May 13, 2021

PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation donate $100,000 to St. Vincent volcano relief efforts

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30 April 2021 – PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation have collectively donated $100,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. On 9 April 2021, the La Soufriere volcano erupted, sending ash and gas plumes miles into the sky and affecting neighbouring islands. The disaster has displaced about […]

OECS Commission launches new “Stronger Together” website

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Stronger Together: We are a Global Family Monday, May 3, 2021 — In an effort to facilitate access to information on the “Stronger Together….We are a global family” campaign – in support of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission has launched a new website. The user-friendly online platform provides visitors with updated information on […]

The dual assault of the pandemic and volcano eruption has sparked the need for deeper Caribbean regional integration

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Op-ed by Chelston Brathwaite, Director General Emeritus of The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA); and Manuel Otero, Director General of The IICA Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the vulnerabilities of the economies of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Saint Lucia and other small, tourism-dependent Caribbean countries. These economies […]

1 May Weather in Cayman

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Sat May 1 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light southeasterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours due to a weak pressure gradient across the Caribbean Sea. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area which are moving towards the west. Humidity: 85% (UP from […]

Global Data Barometer in the Caribbean

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Building on the legacy of the Open Data Barometer The GDB builds on the predecessor study, the Open Data Barometer (ODB)  for which the most recent edition for Latin America and the Caribbean was published in 2020 Envisioning a Caribbean Data Revolution The Caribbean is often described as “data poor” due to: Limited access to […]

Enhancing intra-regional trade to mitigate the effects of the pandemic

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By Cinthia JEREMY Thursday, April 22, 2021 — The Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Martinique (CCIM) organize an online meeting between Caribbean companies on April 29th, 2021 from 3PM to 5.30PM (AST). Companies from all sectors will be able to meet new partners and secure strategic […]

Health safety diligence and vaccines key to Caribbean’s tourism recovery

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MIAMI (April 22, 2021) – The Caribbean COVID-19 Tourism Task Force is calling for continued diligence and adherence to public health safety protocols and encourages all tourism-related stakeholders who are able to do so to be vaccinated as vaccines become available.    The Caribbean has generally been successful in containing the virus over the past […]

21 Apr Weather in Cayman

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Wed Apr 21 2021   Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light southeasterly winds today becoming northeasterly into the evening with slight to moderate seas are expected across the Cayman Islands as a front over the southeast Gulf of Mexico approaches the Northwest Caribbean. Humidity: 65% (DOWN froms yesterday)UV: 11.0 EXTREME (Same as yesterday) Expected temperatures – […]

20 Apr Weather in Cayman

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Tue Apr 20 2021   Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate southeasterly winds and seas are expected across the Cayman Islands over the next 24 hours as a ridge of high pressure continues to dominate the northern Caribbean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area moving towards the west-northwest. Humidity: 78% (Same […]

Grenada Government to provide $1 Million in support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Government Information Service Government of Grenada Thursday, April 15, 2021 — The Government of Grenada will provide $1 million in support for the Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to help deal with the impact of the explosive eruptions at the La Soufriere volcano. Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell confirmed […]