More than 700 COVID-19 cases in the region

Bahamas reportedly tracking some 600 contacts Countries urged to move to state of readiness and rapid response NASSAU, BAHAMAS – There have been some 760 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in up to 29 countries in the Caribbean region, according to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) latest situation report. This comes as The […]

Sandals to acquire more properties in St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia — As part of what has been described as the “liquidation of the nation”, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) could end up owning nine or ten properties in Saint Lucia. SRI currently has five properties in Saint Lucia: Sandals Halcyon, Sandals Grande, Sandals Regency La Toc, Sandals LeSuis – the Over-the-Water Bungalows, Sandals […]

IDB President says Jamaica on track to become Caribbean’s first digital society

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The head of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) believes Jamaica will become the region’s first digital society. Luis Alberto Moreno expressed that view as the Jamaica Government took strategic steps to strengthen the foundation for the creation of a digital society, with the signing of a package of loan operations from the IDB. […]

Seven-country initiative launched to support management of four-wing flyingfish

BELIZE CITY, Belize (CRFM) — Seven Caribbean countries are participating in a recently launched series of subprojects which the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) is leading under a sustainable management initiative for the flyingfish fishery. In highlighting the importance of the initiative, CRFM executive director, Milton Haughton, said: “We in the region are utilizing a […]