Caribbean News

Tips for a Good Entrepreneur Pitch to Investors


August 20, 2019

An entrepreneur looking to boost or expand her business needs all the support she can get and this includes opportunities to woo investors. Regardless of what great story is told or presentation made, investors need specific items for consideration, said Gillian Charles-Gollop, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Executive Director, Corporate Investment Banking and Advisory...

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Haitian embassy reputation stained
Haitian embassy reputation stained

August 19, 2019

HAITI'S inquiry into corruption at its embassy in The Bahamas has revealed "unacceptable situations" and "wrongdoing," Haiti's Foreign Affairs Minister Bocchit Edmond has reportedly said.

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16 Film Festival Flicks You Should check Out During CARIFESTA

August 09, 2019

The CARIFESTA special edition of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival is quickly approaching and promises to be a celebration of regional culture.

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CANTO Achieves Success at its 35th Annual Conference.

August 09, 2019

From July 21st – 24th 2019, the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago was transformed into a digital think tank as CANTO hosted its 35th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition under the theme, “Transitioning to a Digital Region - Opportunities and Challenges”.

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INAUGURAL ANGLICAN HEALING CONFERENCE IS HERE!

August 02, 2019

Registration is now open for the Inaugural Healing Conference of the Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Islands set for October 18th-20th, 2019 under the theme “Intentional Discipleship Brings Healing.”

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Good News From The Bahamas
Good News From The Bahamas

August 01, 2019

With exciting new openings and events, the month of June set The Islands Of The Bahamas up for an exciting summer.

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The Prime Minister Urges Credit Unions to Empower the Poor

July 29, 2019

He was addressing the World Council of Credit Unions and Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions Conference at Atlantis Ballroom, Paradise Island on Sunday, July 29, 2019.

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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Addressed International Credit Union Organizations at Atlantis

July 29, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis addressed the Official Opening Ceremony of the World Council of Credit Unions and Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions’ Conference at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Sunday evening, July 28, 2019.

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Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius Smith welcomed Delegates of the 49th Annual Caribbean Public Service Association Conference

July 26, 2019

Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius Smith welcomed Delegates of the 49th Annual Caribbean Public Service Association Conference during a Courtesy Call and a Reception in their honour.

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Bahamas Fully Represented at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Show

July 25, 2019

Bahamas Fully Represented at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Show
The Largest Aviation Event in the World

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CANTO 2019 Day Three - Futuristic Wednesday

July 25, 2019

Aptly themed "Futuristic Wednesday", the final day of CANTO's 35th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition endorsed the Conference's prevailing view that the future is here!

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Bahamian musician Sly Roker 'killed in Turks and Caicos'

July 17, 2019

BAHAMIAN musician Sly Roker was reportedly killed in the Turks and Caicos Islands on Wednesday morning.

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Bahamas lagging behind in profitable agricultural sector

July 17, 2019

While the Latin America and Caribbean region has become the largest exporter of agricultural commodities in the world, The Bahamas remains a minor producer and supplier of agricultural trade in the region. The sector contributes less than 2 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).

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Latin American drug cartels: the biggest threat of the Caribbean

July 05, 2019

Despite how much safer the Caribbean region is on matters of economic stability and less serious forms of crime compared to Central America. However, the larger set of Caribbean nations are plagued by rampant crime between petty and serious offences, more complex street [...]

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Bahamas bookings jump following DR deaths declines
Bahamas bookings jump following DR deaths declines

July 05, 2019

A little more than a week after it was reported that The Bahamas saw an uptick in bookings to this destination due to the death of several American tourists in the Dominican Republic (DR), the trend seems to be reversing. After the deaths received national [...]

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Leaders of CARICOM at 40th Regular Meeting's Opening Ceremony

July 04, 2019

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia - Leaders of CARICOM are pictured at the 40th Regular Meeting in St. Lucia during the official opening ceremony, July 3, 2019. Bahamas Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis is seated at left.

UN Secretary-General, His Excellency Antonio Guterres, pledged continued support. Secretary-General of CARICOM, His Excellency Ambassador Irwin LaRocque; outgoing CARICOM Chairman, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis; and CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of St. Lucia, the Hon. Allen Chastanet also addressed the opening ceremony.

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40th CARICOM Business Sessions Get Underway

July 04, 2019

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and official delegation attend the first business session of the 40th Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in St. Lucia. Items on the agenda for today’s (4 July) session include blacklisting, the SIDS Resilience Foundation, and the CSME. CARICOM Special Guest, Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, will also address the session today. Bahamas Senator, the Hon. Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson, President of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL), is scheduled to take part in the engagement with representatives of the private sector, labour and civil society.

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APD Limited Earns Highest International Quality & Environmental Management Certifications

July 03, 2019

BISX-listed APD Limited (Arawak Port Development), owner and operator of the Nassau Container Port and the Gladstone Freight Terminal, has announced that it has been certified by ABS Quality Evaluation, Inc...

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PM Minnis has briefing with St. Lucia's Prime Minister

July 02, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, currently in St. Lucia for CARICOM, had a briefing this morning with St. Lucia's Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet...

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Doctors agree a one-two punch most effective in treating gynecologic cancers

July 02, 2019

In The Bahamas where the rate of new cases of cancer of the cervix is the highest in the Caribbean and nearly twice as high as the global average, experts say a one-two punch is proving most effective in treating the disease. At almost one...

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