September 17, 2019

Participation of Haiti in Ocean Governance Meeting for Greater Caribbean

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From Haiti Sentinel A delegation from the Ministry of the Environment consisting of Director General Nicole Yolette Altidor and Ms. Alexandra Vanessa Destiny Pierre traveled to Panama to attend the second regional consultation meeting for the establishment of a coordinating mechanism and sustainable financing plan for ocean governance in the Caribbean and the North-Brazilian plateau. […]

St. Kitts and Nevis fort project funded

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GOSIER, Guadeloupe – The CARIFORTS – a creation of a network of forts and fortifications of the Caribbean in partnership with St. Kitts, Antigua, Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico and St Eustatius – is among the newly selected projects to be completed through European funding. The original charter of the member nations for the CARIFORTS project […]

We must educate ourselves about our history

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From trinidad & Tobago Newsday CARIBBEAN PEOPLE must educate themselves on their history to confront a changing world, with new leaders and policies that will directly affect the Caribbean, says Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Dr June Soomer. “I cannot emphasise how important it is that we educate ourselves and our […]

Association of Caribbean States’ 7th Summit to be held in Cuba on June 4

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From Caribbean Business SAN JUAN – In its efforts to promote the sustainable development of the Greater Caribbean through “consultation, cooperation and concerted action,” the Association of Caribbean States will hold the 7th Summit of the ACS Heads of State and/or Government in Havana on Saturday, June 4. The ACS addresses trade, transport, sustainable tourism […]

Community-based tourism in the Greater Caribbean

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From eTN Community-based tourism emerges as an alternative to bridge the social and economic gap of rural communities, and is suitable for communities seeking to generate additional income in their daily economic activities utilizing the cultural, natural and local resources in a particular region. Community-based tourism affords the inhabitants of the region to become tour […]

Association of Caribbean States partners with Regional Agencies to host Caribbean Aviation Day 2014

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From Guyana Aviation The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) announced on Wednesday, its collaboration with Regional Agencies, the Airports Council International (ACI), Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to host the 2nd Caribbean Aviation Day. This year’s event will be celebrated under […]

iNews Briefs

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Grenada enforces 1952 legislation to deal with chikungunya virus From Caribbean360 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Wednesday July 2, 2014, CMC – Health authorities here have resorted to decades old legislation as the island moves to deal with the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Grenada has so far recorded five cases of the disease and the authorities have moved […]