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Archives for March 26, 2019

‘Sea Of Plastic’ in the Caribbean stretches miles

‘Sea Of Plastic’ Discovered In The Caribbean Stretches Miles And Is Choking Wildlife From The Science News Reporter March 18, 2019How often do you use plastic? If you compare to the average consumer, you might answer “every day.” Yes, items that contain plastic are convenient — and cheap. But, the manmade material is wreaking havoc […]

Brand new dinner and dessert menus at Ave, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa’s Mediterranean and Caribbean-inspired restaurant and Seafire’s brand new pop-up restaurant, Island Fest.

There is no better way to start a new season then with new menus full of delicious additions. Seafire’s Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca has crafted an approachable menu perfectly paired with handmade cocktails by Beverage Manager John Stanton. The menu draws from seasonal, local ingredients, for deliciously fresh fare sure to satisfy every hungry […]

The Editor speaks: Our first garden mango of 2019

It was a big event at our house this morning. I found our very first mango of the season lying by my car. Yes, we have had lots of tiny fallen mango fruits about the size of a ping pong ball from the tree that I park my car under . My car over the […]

Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., Outlines 2018 Successes, 5-Year Strategy in Annual State of the Clinic Address

During today’s annual State of the Clinic address, Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., outlined the successes of 2018 and announced a five-year strategic plan to double the number of patients served over the next 5 years, while making Cleveland Clinic “the best place for care anywhere, and the best place to work […]

Expensive Disney movies

Which Disney Movies Were the Most Expensive to Make? By Kamita Rivero from Entertainment CheatSheet Disney movies have been beloved by all for generations. Often, they are among the few “children’s” movies that parents are just as (if not more) excited to see than their kids. But a lot of these amazing films came at a […]

The View From Europe: Sugar producers right to complain about Import Tariff Waiver

By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner It is probably without precedent for a major Caribbean industry to declare that unless Caricom’s Common External Tariff, the CET, is properly enforced, the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of rural and other workers will be put at risk. For this reason, the March 15 statement by the normally […]

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Cuba for first-ever official royal visit

by Stephanie Petit From People Queen Elizabeth has never made a state visit to Cuba, which came under Communist rule in 1959 by Fidel Castro Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall just made royal history! The couple touched down for the latest stop of their 12-day Caribbean touron Sunday in Cuba, marking the first time that members of […]

RC’s CocoCay

Perfect day at CocoCay photo update By Matt Hochberg from Royal Caribbean With Royal Caribbean opening the first venues of its highly anticipated Perfect Day at CocoCay island makeover now open, we have a new batch of photos to share highlighting how guests are enjoying these new areas. While sailing on Mariner of the Seas, we took […]

Art review: Contemporary art of Caribbean highlights fraught history

By Daniel Kany From Press Herald The mixed-media show at the Portland Museum of Art was organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in California. Now on view at the Portland Museum of Art, “Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago” is an unlikely lead show for a major Maine museum. Just considering the questions […]

OECS Commission features Edwin St. Catherine

Newly retired Director of Statistics for Saint Lucia reflects on robust tenure Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — The OECS Statistics in Focus recently sat down with one of the region’s statistical stalwarts to reflect on his almost three-decade journey of statistical development in the Caribbean. A native of Saint Lucia, Edwin St. Catherine’s passion and successful advances […]