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Caribbean tourism sector must be run like a business

appleST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--Caribbean Tourism officials have been urged to ensure that tourism sector is run like a business.

The advice came Thursday in a keynote presentation by Alex Zozaya, CEO of Apple Leisure Group, the world's largest provider of vacation business to the Caribbean.

Zozaya, who is also the founding President and CEO of AM Resorts told tourism officials that "their...

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds

fundsTHE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira Wednesday called...

Caribbean becoming less competitive due to increasing aviation taxes, IATA warns

planeST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Tuesday urged regional...

Jamaica government to review e-cigarette ban

cigKINGSTON, Jamaica--Less than 24 hours after it announced an immediate ban on the importation of electronic...

Caribbean Export funding tech initiative ‘Start Up Jamaica’

techBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Barbados-based Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) says it will provide...

Caribbean must work to eliminate mosquito-breeding sites – PAHO

MosqWASHINGTON D.C., United States--The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to...

Delta Air Lines extends service between St. Croix and Atlanta

airliftCHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands--St. Croix's economy will receive a greater boost now that the new Delta Air...

Guyana authorities question several after finding semi-submersible vessel

semiGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) says it has questioned seven people in connection with the...

Guyana authorities question several after finding semi-submersible vessel

semiGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) says it has questioned seven people in connection with the...

Famed US Hindu palm reader killed on vacation in Trinidad

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Trinidad police say they are working on the theory that a US resident was shot and killed...

LIAT expands Caribbean routes, adds Haiti service

liatST. JOHN'S Antigua--The Antigua-based regional airline LIAT announced Tuesday the launch of its inaugural service to...

US, UK markets drive record tourist arrivals for St. Lucia

LuciaCASTRIES, St. Lucia--The St. Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) says significant growth in visitor arrivals has been recorded...

St. Vincent heavy rains, flooding damage homes, hospitalise one

floodKINGSTOWN, St. Vincent--At least one person was hospitalised as a result of torrential rains that caused damage to...

Electronic system to eliminate long waits for medical records

medicKINGSTON, Jamaica--A new electronic medical report database is expected to eliminate lengthy waits for medical...

Jamaica looks to bamboo industry for housing, furniture & charcoal

bambKINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica is to embark on the large-scale production of bamboo for the construction of low-cost...

Carpha – Caribbean must brace for ‘full impact’ of chikungunya

chikBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency Carpha is warning the Caribbean to be...

Tourist wins settlement after ‘nightmare’ holiday in DR

winLONDON, England--In October 2009, a British tourist’s dream holiday in the Dominican Republic (DR) turned into a...

St. Vincent geothermal plant could be operational by 2018

geoST. VINCENT--The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government says the island could be making use of geothermal energy...

Re-migrant couple caught up in middle of alleged vendetta

remigGUYANA--The re-migrant couple in whose names the two Lexus vehicles, now at the centre of an alleged US $40 million...

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Cultural, Artistic Festival planned by NIA, Oct. 10
Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Caribbean tourism sector must be run like a business
Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds
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THE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira... Read more...
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Editorial - Term ahead
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has confirmed that financial supervision will stay in place until... Read more...
Editorial - Definitely possible
Friday, 19 September 2014
The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years... Read more...
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Friday Sep 19, 2014
Friday, 19 September 2014
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Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Notices September 20
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 18
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