbean, UWI sign new MOU

CIBC FirstCaribbean, UWI sign new MOU From CIBC BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Students around the region will continue to benefit from a number of scholarships following the recent...

Grenada’s Grand Anse Beach Rated Tops by Conde Nast Traveller

St. George’s, Grenada– The Grand Anse Beach of Grenada has been rated one of the best beaches in the world by Condé Nast Traveller...

CDB president: Caribbean can ‘bounce back’ by building resilience

CDB president: Caribbean can 'bounce back' by building resilience From the CDB ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada – President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr. W. Warren Smith...

Guyana to Ship Its 1st Crude Oil to Barbados for Processing

GEORGETOWN –Guyana is to sell its first three million barrels of crude oil to the Barbados-based Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited for trial...

CARICAD board meets this week in Jamaica

CARICAD board meets this week in Jamaica From the Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD)  BRIDGETOWN – The 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of...

PM congratulates Guyana on its 52nd anniversary of independence

PM congratulates Guyana on its 52nd anniversary of independence From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister...

Dominican Republic’s Largest Drug Ring Busted- Officials Claim

  SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - The Dominican Republic’s top prosecutor said the Caribbean nation’s largest drug trafficking gang has been dismantled, a group that allegedly...

Dominica Demo: Opposition Demands President Resign

  ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Opposition supporters took to the streets in Dominica on Friday, defying a police ban on illegal demonstrations, as they demanded...

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