December 17, 2017

GCF Caribbean consultations chart paths to greater resilience

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From Green Climate Fund ST. JOHN, 12 DEC 2017 The Green Climate Fund is consulting with its partners in the Caribbean to explore how to enhance the region’s climate resilience in the aftermath of a particularly destructive hurricane season this year. A number of Caribbean countries are now repairing the damage left in the wake […]

IDB official says inclusive approach will improve tourism

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By Kadian Brown From JIS Story Highlights Country Manager for the Caribbean at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Therese Turner-Jones, says the region must take a more inclusive and environmentally sustainable approach to improve competitiveness in the tourism industry. “It is very important that climate change be mainstreamed as an idea when we are thinking about […]

Breast imaging in the Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

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Grand Cayman, , Cayman Islands Sun, Jan 7 – Wed, Jan 10, 2018 » Synopsis » AMA/CME Credits » Accommodations » Schedule » Registration Synopsis The program is developed to provide an up-to-date review of the fundamentals of breast imaging with the goal of helping you improve your interpretative and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, […]

Things to know before replacing your roof

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From All County Exteriors Replacing your roof is a big project, as well as it is a huge investment. In the US, an average homeowner can spend as much as $6,600 to install a new roof. However, the process can be intimidating and overwhelming.  There are a number of things to consider when selecting a […]

The 5 Keys to Export Diversification

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Written by Harris Myers Team From Albalogistics The role of export diversification in the economy of developing countries has received considerable attention in development literature over the last 50 years. In a nutshell, these developing countries diversified both their export products and export destinations to sustain their economy over the last five decades. However, as […]

The Editor speaks: When is it time to put down an old dog?

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Our elderly dog Sugar, a German Shepherd Mutt, is 13 years old plus, and has gone blind and deaf. She walks slowly and has difficulty in getting up. Our friends and family all tell us it’s time for Sugar to be put permanently to sleep. Are they right? On the plus side: She loves to […]

Can Israel save the Caribbean?

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From Matzav Following the recent discovery of a miles wide sea of plastic bottles and bags in the Caribbean, plans were afoot for an Israeli company to transform the waste into a usable product, Jerusalem Post reported. Based in Kibbutz Barkai, forty miles north of Tel Aviv, Infimer Technologies, founded by former naval commando Yuval […]

Join this unforgettable Christian Cruise to the Caribbean with the Choral and Worship Festival at Sea

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If you love to worship our God, sing praises to Him with other believers, fellowship with folks from across America, and enjoy the sunshine and sparkling waters of the Western Caribbean, then you will LOVE participating in the 1ST ANNUAL CHORAL AND WORSHIP FESTIVAL AT SEA! This extraordinary trip of a lifetime will feature your […]

Caribbean Tourism Industry: Training survey for owners, owner/managers, senior executives and managers

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By Foundation for Entrepreneurial Participation (TFEP) (PRESS RELEASE) – Tourism destinations around the world are facing increasing competition and the Caribbean Training and Research Group (CARI-TaRG) (www.tfep.org/caritarg.html) and MEDITERRANEO LAB have embarked on developing a range of training modules specifically aimed at the needs of the tourism industry throughout the Caribbean. Therefore we are seeking […]

Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd (TSE:CUP) Increases Dividend to $0.22 Per Share

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From The Ledger Gazette Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd (TSE:CUP) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 8th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.219 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.59%. The ex-dividend […]