The French Island of Guadeloupe formally joins the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS

The French Island of Guadeloupe formally joins the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS

Guadeloupe a French Caribbean island but an overseas Department of France formally joined the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The OECS is a regional grouping comprising the independent and non-independent countries. The islands making up the OECS community are the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Martinique which an overseas Department of France, St. Kitts…

Springtime

The cold winter winds will lose their grip. As the leaves on trees begin to grow, the emerging sights and sounds of Spring found me in a reflective space writing  and looking forward to April showers, May flowers and abundant blessings. I pray that all your possibilities bloom in springtime. Rosette Rabess    

Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua, voted Best Caribbean Attraction

Nelson's Dockyard in Antigua, voted Best Caribbean Attraction

Nelsons Dockyard in Antigua and Barbuda, has been voted Best Attraction in the Caribbean. Nelson’s Dockyard, the only continuously working Georgian naval dockyard in the world, topped the category in the annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Award, as voted by USA TODAY readers. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016, Nelson’s Dockyard, which was nominated…

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

AYER, Mass. – Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website shows the 54-year-old New York Democrat is currently in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York.…

CTO Caribbean Tourism Performance Report 2018 & Outlook for 2019

Caribbean Tourism Performance

CTO Caribbean Tourism Outlook 2019 & Performance Report 2018 Presented by Ryan Skeete, Director of Research & IT (ag) February 13th, 2019 CTO Headquarters, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados. With a strong performance during the last four months of 2018, including a robust showing by countries impacted by the 2017 hurricanes, the evidence suggests that Caribbean…

President Trump declared on Thursday that he has all but given up on negotiations with Congress over his border wall

Donald Trump Ignores

A defiant President Trump declared on Thursday that he has all but given up on negotiations with Congress over his border wall and will proceed without lawmakers even as he dismissed any suggestions of wrongdoing in the investigations that have ensnared his associates. In an interview in the Oval Office, Mr. Trump called the talks…

Ready in 2020 Saint Lucia International Airport Development Plan

st lucia internation airport ready to use in 2020

Saint Lucia International Airport Development well be ready in 2020 based on a vote by the country’s parliament. Castries, December 19, 2018 – The redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s international airport will get underway very soon. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Parliament of Saint Lucia voted to borrow US$100 million for the Hewanorra International Airport…

November 12-15, 2018 International Community Tourism Building Communities

November 12-15, 2018 International Community Tourism Building Communities

November 12-15, 2018 International Community Tourism Building Communities. Mandeville, Jamaica, W.I. November 30, 2018. The recently held International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) International Community Tourism Conference themed: Building Communities as Businesses, was staged at Mona Visitor’s Lodge, UWI, Mona, November 12-15, 2018 in Jamaica. The four-day event commemorates 2018 as the ‘International Year…

Dominica to receive 24 Million Dollars plus in Hurricane-relief funds from EU.

Roseau Dominica Post Hurricane Maria Update Hurricane Maria Damaged Dominica

Maria, a category 5 Hurricane made a direct hit on Dominica now Dominica to receive 24 Million Dollars plus in Hurricane-relief funds from the EU to continue rebuilding. ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Dominica to receive EC$24.7 million (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) from the European Union representing the first tranche of an EC$34 million package towards…