Tag archive for ‘Caribbean’
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020

Planning for a Recession in the Caribbean

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert When there are reports on ‘Latin America & Caribbean’, one has to review them carefully and with some skepticism, to avoid coming to false conclusions or statements; no matter whether More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Caribbean can bring fresh ideas to the world

By ir. Damien Richardson Actions speak louder than words. It is pivotal to use Caribbean data as a new communication tool to let leisure and opportunities lead to new regional ventures. The Caribbean should begin More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

The Mayans already knew about 2020

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Archeologist Professore Anzio de Castamilliana y Fonsata, when excavating in the Central American region of San Ramador, recently found a Mayan tablet with inscriptions. He was able to decipher More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020

More earthquakes, but risk of tsunamis remains small

GREAT BAY — While another earthquake may rattle Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast even more, the risk of tsunamis hitting the Leeward Islands is very slim. Earthquakes below 7.5 or 7.0 usually do not trigger More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, October 21st, 2019

2020 International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency

Dear Editor, As the region contends with severe storms majorly affecting different Caribbean nations, the 2020 International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency will draw international disaster More...

Caribbean Tourism Organization
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

CTO launches Caribbean calling campaign in the UK

LONDON, UK (16 Oct. 2019) –The Caribbean Tourism Organization UK Chapter in association with headline partner BA Holidays and destination partners Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Pure Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts More...

Caribbean Tourism Organization
By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Statement by Caribbean Tourism Organization Chairman on the organization’s restructuring plans

Over the past two decades, there has been much discussion surrounding the promotion and development of tourism in the Caribbean, the world’s most tourism-dependent region. While there have been many visions, More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The Upcoming Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance Convention to be a Symposium for and by Nature Experts, Researchers, Managers and the Youth

Kralendijk – The upcoming convention of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) will be taking place on Bonaire this year and will focus on youth participation, marine park management, coral restoration, More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Republic Bank close to taking over Scotiabank

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) is now one step closer to expanding its reach within the Caribbean region. The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has approved the application More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, June 15th, 2019

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

by Seth Miller Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the forefront. With representatives More...