The European Union is providing EC$9 million in grant financing to help St Kitts/Nevis diversify following the closure of the sugar cane industry.
Tourists bookings have picked up in Jamaica after an initial scare following the implementation of the CARICOM Special Visa on February 1, 2007.
Without even lifting a finger to bat or bowl in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, Lionel Ferguson of Grenada could find himself in the record books. Come April 16, the sprightly resident of Gouyave plans to celebrate his 101st birthday by enjoying the Super 8 match which will be played at the newly-rebuilt Grenada National Stadium. He will be feted in the President’s Suite by the Local Organising Committee.
President Bharrat Jagdeo said that Guyana has now met all of the requirements set down by the International Cricket Council for hosting the Super Eight games in March. The final requirement was completed this week.
A 48-year-old Jamaican man, who posed for over 26 years as a bogus forensic psychologist, has been jailed for five years.
Four-time Grammy Award winner, Ziggy Marley is confident that his latest win of the highly acclaimed award will help disseminate his message of love and celebrate his rebirth as an artiste.
The tourism-dependent country of The Bahamas could soon see a rise in tourists bent on seeing the spot where former Play Boy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith reportedly choose to be buried and the house where she lived prior to her death.
The mass is over, the Lenten season has started, as Trinidadians remember this year’s Carnival in which Machel Montano is set to retain the Road March King title with “Jumbie”, controversy swirling over Cro Cro’s crowning, and the police saying a firm NO to a last lap “cool down”.
Grenadian golf is getting an upswing thanks to the newest economic investor, the De Savary Group, which is constructing the EC$1.5 billion Port Louis Grenada.
A British consultant fired by the Bharrat Jagdeo administration is today the focus of a campaign by a non-governmental organisation in Britain to stop them getting any more government contracts for privatising water services in developing countries.
Settlement of accounts by the online gambling website, BetOnSport (BOS), is to get underway shortly.
A number of mystery shoppers are going to town to visit public and private sector businesses. Their task is to critique St Kitts/Nevis tourism product and then recommend improvements – just in time for Cricket World Cup 2007.
ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 Inc. is inviting the world games fraternity to get the inside scoop on how the Caribbean came together to host the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.
Donald J. Trump has signed a US$2 billion partnership agreement with Cap Cana, SA in the Dominican Republic to build a tourism resort spanning 30,000 acres and three miles of white sand beaches. It is said to be the largest development ever in the region.