December 16, 2017

Caribbean Youth Environment Network and Solar Head of State launch partnership

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Plans to educate youth about renewable energy across the region During this year COP23 climate conference, the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) and Solar Head of State (SHOS) launched a partnership to promote education on renewable energy across the Caribbean region. The CYEN is a non-profit, civil society, charitable body that focuses its resources on empowering […]

Failure of communications in the Dutch Caribbean comes as no surprise

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By JANNEKE VAN DEN ELSHOUT From University of Twente. Recently, the University of Twente joined forces with the University of Curacao and Saxion University of Applied sciences to do research with regard to the effectiveness and quality of the communications and alert systems in the Dutch Caribbean. The research, which was commissioned by the Dutch Scientific […]

Study looks into HIV virus spread in Dutch Caribbean

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UTRECHT–The fast spreading of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Dutch Caribbean and the factors that cause this phenomenon are the subject of a new research project of the Aids Fund Netherlands, to be carried out by scientists of the Utrecht University Medical Centre (UMC Utrecht) this year. Dr. Anne Wensing of UMC Utrecht and […]

Two Caribbean Islands among World’s Most Scenic Airport Approaches

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From Curacao Chronicle Saba’s Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport has the shortest commercial runway in the world. PrivateFly, a booking platform for private jet charters, recently named the world’s top 10 most scenic airport approaches, and the Caribbean took off in style with the number one spot, going on to fly high in seventh place. Taking […]

Satellite tracking tiger sharks in the Dutch Caribbean.

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From St Martin News Network Tiger Shark ‘Quinty’ swims from the Saba Bank to Trinidad in four weeks! During an expedition last year, a number of tiger sharks were caught on the Saba Bank and fitted with satellite tags to study how these animals move around the Caribbean Sea. This research provides invaluable information about […]

Bahamian master motivator celebrates 30 years in business

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From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — Bahamian born international motivational speaker, corporate trainer, bishop of motivation, customer service evangelist, talk show host and author, master motivator Spence Finlayson, is celebrating 30 years in business. Finlayson began his career as a motivational speaker in 1987 while working as an advertising sales consultant for BATELCO’s Yellow […]

InselAir: UK Foreign Office warns against major Caribbean airline

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By Rosie Giorgi From Easy Voyage TRAVEL WARNING ISSUED FOR INSELAIR The Foreign Office has issued a travel warning after safety concerns were raised about InselAir, a major Caribbean airline. The Curacao-based airline flies to 26 destinations across Brazil, the Caribbean, Colombia and the United States and carried 1.4 million passengers last year. The warning […]

Insel air fleet not allowed in Guyana due to safety concerns

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From Caribbean News Service GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 22 2017 – The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has taken a decision to not allow the Insel Air fleet to fly into Guyana due to safety concerns. This was confirmed by Director General of the authority, Colonel Egbert Field. Field indicated that the air service has not […]

Favourite attractions

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Oyster’s Experts Name Their Favorite Attractions at These 5 Popular Caribbean Destinations By Andrew Villagomez From Oyster.Com Nearly about the Caribbean is vacation-worthy. Visitors from all over the world travel for the warm sun, clear ocean waters, and white sand beaches. While you can spend your entire trip relaxing at your resort, each destination offers […]

Banco di Caribe N.V. Joins Confirmation.com to respond to Audit Confirmations in the Dutch Caribbean

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Confirmation.com Feb 20, 2017, 19:00 ET BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Confirmation.com, the world’s leading provider of secure audit confirmation services, announced today that Banco di Caribe N.V. has joined Confirmation.com to process audit confirmation requests online instead of by courier or mail. Banco di Caribe N.V., a full service bank […]