January 20, 2018

China forum with Latin America, Caribbean to bolster ties

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From Xinhua BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — The upcoming second ministerial meeting under the framework of China and the Forum of Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will deepen cooperation and strengthen the complementary relationship between the two sides, a prominent political analyst has said. Patricio Giusto, a public policy expert and […]

Bonaire the cool Caribbean island

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Bonaire is the cool Caribbean island you didn’t know you were missing out on By Breanna Wilson , From Forbes Klein Bonaire Breanna Wilson Klein Bonaire, Bonaire’s tiny uninhabited island, and the perfect place to escape to for a few hours. Bonaire just might be the last of its kind. Because not only does this […]

5 luxury Caribbean resorts

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Get Out Of The Cold at These 5 Luxury Resorts In The Caribbean By Everett Potter , From Forbes Jade Mountain Much of the United States has been incredibly cold for the past few weeks, leading many to wonder how they can face at least two more months of this freeze and thaw existence. Well, […]

Haiti’s popular ecotourism

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Haiti’s most popular ecotourism destinations From Mongabay.com The tropical Caribbean island of Haiti is a paradise with a rich, fascinating history, natural wonders, and diverse cultural offerings. It has also been named by some as the next big thingin regional tourism. But ecotourism in particular could become important for Haiti, with its rich land and sea […]

UAE to provide US$50 million renewable energy fund for Guyana and the Caribbean

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Three of Guyana’s energy projects (micro-hydros) have been selected for funding by United Arab Emirates (UAE)-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, said the minister of public infrastructure, David Patterson, who is heading a delegation of three to the eighth session of the Assembly of the International Renewable […]

IAAF to help rebuild Caribbean countries after hurricane devastation

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From InsidetheGames The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have pledged $500,000 (£363,359/€409,669) to help North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Federations recover the damage to local sports facilities caused last year by four hurricanes. The hurricanes, Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose, caused Federations across the region to lose communications, offices, training facilities and […]

Couple with burning red rash on their backsides discover it’s WORMS burrowing into their skin

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TILL RASH DO US PART By Lizzie Parry, Digital Health Editor From The SUN UK The couple were on the Caribbean island of Martinique before noticing a “burning” red rash spread over their behinds A COUPLE sitting on a beautiful Caribbean beach got more than they bargained for – after leaving with a nasty infestation […]

Caribbean activists welcome Inter-American Court opinion on LGBT rights

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By CariFLAGS (PRESS RELEASE) – The Caribbean Forum for Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities (CariFLAGS) celebrates the recent advisory opinion by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) which referred to its constant case law whereby sexual orientation and gender identity are protected categories against discrimination under the Inter-American Convention on Human Rights. […]

IACHR tells Costa Rica that it must recognize marriage equality

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From Caribbean News Now The Courtroom at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights WASHINGTON, USA — On January 9, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) issued an advisory opinion that Costa Rica must recognize marriage equality. This opinion is relevant to Costa Rica and 19 other countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean that […]

Why you should still visit the Caribbean this year

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From CNT Travelogue Podcast From the Bahamas to Curacao, here’s our status update on the region. On this week’s Travelogue podcast, we wanted to show the Caribbean—a region very close to our hearts—some much-needed love. Now that we’re in the thick of winter, it’s the perfect time to book tropical getaways, and we’ve got a […]