December 11, 2017

Blacklist: Caribbean Nations caving-in to EU economic threats

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From St Kitts & Nevis Observer A main reason why the UK voted to leave the European Union was its forced subservience to EU laws and regulations that were destroying national sovereignty. Today that EU bully boy pressure is being exported clear across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. The so called EU Blacklist of non […]

CONCACAF announces additions to its Development Department to strengthen efforts to grow the game across the region

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The Confederation aims at establishing a sustainable platform focused on supporting its Member Associations Miami (Wednesday, November 8, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the addition of two key positions to the Development Department designed to strengthen its efforts to grow the game across the region. […]

Destinations of the week

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Highlights of the Caribbean From The Globe and Mail A host of hot hotels and refurbished resorts are blooming across the Atlantic islands. Here are seven selections for your next retreat to the deep blue sea The pool complex at The Crane in Barbados. MICHAEL GRIMM PHOTOGRAPHY Gansevoort, Turks and Caicos At Gansevoort Hotel, Turks […]

Caribbean consul generals

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Caribbean consul generals in NY celebrate carnival’s 50th By Alexandra Simon From Caribbean Life It’s a historic year. The West Indian American Day Carnival is celebrating its 50th anniversary year and will honor that milestone on Eastern Parkway on Sept. 4, when the annual carnival enters its golden year. As one of the biggest displays […]

Spicemas

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Carnival of a Different Flavor By Tara Donaldson, From The Huffington Post If you’ve ever set foot in a Caribbean carnival, then you’ve experienced the truest form of the region’s spirit and soul. But if you’ve never set foot in Grenada for Spicemas, then you’ve never experienced Jab Jab, the most elemental form of Carnival […]

Eastern Caribbean Chevening Scholarship winners announced

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From Antigua News Room British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Janet Douglas has announced the Chevening Scholars for the academic year 2017-18. The awardees are from Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis and St Lucia. There were three awardees from Grenada. Kymanne Andrew- Alexander will be studying International Development at the University of […]

EC dollar stable, secure, says ECCB

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By Sharon Richards WINN From Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has given assurances that the EC dollar remains stable and that Eastern Caribbean banknotes are protected by the various security features of the notes. Deputy director of the Currency Management Department, Rosbert Humphrey, said, “At this […]

The View from Europe: Who will reform CARICOM?

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By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now There is a pervasive view within and beyond the Caribbean that the regional integration process is foundering, and that its progress is being held back by an absence of political compromise and a failing bureaucracy. The outcome of the recently held Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government meeting […]

FAME-Caribbean to help create business opportunities for artisans

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By Sasha Harrinanan From Trinidad and Tobago NewsDay The Foundation for Fashion, Art, Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship and Export (FAME-Caribbean) has been established by Trinidad-born Savile Row master tailor, Andrew Ramroop, to help create sustainable business opportunities for artistic people across the region. “Having travelled extensively to different locations throughout the world (and) currently consulting in India […]

CARICOM leaders make new commitment to tackle NCDs

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From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday July 11, 2017 – The push for a healthier Caribbean received a considerable boost last week as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders at their 38th annual summit in Grenada made new commitments to tackle the epidemic of chronic diseases which is costing the region dearly in terms of health and development. […]