December 16, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line pops #OpenFun, bringing island warmth to chilly New York City in a ‘scent-sational’ way

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World’s Most Popular Cruise Line Invites Consumers to ‘Crack Open a Can of the Caribbean’ with Unique Vending Machine in Manhattan Dispensing Cans of Tropics-Infused Air MIAMI, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With winter approaching, now is the time for consumers to start thinking about an escape from the cold and begin planning their next Caribbean […]

Selecting an appropriate marketing strategy

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From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – As a business owner, it is imperative that you know by now the importance of marketing to your business. Gaining proper exposure is the only way through which you can increase your sales (and by extension, your profits). However, you also need to understand the dynamism of marketing as […]

Destinations of the week

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The 20 best winter vacations to take this year Part 1 By Madeline Diamond, INSIDER From Business Insider Whether you’re looking for cold or warm weather, there are plenty of destinations that are perfect for winter travel. Park City, Utah, is home to amazing skiing as well as the Sundance Film Festival. Summertime begins in […]

Disaster resilience planning key factor for the Caribbean

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By Wesley Kirton From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – The 41st annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America wrapped up in Miami on Friday (November 17) with the issue of disaster resilience planning dominating the discussions, against the backdrop of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which struck the Caribbean region within weeks of each […]

Numbers tell the story of port needs

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From Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd As Chris Allen warms to the topic of global port infrastructure needs for the booming cruise sector in the era of “megaships,” he uses a few numbers to illustrate. Industry wide, “in 2017 there are 41 cruise ships bigger than 125,000 gross registered tons, bigger than our Voyager-class,” says Royal […]

WeDo Technologies Hosted Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management Conference in Miami, Fl

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First Annual User Group of the Americas Included Experts from  25 Service Providers and 10 Countries WeDo Technologies, a worldwide leader in integrated revenue assurance and fraud management, brought together over 120 telecommunications experts in Miami, Florida October 19 – 20, to discuss the challenges associated with today’s dynamic telecom business environment. Issues like Digital Transformation, Internet of Things […]

Brain-implanted device helps ease seizures

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From Baptist Health, South Florida A small device manufactured in Silicon Valley, referred to as the RNS System, can monitor and respond to brain activity, somewhat like a pacemaker responds to heart rhythms. On September 28, the first “responsive neurostimulation” device (or RNS) was implanted at Baptist Hospital in Miami for the management of refractory […]

ISIS sympathizer faces charges for plot to bomb Miami mall

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AP From New York Post MIAMI — A Florida man who described himself as a sympathizer of the Islamic State extremist group faces terrorism-related charges stemming from a purported plot to bomb a Miami-area shopping mall, according to court documents filed Monday. Vicente Adolfo Solano, 53, appeared at a brief hearing Monday afternoon on a […]

University of Miami launches Cuba and the Caribbean Special Report

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SOURCE University of Miami Comprehensive digital report showcases research and study of faculty, staff, students and alumni in the Caribbean Basin. CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In its newly published Cuba and the Caribbean Special Report, the University of Miami (UM) brings front-and-center it’s long history with Cuba, Haiti and other nations […]

FBI thwarts Miami mall bomb plot

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By Wanda Carruthers From Newsmax Federal agents thwarted a plot to bomb the Dolphin Mall following an undercover operation, arresting Vicente Solano of Miami, CBS Miami reported Sunday. Authorities said Solano, who has made pro-Islamic State videos, planned to carry out a weapons of mass destruction attack at the mall located in Doral. Agents were […]