May 23, 2018

SportsMax Digicel acquire 2018 FIFA World Cup rights

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From Jamaica Observer SportsMax and Digicel announced recently that they have secured the broadcast rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, in 22 countries, through an agreement signed with DIRECTV . Following the successful carriage of the FIFA World Cup in 2006, 2010 and 2014, as well as the upcoming exclusive coverage of the […]

Cayman Islands: CIVF NORCECA recap

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The Cayman Islands National Beach Volleyball team returned to Cayman on Monday, April 30th after competing in three back-to-back tournaments in the 2018 NORCECA Continental Beach Volleyball Tour. The Cayman National team ended last year’s NORCECA tournament season with overall rank rankings of 13th for the women and t 16th for the men. This year […]

Concacaf Caribbean Qualifiers for 2018 Women’s Championship kicked off this weekend [May 5]

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Miami – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) confirmed today the kickoff of the Concacaf Caribbean Qualifiers for the 2018 Women’s Championship. The first of the five groups kicked off on Saturday, May 5, with the balance of the matches to be played throughout the month, across five venues across […]

Jamaica to Host Final Round of the 2018 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship

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Four clubs remain in the quest for the title and a spot in the 2018-19 Confederation wide club championships Miami (Tuesday, May 1, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today that Kingston, Jamaica will host the Final Round of the 2018 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship, scheduled […]

Caribbean lost $741m in tourism revenue from 2017 storms: report

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By Bertram Niles From CGTN Last year’s devastating storms in the Caribbean cost the region an estimated 741 million US dollars in lost tourism revenue as well as more than 800,000 visitors, a new report says. The report by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) was released as the region prepares for the start […]

Bahamas to host Caribbean’s main aviation forum

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From Tribune 242 The Bahamas will host the Caribbean’s largest aviation conference this June, bringing together major players from the sector and tourism industries for three days of discussions. The third annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup is scheduled for June 12-14 in Nassau, with its main goal to find new ways to increase airlift into the […]

In blow to Taiwan, Dominican Republic forges ties with China

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BY EMILY WANG AND JOHNSON LAI Associated Press From The News & Observer BEIJING – The Dominican Republic established diplomatic relations with China on Tuesday, breaking ties with Beijing’s rival Taiwan in the latest blow to the self-ruled island democracy China has been trying to isolate on the global stage. Taiwan said it was “deeply […]

US: Pascrell meets with Dominican Ambassador and Dominican Republic Leaders to discuss Caribbean recovery efforts

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Press Release WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, issued the following statement on his meeting with the Dominican Ambassador to the United States, Jose Tomás Pérez Vázquez. Hosted by Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13), the meeting was called to discuss the […]

Cruising around investment cases against the Caribbean islands

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By Anne-Sophie Gidoin (Jones Day) From Kluwer Arbitration Blogs Cruising around investment cases against the Caribbean islands is not only a recreational journey.  It is also an informative one.  This article aims at presenting key observations made during this journey. As mentioned in a previous publication, since 1973, the sovereign islands of the Caribbean Sea, […]

Agenda announcement of the 4th International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress

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The meeting has become the main health tourism event in Central America and the Caribbean, and a proper setting to generate synergies, new businesses, and knowledge transfer. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Dominican Health Tourism Association (ADTS) and AF Comunicación Estratégica presented the agenda of the 4th International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress, which will […]