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Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, recently informed her country’s House of Assembly that their nation “is in a crisis with respect to an ageing and declining population.” By making this statement, the Prime Minister highlighted a pressing issue that affects not only Barbados but many other countries in the Caribbean. The populations of...
For the first time in her 69-year career, veteran Trinidadian calypso singer Calypso Rose, has earned a gold record. Calypso Queen, a song featured on her 2016 album Far from Home, was certified gold in France on Tuesday July 16. The certification commemorating 100,000 units in sales and streaming, was issued by SNEP (National Syndicate of Phonographic...

Kenya police patrol Haiti capital after more forces arrive

Kenyan police patrolled Haiti’s capital in armored vehicles Wednesday, a day after the arrival of 200 additional personnel from the African country as part of a multinational security mission, local officials said. The vehicles patrolled the area around the National Palace and other parts of Port-au-Prince with Kenyan forces and Haitian police on board, according...

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When you think about the word “art,” what comes to mind? A child’s artwork pinned to the fridge? A favorite artist whose work always...

Curacao Reports Growth in Stayover Tourist Arrivals

The Curacao Tourist Board has realised exceptional growth in stayover tourist arrivals for September 2023. For the month, there were 45,952 stayover arrivals which...

Hang Gliding in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Hang gliding in the U.S. Virgin Islands will give you the thrilling adventure you are looking for. The U.S. Virgin Islands are stunning, naturally...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean are unique and culturally significant attractions. From the historic city of Havana, Cuba to the stunning Pitons...

Janet Jackson to Open Concert at Atlantis Paradise Island

Janet Jackson will perform at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Caribbean on Saturday, April 27. The concert is part of the 2024 Music Making...

The Bahamas has joined forces with a high speed rail company to create efficient rail transportation for its citizens.

The Bahamas Islands unveiled the second wrapped teach showcasing a new relationship that celebrates the link between Florida’s most visited areas ( South and...

The accomplishments of the Jamaican tourism industry are nothing short of remarkable.

Minister Bartlett introduced himself to the Madam Speaker by saying,” I stand in this Honorable House this evening to highlight the amazing success of...

The Jamaica Tourism Minister announced that the island had the most successful winter tourist season in its history.

Speaking this morning ( December 15 ) at Sangster International Airport ( SIA ), the Hon. It is going to get the busiest spring...

Jamaica’s prime minister has requested for a rise in the number of visitors arriving in the country and for advancement of connections between them.

The effect of tourism “goes beyond the boundaries of the business itself; it ripples through diverse fields, creating a website of opportunities for people.”...

Grenada Plans Major Tourism Attraction in Carriacou

The Grenada Tourism Authority is once again working with sculptor Jason DeCaires Taylor to create a major tourism attraction in Carriacou. Plans are underway...

Where to Purchase Travel Insurance for the Caribbean

When planning a trip to the Caribbean, purchasing travel insurance is an important consideration that should not be overlooked. The Caribbean is a popular...

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