CASTRIES, St Lucia, Monday April 27, 2015 – The 24th annual St Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival gets underway this week, raising the curtain on 11 days of music and an explosion of visual arts and crafts at various venues islandwide.…Continue
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday April 24, 2015, CMC – In an effort to preserve coral reefs in Jamaica’s ecosystem, the Sandals Foundation says it will be providing funding for coral reef restoration projects here.
The foundation said…Continue
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Wednesday April 1, 2015, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it will take full ownership of the petroleum company, West Indies Oil Company Limited (WIOC).
A government statement said that Prime…Continue
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Wednesday April 15, 2015, IPS - Jabberwock beach, located on the northeastern coast of Antigua, features a mile-long white sand beach and is a favourite with locals and visitors alike.
But Freeston Williams, a…Continue
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For the first time in more than half a century, the presidents of the United States and Cuba met face to face Saturday, formalizing their joint bid to restore diplomatic ties and break from the nations’ Cold War past, an effort President Obama said could be a “turning point” for the region.
The symbolism of Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro seated beside each other was itself a sign of progress in the nearly four months since Obama and…
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US President Barack Obama (L) speaks during a bilateral meeting with Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller at Jamaica House on April 9, 2015 in Kingston (AFP Photo/Mandel Ngan)
Kingston (Jamaica) (AFP) - President Barack Obama said US relations with other countries in the Americas were the best they have been in…Continue
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Havana (AFP) - Cuba is far from seeing a McDonald's or Starbucks open any time soon, but the diplomatic thaw with the United States is bringing more American visitors to the sweltering island.
While the US embargo against Havana still forbids regular tourism to Americans, a…Continue
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President Barack Obama tours the Bob Marley Museum led by tour guide Natasha Clark (2nd-L) in Kingston, Jamaica, on April 8, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama made an unannounced stop at the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica, taking…Continue
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Jaheel Hyde (left) looks across at the finish line after winning the 110m hurdles gold in 13.36 seconds ahead of Xavier Coakley (second left) of The Bahamas, and teammate Seanie Selvin in third. (PHOTOS: COLLIN REID COURTESY OF SUPREME VENTURES AND COURTS)
Jamaica's junior athletes once again…Continue
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The 12th Arts Festival of the Caribbean, CARIFESTA, will be held in Haiti from August 14 to 23 under the theme “Our Roots, Our Culture, Our Common Future.” Prime Minister Evans Paul, Minister of Culture, Dithny Joan Raton and Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, appeared at a function where they launched the official…Continue
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Haiti is emerging as a hot spot for tourists, according to figures released by travel conglomerate Expedia. According to Expedia’s Director of Lodging Partner Services for the Caribbean, Demetrius Canton, although Haiti is not a traditional popular Caribbean destination, interest in the country is on the rise. He noted that total demanded generated to Haiti…Continue
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WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, Wednesday April 1, 2015 - A Caribbean vacation typically centers around sun, sand and sea. But, increasingly, value savvy travelers are discovering they can get all these, and more, without having to stay right on the beach, paying oceanfront prices.…Continue
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday April 1, 2015, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago says it has signed a cooperation agreement with Cuba that will allow for the development of multi-destination tourism packages.
A statement from the…Continue
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