Caribbean Connection


Blame game unhelpful, says economist

With the new year upon us, a leading Caribbean economist has called on the region’s citizens to take charge of their personal financial destiny and waste no time with playing the “blame game,” which he says is unhelpful.

Faith and action key in the new year

Happy New Year! It’s a brand-new year with new opportunities for renewal, refreshing and reorganizing.

Caribbean call to strengthen agro-tourism linkage

Such local linkages, asserted Barbadian hotelier Ralph Taylor, generate several benefits: “First, tourists want to savor the local delicacies. In fact, one of the most common complaints is the dearth of local dishes.”

Blacklist warning from business publisher to Guyana

The blacklisting of Guyana and the citation of Belize by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) could have serious ramifications

Grenada Prime Minister for Caribbean Media Exchange

Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell will be honored by the Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) for contributions to the region.

In everything, give thanks

A Happy Thanksgiving to everyone

Life so needs the Caribbean!

I often look forward to my travels to the Caribbean

‘Evenings of Excellence’ set for Florida and New York

Zhivargo Laing is set to focusing on economic prosperity

Barbados get new Sandals

Following years of complex negotiations, the Jamaica-based Sandals Resorts has completed a major agreement with Barbados

Caribbean Media Exchange Leadership Award for Puerto Rico tourism expert Terestella González Denton

Puerto Rican tourism expert Terestella González Denton has been recognized as an outstanding Caribbean leader by the Caribbean Media Exchange

Caribbean Tourism Organization examines airline security

The annual Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Industry Conference in Martinique this week will examine issues affecting the region’s bread and butter tourism industry

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association appoints Jeff Vasser as new CEO

After an extensive search, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) was unable to select a Caribbean national to the vacant post of director-general and CEO of the organization.

Letter No. 47: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, I feel more exhausted writing these 47 letters than Ted Cruz, even after his marathon 21-hour speech. And while I’m no Cruz fan, I simply wish there was one lawmaker on the left who had the cojones ...

USVI Ports to exhibit in Colombia

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (Oct. 3) - The Ports of the U.S. Virgin Islands are fielding a strong delegation to the annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s Cruise Conference and Trade Show in Cartagena, Colombia, this week.

Letter No. 46: Immigration reform now!

Letter No. 46: Immigration reform now Dear Mr. President, Hispanic Heritage Month is about to end with immigration reform being pushed more and more to the back burner, especially as your focus turns now from Syria to the debt ceiling ...