February 28, 2021

Why travel to Caribbean with aviation taxes ? Different islands with sand and sun are standing by

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By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert From eTurbo News If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is ‘swamp taxation’ because no one besides the receiver wants it, and it sucks. “Dutch Government […]

Supporting safety in the Caribbean: IAEA helps member states establish regulatory infrastructures

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By K. Glenn, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation From IAEA The IAEA’s safety standards provide requirements and recommendations for ensuring nuclear safety, and act as a global reference for protecting people and the environment. Through an ongoing regional technical cooperation project[1], the IAEA is supporting Caribbean Member States in establishing, within a legal and governmental […]

CARPHA continues to appeal to persons to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes

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PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is again urging persons to take every precaution to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. Earlier this month, CARPHA had confirmed five (5) case of Zika virus in a territory of the Caribbean Community. Zika is a viral disease, transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same […]