January 21, 2020

Conch fritters: a traditional Caribbean dish

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By Elvira de las Casas From Que Rica Vida Conch fritters are just one more product of the cultural melting pot of the Caribbean, where native foods merged with European and African cuisine to create what we know today as Creole food. The meat of the conch—a large sea snail with a decorative shell—is tough, […]

10 interesting facts about the Caribbean Islands you may not know

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By Barbara-Shae Jackson from Atlantic Black Star It is no secret that the Caribbean is home to some of the most beautiful places on earth, with white sands, clear waters, friendly natives and unique indigenous species. But here are ten facts that you may not have known about the sunny islands. Geologists believe that the […]

Caribbean sides begin 2015 Women’s World Cup Qualifying

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By Tim Grainey – From Soccer365 The 2014 Caribbean Football Union’s (CFU) Caribbean Women’s Cup, part of CONCACAF’s 2015 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers, begins play next month with five groups comprising 19 teams, with each group playing one round at a designated site. Group play begins on May 21, with the five group winners and […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman’s ‘Operation Tempura’ to be analyzed at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference One of the most controversial criminal investigations in the history of the Cayman Islands – known as ‘Operation Tempura’ – will be scrutinized at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference. What began as an investigation into suspected corruption between a police officer and a local newspaper […]

Journalist held for past ten days in Cuba, charged with ‘terrorism’

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From Caribbean News Now PARIS, France — Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has condemned the detention in Cuba of independent journalist Juliet Michelena Díaz since 7 April, three days after she wrote a by-lined report for the Miami-based independent news platform Cubanet about a case of ordinary police violence she had witnessed in Havana. […]

iNews Briefs

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High tech hide and seek comes to Cayman A high tech hide and seek game called “geocaching” has been brought to the Cayman Islands by a group of local residents. Geocaching is a global treasure hunt that involves participants using GPS devices to locate containers hidden by other enthusiasts all over the world. There are […]

Russia becoming more visible on Caribbean shores

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By Nil Nikandrov From Tiwy.com Russia intends to take a more active role on the international arena, including in the Western Hemisphere. Russia’s base countries in the region are Cuba and Nicaragua. Since the times of the Soviet Union, relations with these countries were perceived by Washington as a threat which must be «neutralized» by […]

The Editor Speaks: Cuban migrants not winning any friends with escape ploy

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The 30 or so Cuban migrants who are here detained at the Immigration Detention Centre have said their break out was a ploy to bring attention to their grievances at their incarceration. All they have done is to make me hope they return back to where they came from very quickly, Cuba, and air their […]

Angry Marco Rubio blasts Harkin for praising Cuba

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By Courtney Coren From Newsmax Republican Sen. Marco Rubio gave a scathing response on life in Cuba on the Senate floor after Sen. Tom Harkin praised the communist regime following a recent visit there. Harkin, an Iowa Democrat, visited Cuba for a week and returned with praise for the healthcare system, the infant mortality rate, […]

COB delegation forges ties with Cuban universities

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From Bahama Islands Info While in Cuba attending the 9th International Congress of Higher Education, College Council and COB leaders signed an MOU with the University of Havana. From left are: Council Secretary Mr. Michael Stevenson; The Bahamas Ambassador to Cuba Her Excellency Alma Adams; Deputy Council Chairman Dr. Earl Cash; Acting College President Dr. […]