December 13, 2019

St K-N PM Harris conveys congratulations and best wishes to the returned PM of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and Members of His Government

December 11th, 2019 On behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris offers his sincere congratulations to the re-elected Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit who was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. Prime Minister […]

OECS companies participate in the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum in Miami

From OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — Three companies from the Eastern Caribbean participated in the 11th Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) which took place in Miami, Florida, from October 16-18, 2019. The mission was part of a joint market exploration initiative implemented under the INTERREG Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean […]

Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands

By Jonathan Amos BBC Scientists think they can now explain at least part of the recent growth in methane (CH4) levels in the atmosphere. Researchers, led from Edinburgh University, UK, say their studies point to a big jump in emissions coming from just the wetlands of South Sudan. Satellite data indicates the region received a […]

Saint Lucia’s Julien Alfred runs world’s fastest December 60m since 2001

Article Courtesy Journalist Terry Finisterre FROM OECS The University of Texas Longhorns Track and Field programme won eight individual events and one relay at the FasTrak Collegiate Opener on Saturday (7 Dec), their first meet of the 2019-20 indoor season. The Longhorns also set nine personal bests at Yeoman Fieldhouse in Houston. In the women’s […]

Southwest brings back fares from $39 during four-day nationwide sale

From Travel Pulse Southwest Airlines has launched another nationwide sale featuring flight deals from as low as $39 one-way and $78 roundtrip. The four-day sale launched Tuesday and runs through midnight PT on Friday, December 13. Discounted fares are valid on continental U.S. travel from January 7 through March 4, 2020; interisland Hawaii travel from […]

Baptizing child of early enslaved Africans helped tie Episcopal Church to slavery’s legacy

By Mary Frances Schjonberg From ENS [Episcopal News Service] Following this year’s commemorations of the 1619 arrival of enslaved Africans to the Jamestown colony, there is at least one anniversary to come that is worth remembering for how it ties The Episcopal Church to the legacy of slavery. Sometime in the first five years after those […]

Weird building with a hole

Supreme Irony: One of the Most Difficult-to-Construct Buildings in the World Will Focus on “Sustainability” By Rain Noe From Core77 Dubai’s weird building with a hole in it is almost finished The first Christmas after the World Trade Center was destroyed, I needed to get out of New York, and flew to China for a […]

Cayman: In praise of Ken Dart – Comment posted on Tribune242

The following appeared as a comment to an Editorial from Tribune 242 Are We Still Beyond Our Ken Published Tue Dec 10 2019 EDITOR, The Tribune. Your editorial on Wednesday the 4th December is apropos. Even before Dorian, we had the launch of our Tech Hub in Freeport and I had hoped that we might […]

Off-The-Grid Destinations

Welcome the New Year in These Off-The-Grid Destinations Welcome the New Year the best way possible and discover destinations that offer both peace and adventure for all kinds of travelers. Whether you are visiting the alpacas in Peru, discovering the endless dunes of the Atacama Desert in Chile, or dancing to the rhythm of Brazil, […]

Caribbean Export promotes the Caribbean’s orange economy in Kenya

Nairobi, KENYA, December 11, 2019  Raising the profile of the Caribbean’s orange economy (also known as the creative economy), exchanging best practices, innovation and cultivating relations was the focus of the recently held mission of the Caribbean Export Development Agency to the 9th African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Summit of Heads of State and […]