September 15, 2019

Saying goodbye to the Caribbean after the summer ends

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Saying goodbye to the Caribbean after the summer ends is not an easy thing to do. Who can just leave that beautiful place? With their fresh seafood and fruit, the Caribbean seems to be a heaven on earth. The most beautiful beaches in the world are located on these islands. And so are amazing exclusive […]

Football: Concacaf statement/Cayman beat Barbados

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Cayman Islands beat Barbados at Truman Bodden Stadium Last Sunday (8) the Cayman Islands national men’s football team beat Barbados 3-2. This was their their second win in as many games to begin their CONCACAF Nations League campaign after beating the USVI in St Croix 2-0. Concacaf Statement Miami (Monday, September 9, 2019) – Concacaf […]

Remarks by Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley at the 16th Raul Prebisch Lecture in Geneva

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From OECS Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — GENEVA, Switzerland – Statement by the Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, at the 16th Raul Prebisch Lecture at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, 10 September, 2019. I am humbled to have been invited to deliver the 16th lecture to honour this great development thinker. I am […]

The Pybus philosophy in Windies cricket

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From The University of the West Indies The CLR James Cricket Research Centre, Cave Hill, Barbados. Friday, September 6, 2019—Two photographs in as many days tell the story of the future of West Indies cricket. The first captures Floyd Reifer, West Indies interim cricket coach, in conversation with Jamaican Dr Glen Mills, the world’s best […]

NAN’s Caribbean Business and Finance Report

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From News Americas Now News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 23, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for this week of Aug.  23, 2019: And The Top Caribbean CBI Destination Is? The Commonwealth of Dominica has once again emerged as the Caribbean country with the world’s best citizenship by investment […]

NAN’s Caribbean Business and Finance Report

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From News Americas Now News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for this week of Aug. 16, 2019: US Diaspora US-based businesses doing business in and with the Caribbean are finding out the hard way that several banks are not supporting business transactions in […]

Regional sugar producers want support for white sugar

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From Jamaica Gleaner BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Sugar Association of the Caribbean is urging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments to strengthen the regional market for Caribbean white sugar by enforcing the Common External Tariff (CET) on imported white sugar. The association said it may surprise Caribbean consumers to know that currently the lemonade or cola […]

Lufthansa Group will expand tourist-oriented long-haul program from Frankfurt and Munich in summer 2020

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Eurowings strengthens long-haul program at Lufthansa hubs North American campaign with connections to Las Vegas, Phoenix, Orlando, Anchorage, Seattle and Detroit  New: Munich to Bangalore, strengthens Asia hub in Munich Flights can be booked with Lufthansa and Eurowings as of 7 August 2019 Harry Hohmeister: “We are continuing to expand Lufthansa Group’s long-haul program together […]

Cayman: Canadian men 1 win away from securing Olympic berth in Rugby 7s

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By The Canadian Press From CBC Winner between Canada/Jamaica qualifies for 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo Canada blanked Bermuda 55-0 in semifinal play Sunday at the RF Group RAN (Rugby Americas North) Sevens to move within one win of Olympic qualification. The Canadian men will face Jamaica in the final later Sunday to decide who advances […]

American couple missing after jet skiing in Barbados

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By Kia Morgan-Smith From the Grio While the focus has been on deaths of American vacationers in the Dominican Republic, a couple went missing during their visit to Barbados and their families are desperate for answers A search has intensified for an American couple who mysteriously disappeared on Monday after going jet skiing while vacationing […]