BVI 2019 sailing festival and spring regatta: Mixing up the racing challenge
TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — GunBoat 62 Chim Chim (USA) and owner John Gallagher, fresh off winning the Multihull division at the RORC Caribbean 600 are cruising in the British Virgin Island (BVI ...
CARIFTA medal expectations: BVI, USVI and Dominica
BVI’s Akrisa Eristee is a strong medal prospect for the U-17 400m. The U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and Dominica may be fielding relatively small teams for the 48th annual CARIFTA games ...
Interview with Captain Colleen Korona of S/V Firefly
Today, she is at the helm of the Leopard 46 catamaran, Firefly, term chartering year-round in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Though having entered her preferred profession later than some of her ...
Political interference may have helped scuttle investigation of Canadian corporation
Ridgeford Properties was formed in 1997. In the company’s early years, Tess Investments, a firm in the British Virgin Islands, injected millions of pounds of mostly interest-free and open-ended loans ...
What are the major natural resources in British Virgin Islands?
Road Town, on the island of Tortola The British Virgin Islands' capital city is Road Town. Dr. D. Orland Smith is the current Premier of the British Virgin Islands. As of November 2011. Ralph Telford ...
Protests in Haiti may have halted, but its fragile institutions still struggle
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Nine days after Haiti’s violent street protests began on February 7, 2019, the government finally broke its silence and civil unrest came to a halt. An increase in food prices has prompted residents of Port-au-Prince and other major cities to demonstrate against the endemic corruption contributing to the country’s socio-economic […]
Protracted crisis in Venezuela leads to alarming escalation of tensions
NEW YORK, USA — The “protracted crisis” in Venezuela has led to an “alarming escalation of tensions”, Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN’s political and peacebuilding chief, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. She said that the “grim reality” facing the country, according to available information, showed a deteriorating economy, with citizens dying of preventable causes, […]
As St Kitts-Nevis tries to reassure economic citizens, critical article mysteriously disappears
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Following a series of reports by Caribbean News Now regarding rampant fraud in the St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme (CIP), which were recently picked up by Gulf News – a widely read publication in the Middle East – the government has been engaged […]
Bahamas government pushes back over latest US travel advisory
By Sloan Smith NASSAU, Bahamas — The US Department of State on Monday reissued a level two travel advisory for The Bahamas, warning US citizens to “exercise increased caution” when visiting the country due to crime. However, minister of tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar on Tuesday called the warning “negligible”, and insisted that the government will push back […]
Antigua and Barbuda gets high world ranking for rule of law
WASHINGTON, USA — The World Justice Project, headquartered in Washington, DC, has ranked Antigua and Barbuda at number three in the Caribbean in relation to upholding the rule of law. Only Barbados and St Kitts and Nevis surpass Antigua and Barbuda. The World Justice Project released its annual report for 2019 this morning in Washington. […]