June 8, 2023

7 killed, almost 80 injured in Morocco train derailment

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Associated Press From AJC SIDI BOUKNADEL, MOROCCO — At least seven people died and nearly 80 were injured after a shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital to a town farther north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, authorities at the accident site said. The train derailed about halfway between Rabat and the town of Kenitra, near […]

Destinations of the week

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4 places all ‘Game of Thrones’ fans need to visit By Rowan Kaiser, ‘100 Things Game of Thrones Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die’ From Business Insider Croatia_Dubrovnik_Medieval walls of Dubrovnik Old City on the Adriatic Sea Dubrovnik, Croatia provides the backdrop for most of “GoT.” Shutterstock Aside from jaw-dropping costumes, elaborate plotlines, […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 best places to visit in October for every type of traveler By Mark Abadi Sfrom Business Insider To find the best places to visit in October 2018, Business Insider looked at climate data, cultural calendars, and peak travel times. October is shoulder season for many top tourism destinations, and savvy travelers are already […]

GOT fans places to visit

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4 places all ‘Game of Thrones’ fans need to visit By Rowan Kaiser, Contributor From Business Insider Aside from jaw-dropping costumes , elaborate plotlines, and intriguing characters , “Game of Thrones” offers some amazing travel inspiration. To better live out your ” Game of Throne’s ” fantasies, travel to Dubrovnik, Croatia and see where the […]

Morocco, Caribbean Countries set to promote cooperation

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From Kingdom of Morocco Morocco, Caribbean Countries Set to Promote Cooperation A large delegation composed of the Moroccan ambassador to Saint Lucia, Abderrahim Kadmiri, and director general of the Moroccan International Cooperation Agency (AMCI), ambassador Mohamed Methqal, including officials from the ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as well as various ministerial departments visited […]

Guyana votes against Africa’s 2026 World Cup bid

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By Wonita Stephens -July 3, 2018 From Guyana Guardian 03 June 2018 – Guyana was among the more than 135 nations that opted not to vote for the African nation of Morocco in their bid to host the World Cup in 2026. Instead, Guyana joined with almost all of their Caricom counterparts to see that […]

Doomsday seed vault to get fortified with influx of $13 million

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BY MARK KAUFMAN From Mashable The Svalbard Global Seed Vault — purposely isolated on a remote island some 800 miles from the North Pole — will be upgraded to make the concrete structure more resilient to the whims of weather and climate. The vault is now 10 years old, and the Norway government, which funds […]

Incredible places to visit

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The most incredible places to visit in 2018 By Rosie Perper From Business Insider Chandigarh, India Children play on the swings at the Rock Garden on March 26, 2010 in Chandigarh, India.Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Northern India’s Chandigarh is a well-kept secret for modern art and architecture in the country. The city boasts many pop up […]

Best practices mission and exchange between Haiti and DR Customs and the Customs’ Administration of Morocco

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic August 3rd, 2017. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) joined forces with the customs administrations of Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Morocco with a view to promoting south-south cooperation in trade facilitation. The mission included, among others, with the participation of Mr. Hugo Rivera, Deputy Minister, Economic Affairs and International […]

Caribbean youth encouraged to step forward with their business ideas

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24-year-old Adam Bradford, from the United Kingdom, has today launched his annual enterprise competition and is encouraging young people in the Caribbean to make their pitches. The #AdamStart Entrepreneurship Challenge is an annual global initiative run by the young businessman to encourage young people across the city and further afield to step forward with their […]