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About 90 Pan-African organizations and leaders in the Caribbean have declared United States President Donald J. Trump "persona non-grata" for reported racist remarks he made last week about Haiti and African nations. The leaders said that Trump made himself unwelcome with his vulgar insults against ...
She was 76 and worked alongside her partner and husband James for more than 40 years, representing the interests of the Caribbean in many projects, including the launch of the Caribbean Sales Seminars in the early 1980s, a forerunner of the Caribbean Tourism Organization's annual State of the ...
With a team of over 700 visual effects artists and other on-set crew working in studios around the world, the Moving Picture Company produced 1,200 shots for pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, including bringing to life--or afterlife--ghostly great white sharks. Recent Video from Gizmodo.
Enter what will be three visceral performances in one evening, where artists from three linguistically diverse parts of the Caribbean (French-, Spanish- and English-speaking islands) will offer an audience a chance to engage with their actions on Saturday from 5:30PM to 8:00PM. A reception with the artists ...
Barbados has always been a bit of an outlier in the Caribbean. Geographically, this former British colony is the region's easternmost country, a pear-shaped island jutting far out into the southern Atlantic. (It is so far east, in fact, that it is usually spared by hurricanes.) And though the Caribbean-facing western ...

More than 1,000 medical students who started their classes in the Caribbean will finish the school year in Knoxville. In September, Hurricane Maria destroyed The Ross University' School of Medicine's campus in Dominica. They resumed classes on a cruise ship docked off St. Kitts, but needed a more ...
"This creates an urgency for Caribbean writers, because now we're talking about sh--hole people," said seminar participant Edwidge Danticat, an award-winning author and MacArthur Fellow who lives in Miami and was born in Haiti - where acclaimed works like her novel "Claire of the Sealight" are set.
Stanley Straughter, a member of the Mayor's Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs, speaks during a strategizing meeting of African and Caribbean Community members on January 13, 2018 at Southwest Community Development corporation in Philadelphia. (Laura Benshoff/WHYY).
It's a business incubator dedicated to African-American, Caribbean and Latin American food at 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. On Saturday (Jan. 20), Haughton will make the dish at the second annual Jerk Chicken Festival, to be held in the event space at Central City BBQ on South Rampart Street.
The democratic, nation-building debt the U.S. nation owes the Caribbean, and the Haitian nation in particular that resides at its core, is not expected to be ... It might be worthless in their world view that Haiti's leadership made the Caribbean the first civilization in modernity to criminalize and constitutionally ...
Food has the power to take you to faraway places, and you need not spend almost four hours in flight to head over to Forty North, a Caribbean restaurant in Hastings-on-Hudson. The name may be familiar to some, and owner Melanie Williams kept it for a reason. "We're off the beaten path. I thought if we kept the name, ...
For avocado cream, mash avocado with sour cream and salt until smooth. In a small saucepan, combine beans, pineapple, mango and salsa; heat through, stirring occasionally. Prepare rice according to package directions. Toss shrimp with jerk seasoning. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook ...
The governments of the Caribbean have been experimenting with several models of development in order to balance dual priorities of economic growth and human development. However, the discourse and practice of development continue to be centred around the "logic of the free market". Although ...
Looking for a Caribbean island where LGBT clients will not only feel welcomed, but will be treated like royalty? Curacao, along with the tiny island of Saba, seem to have the LGBT market cornered in the Caribbean. But for the traveler looking for the mainstream of the two, Travel Agent suggests Curacao ...
"We, the under-signed representatives of the sovereign people of the Caribbean, hereby declare that President Donald Trump of the United States of America is "Persona Non Grata" in our Caribbean region! We further declare that as a "Persona Non Grata" President Donald Trump is NOT welcome in any ...
The 15-nation Caribbean Community on Saturday condemned US President Donald Trump's use of "repulsive language" to reportedly describe Haiti and African nations. CARICOM "is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the president of the United States in ...

