Watch 'ESSENCE Escapes': A Visit To Martinique Is The Caribbean Girls Trip You’ve Been Waiting On
For the outdoor enthusiast or adventure seeker in your squad, Martinique is one of the Caribbean’s top eco destination and home to world-famous canyoning, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and a host ...
Eurobites: Now Germany Gets the Huawei Heebie-Jeebies
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OTE sells stake in Telekom Albania; Orange cuts ribbon on Guiana-Martinique link; WorldRemit sets up shop in South Africa. In other Germany-related news, DT-owne...
Orange inaugurates Kanawa undersea cable linking French Guiana and Martinique
Orange has officially inaugurated its new submarine cable linking Kourou in French Guiana and Schœlcher in Martinique. Completed in under two years, the Kanawa project has seen the group’s subsidiary ...
Emily Appleton shines in tennis season opener in Martinique
Emily Appleton may have missed out on a place in the singles final having served for the match, but there are plenty of positives from her first ITF event of the year. The 19-year-old Sky Sports Schol...
Lawyers call for urgent public review of St Kitts-Nevis economic citizenship programme
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Leading activist and legal figures in St Kitts and Nevis have called for the government to address fraudulent practices surrounding the nation’s citizenship by investment (CBI) programme. During the most recent edition of WINN FM’s ‘Inside the News’ talk show, lawyer and former government minister Dwyer […]
COPA Airlines to connect Suriname to Avianca, Turkish and United airlines’ networks
By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — On July 6, COPA Airlines, a member of the global Star Alliance network, will commence direct flights between Panama City and Paramaribo, Suriname, connecting this city with 80 other COPA destinations through its Panama City hub. This development is significant for Suriname, which has been […]
By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Sandals Resort International announced on Tuesday that it is pulling out of its planned resort project in Tobago. Sandals CEO, Gebhart Rainer, explained at a press conference that the main reason behind the company’s decision to withdraw from the project was negative publicity. Describing the […]
Surinamese rice exporter killed execution style in Guyana
By Ivan Cairo Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — The body of a male of East Indian descent that was discovered with a single bullet wound to the head on Monday in Guyana is said to be that of Nitinder Oemrawsingh, a rice exporter from neighbouring Suriname. While Guyanese police are still awaiting official […]
CARPHA urges region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of dengue fever
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The last major regional outbreak of dengue occurred in 2009. Since then, the region has experienced two large outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, chikungunya in 2014 and zika in 2016, which are unlikely to reoccur soon. Disease modelling, however, predicts that another regional outbreak of dengue may occur in the near […]