November 19, 2019

Caribbean leaders agree to enhance bilateral ties with Kenya during meeting with Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta

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NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 November 2019 – Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda and Vice President of Costa Rica Mrs. Epsy Campbell Barr recently paid separate courtesy calls on Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during which they discussed ways of   rejuvenating bilateral relations and deepening cooperation between Kenya and the Caribbean in several areas of mutual […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

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Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

Cayman: The Matrixx wins 2019 Pirates Week Song Competition

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[George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Festival Office along with the Tourism Attraction Board, Ministry of Culture and the Cayman Music and Entertainers Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 National Song Competition. Taking first place and the $5000 cash prize at Saturday’s event (9th November) is The Matrixx […]

Concacaf and Scotiabank announce the 2019 Scotiabank NextPlay Cup

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The second edition of the pan-regional tournament provides access to football for over 2,000 boys and girls across the CaribbeanMiami (Tuesday, November 12, 2019) –The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and Scotiabank announced today the Scotiabank Concacaf Next Play Cup. The second edition of this invitational youth tournament will be […]

Loud sex with door open gets randy couple kicked off Caribbean cruise ship

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By Eddie Chau From Vancouver Sun It’s one thing to be loud during a session of passionate lovemaking. It’s another to do so with the balcony door open aboard a cruise ship sailing in Barbados. According to the Reise Reporter, a German couple has been kicked off a TUI Caribbean cruise ship for reportedly having loud […]

BET Founder Bob Johnson secures exclusive deals with 7 Caribbean countries to expand his Video Gaming Empire

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By Derek T. Dingle From Black Enterprise BET founder Bob Johnson recently announced the expansion of his video gaming operations throughout the Caribbean, gaining a greater foothold in that lucrative market. The RLJ Cos., his sprawling business empire with interests in the entertainment, hotel franchises, automotive and private equity industries, is the majority owner of Caribbean CAGE, […]

CBP’s Fiscal Year 2019 Border Enforcement in Review for the Caribbean

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Release Date: November 4, 2019 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a summary today of fiscal year (FY) 2019 border enforcement efforts in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.  This Caribbean area effort is possible through collaborative operations and partnerships with other Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, which […]

Ancient bone protein reveals which turtles were on the menu in Florida, Caribbean

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From Science Daily Date: November 4, 2019 Source: Florida Museum of Natural History Summary: Thousands of years ago, the inhabitants of modern-day Florida and the Caribbean feasted on sea turtles, leaving behind bones that tell tales of ancient diets and the ocean’s past. An international team of scientists used cutting-edge technology to analyze proteins from […]

The role of Latin America and the Caribbean in addressing new global challenges

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From Global Americans HIGH LEVEL WORKING GROUP ON INTER-AMERICAN RELATIONS & BIPARTISANSHIP Introduction In 2017, with support from the Ford Foundation, Global Americans convened a working group of high-level former policymakers, civil society and business leaders and scholars to discuss bipartisan and cross-regional ways to build on the past two decades of Inter-American relations. The […]

Celebrating Latin American and Caribbean commitments to Green List success

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From IUCN Peru, Mexico and Colombia achieve Green List success, and are recognised with awards; new countries, including Costa Rica, Chile, and Jamaica, commit to use the Standard to improve the performance of their protected and conserved areas; and new partners, led by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Andes-Amazon Initiative, align programmes and resources […]