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Archives for November 11, 2019

Caribbean Tourism on a fierce rebound, stats say

By Jim Byers From Travel Pulse Tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by a solid 9.7% during the first half of 2019, when compared to the same period last year, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) revealed this week. Addressing the media at a news conference at World Travel Market on Wednesday in London, the CTO’s […]

Classroom assessment techniques for elementary students

The teacher’s aim is not only to provide knowledge. To be sure that students absorbed the necessary information is much more important. If you want to evaluate the quality of teaching, look at student’s grades or answers. The assessments are included in each subject curriculum. They aim at the evaluation of student’s knowledge in a […]

Caribbean Branded Fares – More choice, greater flexibility

From Caribbean Airlines Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. November 06, 2019 – Caribbean Airlines is improving the travel experience for its customers by offering more choice and greater flexibility with a range of Caribbean branded fares. The enhanced products will take effect from Thursday, November 07, 2019, and include a variety of brand options namely: […]

The Jewish pirates who ruled the Caribbean

By Andrew Paul From Mental Floss As European nations pushed westward in a mad dash for colonies from the 16th to 18th centuries, the Caribbean became a pirate’s paradise. Legendary sailors like Edward “Blackbeard” Teach and William “Captain” Kidd famously stalked the waters in search of vulnerable trading vessels. What’s less well known is that […]

Tips to protect your skin during road trips

From GLOBAL TINT Travelling is one of the most sought after activities to relax and get away from the stresses in the city, work, or school, and going out for a road trip is one of the most popular ways to travel. As the travellers enjoy the long ride looking at the sights and trying […]

Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community on the situation in Haiti

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community {CARICOM) is saddened and concerned by the deepening of the crisis in Haiti which has paralysed the normal functioning of all sectors of the country and created a situation of extreme hardship for the people. The Community deplores the destruction of property and livelihoods, the deteriorating […]

Natural cures for back pain

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax About 26 million Americans suffer from frequent lower back pain that can often be debilitating. It’s one of the most common, costly and difficult to treat chronic conditions. It interferes with work, sleep, exercise, relationships and general well-being. “Unfortunately, many forms of traditional treatment have serious side effects,” notes Terry […]

Seeds of change

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio It was Henry David Thoreau that wrote: “Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream. Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” Indeed, every day we absorb new information, chat on the forums with […]

Immigration officers receive training on OECS free movement of citizens

By Angelica. A. O’Donoghue, Assistant Director-General of Communications, Office of the Prime Minister Office of the Prime Minister, Antigua and Barbuda Friday, November 8, 2019 — ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA — In an effort to continuously train and develop staff, the Chief of Immigration in Antigua and Barbuda, Ms. Katrina Yearwood, held a sensitisation session with her officers on aspects […]

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