January 16, 2019

Caribbean characters

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Characters of the Caribbean EXHIBITION Characters of the Caribbean 6 Apr 2019 – 17 Apr 2019 A collection of portraits and photographs from travels through the Caribbean About Phil Goldsborough is a self taught artist based in Middleton St George. He first exhibited paintings in Darlington Library as Painter of the Month in 1975. He […]

Parkland completes acquisition of the largest independent fuel marketer in the Caribbean

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From NAN News Americas, CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 08, 2019: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI), a leading convenience store operator and one of the fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products in the Americas, today announced the closing of its acquisition of 75% of the shares of Sol Investments Limited (“SIL” and together with […]

New milestone: meeco simultaneously energised two large-scale solar installations on two continents

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Swiss energy provider put PV systems with total size of 4.44 MWp into operation Two entirely different areas, one solar provider: Bethesda on the Caribbean island Antigua and a textile company in Leutkirch located in the South of Germany as of now benefit from clean solar power. Shortly before the end of 2018, the Swiss-based […]

Chef Eric Ripert talks Caribbean cooking, adventurous eating, and his prediction for 2019’s biggest food trend

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By Joey Skladany From Chowhound It is all too common for us to welcome a new year by restricting food intake, adopting fad diets, and ultimately failing at both of these endeavors. At Chowhound, our alternative mission is to take readers out of their food ruts so they’re forced to try *new* cuisine that may inspire, enhance, […]

Caribbean Food and Drink Festival “Taste the Islands Experience” returns to Fort Lauderdale

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From South Florida Caribbean News Thousands Expected to Attend New 3-Day Weekend of Events at TTIX 2019, Celebrating South Florida’s Caribbean Cuisine and Diverse Cultures FORT LAUDERDALE – For Fort Lauderdale visitors and residents, Caribbean dreams will come to life this April in a breathtaking riverside setting, with a delicious array of food, drink, music, and […]

Alcoholism and men in the Caribbean

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By Shafel McDowall From Searchlight.vc We’ve just gone past Christmas Day and Old Year’s Night, and unfortunately, for many it was the perfect opportunity to become drunk and disorderly. Carnival and Christmas are the only two times a year when people, particularly men are allowed to be stupidly drunk without judgement. We all know of […]

Weather systems affecting the Cayman Islands area during 2018

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This is released on behalf of the Cayman Islands National Weather Service. Annual rainfall totals are discussed at the end of the annual summary. ANNUAL SUMMARY OF WEATHER SYSTEMS AFFECTING THE CAYMAN ISLANDS 2018 January Weather charts indicate that a cold front moved across the Cayman area on January 9th2018. The system supported cloudiness and […]

How the other half live!

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Aussie Home Loans heiress Deborah Symond soaks up the Caribbean sun on a luxury yacht while drinking bottles of Veuve Clicquot and wearing a $400 bralette By Cait Kelly From Daily Mail Australia Being the daughter of Aussie Home Loans boss John Symond, she is no stranger to luxury, after hiring out an entire Whitsunday’s […]

Caribbean youth offered sail training on ship ‘Eendracht’

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From The Daily Herald St Maarten MARIGOT–The non-profit association Caribbean Sail Training (CSTA) announced Thursday it is again offering great sailing adventures to Caribbean youngsters. In cooperation with the Dutch “Stichting Zeilschip Eendracht” and Maritime School of the West Indies (MSWI) in St. Martin, two trainees will have a chance to sail from Martinique on […]

Global coconut profile opening huge opportunity for Caribbean economies. But will they seize it?

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From Stabroek News What is being regarded globally as a breakthrough period for the coconut industry linked to skyrocketing demand for coconut water, oil and other products is being regarded as an opportunity for the region which it cannot afford to pass up. For sure, global coconut production is dominated by the Asian continent and […]