May 23, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

Ibex Global unveils new Caribbean headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica

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By Narayan Ammachchi From nearshore Americas US BPO provider Ibex Global has established its Caribbean and Central American headquarters in the Jamaican city of Kingston. Located at Kingston’s picturesque waterfront district, the office building is also home to Digicel, a major telecom firm in the region. The company has already employed 600 customer service agents […]

Caribbean Travel – Canada is warning Nationals about this Caribbean Central American Nation

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From NAN News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: The Canadian government is warning its nationals to exercise a high degree of caution when traveling to the CARICOM, Central American nation of Belize. The warning on Belize was updated this week because of crime there, including armed robbery, mugging and sexual assault, which the […]

Nicaragua named host for 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship

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Eight teams to compete for regional championship and three available spots in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 MIAMI – CONCACAF announced Tuesday that Nicaragua will host the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship from April 19-29, 2018. The eight-team competition will crown the region’s champion and qualify three teams to the FIFA U-17 […]

Taiwan defense minister to tour Central America and Caribbean, transit in U.S.

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By Matthew Strong,From Taiwan News Invitation by Nicaraguan armed forces chief at origin of tour TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) will pass through New York and Los Angeles on his way to and from five Central American and Caribbean allies, officials said Tuesday. Relations with the region have come under a closer […]