October 17, 2019

2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League Draw to take place on May 30

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The expanded competition will now include the participation of the Central American domestic league winners and a Canadian representativeMiami (Thursday, May 23, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the venue, date and procedures for the official draw of the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League. The 3rd edition […]

Concacaf announces Scotiabank Concacaf League expansion

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The Central American domestic league winners and a Canadian representative will now participate in the competition Miami (Monday, February 11, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that the Scotiabank Concacaf League – the official club championship for Central American and Caribbean clubs – will expand from […]

Concacaf and SAVI Announce Partnership for Referee Uniforms

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From CONCACAF Agreement designates SAVI as the official uniform provider of the Confederation Miami (Friday, December 14, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today a multi-year agreement naming SAVI the official referee uniform provider for all Concacaf tournaments and properties. With this agreement, SAVI becomes Concacaf’s official […]

Police vs. citizen confrontations – are we aware these are escalating?

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By Youri A Kemp From Caribbean News Now Since sitting shotgun in Caribbean News Now for nearly a year now after years of hitching a ride in the news and commentary section, I have had a chance to take a look across the board and familiarise myself with issues around the Caribbean and Central American […]

The View From Europe: The potentially destabilising effect of demographic change

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By David Jessop Last month, Moody’s, the credit rating agency, published a report that indicated the potentially negative economic and political implications of demographic change in the Caribbean and Central America. It suggested that if government and the private sector do not make significant improvements in education, health care and other social determinants, many nations […]

Second migrant caravan in Guatemala heads toward Mexico

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By Reuters From Newsmax A group of over a thousand Central Americans in Guatemala headed toward the Mexican border on Tuesday, as a larger caravan of migrants that has angered U.S. President Donald Trump paused in southern Mexico on its planned journey toward the U.S. border. Trump has vowed to begin cutting millions of dollars […]

China lures Taiwan’s Latin American allies

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By Carrie Kahn From OPB The power struggle between China and the island of Taiwan is playing out in an unlikely region — Latin America. The biggest bloc of Taiwan’s few remaining world allies is in Central America and the Caribbean. But even that solidarity is splintering. In August, El Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén went on […]

The View From Europe: The Caribbean has lost a friend

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By David Jessop From The Caribbean Council For just under forty years, Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) has worked in Washington with the region to promote private sector led growth, successfully finding ways to help Caribbean governments and business leaders engage with and influence the thinking of US administrations. Now, according to an announcement made […]

ITU finalises coordination for Caribbean and Central American digital switchover

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By DTVE Reporter From DigitalTVEurope The ITU has finalised the coordination process that will enable digital switchover to go ahead in Central America and the Caribbean region. The global telecom body worked with regional regulators the Comisión Técnica Regional de Telecomunicaciones (COMTELCA), the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) and the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) to finalise the cycle of regional frequency coordination meetings […]

Concacaf Women’s Championship Qualifying resumes on Saturday

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Miami (Thursday, August 23, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) reminds media that the regional qualifiers for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship will resume play on Saturday. Action will begin in Jamaica, with the Concacaf Caribbean Women’s qualifiers, as five teams – Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica […]