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IICA Management Coordinator for the Caribbean Ena Harvey
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is urging Caribbean farmers to adopt climate-smart agricultural practices that can help lessen the impacts of climate change.
A number of Caribbean countries participated in the 2nd Mexican Hydrographic Convention and 15th meeting of the Meso-American and Caribbean Hydrographic Commission (MACHC) of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) held from 8 to 13 December 2014.
Despite the growing industry trend of airlines moving to charge passengers for all checked bags, Caribbean Airlines announces its new baggage policy of charging its customers for their 2nd checked bag.
The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank has approved USD10 mn from the Special Development Fund for the eight cycle of the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF 8). This decision was made at the 264th meeting of the Board, held Thursday December 11 at the Bank’s headquarters in Barbados.
RBC - The Toronto-based bank said in a statement yesterday, that it is shutting down its international client-wealth-management business in the Caribbean, along with some international advisory businesses in Canada and the United States. It said it has also begun a strategic review of its RBC Suisse business.
As promised, LIME has delivered the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to all LIME Caribbean markets just in time for the holiday season. The markets include:
Following the successful hosting of a two-day Regional Workshop on “Repositioning the Coconut Industry within nine Caribbean countries for resuscitation and sustainable development”, four Agencies (European Union, International Trade Centre, CARIFORUM and CARDI) have all committed to ‘resuscitating the tree of life’ in the Caribbean.
As President Obama vowed to move ahead on immigration reform by executive order, Mayor de Blasio signed two bills that would drastically limit the federal government’s ability to deport the undocumented from New York City. Under one of the new laws, the city will in many cases refuse to hand over immigrants in the criminal justice system to federal agents.
Ambassadors of five of the 10 member Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) are meeting in Buenos Aires.
Sabre Corporation today announced it has expanded a multi-year distribution and technology agreement with LIAT, The Caribbean Airline which is based in Antigua.