July 17, 2019

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 […]

Mexico and USA to face-off in Concacaf Gold Cup Final in Chicago on July 7

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Tickets for the Final in Chicago’s iconic Soldier Field are sold out Miami (Wednesday, July 3, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed that the Final of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup will feature Mexico and USA, which will play the Championship game this Sunday, July 7, […]

Worldwide Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband Market: 2029 Worldwide Prospects, Share, Crucial Players, Size, Competitive Breakdown and Regional Forecast

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From Micro Finance Post The Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband market report considers the present scenario of the Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband market and its market dynamics for the period 2019−2024. It covers a detailed overview of various market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The study includes both the demand and supply sides of […]

Gordon Barlow: “Offshore tax havens – what they do”

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By Gordon Barlow This essay is a wee bit out of the ordinary, in that it was written six years ago for my personal blog. Since then, it has become the third most visited of all my 200-plus posts – and was actually #1 for the month of April this year. The title discloses the […]

Pa-rum-pa-pum-pum for Jimmy Carter

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By Melissa Martin Jimmy Carter is a humanitarian for the world—not just for America. He desires peace for all nations around the globe.  Former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, reminds me of the energizer bunny—he just keeps on going and going and going.  Pump-a-rum. His drum keeps booming.  Born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, […]

Conservation of wild animals does not exclude use by humans

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By Arthur Goldberg From mercatornet A Biblical perspective on environmental ethics “There are market solutions to most of [the] endangered species problems,” according to Dr Richard Rahn, Chairman of The Institute for Global Economic Growth. He argues that by providing private owners economic incentives to breed eatable wild animals, efficiently selling other parts of the animal, and […]

The Caribbean is best value proposition for outsourcing

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From Caribbean Export Organizers of the second Outsource to the Caribbean Conference scheduled for May 6-10 in Curaçao expect a bumper attendance, and for good reason. The Caribbean is the hottest location for major US firms outsourcing operations to grow revenue. And we’re not talking about the weather. Interest this year promises to be higher than at […]

RUGBY: Cayman Islands to host RAN Olympic Qualifiers

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from Americas Rugby News Rugby Americas North has confirmed that the Cayman Islands will host the regional Olympic Qualifiers in July 6-7 of this year. Both the men’s and women’s tournaments will be held at Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town, a frequent venue for international rugby that also hosted the regional qualifiers for […]

Caribbean women call for non-interference in Venezuela

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From Stabroek News By Danuta Radzik, Andaiye, Honor Ford-Smithand D. Alissa Trotz If you would like to support this statement, please add your name at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOaYK7DrMl1wTADDzWRqC9rSN34640noU-zOiMmZDxEhJLdA/viewform?usp=sf_link  We the undersigned  Call on all parties to guarantee that the Caribbean in all its diversity be actively promoted as a collective zone of peace in […]

Boy Scouts officially allow girls to join ranks

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax The Boy Scouts are officially open to girls, the organization confirmed Friday. Now called the Scouts BSA, the Scouts are open to boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 17. “I could not be more excited for what this means for the next generation of leaders in our […]