July 24, 2021

Champeon unleashes his ‘J’ouvert Powers’

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Columbia, South Carolina (Sonique Solutions) – Even with no physical Carnivals set for 2021, Caribbean entertainer Champeon is paying tribute to the annual festival tradition of J’ouvert with his latest musical release appropriately titled “J’ouvert Powers”. The T&T-born, South Carolina-based Champeon, real name Ronnel Ramirez, describes his new track as the musical vehicle for transporting […]

CARICOM Chairman commends WTO Director-General

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Media Release Courtesy the Government of Antigua and Barbuda Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — Following the appointment of a senior Caribbean diplomat to the cabinet of the new World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Director-General, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, CARICOM Chairman Prime Minister Gaston Browne has commended the Director-General for living up to promises she made to both the OECS and CARICOM […]

World Bank Catastrophe Bond provides Jamaica $185 Million in storm protection

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Washington, DC, July 19, 2021 – The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, or IBRD) priced a catastrophe bond that will provide the Government of Jamaica with financial protection of up to US$185 million against losses from named storms for three Atlantic tropical cyclone seasons ending in December 2023.    The government of Jamaica is the […]

20 Jul Weather in Cayman

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20 Jul Tue 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Tue Jul 20 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Tue Jul 20 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Early morning showers and thunder are expected […]

To LGBTI allies and friends of the IBA: Invitation

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From Leonardo Raznovich You are cordially invited to:  Release of publication “The Human Right to Respect for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Caribbean and Latin America, Current Situation and Prospects“ & Panel Discussion Criminalisation, Violence and Hate Crimes Pending tasks after the formal recognition of LGBTI people’s rights in Latin America and the […]

16 Jul Weather in Cayman

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16 Jul Fri 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Fri Jul 16 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Thu Jul 15 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated thunderstorms this morning, then partly cloudy […]

In Search of a Spark

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How a Digital Marketing Agency was built from the rubble of a Category 5 Hurricane to market the largest OECS event of 2021! Tuesday, July 13, 2021 — The Valley, Anguilla — It has been almost 4 years since Gino Webster and Tahirah Banks sat in the darkness of their hurricane-ravaged apartment on the tiny island […]

PAHO Director calls for fair and broad access to COVID-19 vaccines for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Notes that Region is still reporting over half of the deaths registered globally, but only 3% of the population in some countries in South and Central America have been fully vaccinated so far.  Washington, D.C., July 7, 2021 (PAHO) – Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa F. Etienne today called for increased supplies of COVID-19 […]

12 Jul Weather in Cayman

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12 Jul Mon 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Jul 12 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W)   Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Mon Jul 12 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate easterly winds and seas will […]

11 Jul Weather in Cayman

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11 Jul Sun 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sun Jul 11 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W)   Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Sun Jul 11 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate easterly winds and seas will […]