"The leader of the free world doesn't say things like that," said Peter Deveaux-Isaacs, senior in political science and member of the Pan-Caribbean Community. "He's supposed to be representing the people." Mompremier said that her family as of Friday morning were not aware of the circulating comments ...
The Antigua government is set to begin the US$90 million St. John's port modernization project this month as it moves to increase employment opportunities on the island. Prime Minister Gaston Browne said the project was one of several multi-million investments in the hotel and tourism sectors that should ...
US President Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 2.0. There's never a dull moment in the Caribbean blogosphere, so to help you keep up, we've done a handy little roundup of some of the issues being discussed in different regional territories, ...
A Royal Caribbean cruise that departed from Baltimore on January 2 had 47 reported cases of "gastro-intestinal illness." The cause of the illness is not known. The outbreak follows over 500 reported cases of illness on Royal Caribbean cruises in December.
On this week's Travelogue podcast, we wanted to show the Caribbean--a region very close to our hearts--some much-needed love. Now that we're in the thick of winter, it's the perfect time to book tropical getaways, and we've got a guide for what's happening on each and every island. From post-hurricane ...
With the winding down of the war against ISIS in Syria, many Caribbean governments worry about the possible impact that returning fighters could have on domestic and regional security. It's been on the mind of President Donald Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, for some time. He was a Marine general and ...
Key West Seminar Explores Caribbean literature, Heritage. Nearly two dozen American and Caribbean writers, many from islands damaged during 2017's hurricane season, are exploring Caribbean literature, heritage and commonalities in U.S.'s closest island to the Caribbean. Jan. 12, 2018, at 3:45 a.m.. Key West ...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- Nearly two dozen American and Caribbean writers, many from islands damaged during 2017's hurricane season, are exploring Caribbean literature, heritage and commonalities in U.S.'s closest island to the Caribbean. The 36th annual Key West Literary Seminar began Thursday ...
Around 8:51 PM Central Time on January 9, a strong earthquake struck the Caribbean sea, near the coast of Honduras. This magnitude 7.6 earthquake not only could be felt along Honduras, but there were also reports of people feeling the quake in Belize and Mexico. While The Quad Cities is about 1,800 ...
The local food scene is celebrated for its diversity, but when one of the most well-known Caribbean concepts in the city before Kaya came along was arguably Peaches Patties, the beloved Jamaican patty kiosk at 331 Cortland Ave., it means Caribbean food in San Francisco is woefully underrepresented.
10 January 2018 - The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) celebrated its 70th anniversary on Wednesday with a high-level seminar at its headquarters in Santiago, Chile, reaffirming its commitment to working for the dignity and well-being of all the region's inhabitants.
Kelly Koch, a volunteer from Vero Beach, comforts four mixed-breed puppies as about 200 dogs and cats displaced from hurricanes Irma and Maria were delivered from the Caribbean islands St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola and Puerto Rico on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, to the Treasure Coast International Airport in Fort ...
The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us. sign up. Central American countries felt a powerful shake Tuesday night when a 7.6 magnitude earthquake was set off just about 125.4 miles northeast of Honduras's coast. It's the strongest earthquake to hit the Caribbean in modern times ...
One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the Caribbean in modern times struck off the coast of Honduras on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and setting off tsunami warnings that were cancelled about an hour later. There were no early reports of serious damage or casualties on land after the quake ...
(3 p.m. EST) -- Early planners in need of a warm-weather getaway already have their fair share of options. Cruise lines are continuing to expand their presense in the Caribbean, and many of them have revealed new itineraries and ships coming to the region, for 2018 and 2019 -- and even 2020. We've ...
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake in the Caribbean sea appeared to cause little damage on land but sparked a tsunami warning, which was later canceled, stretching from Mexico to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered about 125 miles northeast of ...
An earthquake that registered at 7.6 on the Richter scale struck the Caribbean Tuesday night off the coast of Honduras. The earthquake was one of the strongest in recent history in the region, the Associated Press reported. Despite the strength of th earthquake, only minor damage has been reported so far, ...
A strong earthquake struck the Caribbean Tuesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.8, was centered 125 miles (202 km) northeast of Barra Patuca in Honduras and 191 miles (307 km) southwest of ...
NCB Financial Group's recent bid for control of Guardian Holdings Limited and majority acquisition of banking outfit Clarien Group do not represent the end of the financial conglomerate's ambitions outside Jamaica. NCB, which made a record net profit of $19 billion last year, is pursuing a strategy to ...
The recommendations include: making Caribbean History compulsory; pushing governments and education ministries into taking history more seriously; and placing more emphasis on training for history teachers, according to St. Lucia News Online. For his part, Smith suggested that Caribbean history be ...
M 7.8 quake in Caribbean - tsunami warning in effect for Puerto Rico and more. Wed 10 Jan 2018 03:04:53 GMT. Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News. Author: Eamonn Sheridan. share ...
Judy Dlugacz, owner of Olivia Travel, known for its lesbian cruises, was also watching those images with a sinking feeling. "For 25 years or more -- actually, since 1990 -- we've been going to the Caribbean … we're very intimately connected, as are many of our cruise passengers. So, on a very personal ...
Venezuela has extended its ban on air and maritime ties with three nearby Dutch Caribbean islands, citing out of control smuggling, officials said Tuesday. Venezuela is pressing for high-level talks with leaders of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire before trading can resume, officials said. Vice President Tareck ...
A disaster-prone region, Latin America and the Caribbean was devastated in 2017, with more than 15.6 million people, including 8 million children, affected by natural disasters. Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic, followed by Hurricane Maria, left more than 1.4 ...
One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the Caribbean in modern times struck off the coast of Honduras on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and setting off tsunami warnings that were canceled about an hour later. There were no early reports of serious damage or casualties on land after the quake ...
The movie pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is, among other things, an incisive parable about management styles. And it has a lot to suggest about three big news events of 2017: China's 19th National Congress of the Communist Party, the government coalition talks in Germany, and ...
There's more to the Caribbean than just beautiful beaches (though we love those too). From waterfalls and caves to ziplines and historic plantations, Caribbean travelers have no shortage of things to see and do. We asked. .... Melanie Reffes. Melanie Reffes is a seasoned travel journalist specializing in the Caribbean.
The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Al McGillivray, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at Leeward Cut in Turks and Caicos. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean region? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject line, including your first and ...
The South Padre Island, Texas, City Council has approved a proposal by SPI Cruise Group -- a partnership of cruise port design, maritime operations and marketing professionals -- to create a plan to develop the destination into an attractive port of call on western Caribbean cruise itineraries.
After a season of devastating hurricanes as well as economic and humanitarian struggles, the Caribbean is ready to turn the page. That was the message of the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) "New Year's Message" released on Dec. 28, 2017. In the statement, CTO Secretary General Hugh Riley ...
Dan Rosenberg, a longtime board member and past president of the TCA was honored for his service with the Allaire du Pont Leadership Award, while Kelley Stobie and Shelley Blodgett of the Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare were bestowed the Ellen and Herb Moelis Industry Service Award for their ...
A few days after Christmas in 2015, a woman working on Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the seas was pinned down by another crew member and violently raped, a lawsuit says. The attack, which lasted around 45 minutes, was so brutal the woman was left with bite marks and bruises. When the woman ...
The lighter side of this, of course, is that practically everybody in the Caribbean has a nickname -- and not just a shortened version of their given name. Calling William "Will" or Pamela "Pam" is for those uninitiated in the art of creative christening. No, Caribbean people prefer nicknames like "clock", ...



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