November 30, 2020

Techno and test-tubes: Climate-hit Caribbean touts new tourism

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By Sophie Hares From Thomson Reuters Foundation Caribbean islands are experimenting with new tourism avenues as the impacts of climate change take their toll BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Promoter Ryan Kruger scouted five potential locations for his Vujaday techno festival before opting to hold the five-day event in Barbados, flying in […]

Destination of the week

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Thinking about Costa Rica? 7 Reasons why you might want to head to the Caribbean coast of the Country By Don Hazen, V.C. Dent From AlterNet A number of unique elements make the Caribbean side interesting. Costa Rica attracts large numbers of North Americans seeking everything from a beach bum’s idyll to serious backpacking and high-end […]

Steady Caribbean tourism growth driving dining, hotel and resort players

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Jun 19, 2014 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) — WHITEFISH, MT The Caribbean is the number one destination in the global cruise sector, with 37.3% of capacity this year, a figure which continues to be dominated largely by passengers from the U.S. and Canada. Overall Caribbean tourism has grown nicely so far in 2014 according to the […]

US War on Drugs is an abysmal failure

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By Michael Kelley From Business Insider The ‘First Global Snapshot’ Of The Drug War Used Government Data To Prove That It’s An Abysmal Failure A new study used governmental data to prove that the war on drugs war has been largely ineffective. The research is the “first global snapshot” of law enforcement’s progress in reducing […]