November 18, 2019

Three Caribbean countries ban single-use plastics

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From teleSUR As promised, Jamaica, Dominica, and the Turks and Caicos are taking a stand for nature. Jamaica, Dominica, and the Turks and Caicos have joined the Caribbean quest to mediate environmental pollution by launching nationwide plastic bans to start the new year. Preceded by Haiti, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the three nations are the most recent additions to […]

First Caribbean reopens Grand Turk branch

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By Olivia Rose from Turks & Caicos Weekly News CIBC First Caribbean bank officially reopened its Grand Turk branch on November 29. The bank was forced to temporarily close its doors to facilitate major repairs following hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. Its official reopening come as a major relief to many Islanders since Scotiabank […]

Disaster training in Anguilla, Bahamas, TCI

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From ECLAC ECLAC ensures Caribbean countries are better equipped to deal with disasters Three Caribbean countries will benefit from disaster training workshops over the last quarter of this year. Between October and December 2018, a team of experts from the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, led […]

Haiti’s Le Plaza: More than just a hotel

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General manager builds resilience into hotel operations MIAMI (September 4, 2018) – Blessed with generations of family leadership – and having overcome the challenges of natural disasters as well as underfunded governments and economic instability – the executive management at Le Plaza Hotel know as much about resilience, creativity and the power of networking as […]

5 New Caribbean developments to watch for in 2018 and beyond

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From Luxury Travel Magazine All eyes are on the Caribbean as its set to be built bigger and stronger! Here are 5 Caribbean Developments to Watch for in 2018 and beyond, with the finest architectural features, such as a rooftop lounge and quarry limestone pool. What’s Coming to Punta Cana: Sanctuary Cap Cana to Reopen Fall […]

Shooting incident in Turks and Caicos leaves one dead and two injured

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From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — Police in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are investigating a shooting incident that left one man dead and two other males with gunshot wounds. According to reports, at 9:30 pm on Friday, gunshots were heard in Five Cays, Providenciales. A 35-year-old man was taken to hospital via […]

After last year’s hurricanes, Caribbean lizards are better at holding on for dear life

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By ED YONG From The Atlantic A stunning case of natural selection in action The lizards didn’t see the hurricanes coming. Neither did Colin Donihue. Last summer, Donihue, a researcher from Harvard University, traveled to the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos to study a local species of anole lizard. Conservationists were set to exterminate […]

Prince’s Caribbean hideaway to be sold in a worldwide auction

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From Yes! Weekly (May 7, 2018 – Minneapolis, MN) —   The Prince Estate announced today a worldwide auction for his majestic private estate on Turks and Caicos. While he famously loved his hometown of Minneapolis, Prince often sought refuge on this Caribbean island where he created a private oasis by acquiring the large estate and […]

Rick Joy’s Caribbean home

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Caribbean holiday home by Rick Joy allows coastal breezes to pass through By Jenna McKnight From Deezeen Concrete forms and outdoor passageways define this waterfront dwelling in the Turks and Caicos islands, which was designed by US studio Rick Joy Architects to embrace the natural landscape. Le Cabanon by Rick Joy The project called Le […]

Park Hyatt St. Kitts tops CNN’s 14 best new hotels and resorts in the Caribbean

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From South Florida Caribbean News Basseterre, St. Kitts – CNN has listed the Park Hyatt St. Kitts, attracted to the twin-island Federation by former Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas as top of the 14 best new hotels and resorts opening in the Caribbean 1. Park Hyatt St. Kitts, St. Kitts & Nevis […]