June 21, 2018

CPA Regional Conference 0pens in Grand Cayman

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The 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Regional Conference has opened. His Excellency the Acting Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson officially opened the conference. Sixty two representatives from 18 countries are participating in the week-long event. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The 43rd annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region […]

Jamaica reaffirms infrastructure investment commitment

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By NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has reiterated the Andrew Holness government’s commitment to providing an enabling infrastructure for investment. In addressing the opening ceremony of the third staging of the nation’s premier investment event, the Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), at the Iberostar Convention […]

IMF staff concludes visit to Jamaica

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Uma Ramakrishnan visited Kingston from June 11 to 15, 2018, to take stock of progress on Jamaica’s economic reform program supported by the IMF’s precautionary stand-by arrangement (SBA). At the end of the visit, Ramakrishnan issued the following statement: […]

Trump vows to slash aid to Caribbean nations allowing undocumented into U.S.

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By Gordon Williams From Caribbean Today Caribbean nations face possibly crippling financial punishment from the United States if a plan announced last month by President Donald Trump becomes full-fledged policy. Trump wants to partially cut or eliminate foreign aid to countries whose citizens enter the U.S. illegally or become undocumented U.S. residents, especially if those […]

Bourdain’s love of Jamaica’s oxtail and curried goat

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BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Four years ago, late world-renowned chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain said, “I love the food in this country. I must have Oxtail, whether in the Bronx or in Kingston.” These were endearing words uttered by the storyteller and adventurer, while filming his series in Jamaica. […]

Four Caribbean countries where visitors need to take extra caution

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By Nduta Waweru From Face2Face Africa The Caribbean and Latin America have one of the highest insecurity levels according to the recently released Law and Order Index. The Index, annually generated by Gallup, indicated that crime rates in this region dropped from 64 points in 2016 to 62 points in 2017. The report sought to […]

Jamaica to host final round of the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifier

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The final round of the regional qualifier will determine the three Caribbean representatives for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship Miami (Thursday, June 7, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today that Jamaica will host the final round of the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifier, scheduled to be […]

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister commences Caribbean tour to strengthen relations

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From teleSUR Diaz will hold meetings with the Caribbean counterparts, along with the Cuban residents and Cuban state mission personnel in those countries. Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra arrived Wednesday at Trinidad and Tobago, the first Caribbean nation he is set to visit on his tour to the Caribbean nations to strengthen diplomatic relations. […]

Caribbean Airlines demonstrates regionalism at Caribbean Week New York 2018

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From eTurboNews Caribbean Airlines has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to the Caribbean region, by its strong support of Caribbean Week in New York, as the “official Caribbean Carrier of Caribbean Week 2018.” Caribbean Week is organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the regional tourism development agency, and takes place 3-8 June. “We are pleased […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s Coat of Arms Address

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Cayman Islands Coat of Arms History By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA I extend a warm Caymanian welcome to you all and thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to join us today on the lawn of the Glass House to commemorate this special day in our history. This is […]