May 13, 2021

The View From Europe: The Caribbean has lost a friend

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By David Jessop From The Caribbean Council For just under forty years, Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) has worked in Washington with the region to promote private sector led growth, successfully finding ways to help Caribbean governments and business leaders engage with and influence the thinking of US administrations. Now, according to an announcement made […]

Internationally-affiliated Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority suggested to stem brain drain of trained, experienced aviation personnel

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By Denis Chabrol From Demerawaves The Chairman of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt.Col. Larry London on Tuesday floated the idea of setting up a Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) that is governed by its own regulations and aimed at stemming the brain-drain and securing jobs for aviation personnel on foreign-registered aircraft working […]

CTO calls for U.S. and Caribbean alliance

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From Travel Agent Central The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has called for a formal partnership between the region’s tourism sector and those responsible for implementing the United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act, also known as H.R. 2939. The Act, which was passed in the United States Congress last December and signed into law by then President […]

CHTA President says tourism is key to Caribbean/US interests

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By CMC From Wired Ja CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Dec. 11, CMC -President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association(CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy says the Caribbean must ensure that issues of critical socioeconomic importance such as de-risking are firmly addressed with the U.S. Congress and the incoming administration. Troubetzkoy made the comment during her presentation on the impact on the tourism […]

Aviation director delaying new airline’s economic permit and Curaçao is in serious need of airlift

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From Curacao Chronicle WILLEMSTAD – The aviation company AVA Airways applied for an economic permit in December 2013. This request is to operate scheduled and unscheduled air transport of passengers, cargo and mail. This permit is also necessary to start the process for the Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). AVA has already completed all of its […]