Caribbean News

News Item on Hurricane Irma 2PM Update

September 04, 2017

News Item on Hurricane Irma issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Office Section, at 3PM Monday 04th September 2017...

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Scotiabank recognized as 2017 World’s Best Consumer Digital Bank in The Caribbean

August 09, 2017

Scotiabank has been recognized by Global Finance magazine as the 2017 World’s Best Consumer Digital Bank in Latin America and the Caribbean. Scotiabank has been consistently recognized as the Best Consumer Internet Bank or Best Consumer Digital Bank by Global Finance since 2009, demonstrating its strength in digital banking...

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Crawfish Season is OPEN and Tiger Woods was ready to crawfish

August 04, 2017

Every year Crawfish Season gives boaters and fishers the opportunity and the excuse to go into our beautiful Bahamian waters. This year is no exception, as Tiger Woods...

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GGYA Explores Guyana
GGYA Explores Guyana

August 03, 2017

Ten participants and four unit leaders in the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) are having an amazing summer experience. While exploring biodiversity deep within Guyana’s rarest and most remote rain forest, they are discovering flora and fauna unique to the area...

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Detainee stuck in limbo for decade
Detainee stuck in limbo for decade

August 03, 2017

A STATELESS man of Cuban descent, who served in the US Navy, has been held at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre for more than a decade, one of several migrants in limbo at the facility, The Tribune was told.

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CW Communications in the Vanguard of Pre-5g Testing in the Caribbean
C&W Communications in the Vanguard of Pre-5g Testing in the Caribbean

July 27, 2017

At the 33rd CANTO Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition, John Reid, CEO of C&W Communications(C&W), announced that C&W has completed a groundbreaking pre-5G (fifth generation wireless broadband technology) trial in Antigua...

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Women in ICT on the Wednesday Agenda

July 26, 2017

Last Wednesday saw a vibrant and far reaching conversation on Women in ICT, this as the 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition continued at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic...

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CANTO 2017-Digicel Here for the People of the Region

July 26, 2017

'Fourteen' 14 years ago, Digicel arrived and started to invest in the Caribbean. They promised to rapidly transform the landscape and have done so by building their networks from scratch...

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Disruptive Digital Economies and the Future of the Digital Economy Engage Delegates

July 25, 2017

Another interesting and informative day of discussion at CANTO 2017. One Panel discussion was: Can Telco's take advantage of the disruptive digital economy (DDE)? The Moderator of the panel was Javier Rua, ICT Legal Council and the panelists...

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CANTO 2017-Ministers from Around the Region Talk

July 25, 2017

The Ministerial round table saw a wide range of representation from throughout the region with ministers involved in the panel discussion including the Hon. Marlon Penn, Junior Minister, Trade and Investment Promotion, BVI; the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Jamaica; the Hon. Catherine Hughes...

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CANTO 2017-Looking into the Future

July 21, 2017

CANTO 2017 continues at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic. The 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, is addressing current concerns and challenges in the region and how they can be solved. The Conference is also looking to the future, recognizing that ICT is continually changing...

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Cable & Wireless Continues to Make Their Mark in The Region

July 21, 2017

A Ministerial Breakfast sponsored by Cable and Wireless and featuring a Keynote by, John Reid, CEO, Cable and Wireless Communications kicked off day one of the CANTO 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana...

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Empty seats as fans stay away
Empty seats as fans stay away

July 20, 2017

MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard said it is too early to say if the Commonwealth Youth Games will yield a viable return on the government's $7m investment despite a meagre turnout on opening night, adding: "Investments are not just financial..."

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All Systems go at CANTO 2017

July 17, 2017

The CANTO 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition is set to take place from 16th -19th July at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic...

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Antigua PM addresses CANTO 2017 Conference

July 17, 2017

The opening ceremony for CANTO's 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition took place yesterday afternoon before a packed audience which included a cross section of all possible regional stakeholders in ICT at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic...

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Outgoing CARICOM Chairman makes impassioned plea for closer unity
Outgoing CARICOM Chairman makes impassioned plea for closer unity

July 11, 2017

“The Community, challenged by the constantly changing international situation, must redouble its efforts to ensure a more safe society for its citizens, more stable economies for its countries, deeper solidarity and a more secure hemisphere...”

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People will know CARICOM is working when they see, taste and feel-Bahamas Prime Minister

July 07, 2017

Dr. The Honourable Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister of The Bahamas has signalled his readiness to help deliver the mandates of CARICOM to provide better, healthier and more prosperous lives for the people of the Community...

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CSME the best response to changes in Europe-Outgoing Chair

July 07, 2017

CSME the best response to changes in Europe – Outgoing Chair (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The CSME is the Community's best response to the inevitable changes in its traditional markets in Europe, the prevalence of economic liberalization and the emergence of economic blocs, Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community said Tuesday evening...

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CARICOM Secretariat Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque at The Opening of 38th Regular Conference of Heads of Governement...

July 06, 2017

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

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Scotiabank Leverages International Network...
Scotiabank Leverages International Network...

July 05, 2017

On June 2, 2017 Cable Bahamas Limited made history by becoming the first Bahamian company to cross-list on the Jamaican Stock Exchange (JSE), through the listing of two classes of preference shares...

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