October 21, 2021

Caribbean youth offered sail training on ship ‘Eendracht’

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From The Daily Herald St Maarten MARIGOT–The non-profit association Caribbean Sail Training (CSTA) announced Thursday it is again offering great sailing adventures to Caribbean youngsters. In cooperation with the Dutch “Stichting Zeilschip Eendracht” and Maritime School of the West Indies (MSWI) in St. Martin, two trainees will have a chance to sail from Martinique on […]

Caribbean islands rattled by two earthquakes

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which occurred at 10:33 am (9:33 am Jamaica time) was the second tremor to hit the Caribbean on Friday after one with […]

TEECA Project launches Caribbean Entrepreneurship Challenge

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — The Trade Enhancement for Eastern Caribbean Project (TEECA) has launched the Caribbean Entrepreneurship Challenge – a competition for tertiary level students to gain access to funding and mentorship in business development. Applications are open until December 14, 2018 to students aged 16-34. Business ideas must be in:  ICT Green Innovation […]

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 […]

Saint Lucia among six Caribbean countries jolted by two earthquakes within a six-hour period

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By CMC From St Lucia News Online (CMC) — Several Caribbean countries were rattled as two earthquakes hit the region within a six-hour period, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. In the first instance, the SRC said that a quake […]

Concacaf Nations League Qualifying Match Between Martinique and British Virgin Islands to take Place in October

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Miami – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that the 2018 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying match between Martinique and British Virgin Islands, which was postponed due to Tropical Storm Isaac, will take place Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Pierre Aliker Stadium, in Fort-de-France, Martinique. Earlier this month, […]

Tropical Storm Isaac weakens in Caribbean

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From UPI Sept. 12 (UPI) — Tropical Storm Isaac is weakening in the Caribbean, meteorologists said Wednesday. Isaac had recorded maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and is moving west at 15 mph, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday morning. Forecasters said Isaac should regain hurricane strength as it reaches the Lesser Antilles. The storm […]

Quebec sailors arrested in Caribbean after drug-laden boat set ablaze

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By MATTHEW LAPIERRE From Montreal Gazette After controlling the fire, law enforcement found 1.5 tons of cocaine, estimated to be worth about $300 million. Two Quebec men face charges in the Caribbean after a drug-laden yacht in which they had been sailing burst into flames while being escorted by law enforcement. During the night of […]

Two new initiatives underway to tackle aerial connectivity between the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas

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Monday, July 23, 2018 — A Delegation from Martinique met with representatives of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority at the OECS Commission to discuss the implementation of two initiatives which aim to address aerial connectivity challenges within the Caribbean, European countries and North and South America. Director General of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules […]

Two new initiatives underway to tackle aerial connectivity between the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas

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From OECS (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – A Delegation from Martinique met with representatives of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority at the OECS Commission to discuss the implementation of two initiatives which aim to address aerial connectivity challenges within the Caribbean, European countries and North and South America. Director General of the OECS, Dr. […]