June 25, 2018

Caribbean-cuisine event returns to Jungle Island in Miami

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By Rod Stafford Hagwood From SouthFlorida.com Foodies who love Caribbean cuisine may want to take in Caribbean305, an annual festival that features chefs and mixologists from the region. Caribbean305 will take place Saturday, June 23, at Jungle Island in Miami. “We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Jungle Island where this year’s event will […]

2018 Hurricane Message from Cayman Islands’ Premier

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2018 Hurricane Message By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Hurricane Season is upon us once again and it is my prayer that we keep in mind the many lessons we have learned over the years as major storms wreaked havoc in our sister British Overseas Territories last year and our own Islands in […]

Facilitating access to health services for persons with disabilities in Saint-Lucia

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OECS Media Release Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — The OECS and the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD), with support from the UNDP, recently concluded a training session on the production of basic prosthetic limbs. The training provided capacity building for income generation among the participants, while also enhancing quality of life […]

Concacaf Caribbean Qualifiers for 2018 Women’s Championship kicked off this weekend [May 5]

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Miami – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) confirmed today the kickoff of the Concacaf Caribbean Qualifiers for the 2018 Women’s Championship. The first of the five groups kicked off on Saturday, May 5, with the balance of the matches to be played throughout the month, across five venues across […]

Antigua Sailing Week – Youth to Keelboat Race Day 3

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From Antigua Sailing Week Thursday, May 3, 2018 — 1 team from Antigua, 1 team from London. Their one common goal…becoming better sailors. The endless blue shades of Antigua’s waters be like the action that played out on them today. These little blue boats are each carrying crew of young men at the start of […]

BOTs express shock and anger over new ownership transparency regs

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By: Helen Burggraf From International Investment A number of Britain’s 14 Overseas Territories have responded with a mixture of shock and anger to yesterday’s news that the UK is to require them to adopt public beneficial ownership registers by 2020 – and in some cases, disbelief as well that the three Crown Dependencies have been […]

Silver Airways buys Caribbean’s largest regional airline

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From The Republic SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Florida-based Silver Airways has bought the Caribbean’s largest regional airline. Officials say Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines will operate as a stand-alone subsidiary until the two airlines merge next year. It will continue to serve 12 airports, including those in Puerto Rico and other nearby islands such as […]

Jamaica’s BATV expands into the Caribbean region

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PRESS RELEASE: Kingston, Jamaica March 21, 2018- Jamaica’s first business and lifestyle cable channel, Business Access TV will launch its expansion into the wider Caribbean in [month/ year]. The expansion will include; Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, Cayman, Bahamas, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kits & Nevis and […]

Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation to give grants totalling US$290,000

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The Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation today announced that it will provide additional funding of over US$290,000 to projects that will improve the lives of children in areas of the Caribbean impacted by last year’s hurricanes. This follows the Foundation’s initial US$100,000 donation to ShelterBox for relief efforts after the hurricanes, as well as a […]

Britain not prepared to adequately assist it’s hurricane hit Caribbean territories

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From St Kitts & Nevis Observer The UK Government was ill-prepared to help British overseas territories after hurricanes wreaked havoc in Caribbean, MPs have said as thousands of island citizens are still without proper living facilities. The lack of an international disaster relief strategy when Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck last September was “regrettable,” the […]