Tag archive for ‘Caribbean’
By The Publisher On Monday, August 20th, 2018

The high expectations of governments by the people

Dear Sir, I am perplexed by the manner in which Caribbean people see governments. Consistently, throughout the Caribbean there are high expectations by the “man in the street” for government to provide jobs, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Statement from Massy United Insurance Ltd.

BARBADOS — Massy United Insurance (MUI) is pleased to announce that to date, the company has settled 95% of claims arising from the catastrophic effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, which affected More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mass layoffs at Massy?

~ Consequences hurricanes Irma and Maria possibly negatively affecting Caribbean insurance company Massy United; mass layoffs ongoing ~ TRINIDAD/BARBADOS -- Insurance company Massy United Insurance may be the first More...

By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Apple Leisure Group Inks First Resort Management Deal in St. Martin

NEWTOWN SQUARE — PA. (July 16, 2018) — AMResorts, an Apple Leisure Group (ALG) company, announced today its entry into St. Martin with the signing of a new resort brand management deal to bring its More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert on Caribbean female leadership
By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Caribbean aviation taxes may cause economic strangulation

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert on Caribbean female leadership
By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert In past three weeks, politicians and industry leaders at a number of summits in the Caribbean have expressed the urgent need for better air connections and more reasonable prices. Sorry folks. More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Tropical Storm Beryl is moving Westward to West-northward towards the Caribbean island

To the residents and visitors of Sint Maarten As we approach the peak of the Hurricane Season the Government of Sint Maarten and its Disaster Emergency Management system over the past months have been very busy More...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

ECLAC’s Forum on Sustainable Development in Chili

Great Bay, St. Maarten — The Sustainable Development Goals are alive and kicking in many parts of the world, also in Latin America and the Caribbean. From Monday 16th to Friday 20th of April 2018, the Forum More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Fly-in-something in the Caribbean

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert How about Fly-In Banking; like a drive-in fast food operation? No, it’s no joke. In the Caribbean? Probably not, but that is not the point. One has to look at the principles of the concept More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Wealth tourism development in the Caribbean

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert “We want more private and business aircraft coming to our airport.” – “You’re right,” I responded. “We’re looking for a mover-and-shaker to do it” – “Good thing,” I More...