October 22, 2017

A 30-year-old with a growing wine empire reveals the common mistakes people make while drinking

By Frank Chaparro From Business Insider As a recent college graduate, my knowledge of wine up until yesterday was limited to how to best “slap the bag” to get the most out of a box of wine. But after a recent meet-up with renowned sommelier Michael Hill-Kennedy, I can now say I am a bit more well-versed in the world of […]

Recipe of the week

How To Make a Classic Whiskey Sour By Elliott Clark from The Kitchn A whiskey sour is yours for the making year-round. It’s refreshing enough to keep up with a spritz during the warm summer months, and so appropriate during the colder seasons of the year. Even if you’re not a whiskey fan (which breaks […]

Mission to support devastated Caribbean nears end as aircraft returns to RAF Brize Norton

By Stuart Rust From Oxford Times A MISSION to support the Caribbean following the devastation of Hurricane Irma is nearing its end. One of the final aircraft involved in Operation Ruman returned to RAF Brize Norton tonight – with another due back in the early hours of tomorrow morning. Crews were celebrating a safe return after about five […]

Grants and Angel Investments unlock agribusiness potential in the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 12, 2017 – Known for its spices and nutmeg production, Grenada offers great opportunities for agribusiness entrepreneurs willing to take risks and embark on a new business. Stephanie Ryan is one of them. In 2015, she and her partner Jim Jardine launched Summer Ltd, a company that produces healthy beverages from tropical […]

Eradicating hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030 is becoming increasingly unlikely

PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION                              FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UN FAO and PAHO warn that hunger has increased in six countries and now affects 2.4 million persons in the region. While, overweight continues to be a public health problem across […]

Jamaica: Margaritaville launches SIN And Heat Wave

The Hip Strip comes alive as Margaritaville Caribbean, Jamaica launches two exciting new nightclub offerings in Montego Bay – The SIN series, starting October 10, 2017, at Club Ville, Montego Bay, and Heat Wave Fridays, starting October 13 at Blue Beat Ultra Lounge. The Service Industry Night, aka, SIN series, caters to service industry professionals […]

Halifax warship returns from hurricane-scarred Caribbean islands

The Canadian Press From Times Colonist HALIFAX — Standing on the rear deck of the Canadian warship HMCS St. John’s, Howard Shillingford shook his head as he recalled the sound hurricane Maria made when the Category 5 storm descended on his retirement home on the tiny island of Dominica. “The hurricane was like the devil […]

He has Miami’s hottest restaurant. But why is he turning his backyard into a farm?

BY CARLOS FRÍAS From Miami Herald What’s in the water to make Kendall’s Ghee Indian Kitcheninstantly hot isn’t nearly as important as what’s in the ground. One of the secrets to this 5-month old restaurant that has reshaped the flavor of Indian cuisine in Miami — so much that its chef is quietly opening a […]

US: Terrible response on Caribbean disaster

By Thomas Gans letter to Napa Valley Register I am distressed to the point of righteous rage over our American government’s despicable response to the devastation of Puerto Rico and the American Virgin Islands by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. President Trump, after a bit of hesitation, rushed military, civilian, and FEMA help to Texas and […]

Caribbean diplomats organize relief efforts

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life St. Vincent and the Grenadines New York Consul General Howie Prince has described as “commendable” and “encouraging” combined efforts to date by the New York Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Consular Corps and the Brooklyn-based Council of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Organizations, U.S.A., Inc. (COSAGO) in gathering relief supplies […]