August 14, 2018

Cuban Flag, first to wave in the Center-Caribbean Village

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From Presna Latina Barranquilla, Colombia, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban flag became today the first to wave in the Center-Caribbean Village, after the official lifting ceremony in which the national anthem of the Antillean Island was also sung. Approximately 100 members of the Cuban delegation met under the constant strong sun and heat in […]

ECCB Governor appointed Chairman of CCRIF SPC

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Monday, July 2, 2018 — Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Governor, Mr. Timothy Antoine, has been appointed as Chairman of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) effective July 1, for a 3-year term. Mr. Antoine succeeds Mr. Milo Pearson who chaired CCRIF’s board from its inception in 2007 and has now retired. At […]

CCRIF welcomes two new members: British Virgin Islands and Montserrat

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 — The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) is pleased to announce that the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat have joined the facility and purchased coverage for the 2018/19 policy year beginning June 1st. Both countries obtained tropical cyclone and excess rainfall policies and the Government of the Virgin Islands […]

Aeromexico announces the start of service to two new destinations in Central America and the Caribeean

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●Starting on November 2 and 10, Aeromexico will start to serve the Punta Cana and Liberia markets, respectively, from Mexico City. ●With these new routes, the airline will offer service to ten destinations in Central America and the Caribbean Mexico City, June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, announces the start of […]

Football: Draw delivers matchups for the Scotiabank Concacaf League round of 16 matches

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Second edition of the club championship kicks off the last week of July Miami (Wednesday, May 23, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted this evening the official draw for the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League, at the Pullman Hotel in Miami, Florida. The 2018 edition of the Concacaf […]

Regional Action Plan: Strengthening the regional response to large-scale migration of Venezuelan migrants in South America, North America, Central America and the Caribbean

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REPORT  from International Organization for Migration UN Migration Agency Launches Regional Action Plan to Strengthen Response to Venezuelan Outflows Buenos Aires – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, today (10/04) launches a Regional Action Plan, detailing its support to Governments hosting Venezuelan nationals in the Americas and the Caribbean. The Action Plan aims at strengthening the […]

CONCACAF announces Gold Cup expansion to 16 teams, opening access for more nations to participate and host

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CONCACAF to explore matches outside North America in line with commitment to unity and access  Miami (Monday, February 26, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that the CONCACAF Gold Cup – the official national team championship of North, Central America and the Caribbean – will expand to […]

Cayman Islands to emerge as key strategic hub for subsea cable sector

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By Chris Kelly, From Total Telecom OfReg is working with other government departments to open up the Cayman Island’s subsea sector to international investors The Cayman Islands could emerge as a key strategic hub, linking the US with developing markets in Central and Latin America, according to industry experts. “The “Cayman Cable Hub” Concept; given […]

University holds billions offshore in Central America and Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

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By Spencer Dembner From The Chicago Maroon The University of Chicago holds $2.8 billion in investments in Central America and the Caribbean, according to its most recent tax returns. Many universities hold similar offshore investments, hoping to avoid taxes on certain high-yield, high-risk investments. The University has had significant assets in the region since at […]

Protecting a Caribbean wonder from disappearing in Belize

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From America CGTN The largest coral reef in the Americas is under siege. Off the coast of the Central American nation Belize, it is one of the world’s great treasures. Just below the surface, a magnificent coral reef spans the entire length of the country. It was declared a World Heritage Site more than twenty […]