June 17, 2021

President Bill Clinton to visit Saint Lucia this week

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From St Lucia Times Former United States President, Bill Clinton is to visit Saint Lucia, it has been announced. The visit will form part of the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their economies, improve public health, implement renewable energy, and become more resilient, a […]

A hurricane sends Kenny Chesney on a new musical mission

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By Kristin M. Hall  From Pittsburgh Courier NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field this June, Kenny Chesney flew in a large group of VIP guests to visit with him before performing for some 55,000 fans. They weren’t music industry bigwigs. They were school children and teachers from the U.S. Virgin Islands, where […]

Remnants of Beryl now over the NE Caribbean Sea

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From NHC THIS WILL BE THE LAST ADVISORY Remnants Of Beryl Discussion Number 15 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022018 1100 PM AST Sun Jul 08 2018 The remains of the center of Beryl have crossed Dominica during the past few hours, accompanied by a disorganized area of convection. Radar and surface observations continue […]

US Report: Former Acadia park director accepted illegal Caribbean vacation

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By David Sharp, The Associated Press From Bangor Daily News PORTLAND, Maine — A former Acadia National Park superintendent accepted an illegal gift of a Caribbean family vacation valued at more than $14,000 months before his retirement in 2015, according to a report released Thursday. The report was issued by the inspector general of the […]

The Nature Conservancy and Partners Launch Revolutionary Aerial Mapping of Coral Reefs in the Caribbean

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From The Nature Conservancy High resolution imaging will include areas ravaged by recent hurricanes ST. CROIX, US VIRGIN ISLANDS | May 03, 2018 The Nature Conservancy in the Caribbean, Carnegie Institution for Scienceand Planet launched a groundbreaking initiative to create the first-ever high-resolution map of the shallow waters of the entire Caribbean Basin.Groundbreaking photos of this innovative […]

Canine sniffs out arsonist

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Virginia Beach Fire Department canine sniffs out arsonist in the Caribbean By DANIELLE HOOKS From WKR VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – McGruff has long been known for taking a bite out of crime, and now one local canine has proved her ability to sniff it out with ease. The Virginia Beach Fire Department announced Monday that […]

Kenny Chesney rescues dogs and puppies from Caribbean

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By Ed Payne From Hawaii News Now WEST PALM BEACH, FL (RNN) – Kenny Chesney loves the island life. He loves the dogs that live there too. The country star partnered with South Florida’s Big Dog Ranch Rescue this week to fly more than 100 dogs and puppies from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the […]

USFSM hosts successful seminar on Cuba and the Caribbean

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SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2018) – USF Sarasota-Manatee hosted a day-long seminar about Cuba and the Caribbean islands on Thursday with panels of internationally renowned experts that included two representatives of Congress and a former U.S. diplomat, among others. The seminar, “Cuba and the Caribbean: What Now?” focused on past and current travel and investment […]

Brussels to blacklist UK tax-heaven dependencies

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From NEOnline | IR British dependencies that are considered tax avoidance heavens may soon be added on the EU’s tax avoidance blacklist, The Independent reports. The first blacklist list was published by the European Commission in December 2017, without including the 17 British dependencies linked with tax avoidance via the Panama Papers scandal. The European […]

Vampire serial-killer charged with more murders in Caribbean

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From teleSurTV Two water bottles filled with what appeared to be blood were found in the vicinity of the suspect’s Virgin Islands home. The grisly case of a suspected ‘vampiric’ serial killer who drinks the blood of his victims is continuing as 23-year-old Delano Forbes is charged with the murders of two more victims in the Virgin Islands. Two […]