ST. Kitts and Nevis Advocates for UN’S Assistance to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Venezuela and Cuba

ST. Kitts and Nevis Advocates for UN’S Assistance to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Venezuela and Cuba

Photo: Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris making his presentation at the UN General Assembly BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, September 29, 2018 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honorable Timothy Harris, used his presentation at the General Debate of the United Nations General […]

Caribbean hoteliers embrace digital technology to promote region

Caribbean hoteliers embrace digital technology to promote region

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says it is moving to further develop its digital technology resources so as to better promote the “many exciting and diverse travel choices” visitors can experience throughout the region. “Digital technology helps us to customise our product, so that discerning travellers can decide what […]

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to address UN General Assembly

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to address UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) – Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders will address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) later this week as UN Secretary General António Guterres called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order”. Guterres spoke of key themes for discussion during the 73rd session of the UNGA that got underway here yesterday. […]

Do You Count in the 2020 Census?

Do You Count in the 2020 Census?

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker. Immigrant communities and people of color are expected to be severely undercounted in the 2020 Census, officials say. African-Americans are often referred to as the “hard-to-count” population because they have been historically undercounted for decades, according to a report by the Leadership Conference Education Fund. More than 10 years ago – researchers […]

Home Ownership and Real Estate Development

Home Ownership and Real Estate Development

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker. For New American households, buying your first home can be the pathway to stability. Many Caribbean immigrants first came to the U.S. during the early 1900s, bought brownstones in largely white neighborhoods in Harlem and Brooklyn, then anchored dozens of generations in the U.S. According to a report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), nearly 31 percent or 3 million undocumented immigrants […]

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

(Daren (left) and Haywood Hawthorne (right) with their late father, Lowell, founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill) New York , USA — Eight months after the death of its founder, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill has expanded its operations into the Canadian market, opening two stores in the greater Toronto, Ontario, area, […]

Jamaica ranked amongst 2018 start-up hot spots

Jamaica ranked amongst 2018 start-up hot spots

BY KARENA BENNETT (Business reporter – jamaicaobserver.com) Jamaica moved up 0.57 per cent in its rating for starting a business to secure its place as the fifth best country in the world to open a business, according to the latest Global Banking and Finance Review. The island, rated at 97.3, was the only Caribbean country […]

Jamaican American Shawn Rhoden is the 2018 Mr. Olympia

Jamaican American Shawn Rhoden is the 2018 Mr. Olympia

He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the title, at the age of 43. Shawn “Flexatron”, “Jamaican Muscle Machine” Rhoden (born April 2, 1975) is a Jamaican American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is the current reigning Mr. Olympia champion and winner of the 2018 Mr. Olympia after defeating seven-time Mr. Olympia champion Phil Heath. Born […]

Barbados names pop star Rihanna as Ambassador

Barbados names pop star Rihanna as Ambassador

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. Prime Minister Mia Mottley said the government was honoured to be able to confer the title on the outstanding Barbadian singer who has […]

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