Caribbean news

Caribbean tourism icons to be honoured at massive industry conference
Three icons of the Caribbean tourism and hospitality industry will be awarded and celebrated for their respective roles in the development of the sector at a Gala Dinner and Awards Extravaganza next Tuesday.The black-tie event will be held on the... | 11/21/17 5:00 AM
Prominent Caribbean academic wants a post IMF Caribbean economy

KINGSTON – The Pro Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles says there is need for both a new style International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a 21st century post-IMF Caribbean... | 11/18/17 12:00 PM
Eni Aluko: FA did not punish Lee Kendall for fake Caribbean accent
The FA decided not to punish former England goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall despite him admitting to using a fake Caribbean accent toward Eniola Aluko. | 11/17/17 9:31 AM
No Tax Haven - Caribbean leaders toughen stance on sweetheart deals, concessions
Corporate sweetheart deals are hurting Caribbean countries, and their leaders, recognising this, are making a concerted effort to move away from the practice, which was once the tool of choice to lure investors to their respective countries.Their... | 11/17/17 5:00 AM
Crime strangling growth - Youth unemployment in Caribbean highest in world, fuelling criminality
Youth unemployment in the Caribbean is said to be the highest in the world, and crime, partly fuelled by this high rate of joblessness, is a major obstacle to economic growth in the region, according to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the... | 11/17/17 5:00 AM
CTO declares 2018 Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation

TORONTO –  The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2018 the Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean. The CTO’s secretary general Hugh Riley announced the theme for next year... | 11/14/17 3:30 PM
UN experts urge Caribbean to take action against corporate tax fraud

UNITED NATIONS – In the wake of the leak of the “Paradise Papers” two human rights experts from the United Nations are urging Caribbean and other states to take action against corporate tax fraud. ... | 11/13/17 2:00 PM
West Indies, Pakistan ink 5-year contract to play T20Is
The Caribbean team will play the matches in Pakistan and the USA. | 11/12/17 5:24 AM