July 18, 2019

One of Antarctica’s biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet

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By Aylin Woodward From Business Insider Antarctica’s glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica will likely hit a point of irreversible melting, after which it will lose all of its ice over a period of 150 years. […]

Residential property markets and investments in Caribbean

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Caribbean – a place with beautiful beaches and sunny days. If you are considering buying a real estate in the Caribbean or investing in them, then you should be informed and fully prepared. Not only to prepare finances and to create a budget but also, to know where the best place in the Caribbean is […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Making a difference – the example of António Guterres |

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jouvert Radio WASHINGTON, United States, Friday July 5, 2019 – In his threeand a half years as Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres has proved himself sensitive and alert to the difficulties confronting Caribbean states. He has been an example that Secretaries-General of other inter-governmental organisations would do well to […]

25 years of cooperation in counterdrugs operations between Dutch and USA

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From The Daily Herald St. Maarten PHILIPSBURG–Stopping the flow of illicit drugs in the Caribbean is a team effort. Twenty-five years ago, the Royal Netherlands Navy joined Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S) in Key West, Florida.   The Commander of the Dutch forces in the Caribbean took up the role of Task Group 4.4 CTG4.4 […]

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans

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By Erin Davis and Catherine Dillinger From CNN Facts you might not know about July 4th (CNN)All across America on July 4, men in red, white and blue tank tops dust off their grills, children chuck exploding paper wrappers in cul-de-sacs, and patriotic-themed commercials take over the airwaves.It’s Independence Day.If you grew up elsewhere and already […]

Protesters, police fight pitched battles after historic ‘million-strong’ march against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill turns violent

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By Su Xinqi  Alvin Lum  Phila Siu  Shirley Zhao  Linda Lew  From South China Morning Post Officers, protesters suffer injuries, some needing hospital treatment, as police use batons and pepper spray to beat back mob of masked demonstrators Hours earlier peaceful mass rally drew historic numbers onto the streets to oppose government’s controversial extradition bill As it happened: How […]

Concacaf announces Clear Bag Policy at all 15 United States venues for matches during this summer’s Gold Cup

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Miami (Tuesday, June 11, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today that a clear bag policy will be in place at all 15 US-based stadiums hosting Concacaf Gold Cup 2019 matches this summer.  Fans arriving for matches at stadium gates, Futbol Fiesta areas or other areas where […]

Caribbean seeing robust growth so far in 2019

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By Matt Turner From Travel Agent Central Led by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a robust 12 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2019, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). In an update to the media on the region’s performance at a news conference this morning hosted at the Wyndham New […]

OffshoreAlert Daily Digest for May 30, 2019

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 Irish conman Mark Nichols and Almas Capital Management settle NFA action Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on Twitter Irish conman Mark Nichols and his commodity trading advisor Almas Capital Management – who were exposed by OffshoreAlert 13 months ago – have settled a regulatory action brought against them by the National Futures Association […]

Meiling will be ‘Dressed Up’

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Caribbean Fashion Icon Meiling to make NYC debut with ‘Dressed Up’ New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – As anticipation builds for the launch of ‘Dressed Up’ (the soon to be opened dress-specialty shoppe), the buzz has gone into high gear with the announcement that the novel garment-exclusive concept will feature the dress collection styles of […]