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June 2015 Blog Posts (11)

Betting On Cuba's Economic Future As Havana Becomes Las Vegas Again

For most Americans, Cuba is an isolated third-world island country with a backward economy and a regrettable political and human rights record. After 56 years of the Castro regime, this reputation has been well-earned, but there was a time when Cuba represented something quite different. During pre-revolutionary days, it was a hotbed for American tourism, a place…


Added by CShout1 on June 29, 2015 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Grenada Focus: Producing more Kirani-type athletes

Arley Gill

GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday June 26, 2015 – Kirani James continues to do us so proud! Moreover, I am pleased that the authorities – at every turn – do not allow his performances to go unnoticed. Prime…


Added by CShout1 on June 28, 2015 at 12:08pm — No Comments

No repeal on newspaper ad boycott, says Cayman premier

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The premier of the Cayman Islands has said that until the editor of the British territory’s only daily newspaper apologizes, not just for an editorial insulting the whole country but for his histrionics after the fact and his international media rounds in which he implied his life was in danger at the hands of the Caymanian people,…


Added by CShout1 on June 22, 2015 at 10:48am — No Comments

Jamaicans finally get choice to switch telecoms providers and keep phone numbers

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday June 22, 2015 – It’s official. After being promised it would happen almost two years ago, Jamaicans can now change landline and mobile phone providers and hold on to their telephone numbers.

Local Number…


Added by CShout1 on June 22, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

Swipe card coming to ease travel between OECS countries

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Wednesday June 17, 2015 – Member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are planning to take their integration a step further with the introduction of a swipe card that will ensure hassle-free travel between countries.…


Added by CShout1 on June 18, 2015 at 9:40am — No Comments

Runway ready for Caribbean Fashion Week

It's all systems go for this year's staging of Caribbean Fashion Week (CFW).

The runway show commence tonight at the National Indoor Sports Centre in St Andrew and Kingsley Cooper, chief executive officer of Pulse, organisers of the event, notes…


Added by CShout1 on June 12, 2015 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Fearless Bolt says will silence Gatlin in Beijing

By Larry Fine

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Usain Bolt says he is not yet ready for a duel with Justin Gatlin but is looking forward to silencing the confident American in a Beijing…


Added by CShout1 on June 12, 2015 at 11:45am — No Comments

Jamaican Photographer Captures the Beauty and Innocence of Childhood

Adrian McDonald is a wedding photographer by trade who is used to capturing important moments in a couple's life. Recently, however, he's gotten new-found fame for his beautifully innocent photos of his neighborhood children. While in one photo a young boy looks completely caught in the moment playing with his toy dinosaurs, in another a boy smiles in awe of a bubble…


Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Adam Stewart named Hotelier of the Year

CEO of Sandals Resort International Adam Stewart (centre) is presented with the Hotelier of the Year Award by Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr Wykeham McNeill (second right) at the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) Annual General Meeting at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa on Saturday. They…


Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2015 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Caribbean tourism records 17th straight quarter of growth

NEW YORK, United States, Friday June 5, 2015 – Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) chairman Richard Sealy says the Caribbean has “bolted out of the gates” with a six per cent increase in visitor arrivals in the first quarter of the year, and predictions are that while some countries will do better than others the region will continue to perform well overall…


Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2015 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Common for Reggae Sumfest

WITH just over a month to go before this year's staging of Reggae Sumfest, the organisers have named their first headliner in the American rapper Common.

The artiste is riding a crest at this time following his Academy Award win for the song…


Added by CShout1 on June 4, 2015 at 5:58pm — No Comments

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