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Archives for May 9, 2019

Caribbean Sports Awards 2019 set for Saint Lucia!

(PRESS RELEASE) — In the third quarter of 2019, Saint Lucia is expected to play host to the fourth edition of the prestigious Caribbean Awards For Sports Icons (CASI). It is anticipated that CASI 4 will complement Saint Lucia’s 40th Independence anniversary celebrations, “All In – Our Journey, Our Future”. According to Founder and CEO, Al […]

Mexico’s Navy to help fight Caribbean sargasso

from Riviera Maya News Cancun, Riviera Maya, Q.R. — In a press conference Tuesday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that the Secretary of the Navy will be responsible for creating a plan to deal with the sargasso issue along the Quintana Roo coast. While he has guaranteed federal support to deal with the problem, […]

CBD Capsules – The advantages of CBD Oil Capsules over CBD Tinctures

The impact of CBD on the market for health products has been notable. This is an entirely natural product that has many benefits – some that have yet to be clarified by the relevant authorities, and others that have been – in terms of pain relief and other areas, yet it is still treated with […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris discusses the Prison (Amendment) Bill, 2019 at today’s National Assembly Sitting

I rise to commence the debate on the Bill shortly entitled the Prison (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Mr. Speaker, by now you would have fully recognized that from time to time it is incumbent upon this Honourable House to undertake the very necessary tasks of revisiting the statute books to revise, review, amend and update the […]

Pennsylvania school principal forbidden from saying ‘God Bless America’

By Zoe Papadakis from Newsmax An elementary school principal in Pennsylvania is being forced to stop saying “God Bless America”  in school halls after receiving a complaint accusing him of violating the law. The Springfield School District confirmed on Friday that a parent had lodged a complaint against Peter Brigg, the principal of Sabold Elementary School, who would […]

BVI premier addresses delegates at UN decolonisation meeting in the Caribbean

From Caribbean News Now ROAD TOWN, BVI – The premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew A Fahie  attended the United Nations Caribbean regional seminar on decolonization in St George’s, Grenada from May 2-4, 2019. Among other things, participants considered the political status and current conditions of the 17 Territories that remain on the […]

Bananas threatened by climate-driven fungal disease, study says

by Pam Wright from The Weather Channel At a Glance The fungal disease has spread from Asia to the Caribbean and Latin America over the past six decades. Black Sigatoka, also known as ‘black leaf streak,’ can reduce fruit production on infected plants by up to 80 percent. New research says climate change has helped […]

US: Caribbean-Americans will not collectively benefit from the census

By Albert Baldeo from Caribbean Life Article 1, Section 2, the U.S. Constitution provides, “Representa­tives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States … according to their respective Numbers …The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent […]

How Caribbean countries can help fight climate change

By Anthony L Hall, Esq From Florida Courier Stop the dumping of waste in the Caribbean Sea. I advocate a pragmatic and parochial strategy for combating climate change. The adage “clean up your own backyard…” pretty much sums it up. Pursuant to this strategy, I have always championed conservation and anti-pollution measures. In doing so, […]

Scuba diving islands

The Best Under-the-Radar Caribbean Islands for Scuba Diving From Puerto Rico to Guanaja, these islands offer vintage Caribbean diving. From Scuba Diving Divers love the islands of the caribbean. And the atlantic. (We see you, bahamas.) But the secret is more than out about much of the best diving in most of the region. Where, we […]