February 20, 2018

New study in Grenada links coral reefs and disaster risk reduction

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From Caribbean News Now  GRENVILLE, Grenada — A new study, published by UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) and The Nature Conservancy, in the Journal of Environmental Management, evaluates one of the first uses of reef restoration as natural infrastructure specifically designed to reduce risks to people and property, and reveals that coral degradation is directly linked […]

St. Lucia expects removal from EU Tax Haven Blacklist

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From The St Kitts & Nevis Observer The St Lucia government stated it expects to join fellow Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbours, Barbados and Grenada, in being removed from a new list of global tax havens by the European Union. The EU has signalled its intention to remove the CARICOM countries after they submitted plans to […]

Lavish lodgings in Grenada

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Escape The Cold And Enjoy The Caribbean At Five Lavish Lodgings In Grenada BY Lea Lane From Forbes The tri-island destination of Grenada, smaller Carriacou and Petite Martinique, was spared the destruction that wiped out much of the Caribbean this past hurricane season. And right now they offer a deluxe respite from the bone-chilling cold […]

CDB approves funding to support climate-smart agriculture in Grenada

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From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5 million loan to support climate-smart agriculture and enterprise business development in Grenada. The project will assist the government of Grenada in its efforts to increase productivity and the contribution of the agricultural sector to economic growth, rural poverty reduction and […]

Festive season sees C’bean rebound strongly following Irma impact — CHTA

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From Jamaica Observer LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Holiday travellers are escaping to the Caribbean, with hotels in most destinations not impacted by this year’s hurricanes reporting occupancies in excess of 90 per cent over the holiday season. “More than 70 per cent of the Caribbean was not impacted by hurricanes Irma and Maria and […]

Comparing Caribbean citizenship by investment programs which passport the most profitable of them all?

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From Migronis Citizenship High-income individuals who are looking for means to expand their travelling freedom, and better tax optimization opportunities – but still have not settled for a specific second-passport country will find the following reading informative. Let’s talk about acquisition of your second citizenship through investing in a real estate, or donating to a […]

Hurricane-hit Caribbean states target future safe from climate harm

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By Sophie Hares Thomson Reuters Foundation TEPIC, Mexico, Dec 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A group of Caribbean nations, many devastated by recent hurricanes, will work with companies, development banks and other organisations to curb damage from climate change and grow cleanly, under an action plan launched this week. The countries aim to restructure up […]

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 […]