December 13, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and team expelled from North Korea From BBC Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and the team were in North Korea ahead of a rare ruling party congress BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and his team have been expelled from North Korea after being detained over their reporting. Our correspondent, producer Maria Byrne and cameraman Matthew Goddard […]

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the Caribbean

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eTN Global Travel Industry News The issue of global financing for development is a critical theme in the international development agenda with the most recent United Nations (UN) meeting being the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), which was held in July in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting which precedes the convening of […]

Dishonoured – Jamaican residents rue use of Bolivar’s Princess Street dwelling

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By Kimmo Matthews From Jamaica Observer History was in the making in the country’s capital city of Kingston yesterday as Jamaicans joined leaders from the Caribbean, Venezuela and other South American countries to remember the man who was known as the ‘liberator’, Simón Bolívar, with the official opening of a cultural centre in his honour at […]

Caribbean to receive assistance from China in several key areas

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From Caribbean360 BEIJING, China, Thursday August 28, CMC – China has promised aid to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries in a number of areas including adapting to climate change, energy, education and tourism. Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who is on an official visit to the Asian country, Tuesday met with his Chinese counterpart, […]

Tourism and civil aviation – a symbiotic relationship

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From eTN Global Travel industry News The importance of “accessibility” particularly air access and its relationship to the viability of the Regional Tourism Industry cannot be over stated. The tourism industry is heavily reliant on air transport for tourists/visitors for business and leisure purposes as well as “imports” for hotels and food and beverage operations […]

Association of Caribbean States partners with Regional Agencies to host Caribbean Aviation Day 2014

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From Guyana Aviation The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) announced on Wednesday, its collaboration with Regional Agencies, the Airports Council International (ACI), Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to host the 2nd Caribbean Aviation Day. This year’s event will be celebrated under […]

UK-Caribbean ministerial forum concludes in London

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From Caribbean News Now LONDON, England — Following the conclusion of the eighth UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum held at Lancaster House in London on 16 and 17 June 2014 under the theme “A Partnership for Prosperity”, the foreign ministers and representatives of the United Kingdom and Caribbean governments issued the following communiqué: The UK-Caribbean Forum was […]