February 23, 2019

The best 3-Course entertainment experiences at KAABOO Cayman 2019

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By Ben Kaye From COS A certain infamous failure of a music event left a bad taste in everyone’s mouth when it came to the concept of a “destination festival.” Suddenly the idea of a successful, high-end experience taking place on a tropical island escape seemed dangerously, laughably impossible. But the folks behind KAABOO Cayman aren’t those other guys. KAABOO […]

How do snowbirds escape the winter blues?, Martin

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By Melissa Martin I’m dreaming of a colorful beach get-away. Perhaps, a jaunt to the Caribbean Islands. A slice of paradise to refresh the chilly mood and attitude. Leave the snow and slick-iced roads behind. The Caribbean culture is calling for beach bunnies.  “The Caribbean region is located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and […]

After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States with support from Japan

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BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, WEDNESDAY, 23 January 2019 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and the impacts this phenomenon has been having on countries in the region since 2011. The fact-finding survey is funded by the […]

Scientists work to build Climate Change resilience in Caribbean coral Reef

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By Aline Reynolds Earth Institute From State of the Planet Columbia University For centuries, the Mesoamerican reef in the Caribbean Sea has welcomed over 500 species of corals, fish, and other sea creatures. Linked to commercial and recreational activities from fishing to snorkeling, the marine wildlife boosts the national economies of the countries whose coastlines […]

Russia, the US and the Caribbean: A political power play?

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By Rebeca Theodore From nation of Change Russia’s presence in the Caribbean now highlights the need for the United States to enlarge security cooperation, including drug prohibition, intelligence and cybersecurity support for many Latin American and Caribbean states. As Cold War paranoia replaces post 911 politics in the United States, it seems, that, Putin and […]

Caribbean migration of humpback, right whales brings them off Florida’s east coast

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By Tyler Treadway From Daily American There’s a whale of a show going on in the waters off Florida’s east coast, and Capt. Glenn Cameron had a front-row seat New Year’s Day. Cameron and two clients aboard his charter boat The Floridian saw a 30-foot humpback whale about 11 a.m. Tuesday about 3 miles to 4 miles off Hobe […]

Caribbean highlights

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TOP ATTRACTIONS FROM THE ISLANDS BETWEEN NORTH AMERICA AND SOUTH AMERICA From World of Waterfalls Even though this is a waterfalls website, we recognize that there are many highlights in the Caribbean Islands (both involving and not involving waterfalls). So we’ve come up with this page to pay homage to some of the highlights that […]

The Editor speaks: New Year’s Messages

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Much of the space taken up in the current full edition of iNews Cayman is all the New Year’s Messages. Everyone is positive and one, from our Speaker, Hon. McKeeva Bush, touts the building of 50 storey sky scrapers – even if only one is granted, he says. I can only wonder where that idea […]

Everything you need to know about gambling in the Caribbean

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From Caribbean News Now White sand beaches, sparkling blue beaches and gorgeous sunshine are just a few of the draws to visiting the Caribbean, but if you needed another reason to head out there, the region is also a growing gambling destination. Over 22 countries in the region have legalised gambling with over 22,000 slot […]

“People Managing Oceans” for economic development, livelihoods and well-being

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Port of Spain, December 17, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has released a new publication entitled ‘People Managing Oceans’ developed by and for civil society, fisherfolk and community enterprises. It is a framework to guide their practical actions for a healthy marine environment in the Caribbean Sea and North Brazil Shelf to […]