Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a shelter and taking a stroll the next morning only to find what you used to call community, city or country reduced […]

Chairman of the World’s Small Island Developing states, Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, is insisting that Caribbean countries need “urgent access to financing” if they are to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Prime Minister Mitchell has also echoed concerns that the process for Caribbean countries to get resources such as the Green Climate Fund can […]

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 Officials in the region’s tourism industry have been urged to undertake initiatives that will directly target China’s outbound tourism market. Addressing a session on the “Who are the New Explorers” during the 2017 State of the Tourism Industry Conference in Grenada today, Chris Spring of the US-based China Ni Hao marketing company said that chief among […]

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and the U.S. Department of Defense, has provided more than US$12.6 million in humanitarian assistance to the Caribbean. On September 7, USAID/OFDA deployed a […]

~ The technology company’s global industry leader will be part of a panel that focuses on how the rapid rise of technology is pushing the travel industry to be more creative in engaging visitors and enhancing the experience  ~ The American multinational technology company IBM will present at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of […]

PRIME MINISTER DR. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE KEITH MITCHELL ON DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS FOR NEIGHBORING ISLANDS SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 Hundreds of thousands of our brothers and sisters across the Caribbean woke up this morning, like they have done the past few days, to a new reality. The roofs, food, water and livelihood that were comforts only […]

10 YEARS ON FROM THE PORT OF SPAIN DECLARATION ON CHRONIC DISEASE: WHAT’S THE SCORE? Bridgetown — 2017 marks the 10th Anniversary of the signing of the landmark CARICOM Heads of Government Port of Spain Declaration on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). This year’s thirty-eighth CARICOM Conference of Heads (July 4-6) is expected to celebrate this momentous achievement. […]

NEW UK HIGH COMMISSIONER TO RAISE THE ISSUE OF PROTOCOL AND SECURITY FOR VISITING CARIBBEAN LEADERS ST. GEORGE — The United Kingdom’s new High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has promised the incoming chair of CARICOM that she will raise with her superiors in London, a lingering issue that has implications for the security […]

GRENADA PM CALLS ON UK TO INCREASE SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE CARIBBEAN ST. GEORGE — Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has called on the United Kingdom to increase its quota of scholarships offered to students in Grenada and the rest of the Caribbean. Prime Minister Mitchell, advocate of education, made the appeal during a meeting with the […]

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