June 26, 2019

Cayman Islands activities

Cayman Islands Offers Diverse Activities on Land and Sea From Travel Pulse While it attracts millions of visitors annually by land and sea, the Cayman Islands remain relatively little-known to many North American travelers. The easygoing British Overseas Territory, actually an archipelago of three islands in the western Caribbean Sea, offers a distinctive mix of natural beauty […]

The Editor speaks: Can the problem in the Dominican Republic happen here?

In an Editorial carried by Richmond Times-Dispatch: “At least nine Americans have died in the Dominican Republic since the summer of 2018 after falling ill in the Caribbean nation. Some of the deaths appear to have been under questionable — and similar — circumstances. The deaths have happened primarily at four resort hotels. Several of […]

Recipe of the week

30 Minute One Pot Chicken & Pasta By Kitchen Sanctuary From Yummly 16 Ingredients 30 Minutes 390 Calories In order to make this 30 Minute One Pot Chicken & Pasta you will need: Measuring Spoons. A good Kitchen Knife Chopping board Garlic press Measuring jug. A Frying Pan/Skillet Wooden or silicon coated spoons. We have […]

10 natural aphrodisiacs that really work

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax If you want to boost your libido naturally, experts say that certain foods, spices, and herbs can enhance your sex drive safely and effectively. “Some of these substances have undergone scientific scrutiny so we know the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of how they work,” noted expert Dr. Ellen Kamhi, Ph.D., author […]

Long Island pizzeria owner dies in latest Dominican Republic horror

By Dave Goldiner From New York Daily News A Long Island pizzeria owner died this week after suddenly becoming ill at a resort in the Dominican Republic, the third American tourist to die in a week in the Caribbean island nation. Vittorio Caruso, 56, of Glen Cove, went into respiratory distress and died Monday after […]

Caribbean chefs to battle for pork pride in Miami

Time to get crackling at Caribbean305  MIAMI (June 20, 2019) – Which Caribbean destination serves the best pork shoulder?Attendees at Caribbean305, South Florida’s premier Caribbean cuisine and culture celebration will soon find out as top regional chefs battle for porcine supremacy when they compete at the “2019 Contemporary Caribbean Individual Street Pork Competition” or “Pork Roast” […]

U.S. Navy Hospital Ship ‘Comfort’ deploys for Latin America and the Caribbean

By DipNote Bloggers On June 18, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, toured the USNS Comfort at the Port of Miami as the ship prepares to embark on a five-month deployment to Latin America and the Caribbean to address the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and to strengthen partnerships in the region. Vice President […]

Anticipation building for Taste of the Caribbean Miami Cook-Off

MIAMI (June 19, 2019) – The region’s leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the much-anticipated Taste of the Caribbean event hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-25, 2019.  Held in conjunction with the association’s annual industry conference, the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) from June 21-23, […]

Drink recipe of the week

White Sangria with Mango and Berries By Lisa brown DOWNSHIFTOLOGY From Yummly 7 Ingredients 10 Minutes 280 Calories Ingredients 1 mango (peeled and diced) 1/2 Orange (thinly sliced) 6 strawberries (sliced) 1/2 cup raspberries 1/3 cup cointreau (Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liquor) 1 bottle white wine fresh mint leaves (for garnish) Nutrition 280 Calories SODIUM 1%  DV 15mg FAT 0%  DV0g PROTEIN 2%  DV 1g CARBS 10%  DV […]

Fisheries Ministers underscore need for urgent response to Sargassum scourge and IUU fishing

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, Tuesday, 18 June 2019 (CRFM)—Caribbean Fisheries Ministers who met for two days last week in Saint Kitts and Nevis have underscored the need for the region to take urgent action to address the ongoing Sargassum scourge, as well as Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing—two of the most pressing challenges responsible for […]