March 22, 2019

‘Blimey! That packs a punch!’ says Camilla after sampling Caribbean rum

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By Tony Jones, Press Association Court Correspondent in Kingstown, St Vincent. PA Ready News From Yahoo News he Duchess of Cornwall had a shock after swigging some very strong rum and was left exclaiming: “Blimey! That packs a punch!” Camilla came across the famous Caribbean spirit when she strolled through some local craft stalls set […]

‘US president eroding Caribbean unity’

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From Trinidad Express A SENIOR adviser to the Dominica government yesterday warned of a possible erosion of Caribbean unity as he criticised the decision of US President Donald Trump to meet with five regional leaders to discuss issues ranging from Venezuela to Chinese economic intervention in the Caribbean. Speaking on state-owned DBS radio in Dominica, […]

What if the Caribbean refused royal visits until reparations were paid?

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From IBW21.ORG Charles and Camilla are the latest to arrive and help whitewash the injustices of slavery and empire. By Nalini Mohabir, The Guardian — Once upon a time monarchs ruled by divine right, then later with charismatic authority. The future king Prince Charles (#NotMyPrince) has neither. Yet Caribbean governments are paying for Prince Charles and Camilla’s royal […]

Prince Charles, 70, looks buff on the beach as he takes a dip in £180 floral trunks during Caribbean tour

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By Emily Andrews From The Sun PRINCE Charles shows he’s still looking buff at 70 as he enjoys a dip on his Caribbean tour. The heir to the throne, not seen in his trunks since the 1980s, stripped off to reveal his toned hairy chest in Barbados. Prince Charles with singer Lionel Richie as he is […]

Trump to meet with 5 Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago

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AP From Star Tribune WASHINGTON — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues. The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president’s Florida resort, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and […]

Grenada still fastest growing economy in Caribbean, reports CDB

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CANA From tv6tnt The medium-term outlook for Grenada is positive and for 2019, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting ts economic growth of 4.5 per cent, with similar outcomes expected over the medium term. The CDB said construction, tourism, agriculture and private education sectors will also drive performance, noting that in terms of construction, […]

New ECLAC policy brief prepares Caribbean countries for natural disasters

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Through the publication of a new policy brief, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has identified strengths and weaknesses in the DRM strategies of member states and how these can be mainstreamed in development plans and policies.  The brief which is entitled `Mainstreaming disaster risk management […]

Prince Charles embarks on Caribbean tour including Communist-run Cuba [and Cayman Islands]

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By Sarah Marsh Reuters From CompuServe News HAVANA (Reuters) – Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility from Britain’s closest ally, the United States. The royals will kick off […]

Rent a Caribbean island

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You can now rent an entire island in the Caribbean and it looks FAB By Aine Conaty From buzz.ie You can now rent an entire island in the Caribbean on Airbnb and it looks AMAZING! The island is called Bird Island and it is located near Placencia which is a beach resort off the coast of Belize. At the […]

Nearly a million people across the Caribbean positively impacted by the Sandals Foundation’s decade of dedication to education, the environment and engaging local communities

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~The Foundation Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary by Committing to Another Decade of Investment in Sustainable Projects that Protect the Islands and Improve the Lives of the Caribbean Community NEWS PROVIDED BYSandals Foundation  MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Sandals Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International – celebrates 10 years of fulfilling its […]