April 17, 2021

Taino heritage in Caribbean

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New exhibit explores Taino heritage in the Caribbean BY ALEXANDRA SIMON From Caribbean Life Tradition in gear: A Taino head dress, foreground, and instrument in the background, on display at the National Museum of the American Indian’s new exhibit “Taino: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean.” The National Museum of the American Indian is […]

CARICOM deficiencies leading to fragmentation and weakness

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now (This commentary is a shortened version of a Feature Address to the St Lucia Hotels and Tourist Association on 19 May 2016) I start with the now proven premise that no Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nation is able to prosper on its own. No protestations to the contrary […]

The view from Europe: reading the writing on the wall

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By DAVID JESSOP From The Barbados Advocate In Havana on April 28, the Dominican Republic and Cuba agreed to explore the possibility of a partial scope trade agreement. There Cuba’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Ileana Nunez, and Cesar Dargan, the Dominican Republic Deputy Foreign Minister for Commercial Affairs and Trade Negotiations, agreed […]

Politicians are the same everywhere

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By Arley Gill From Caribbean News Now We, in the Caribbean, always complain about our politicians and politics. We complain how they engage in “gutter” politics. The politicians call one another names – and bad ones, too; and they accuse each other of corruption and lying, among other things. We gripe and whine that our […]

St.Kitts targeting the “Lifestyles Visitor” and poised to become Caribbean’s top lifestyles destination

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From Times Caribbean Basseterre, St.Kitts (February 6th 2016):- St.Kitts is already one of the major players in the Cruise Tourism Industry in the Caribbean and are now looking to duplicate that success in other areas within the industry. One of those areas is the “Lifestyles Visitor”. The “Lifestyles Visitor” can also be described as the […]