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Free travel for more groups in Caricom bloc

One of the main bugbears to progress in the 15-nation Caribbean Community has been linked to the slow pace of implementation of rules regarding free movement and resettlement of various categories of workers but leaders say they are moving to ...

Those ICE raids and what affected immigrants can do

Despite being called off by Donald Trump for now, fear remains in the immigrant community as agents from the administration’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Border Enforcement agency could begin raids in 10 cities on the homes of immigrants with court-ordered ...

Caribbean gets involved in congressional reparations fight

As the fight to make a racist U.S. government compensate African-American descendants of slavery heats up, the head of the Caribbean Community’s Reparations Commission has been invited to testify before Congress, to share the progress the region has made so ...

The purposeful delay of immigration benefits?

In January 2019, Jamila moved to the U.S. from Jamaica to join her U.S. citizen spouse in Florida

New European nations nabbed in slave trade

Caricom has expanded its list of European slave trading nations to demand payment from them.

Fitness company fights climate change in the Caribbean from the gym

SportsArt, the green fitness company, is offering individuals residing in and visiting the Caribbean an opportunity to contribute directly to the fight against climate change while exercising and staying healthy.

Health City Cayman Islands donates to NFL alumni

Health City Cayman Islands is supporting NFL Alumni’s (NFLA) charitable mission with a $20,000 donation to its “Caring for Kids” program.

Jamaica welcomes compensation for Windrush generation

Jamaica’s government has moved to embrace a plan by Britain to offer compensation to thousands of Caribbean nationals—most of them Jamaican nationals—who were badly mistreated by the British government’s ultra-right immigration policies which in some cases forcibly deported legal residents ...

Pilots take pay cut to keep lifeline island hopper afloat

People in the tiny tourism dependent Eastern Caribbean islands rely heavily on small island-hopping commuter airlines to move around the region.

CAYMAN ISLANDS WELCOMES NEW HOTEL, NEW KIND OF HOSPITALITY

The thriving Cayman Islands’ accommodation market welcomes a newcomer with a fresh, modern feel, ideally located in the heart of the world famous Seven Mile Beach corridor.

Guyana appeals court over turns opposition toppling of government for now

In a stunning reversal of political fortunes, a Guyanese appeals court has overturned a late December opposition no confidence vote.

Caricom brings French territories closer

In recent years, the 15-nation Caribbean Community has tried to implement a decades-old mandate and mantra to both deepen and widen the regional integration movement by reaching out to countries in the wider Caribbean like the Dominican Republic, French Guiana ...

Sailrock Resort in South Caicos partners with Hyatt hotels

Members of the Hyatt Hotels loyalty program can now book vacation stays as well as earn and redeem points at one of the Caribbean’s leading hotels in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Caricom leaders meet in St. Kitts

Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders are meeting in the Eastern Caribbean island state of St. Kitts this week with recurring issues.

St. Lucia's Jade Mountain, Anse Chastenet listed among the best

St. Lucia’s iconic Jade Mountain Resort has received more top international travel accolades while its sister resort Anse Chastanet continues to be recognized by the world’s most discriminating travelers.

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