December 6, 2019

Saturday (1 Feb) !!!! SUP(er) KIDS! Free Stand Up Paddleboarding fun day

It’s Saturday afternoon. Don’t forget to register!! As we had so much fun at our last free Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) afternoon for children with any type of special need, learning challenge or disability – we’re doing it again!!! It will be held at Governor’s beach from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday 1st February 2014 and […]

American tourist killed after being hit by jet ski [in Jamaica]

From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday January 29, 2014, CMC – Police are searching for those responsible for the death of an American national, Tomas Torres Castillo, who died after being hit by a jet ski on Tuesday. Police in the tourist resort town of Negril, west of here, said Castillo, from Las Vegas, Nevada, was […]

Former St Lucia prime minister feels betrayed

From Caribbean360 CASTRIES, St.Lucia, CMC – Ousted opposition leader, Stephenson King, says he feels betrayed but nevertheless humbled and inspired by the level of support from the public. On Thursday (23), one day after he was voted out of office by his fellow parliamentarians, King said the support from many citizens has pushed him to […]

OECS continues to grapple with low economic growth, high debt

From Caribbean360 Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir Dwight Venner said that economic and financial developments in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) continue to be shaped by the global economic environment which is still uncertain BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Wednesday January 29, 2014, CMC – Member states of the Organisation of Eastern […]

Caribbean Project: The collapse of Caribbean agriculture

By Hunter Wallace From Occidental Dissent In spite of all that has been written here about the Golden Circle, the sugar plantation in the Caribbean has gone the way of the cotton plantation in the Deep South. Agriculture in general has also ceased to be of much importance: “The most spectacular decline was in the […]

Tourism Conference, Trade Show

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) will conduct its first hospitality and tourism conference since 2007 under the banner of the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Education Forum (CHIEF). “The time is right to have a forum that brings together hoteliers and our allied members. It will be an educational […]

Initiative to sustain Caribbean HIV responses underway

PHOTO: Minister of Health Alvina Reynolds On Jan. 23 government representatives from the health and finance ministries of eight Caribbean countries joined civil society and international development partners in Gros Islet, St. Lucia to begin two days of deliberations on securing a sustainable future for their HIV responses. The meeting is hosted by the joint […]

Caribbean athletes to participate in Winter Olympics

From Anguilla News: A number of athletes representing the tropical Caribbean region will participate in the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea city of Sochi in South-Eastern Russia from February 7-23. Among the featured athletes from the Caribbean are a five-member Bobsleigh delegation from Jamaica, a husband and wife team from Dominica and […]

Deadly Caribbean tsunami risk

From Caribbean360 Over 3,500 people died in tsunamis in the region between 1842 and 2010, compared with 579 in the eastern Pacific over the same period. CALIFORNIA, United States, Thursday January 30, 2014 – Potentially deadly tsunamis threaten Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the rest of the Caribbean given the region’s location along the […]

Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina Reef—A Beacon of Hope in the Caribbean

By  Lauretta Burke From World Resources Institute A coral reef in Cuba isn’t just a tourist destination—it can be a lesson in effective ecosystem management. I recently visited Cuba at the invitation of “The Ocean Doctor,” an NGO led by Dr. David Guggenheim, a marine scientist who has worked in Cuba over the past 14 […]