July 20, 2018

Aphria plans for global cannabis leadership with international expansion acquiring leading assets in Latin America and the Caribbean

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PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Aphria medical brands to gain exposure to over 300 million people, roughly 9 times the size of Canada LEAMINGTON, ON, July 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) is proud to announce the Company’s planned expansion into Latin America and the Caribbean […]

As a recovering Caribbean braces for hurricane season, new data tools promise smarter response

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By Colin Wood From State Scoop A data-fueled trend toward proactive emergency management could help the nation’s unincorporated territories this hurricane season, but many regions are still struggling with the basics. The 35-mph-winds and several inches of rain Tropical Storm Beryl brought to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands last week were puny compared […]

Harvesting rain could help Caribbean countries keep the water on after hurricanes

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By Cecilia A. Green, Syracuse University and Farah Nibbs, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, The Conversation From Latino Rebels After hurricanes Maria and Irma hit last September, it took Puerto Rico until this June to restore water to most residents. Those living in rural and hard-to-reach mountainous areas waited […]

Cambridge walking tour tells tales of Caribbean immigrants in The Port

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By Joe Cusack  From Cambridge Wicked Local As the British began squeezing out ordinary sugar cane farmers on the Caribbean islands in the mid-19th Century, it became tougher for unskilled agriculture workers to make a living. Many turned to America, looking for factory work to support their families. In Cambridge’s Port neighborhood, that history has […]

Learn from the past before looking to future, pope tells young people

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By Junno Arocho Esteves • Catholic News Service From CatholicPhilly VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The future cannot be understood without reflecting on the past and on the history and traditions passed on to young people from parents and grandparents, Pope Francis said. “It’s from your roots that you will get the strength to continue. None […]

Thriving Cayman Islands is the place to vacation this Summer

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Cayman Islands now one of the most popular islands in the Caribbean NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 12, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Exceptional Villas, leading luxury villa rental company have revealed that the Cayman Islands is now one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean. New data gathered from the Cayman Islands Department […]

MIA Exhibit Mémoires Encastrées fetes Caribbean culture

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This month, passengers in concourses D and E at Miami International Airport can view the latest exhibition from one of the Caribbean’s great contemporary artists with Mémoires Encastrées (Memory Windows), an exhibit by Haitian-born, Miami-based artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. “To have Mémoires Encastrées at MIA, given the deep cultural commentary of his pieces and its connection […]

Climate change may hinder fish conservation, ECU-UT study says

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By Kristin Zachary From ECU For more than 20 years, conservationists in the Caribbean have been working to protect the endangered Nassau grouper. Thanks to those efforts, populations of this critical reef fish have stabilized in some areas. However, in a new paper authored by researchers from East Carolina University and the University of Texas […]

World’s biggest Corporate Tax Haven? It’s no Paradise Island

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From OZY Why You Should Care Taxes on offshore U.S. corporate earnings could pay for much-needed stuff back home. For countries in the tax haven game, it’s a race to the bottom. Singapore’s welcome mat? Corporate taxes at just 17 percent. Gibraltar scrawls 10 percent on its rock, and the Cayman Islands boast 0 percent […]

Caribbean beach bars

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Best Beach Bars in the Caribbean From Scuttlebutt Sailing News There’s just something about a quaint seaside bar that instantly puts us in a better mood, and if that bar is in the Caribbean amid sandy beaches and salty winds, the drinks taste that much better. The Moorings has compiled a list of their personal […]