November 15, 2019

Honduras, Cayman Islands, Belize and Guyana qualify for 2020 CUW17

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MIAMI, Florida – Honduras, Cayman Islands, Belize and Guyana have all punched tickets to the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship after finishing atop their respective groups in last week’s 2019 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship Qualifying. Matched with Saint Lucia, Bonaire and Anguilla in Group A, Honduras marched to a first-place finish with a 3W-0D-0L, 17GF-0GC record at […]

Concacaf announces Scotiabank Concacaf League expansion

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The Central American domestic league winners and a Canadian representative will now participate in the competition Miami (Monday, February 11, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that the Scotiabank Concacaf League – the official club championship for Central American and Caribbean clubs – will expand from […]

Coffee is a celebrity across the globe, Martin

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By Melissa Martin “Tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen. Pour myself a cup of ambition.And yawn and stretch and try to come to life.” Lyrics from Nine to Five by Dolly Parton. My cup of ambition is coffee. Brewed brown water with flavored hazelnut creamer—a steaming cup of joe. A lighter roast that is […]

Belize’s thriving Afro-Caribbean community

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By Heide Brandes From BBC When West Africans on their way to the New World’s slave markets escaped in 1635, they intermarried with Caribbean islanders to create a new and distinct culture. The boats came at dawn along the shores of the town of Dangriga on the coast of Belize. Onboard, vibrantly dressed men, women […]

Concacaf announces venues and dates for the 2019 gold cup seeded nations; all venue assignments are now set

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Miami (Friday, October 12, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the venues and dates of the seeded nations in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, as well as all match dates for each venue of the 15th edition of the confederation’s continental championship. Next summer’s tournament will […]

Award-winning American videographer receives new knees in the Cayman Islands

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 15, 2018) – Award-winning American videographer Tim Blanton can walk freely without pain thanks to a successful bilateral knee replacement at Health City Cayman Islands, the popular tertiary care medical facility in the Caribbean. Blanton had always been a very active man. As a professional videographer, he regularly filmed underwater videos for […]

Draw reveals groups for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship

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The centralized competition will qualify the top four finishers to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Thursday, September 13, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted the official draw for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship, at the Concacaf Headquarters, in Miami, FL. The 2018 edition of […]

US Immigration Agents nab Caribbean Nationals in enforcement sweep

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From Antigua News Room The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says officers from its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark, New Jersey Field Office arrested several Caribbean nationals among 37 immigrants during a five-day operation. On Monday, ICE said the operation, which concluded Friday, was as part of the agency’s “ongoing public […]

Newlywed husband is killed and wife injured after he collided into her on a zipline during honeymoon adventure in Honduras

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  By CHRIS PLEASANCE From Daily Mail UK Egael Tishman, 24, an Israeli, has been killed in a zipline accident in Honduras Shif Fanken, 27, his wife, has been taken to hospital in a serious condition Crash happened after Shif was sent down the zipline but got stuck halfway Egael was then sent down the […]

Concacaf to host record number of teams in November for its redesigned Under-20 Championship

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Thirty-four member associations to compete for the regional title and the four available spots in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Friday, June 8, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the details for the new 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship. The redesigned, centralized thirty-four-member association […]