September 16, 2019

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 […]

Trinidadian arrested as US officials foil terror plot

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From Caribbean360 MARYLAND, United States, Wednesday April 10, 2019 – A Trinidadian-born man has been accused in the United States of plotting to plow a stolen van into a crowd at a large shopping and entertainment compound outside of Washington, in what prosecutors said was an ISIS-inspired attack. According to court documents, 28-year-old Rondell Henry, a […]

54 shocking sleep statistics and trends for 2019

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From The Sleep Advisor see: https://www.sleepadvisor.org/sleep-statistics/ One sleepless night, nothing to worry about, they said. This is what many Americans and people around the world say right before they are in a car crash or make a fatal mistake at work. We all know that sleep is necessary for our physical and mental health, but […]

Caribbean: in no one’s backyard

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Barbados Today P.J. Patterson, the former Prime Minister of Jamaica, recently observed to an attentive audience in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, that: “We of the Caribbean should never allow our strategy to be dictated or determined by anyone else”, adding that “we live in no one’s […]

Can you guess the happiest city in the United States?

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By Mary Daly from Care2 What makes you happy? Is it your family and friends, your pets, your work or your hobbies? What about where you live? A new study from WalletHub examined how the cities in which we reside can affect how happy we are with our lives. It analyzed 182 of the largest cities in the United States, drawing on […]

Statement by the OECS on the recent escalation of the United States action towards Cuba

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — The Authority of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) meeting in Special Session in Guadeloupe on March 15, 2019: NOTING the renewed intensification in the application of the Helms-Burton Act by the United States Government through its decision to lift the suspension of Article III of the Act for a period […]

Paddy’s Day drink recipe

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How to Make Green Beer for St. Patrick’s Day By Amanda Garrity From Good Housekeeping When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, you can either celebrate the traditional Irish way or go festive with green and gold. If you fall into the latter category, then green beer is a must. Because everything — even cheap light […]