Next week will mark a historic moment for regional fisheries as fishers from throughout the English, Spanish and French-speaking Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico join scientists and researchers to find common solutions for some of the most vexing issues facing the fisheries of the Wider Caribbean.
Three new international cooperation agreements channeled through the United Nations system in Cuba are aimed at strengthening food security, especially in the poorest parts of the country.
After less than a year in office, Haiti’s Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis has been fired by the Senate.
The rapper son of Belize Prime Minister Jamal ‘Shyne’ Barrow is back on Belizean soil while American authorities mull over his request to be allowed to reside in the US, after he finished an almost nine-year prison term for a 1999 club shooting in New York.
The global recession continues to restrict growth in Barbados, with a 4.4 per cent decline in the economy for the first three quarters of the year. The January to September months also marked the worst slump in tourism, for that period, in almost 20 years.
Telecoms providers LIME and Digicel are fighting over the Jamaica market again. This time LIME wants J$100 million (US$1.12 million) for a J$2.48 (US 3¢) minute difference in price Digicel which is charging for landline to mobile calls.
A new study has reported that cruise spending is up, despite the economic downturn, in destinations visited by the 15 cruise line-members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association.
American budget carrier, JetBlue Airways, has expanded its Caribbean presence with a new service to St Lucia.
The Caribbean property market is set to receive a boost with the launch of the UK’s first dedicated Caribbean real estate investment magazine, ‘The Caribbean Property Investor’, set to be published in March 2010.
A Belize-based financial group has started trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, seeing 10,000 shares moving on the first day.
The employment forecast for Jamaica shows opportunities in education, health care and social assistance, and professional and business services, including Information Communication Technology (ICT).
Express, Trinidad: Kidnap victim Imran Mohammed-Khan owes his freedom to a brother and to the police officers who caught the suspects and killed them all in an alleged shoot-out yesterday.
Stabroek News, Guyana: The British government yesterday defended its decision to withdraw assistance for a joint £4.9M security sector project, saying the latest proposal by the Government of Guyana (GoG) moves away from comprehensive reforms originally requested.
AP, USA: Federal prosecutors say a Colorado man charged with sexually abusing nine boys at a school he founded in Haiti was using his computer while in the United States to search for boys.