November 12, 2019

Cruise ship arrives in Miami to begin Caribbean and Cuba Cruises

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By Emrys Thakkar From Cruise Hive MSC Armonia has arrived in Miami, Florida to begin year-round Caribbean and Cuba cruises. The cruise ship will begin her new service when she departs for a call in Havana, Cuba. MSC Armonia has started year-round Caribbean cruises out of PortMiami, Florida. The ship arrived at the cruise capital of the […]

Airline advocates a more united Caribbean with open skies

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From Cuban News Agency HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (ACN) Philippe Bayard, president of Sunrise Airways, which inaugurated a new air route between Havana and Santo Domingo, said in this capital its intention to promote and encourage open skies for the Caribbean. In a meeting with tour operators and authorities of the Cuban civil aeronautics in […]

OPINION: Is there any hope in Saint Vincent under this dirty leadership?

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By Jolly Green If we were ruled by the British today, we would never accept from them what we accept today from the Unity Labour Party in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. You can be sure things would be a million times better. Our roads are full of potholes and in some cases are subject […]

Guyana: No sign of Granger up to 8pm last night (WED) – Arrived hours later

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian EDITOR’S NOTE: At the time of publishing this article the President had not yet arrived. It is understood that he subsequently arrived about two hours after this article was published last evening. Therefore, the content hereafter shall be at the reader’s discretion, and in consideration of the fact that […]

Mystery corals of the Caribbean: Porites

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By NICOLE HELGASON From Reef Divers.io Now, this is a question I must ask my most serious coral loving colleagues. How to tell the difference between all these Porites corals? *Looking to solve the mystery scroll to the bottom for Mystery corals, first is a description of four Porites species. The finger coral is a […]

Virgin Voyages sets sail for Cuba

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From Virgin.com Delighted to share that Cuba will be the first destination for Virgin Voyages, our new cruise line. When Scarlet Lady sets sail for her inaugural season from Miami in 2020, Havana will be one of the destinations we visit. Virgin always listens to our customers, and this decision was no different. We used […]

Cuba is ready to flood the U.S. market with its rums

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From Cuban News Agency HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 30 (ACN) If the United States lifts the unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba, we will be able to flood that market with millions of boxes of our products, said Juan Gonzalez, president of Cuba Ron Corporation and Havana Club International. In statements to the […]

Coral macro photography

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Up close and personal with Caribbean coral macro photography By NICOLE HELGASON From Reef Divers It’s easy to swim right past coral colonies while scuba diving. Perhaps you notice their shape or stature, but few divers will get up close and personal and start observing corals at a macro level. Depending on the species coral […]

Nutrition and medical support during pregnancy critical – Jamaica’s Senator Reid

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By Garwin Davis From JIS Story Highlights Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has highlighted the importance of access to proper nutrition and medical care for expectant mothers in ensuring the healthy development of children. He informed that officials from the Ministries of Education, and Labour and Social Security have […]

First ECLAC disaster training for Cuba targets environment experts

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Environment experts, from Cuba are now better equipped to evaluate the impact of disasters using Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology developed by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This following a DaLA training workshop conducted by a team from ECLAC’s subregional headquarters for the Caribbean from 11 to 13 October […]