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Manny Pacquiao partners with Caribbean hospital

CAYMAN ISLANDS (Feb. 23, 2017)—World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines is partnering with a leading Caribbean hospital and charity to bring free cardiac care to children from his homeland.

Caribbean hoteliers predict positive tourism performance for 2017 

THE BAHAMAS (Feb. 16, 2017)—Caribbean tourism fared well in 2016, and industry stakeholders are generally upbeat about the year ahead, despite the fact that many hoteliers were forced to adjust their high performance expectations for 2016 as the year progressed ...

A Caribbean hub for sports medicine?

CAYMAN ISLANDS (Feb. 9, 2017)—Health City Cayman Islands may be the go-to Caribbean hospital for Turks and Caicos Islanders needing to treat sports-related injuries, according to a recent beneficiary of treatment at the state-of-the-art medical facility.

Sandals and Marriott join forces to open Kingston hotel

Sandals Resorts International has announced a new partnership with Marriott International to bring AC Hotels by Marriott, a modern, design-driven lifestyle brand, to the Caribbean.

Jamaicans leading the rush to get visas

Jamaicans appear to be among the most anxious of Caribbean Community citizens who are rushing to obtain non-immigrant, or visitor, visas to the U.S., fearing that promised policy changes by the administration of President Donald Trump might make it harder ...

Be afraid, be very afraid: The Trump immigration rhetoric is about to become reality

In a matter of days, the administration of El Trumpeto will become the dreaded reality for many Americans.

Guyana summit agenda to include Brexit, US

Caribbean Community leaders have finalized the date for their annual half yearly summit in Guyana in mid-February, and a number of key agenda items, including Britain’s impending departure from the European Union and Caribbean relations with the incoming Donald Trump ...

Scuba St. Lucia earns PADI Green Star Award

St. Lucia’s longest-running dive operation, Scuba St. Lucia, has received the Professional Association of Diving Instructors Green Star Award for its dedication to conservation.

Immigrants, get ready to shell out more in citizenship application fees

It’s just gotten more expensive to become a naturalized U.S. citizen. Happy New Year immigrants!

Trinidad cabinet to examine terror suspects list

When cabinet ministers meet in Port of Spain, the Trinidad capital, early in January, they will spend time considering an intelligence report identifying nearly 200 locals with alleged links to international terrorism.

Comfort Suites Grand Cayman adds delicious sparkle

One of the more popular hotels in the Cayman Islands has become even more endearing to guests since a recent upgrade to its common and breakfast areas.

Health City Cayman Islands completes 500 orthopedic surgeries

Health City Cayman Islands has completed 500 successful orthopedic surgeries two and a half years after it opened its doors.

The con game continues in the soap opera of El Trumpeto

The word “con” in the dictionary is defined as “persuade(ing) (someone) to do or believe something, typically by use of a deception” or “an instance of deceiving or tricking someone.”

Barbados hedging on breaking away from Britain

Almost two years ago, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart of Barbados vowed that his tiny but well organized Caribbean island would ditch Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as the country’s head of state and make the Barbados a republic like neighbors Trinidad and ...

Its time Trump anti-immigration hardliners really listen to ‘We the People’

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has been called a lot of things, including racist and anti-immigrant.

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