Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines

Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines

Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines


Bermuda prepares for Hurricane Joaquin

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MIAMI, USA — Bermuda was under a hurricane warning on Sunday as the wind and surf picked up as Hurricane Joaquin approached the island and residents boarded up homes and businesses in preparation for the Category 2 storm, which was expected to pass at its closest…

Hurricane Joaquin leaves path of destruction in Bahamas

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NASSAU, Bahamas — The powerful Hurricane Joaquin moved away from The Bahamas on Saturday, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. Packing winds up to 140 miles per hour at its strongest point so far, the system churned over several islands in the central and southern Bahamas for most of Friday.

US Coast Guard continues search for missing container ship in Bahamas

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MIAMI, USA — US Coast Guard aircrews resumed the search on Sunday for a missing container ship with 33 crewmembers aboard near Crooked Island, Bahamas. The El Faro, a 790-foot roll on, roll off, cargo ship, departed Jacksonville, Florida, on September 29, en route to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Islamic bloc calls on Guyana’s new government to participate actively in OIC

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NEW YORK, USA — Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) secretary general, Iyad Amin Madani, at an OIC reception day in New York City, expressed his desire to see more “presence” of Guyana at OIC forums. Madani also expressed a wish to visit Guyana. Madani said that the OIC “is not a religious…

Haitian and international actors sign agreement for reforestation project in Haiti

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — On the sidelines of the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations, representatives of the Haitian government and other international partners last week signed an agreement to support reforestation efforts in the impoverished Caribbean country, which has only about…

Marketing Strategies Today: Where should I advertise?

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Regardless of whether you’re a new business just launching or a stable business that has been around for years, there are some proven marketing strategies that will help you with your advertising without your having to break the budget: 1. Plan your attack — Sounds a little bit like going into war doesn’t it?

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Luxury

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If I had to pick out a single word in the entire English language that was most abused when related to the tourism industry, without doubt it would be luxury. Over my five decades in the sector as a travel agent, tour director, tour operator and to a lesser extent, hotelier, I have been without doubt highly…

Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: CRAC ultra vires

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The Constitution Reform Advisory Committee (CRAC) was appointed in September 2013 by the minister of legal affairs, Elvin Nimrod, and was launched in January 2014 by the prime minister, Keith Mitchell. The committee consists of 12 representatives of specially selected interest groups.

Letter: Allen Chastanet’s Machiavellian spectacle – the agony of the UWP

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At my age I don’t sweat the wits to find cleverness in the aristocrat Allen Chastanet’s United Workers Party (UWP). His double degree in nothingness is comedy to UWP illiterate delegates selecting the AGON-E team Allen Chastanet, Guy Joseph, Oswald Augustin, Nancy Charles and Ezechiel Joseph…

Open letter to the director of public prosecution – teen sex tape

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I take this opportunity to write to you in your capacity of director of public prosecution; please find attached the document titled: “An open letter to the Commissioner of Police – teen sex video. That document was prepared after I had an investigative viewing of that sex video which is…

USVI rallies around Julius Jackson in Tuesday match-up

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ST THOMAS, USVI — US Virgin Islands champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson will square off in a middleweight clash that headlines Jackson against Venezuela’s Jose Uzcategui in a Premier Boxing Champions Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays clash on October 6 in San Antonio, Texas.