Caribbean news

Partnerships Key to Caribbean Maritime Security

Planning and execution of port and maritime safety and security in Caribbean region is all about partnerships Maritime security and safety experts are meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, this week to examine mutual threats and solutions and challenges and opportunities in the region. Maritime Security Caribbean 2014 is being held at the Melia Nassau Beach hotel, attended by representatives of government and industry.

www.topix.net | 10/30/14 4:54 PM
Missing Caribbean yacht couple found
A couple who went missing on their yacht in the Caribbean on Saturday are found. www.bbc.co.uk | 10/29/14 7:55 PM
AUDIO: Couple found safe in the Caribbean
A couple who went missing on their yacht in the Caribbean says their boat was drifting. www.bbc.co.uk | 10/29/14 7:47 PM
Worry as couple missing in Caribbean
A Rhondda woman is appealing to people in the Caribbean to help find her parents, who went missing on their yacht on Saturday. www.bbc.co.uk | 10/29/14 8:44 AM
Caribbean countries ready to address stagnation, says CDB president

By Marlon Tingling MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- President of the Caribbean Development Bank , Dr Warren Smith, has expressed optimism that Caribbean countries are ready to address the root causes of economic and social stagnation. President of the Caribbean Development Bank , Dr Warren Smith, addresses the opening ceremony of the 2014 High Level Caribbean Forum on October 23. JIS Photo Addressing the opening of the International Monetary Fund 2014 High Level Caribbean Forum in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on October 23, Smith said his optimism comes on the heels of discussions that took place at the recently held meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, DC.

www.topix.net | 10/28/14 12:40 PM
Foreign direct investment in the Caribbean declines in first half of 2014

SANTIAGO, Chile The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean says foreign direct investment inflows into 13 Latin American and Caribbean countries decreased by 23 per cent during the first half of 2014 . On a global level, however, ECLAC said FDI flows are forecast to grow 10 per cent during 2014, mainly due to investments received by developed countries.

www.topix.net | 10/25/14 4:12 PM
Bahamas delegation travels to Trinidad for Caribbean management consultants conference

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Billie Bowe, president and CEO of Benchmark Consulting Services Ltd, was one of six Bahamian delegates to attend the fourth annual Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants 2014 conference held in Port of Spain, Trinidad, earlier this month. The conference was held from October 1 through 3 under the theme Strategic Partnerships for Knowledge Brokers: Caribbean Consultants Creating Value for Clients.

www.topix.net | 10/17/14 4:57 PM
Caribbean nations impose Ebola ban
A group of Caribbean countries will deny entry to foreigners who have travelled through the three West African countries most affected by Ebola. www.bbc.co.uk | 10/17/14 12:28 AM