October 15, 2018

ILO to continue dialogue on the future of work in the Caribbean

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From Toussaint, Abi-Gail ​Port of Spain (ILO news) – In the lead up to the 19th American Regional Meeting the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean will hold a Subregional tripartite Meeting in Panama City on 1 October 2018 to discuss the future of work in the Caribbean. The Meeting entitled “Key […]

19th American Regional Meeting of the ILO – Panama 2-5 October 2018

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The ILO meeting will bring together representatives of Governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations from the Americas. Lima – Representatives from 35 countries of Latin America, North America and the Caribbean will participate in the 19th American Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which will take place in Panama City from 2-5 October. […]

2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League Semifinal matchups and kick off times confirmed

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The third round of the competition will take place after the FIFA match window of September Miami (Thursday, August 30, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the matchups and kickoff times for the semifinals of the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League. Quarterfinal action culminated Thursday night in […]

Liberty Latin America, C&W’s Parent Company, reaffirms commitment to the Caribbean Region

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CEOs Address 34th CANTO Conference in Panama City PANAMA CITY, Panama–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CEO of the recently established Liberty Latin America – Balan Nair, and CEO of its subsidiary company, Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W), Inge Smidts – underscored their continued commitment to drive the region’s technological advancement so that the Caribbean can firmly take its […]

Jamaica poised to unlock tourism potential in Latin America

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From teleSUR “I can safely say without any fear of contradiction that we have made that long-anticipated breakthrough into the South American market,” the tourism minister said. Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a national delegation say they are optimistic about the future of tourism in the Caribbean nation following a brief deal-making tour of […]

U.S. hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to Mexico and Caribbean

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From NOAA Public invited to tour U.S. Air Force Reserve ‘Hurricane Hunter’ aircraft April 10, 2018 With the 2018 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve will host a series of events, including tours aboard a hurricane hunter aircraft, to help communities in Mexico and the Caribbean prepare for the season […]

The Caribbean is stressed out

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From Smithsonian Forty percent of the world’s 2.5 billion people live in coastal cities and towns. A team including Smithsonian marine biologists just released 25 years of data about the health of Caribbean coasts from the Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program (CARICOMP). The study provides new insights into the influence of both local and global […]

Scotiabank CONCACAF League Trophy unveiled, will visit Panama and Costa Rica ahead of semifinal matches

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Four Teams Remain in Battle for Regional Supremacy, and to Lift the Confederation’s Newest Prize this October Miami  – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today unveiled the new trophy for the inaugural ScotiabankCONCACAF League, the Confederation’s newest club championship, and announced the first stops for the 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF […]

Lawrence looking forward to Caribbean derby – T&T expects stern challenge from Reggae Boyz

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From Sportsmax Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence insists the team is looking forward to another ‘Caribbean derby’ ahead of next week’s friendly international against rivals Jamaica. The twin island republic is expected to host the Reggae Boyz at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva next week as preparations intensify ahead of next month’s […]

Americans sentenced in Panama for 5 murders

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The Associated Press From US News Panamanian authorities say a court has sentenced a U.S. man and his ex-wife to prison for robbing and killing five other Americans in a Caribbean tourist destination. PANAMA CITY (AP) — U.S. citizen William Dathan Holbert was sentenced to 47 years in prison by a court in Panama for […]