May 23, 2018

House of Lords upholds Commons Bill on OTs public registry

From Virgin Islands Newsonline – bill now goes to Queen Elizabeth II for assent LONDON, England, UK – It was another blow for the British Overseas Territories (OTs) in the Caribbean today Monday, May 21, 2018, as the House of Lords of the United Kingdom Upper House let stand the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, […]

Royal Caribbean shuts down tours/activities startup

By Jamie Biesiada From Travel Weekly Tours/activities seller GoBe, a business that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.launched in 2017, has stopped accepting new bookings. According to a message on its website, GoBe will honor all existing bookings. “The GoBe team is grateful to the thousands of customers who used our tours and activities to enhance their […]

A.M. Best to present at the 2018 Insurance Association of the Caribbean Conference

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best will present at the 2018 Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) Conference, June 3–5, 2018, at the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica. William Pargeans, director, life/health ratings division, and Ricardo Longchallon, senior financial analyst, property/casualty ratings division, will present a session, titled, “The Impact of A.M. Best’s New Rating […]

Recipe of the week

Recipe: Easy Grilled Pork Chops with Sweet & Tangy Mustard Glaze By Patty Catalano From The Kitchn A perk of living in the South is the year-round grilling weather. Once springtime hits, you know dinner is coming from the grill. While a fair share of burgers, brats, and chicken breasts are sure to grace these […]

Where are the Caribbean nations at the World Cup?

By Richard Johnson From SB NATION Trinidadian legend Shaka Hislop sat down for an interview with SB Nation about the future of his game in his home region. NEW YORK — The lion’s share of attention regarding CONCACAF’s immediate future, in this country at least, centers around soccer in North America. Can Mexico finally make […]

Benje – World Premiere: Happy Birthday/Jewels of Desire Music Video is launched

It’s the video everyone was waiting for. And the launching was in grand style! On Thursday 17th May 2018 Benje invited specially invited guests, sponsors, well – wishers and friends to a private screening of his new music video Happy Birthday/Jewels of Desire, at the Bahamas Masqueraders Mas Camp in Nassau, The Bahamas. Things kicked […]

Maduro’s Victory is ‘Liberation of All the Americas’

From teleSUR The Dominican Committee of Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela said Maduro’s win is a victory for Latin American and Caribbean peoples. The Dominican Committee of Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela issued a statement to congratulate “Comrade Nicolas Maduro” on victory in the Venezuelan presidential elections. “The Dominican Republic celebrates […]

Monster must investigate

By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United Monster Beverage Corporation, which controls 43% of the U.S.’s energy drinks market, recently concluded that there is a “minimal risk” of slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain. We want to know: how can this be? Forced labor and human trafficking have been identified as serious problems in six […]

Guyana: Four gunmen stick up 28 gold miners, and carted off raw gold, etc

By Lisa Jaisingh From Guyana Guardian Detectives from the Guyana Police Force are investigating a brazen robbery that was committed by four armed men, who spoke a foreign language, against a mining camp that is staffed by 28 miners. The incident occurred on Wednesday at the Baboon Backdam, Cuyuni River. A press release has since […]

Flowers on Royal wedding veil

Guess Which Caribbean Flowers Made It On To Meghan Markle’s Veil? From NAN IMAGE: meghan-markle-veil Veil with a message. News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. May 21, 2018: The flowers of 12 Caribbean countries will now become a part of history as the distinctive Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy veil worn by Meghan Markle, now the […]