December 11, 2017

Broward County Commissioners Expand Human Rights Act

From South Florida Caribbean News Commissioners Dale Holness and Nan Rich sponsor Broward County Human Rights Act Broward County – At the December 5 Broward County Commission meeting, Commissioners Holness and Rich sponsored an ordinance to expand the Broward County Human Rights Act. The Broward County Human Rights Act secures all individuals within Broward County […]

Mueller Says He’ll Provide Manafort With 2,000 ‘Hot’ Documents

From Newsmax U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has turned over more than 400,000 emails, financial records and other documents to defense attorneys for President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to demonstrate what evidence the government has against him, according to a court filing on Friday. The documents, part of the discovery process ahead […]

Cuban president arrives in Antigua and Barbuda for CARICOM-Cuba summit

From Caribbean News Now ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cuban President Raul Castro arrived on Thursday morning in Antigua and Barbuda on an official visit to attend the sixth Cuba-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit. The Cuban leader was received at the V.C. Bird International Airport by the prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne. Friday’s CARICOM-Cuba […]

Caribbean Buffet & Final Faze as Norman Island’s Pirates Bight reopens

From Virgin Islands News Online Popular restaurant & bar officially reopens on Sunday December 10, 2017 NORMAN ISLAND, VI – While Peter Island Resort and Spa was closing its doors and sending home staff, next door Norman Island was re-opening its doors to guests some three months after Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands. The […]

West Africa embraces Caribbean islands for mutual development

BY DANIEL ABUGAH From Face2Face Africa The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed since the year 2000 to foster cooperation and mutual development. The signing of the document was done by the ECOWAS Commission president, Marcel […]

Ground broken for DG’s 5K-Funded Ropes Course

A ground-breaking ceremony was held today (Saturday. 9 December 2017) for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge.. The event, which took place in April with around 2,000 participants, raised a record $85,000 from the walk/runs held in Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman. “I […]

Ultimate Christmas trip

Is this the ultimate Christmas trip? Holiday includes stays at world’s most festive hotels – but it will set you back £45 ByJulie Delahaye From Daily Mirror UK Just wait until you see the gingerbread pirate ship Talk about the Christmas holiday of a lifetime! One luxury travel company has created the festive itinerary of […]

Vigils for the Dead

BY BERT WILKINSON From Caribbean Life On Friday, Dec, 8, opposition politicians, surviving relatives, grieving friends and even some officials in government will hold the usual candlelight and other types of vigils in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, to mark the 35th anniversary of the execution of 15 of that country’s most well-known citizens. The […]

Indian Caribbean Diaspora Focus of Columbia University conference

By Suman Guha Mozumder From India Abroad The Indian Caribbean diaspora’s struggle, its efforts for preserving its culture and its success in building an influential community from both a historical and socio-political-anthropological perspective came under focus during a daylong conference at Columbia University in Manhattan on Dec. 2. The conference, the “History, Present and Future […]

Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts

The 11 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World By Alex Creange From Oyster.co.uk Let’s face it — all-inclusive vacations really take the worries out of travel. No matter the destination where you’re heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it’s nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that […]