Months have gone by and he still receives suspicious calls on his cell-phone. Memories of a woman who became obsessed with him are triggered every time Chucho sees a popular prime time Brazilian TV ”telenovela”.
The Guyana government is projecting that the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) being held here later this year could bring more visitors to the country than the Cricket World Cup matches in 2007.
St Kitts and Nevis Tourism Minister Richard Skerrit says this twin-island nation will continue to focus on attracting luxury travellers despite the current economic climate of soaring fuel prices, high air fares, inflation and a sagging United States dollar.
Telecommunications operator Digicel has reported a 39 per cent increase in Caribbean and Latin American subscribers over the past year.
Belize Telemedia Limited has been ordered by the court to pay the government millions of dollars in outstanding business taxes despite the company’s claim that the previous administration had given it permission not to pay the monies in certain circumstances.
Enrique De Marchena Kaluche of the Dominican Republic has assumed the presidency of the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA), promising to raise the profile of the hospitality and tourism industry and dealing with the impact of airline service cutbacks.
Canadian airline, WestJet, is introducing non-stop service to two Caribbean destinations and increasing flights to others later this year.
World energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions will grow by about 50 percent over the next two decades despite soaring oil prices as developing countries outpace rich ones in consumption, the U.S. government predicts.
Guyana is warning that the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) recent proposed cut of the Most Favoured Nations (MFN) rate for rice court hurt the industry in that country as well as the sector in Suriname.
Haiti’s President René Préval has nominated a female educator for Prime Minister, after his first two choices failed to get the thumbs up from the country’s legislators.
Antigua and the United States are not giving up on reaching a compromise in their Internet gaming dispute, announcing that they would push back the deadline for reaching a settlement yet again and leave room open for the possibility of another extension. They will continue talks until July 11.
The European Union and CARIFORUM states, under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which they have negotiated, have agreed to continue considering steps towards deeper integration in the field of intellectual property rights in their respective regions.
Jamaican educator, Professor Barbara Bailey, has been selected as the recipient of the Ninth Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Triennial Award for Women for her sterling contribution to national and regional development especially in the field of education and research.
Barbados has been honoured with a Guinness World Record, acknowledging it as the country to have received the most ocean rowers on its shores.