February 19, 2018

Destinations of the week

100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 4 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

Saint Vincent says ‘No’ to recreational marijuana, will explore medical industry

From teleSUR The Caribbean country is exploring the possibilities to use local expertise in the medical marijuana industry but rejects its recreational use. The Saint Vincent and the Grenadines government says they are considering the legalization of cannabis for medicinal purposes, but have ruled out the possibility of opening up the industry for recreational uses. […]

JetBlue and The New York Botanical Garden start an environmental consortium focusing on conservation in the Caribbean

— As the Official Airline Partner and a Founding Member of this Caribbean Consortium, JetBlue Furthers Its Mission to Balance Conservation and Commerce — — Caribbean Consortium Kicks Off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’ — February 14, 2018 01:25 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (Nasdaq:JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the development […]

Chelmsford man used fraudulent credit card to fund luxury Caribbean holiday

By James Gregory From Essex Live News He was found with more than 200 cards which could have been used for fraud. A Chelmsford man who used someone else’s credit card to fund a luxury Caribbean holiday has been spared jail. Corie Riddles, 26, of Courtlands, was also found with more than 200 blank bank […]

Fav moments from Jam cruise

Reliving Our Favorite Moments From Jam Cruise 16 With These Awesome Photos By Ming Lee Newcomb From Live For Live Music Jam Cruise 16 was one for the books, offering up one of the best editions of the music cruise since its start in 2004. Aboard a new boat, the Norwegian Jade, fans and musicians […]

Barbados: Grenadian accused of crimes against tourists

From Barbados Today A Grenadian man accused of committing two offences against frequent visitors to Barbados has been remanded to Dodds until February 23. Donshaine Shyan Akim Douglas, of no fixed place of abode, is accused of robbing Ghandilal Pandian of a $1,050 cellular phone and a $400 watch on February 9, as well as […]

Amritsar International Folk Fest: Fusion of Caribbean, Punjabi folklore

From the Times of India AMRITSAR: The artists from Costa Rica gave a scintillating performance during the ‘7th Amritsar International Folk Festival’ held at Khalsa College of Education (KCE) here on Saturday. The Caribbean dances intermingled with the Punjabi folk as a great fusion of culture and music was on the display at the heritage […]

District Distilling names new President and CEO

Press Release Feb. 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm WASHINGTON, D.C. — Michael Cummings, co-owner of District Distilling, Washington D.C.’s first distillery that houses a restaurant and bar, has tapped Eóin Connors as the new president to helm the company. District Distilling opened in August 2016. It is a recognized trendsetter in the industry with exciting […]

CDB, UNICEF partner to improve quality of early childhood education in the Caribbean

From CARICOM Today February 15, 2018, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda– International and Regional academicians, researchers and practitioners have convened in Antigua and Barbuda to discuss opportunities and plans for improving the quality of and access to early childhood education for Caribbean children ages zero to five. The three-day Early Childhood Development Regional Research Conference, […]

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

By Erin Brodwin  Business Insider From msn Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, Lee recommends five other types of workouts. They generate benefits that range from weight loss and muscle building to protecting your heart and brain and strengthening your bones. The findings are detailed in a Harvard […]