July 19, 2018

Cayman Islands: Introducing eleven parc

From Baraud Development Discover Living on a Sophisticated Level Conveniently slated at the nexus of George Town Seven Mile Beach and Camana Bay.  Eleven Parc brings distinguished new town home residences to the Seven Mile Beach corridor coveted neighbourhood of Parkway. Our newest townhome project nestled within the quiet and convenient neighborhood of Parkway, Eleven […]

How the Cayman Islands’ refusal to recognise same-sex marriages could break up families

By Chris Godfrey From The Independent UK Despite being a British overseas territory, the Cayman Islands does not recognise same-sex marriages, which have been legal in the UK since four years ago. Considering themselves islanders, one couple want to get married there, but fear for their lack of rights The British government’s various laws enshrining […]

Caribbean groups hail sexual rights ruling in T&T, call for leadership and legal services

By CariFLAGS (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – CariFLAGS (Caribbean Forum for Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities), the LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) regional network celebrates with its member organisations and regional partners the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) High Court decision in Jason Jones vs Attorney General delivered last Thursday, April 12. […]

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala

By Juergen T Steinmetz From eTN Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists should check carefully when supporting other Caribbean and Latin American Countries. This message becomes timely with the start of the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Summit) about to start […]

What Trinidad and Tobago’s historic gay sex ruling means for LGBT+ rights worldwide

From Indy100 In a landmark ruling, Trinidad and Tobago’s High Court has ruled that the country’s ban on same-sex intimacy is unconstitutional. Judge Devindra Rampersad ruled that the colonial-era “buggery” law, as well as laws banning “serious indecency”, infringed on the constitutional rights of Trinidad and Tobago’s LGBT+ citizens. Judge Rampersad said: The court declares […]

Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences now open for sales

From ETB Travel News Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences now open for sales All-new resort to offer beachfront living in residences from the $500,000’s to $5 million Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. has officially begun sales for the luxury oceanfront Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences on Grand Cayman’s famed Seven-Mile Beach. Managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, the […]

Regional pathways to sustainable development

From SDG STORY HIGHLIGHTS The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) released a report on pathways to SDG achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, prior to the 5th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) hosted the 30th Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy and released the report, […]

Homophobic laws in Caribbean could roll back in landmark case

By Joshua Surtees in Port of Spain From The Guardian UK Trinidad and Tobago could make legal history in the Caribbean this week by rolling back long-standing homophobic laws. On Thursday, a high court judge, Devindra Rampersad, will deliver his verdict in a landmark case brought by a private citizen which, if successful, would set […]

Talent, perseverance and belief in yourself

From South Florida Caribbean News You probably have some values according to which you take your decisions in life. All of them are important for you. Let’s take three aspects – talent, perseverance and belief in oneself – and try to discuss their importance. What is more important: talent, perseverance or belief in yourself? Which […]

Eastern Caribbean: LGBT people face bias, violence

Repeal Colonial-Era Laws (Bridgetown, Barbados, March 21, 2018) – Discriminatory laws in Eastern Caribbean countries make lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people targets for discrimination, violence and abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 107-page report “‘I Have to Leave to Be Me’: Discriminatory Laws against LGBT People in the […]