Caribbean News

Flow Caribbean President Proud of CARIFTA Sponsorship
Flow Caribbean President Proud of CARIFTA Sponsorship

April 06, 2018

Flow Caribbean President Garry Sinclair was in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, over the weekend, and he expressed pride in the company he represents being a part of the CARIFTA movement...

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Barbados' Kyle Gale a Man to Watch
Barbados' Kyle Gale a Man to Watch

April 06, 2018

Barbadians will most remember the 2018 Carifta games, not for maintaining their place as the number four Caribbean athletic nation, or for the three gold medals earned, but for the man who almost erased a record of the legend, Usain Bolt.

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Filling the Void: China's Expanding Caribbean Presence
Filling the Void: China's Expanding Caribbean Presence

April 06, 2018

The Peace Ark sailed smoothly into Havana Harbor, floating past the aging brick Morro Cabana fortress under a luminous yellow sun. The Ark’s 416 crew members disembarked on a warm Friday afternoon in October 2011 without much pomp, pageantry, or even a token media presence...

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Caribbean Business- This Caribbean Bank May be Coming to the NY Stock Exchange
Caribbean Business- This Caribbean Bank May be Coming to the NY Stock Exchange

April 06, 2018

A Caribbean based, Canadian owned bank may soon be listed on the New York Stock Exchange...

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A breakdown of The Bahamas' medals at CARIFTA
A breakdown of The Bahamas' medals at CARIFTA

April 06, 2018

The Flow CARIFTA Games Bahamas 2018 came to a close on Easter Monday night at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium with Jamaica once again dominating the medal count, and The Bahamas placing second. In total, The Bahamas collected 35 medals - six gold, 14 [...]

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Christmas Credit Card Cheer for TCI Winner
Christmas Credit Card Cheer for TCI Winner

April 05, 2018

Turks and Caicos islanders Jamesly Prosper and Olga Kudrytska couldn’t believe their luck at winning $1,000 cash-back from CIBC FirstCaribbean as part of the bank’s regional “All is Bright” Christmas campaign...

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UB Reinvigorates Alumni Connections in Turks and Caicos Islands
UB Reinvigorates Alumni Connections in Turks and Caicos Islands

April 05, 2018

University of The Bahamas (UB) is reinvigorating its relationship with the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) as alumni of the former College of The Bahamas are eager to form the first international alumni chapter of UB...

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#FLOWCariftaGames: Jamaica dominates 200m

April 03, 2018

As they did in the 100m on Saturday, the Jamaicans swept all four gold medals in the 200m on today's third and final day of the 47th CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas but only Under 17 champion Briana Williams managed to complete a sprint double...

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Caribbean American Teen Claims Triple Gold At CARIFTA Game

April 03, 2018

A 15-year-old Caribbean American teen and Florida high schooler is now a triple gold medalist. Briana Nichole Williams, running for her parents’ homeland of Jamaica at the just concluded 2018 CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas walked away with the three gold medals for her adopted country.

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Guyana hauls in a record nine medals at CARIFTA Games

April 03, 2018

Triple jumper Princess Brown and 800m specialist, Joanna Archer added CARIFTA Games bronze medals to their resume yesterday as Team Guyana completed a successful sojourn here in The Bahamas where the 47th edition of the event was held...

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CANTO Urges Members to Submit Entries for Innovation Award
CANTO Urges Members to Submit Entries for Innovation Award

March 29, 2018

Teresa Wankin, Secretary General of CANTO announced the innovation Awards event which is a latest joint initiative of the Marketing & Communications and the Corporate Social Responsibility Working Committees of CANTO...

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CANTO 2018 to be Held in Panama City, Panama
CANTO 2018 to be Held in Panama City, Panama

March 21, 2018

The telecommunications and ICT Association CANTO, invites all to the 34th Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition (CANTO 2018) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Panama City, Panama...

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NEMA too Bahamas through Regional Tsunami Exercise
NEMA too Bahamas through Regional Tsunami Exercise

March 20, 2018

The Bahamas, through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, participated in a regional simulation Tsunami Readiness Exercise “CaribeWave 18” on Thursday, March 15...

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Fast track justice sends illegals home
Fast track justice sends illegals home

March 15, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis confirmed yesterday that he sent a magistrate to Inagua on Tuesday to convict and facilitate the deportation more than 200 Haitian migrants who were caught illegally trying to enter the country...

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CANTO Launches 12th Annual WTISD-Video Competition on Artificial Intelligence
CANTO Launches 12th Annual WTISD-Video Competition on Artificial Intelligence

March 14, 2018

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) spearheaded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will be observed on Tuesday, May 17th 2018...

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Commonwealth Day message from Her Majesty the Queen

March 13, 2018

On behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveys its congratulations and best wishes to the Head of the Commonwealth...

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Bahamas Names on EU Non-Cooperative Countries List
Bahamas Names on EU Non-Cooperative Countries List

March 13, 2018

The Bahamas was today included on the European Union listing of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes at its meeting of European Council of Finance Ministers, without discussion...

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Bahamas disapointed on EU's COCG Recommendation
Bahamas "disapointed" on EU's COCG Recommendation

March 13, 2018

The Bahamas is disappointed to have learned that the EU Code of Conduct Group (COCG) will be making a recommendation to the Council of the European Union next week to include The Bahamas on the EU List of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes...

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EU added Bahamas, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Kitts to tax haven list

March 13, 2018

European Union finance ministers added the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Saint Kitts and Nevis to the EU blacklist of tax havens on Tuesday, an EU document said...

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Social Services Minister challenges women to do what is right and good

March 09, 2018

Social Services and Urban Development Minister the Hon. Lanisha Rolle charged members of the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI)...

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