June 30, 2022

Norwegian Air: U.S.-Caribbean routes will not return

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By Ben Mutzabaugh From USA Today European low-cost giant Norwegian Air will not return to the Caribbean once its current seasonal service comes to an end this spring. While Norwegian is perhaps best known to Americans for offering dozens of trans-Atlantic routes to Europe, the carrier also flies several routes from the USA and Canada […]

OECS Competitive Business Unit launches new programme to boost fashion sub-sector

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Roseau, Dominica – The OECS Competitive Business Unit (CBU) has announced plans to strengthen the value chain of the fashion sub-sector through an online training programme targeting twenty designers as part of the Unit’s competitiveness programme during this current fiscal year. The global fashion industry is a multi-billion dollar industry employing millions of people and […]

Europe and Caribbean join forces to fight coastal risks related to climate change

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From WIC BRGM (Office of Geological and Mining Research), gathered in Guadeloupe with the Caribbean partners to officially launch the Caraib-Coast program In the context of repeated cyclonic crises and rising sea levels, the CARIB-COAST project aims to initiate a Caribbean network for the prevention and crisis management of coastal risks in relation to climate […]

Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

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From News 748 CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The SRC said that the […]

Telemedicine to cancer screening: 5 Million Euro INTERREG CARES projects to boost OECS health

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Friday, November 9, 2018 — Improving health services for every citizen has been boosted with Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélémy and OECS Member States launching INTERREG CARES initiative (Cooperation, Accessibility, Referrals, E-Information System) in Saint Lucia on October 31, 2018. The 5 million Euro project, funded by the European Union is designed to deepen health cooperation in the Eastern Caribbean […]

Mystery seaweed threatens French Caribbean

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By Claire MUFSON From France  24 During a trip to the French overseas territory Guadeloupe on Friday, President Emmanuel Macron pledged to keep a promise to clean up toxic Sargassum seaweed within 48 hours of it running aground. Like the rest of the Caribbean, the Antilles suffered in 2011 from an unprecedented invasion of Sargassum […]

Poetry and natural beauty on the Island of Guadeloupe

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By Steve Bergsman Travel Writers From Creators.Com As my wife and I stood at the edge of the Guadeloupe rainforest contemplating the hike to a waterfall, a well-traveled car pulled up alongside us. Luckily the man behind the steering wheel spoke English — after all, Guadeloupe is a French-speaking island in the southern Caribbean. So […]

Death in Paradise star says ‘goodbye’

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Kris Marshall says goodbye to Death in Paradise – and explains why he had to leave From Radio Times UK The winds of change are blowing through Saint Marie. Here, Kris Marshall talks through his journey with the show Some important news if you’re planning to bump somebody off. Get in quick: Detective Inspector Humphrey […]

Interreg Caraïbes to hold Stakeholder Meeting in Saint Lucia

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NTERREG/OECS Joint Media Statement Wednesday, July 18, 2018 — The Joint Secretariat of the Interreg Caraïbes Programme in collaboration with the OECS Commission will host an informational session on Thursday July 19th 2018 in Saint Lucia. The meeting is organised to provide insight into the Interreg Caraïbes Programme in an effort to better enable project managers to access […]

Nuclear technology treating diseases in the Caribbean

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Press Release:- The € 8,9 million Guadeloupe Center of Molecular Imaging (CIMGUA) officially opened on the 18th of June. This is the first medical center enabling the screening and treatment of diseases such as cancer, or neurological and cardiac diseases in the Caribbean through advanced nuclear technology. CIMGUA will facilitate access to advanced health care […]