Thursday, December 20, 2018 — Roseau, Dominica October through December 2018 was a hive of activity in the tourism sector as the Discover Dominica Authority executed its strategy of re-introducing destination Dominica to members of the international media and travel trade. In readiness for a more aggressive outreach in 2019, over 70 press and travel agent […]
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis — A number of developers, whose projects have been approved for the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program, met several times with Senior Government officials and the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) to discuss the current CBI program. These meetings were held to discuss a collaborative approach to improving the program and […]
NEW JERSEY, United States (CMC) — The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says several Caribbean nationals were among 105 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation in New Jersey. On Friday, ICE said they arrested four from Jamaica, two from Cuba, 10 from the Dominican Republic, and one from Trinidad and Tobago. […]
Castries, December 2, 2018 – Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination. The island was bestowed the honor at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final 2018 program in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Chairman of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Mr. Nicholas John, received the award on the […]
UNITED NATIONS, United States (CMC) — The United Nations’ International Labour Organisation (ILO) says slavery is still “a very real and widespread phenomenon,” affecting more than 40 million people worldwide. On Sunday — the day designated by the UN as International Day for the Abolition of Slavery the ILO said, that children comprise a quarter […]
Shirley Chisholm, who was also the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination as president, will be honored with a statue at Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
WASHINGTON, DC, United States — In this file photo taken on February 15, 2005, a US Capitol Police Honor Guard participates in a memorial service for former US Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Chisholm died on January 1, 2005. New York City announced yesterday that Chisholm, America’s first black congresswoman, was getting a statue […]
2018 will mark 30 years of international commemoration of World AIDS Day which will be observed under the theme “Know your Status”.
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States – Today marks World AIDS Day with the OECS HIV/TB Elimination project releasing a series of Public Service Announcements on HIV awareness and advocacy in conjunction with civil society organizations and various Ministries of Health. OECS HIV/TB Elimination Project Coordinator Dr. Cleophas D’Auvergne said the ‘Know your Status’ theme for 2018 was an opportunity for all citizens […]
Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Convicted drug baron Roger Khan Commentary by Rickford Burke, President of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) GUYANY’S Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, a former President, has filed a no confidence motion against the new coalition government of Guyana, led by […]
West Hartford, Connecticut – Chantelle and Allyson Swaby are making history. “Six months ago I never thought that anything like this would ever happen. It honestly happened so quickly,” said Chantelle. The 20 and 22-year-old sisters will be one of the first to do something no one has ever done before. They’ll be going to the […]
Caribbean Airlines and Boeing last Wednesday signed an agreement for the acquisition of (12) 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Holding the ceremonial pens used to sign the agreement are Reggie Abel (second left), Boeing’s director of sales, Africa and the Caribbean; and Garvin Medera, chief executive officer Caribbean Airlines. Flanking them are Colm Imbert (left), Trinidad […]