October 21, 2018

World Bank says Caribbean could still benefit from Human Capital Index Report

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From St. Lucia Online (CMC) – The World Bank Saturday said that the new World Bank Human Capital Index released earlier this week gives policymakers in the Caribbean and around the world compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes of people and of countries with returns […]

Regional security body deploys forces to St Kitts-Nevis

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From Jamaica Gleaner BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation. In an address to the nation late yesterday, Harris said this is yet another initiative undertaken by his administration to enhance the safety and security of […]

Dry Coconut Powder | Global Market 2018 Analysis | (Cocomi, Caribbean, Maggi) and more…

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By Leon Gaban From The Finance Goof The Dry Coconut Powder Market report provides overview of Dry Coconut Powder Industry, including industry chain analysis, manufacturing technology, characteristics and latest market trends & dynamics.The Dry Coconut Powder market research report also focuses on future trends and demand,supply and market expansion rate,prices, competition, size, prices and value […]

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman debuts upgrades on November 1

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Photo: Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman Credit Margaritaville Resort Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – October 10, 2018 – After a multiyear, extensive renovation, the new Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman will officially relaunch on November 1, 2018. The massive overhaul includes all of the property’s 285 guestrooms, the addition of over 8,500 feet of meeting and event space, a new fitness […]

$100 billion by 2020: Financing Small Island and Developing States to adapt to climate change

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First Investment Forum under the Caribbean Nationally Determined Contribution Finance Initiative (NDC FI) Friday, October 12, 2018 — New financing to build the capacity of Small Island Developing States to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change have commenced with the OECS and Government of Saint Lucia convening global development partners, the private […]

The UWI calls for Caribbean action based on UN IPCC report

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From UWI “Caribbean scientists have long held the position that (global temperature rise of) 1.5°C may be the limit of global warming that vulnerable regions such as ours can tolerate.” Professor Michael Taylor, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus is commenting on […]

Parkland Fuel Corporation to acquire 75% of SOL, the largest independent fuel marketer in the Caribbean

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Transformational Business Combination Establishes Strong International Growth Platform; SOL’s Simpson Group to Own 9.9% of Parkland Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”), (PKI) Canada’s largest and one of North America’s fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator, and SOL Limited have entered into an agreement […]

Reef Conservation Month at Divetech Grand Cayman

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From Dive Magazine UK During the month of October, Divetech Grand Cayman is focusing its efforts on conservation issues which concern the dive community. In conjunction with Eco Divers and Vivo restaurant, Divetech is hosting a Coral Conservation workshop on Sunday, 28 October 2018, all proceeds from which will go the Eco Divers Coral Reef […]

New climate change report claims dire picture for Caribbean, world,

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From The Virgin Islands Consortium A major report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change has alarmed leaders the world over and sent a shock through global citizens on the near-future consequences of changing weather patterns caused by global warming. The changes threaten to destroy the current way of life for tens of […]

New partner to lead Carey Olsen’s trusts and private wealth teams in BVI and Cayman

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Leading offshore law firm Carey Olsen has appointed Bernadette Carey to head up its trusts and private wealth practice across the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cayman Islands – reflecting the ongoing growth of the firm’s Caribbean offices. Ms Carey, who joins from another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands, has a broad private […]