IIPT Caribbean Celebrates Intl. Year of Sustainable Tourism forDevelopment in Mandeville, Jamaica

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IIPT Caribbean to Celebrate International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017   IIPT Caribbean together with the IIPT International Community Tourism Network and Countrystyle Community Tourism Network will be celebrating the launch of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism on January 18 at the Mandeville Hotel, Manchester, Jamaica as the official UNWTO…

Former St Kitts-Nevis minister weighs in on Caribbean citizenship programmes

St Kitts and Nevis minister Dwyer Astaphan

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — With claims being made by the Dominica prime minister and various people on social media that Caribbean citizenship by investment programmes (CIPs) are being unfairly targeted by the CBS network in the United States, former St Kitts and Nevis minister Dwyer Astaphan has offered an explanation. “The media in the…

Citizenship by Investment Program gets support by US firm

Citizenship by Investment Program gets support by US firm

The Citizenship by Investment Program which is promoted by some Caribbean islands gets a pass mark by a US firm writes the Jamaican Observer, in its online column. The colunm states, “a New York-based financial advisory firm specializing in investment consulting and wealth management has defended the Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIP) being undertaken by…

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit accused Lennox Linton of Economic Terrorism

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit accused Lennox Linton of Economic Terrorism

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit accused Lennox Linton of economic terrorism as the PM dispell claims made by the island’s Opposition Leader in a recent CBS 60 Minutes television program about Dominica’s citizenship by investment program, sighting that Linton’s comments show that is an unpatriotic Dominica person to his country. Skerrit explained that some islands…

Senior Counsel and Opposition Leader Could Again Face-off In The Courts

Senior Counsel and Opposition Leader Could Again Face-off In The Courts

Dominica’s Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has written to Senior Counsel Anthony Astaphan seeking forthwith a response from the attorney in what Lennox implied were statements made to defame his character. According to a news article, published on Dominica Vibes, Astaphan in an interview stated that the opposition leader is being “unpatriotic” which disqualified him from…

Incoming Caricom chairman calls for deepened regional integration

Caribbean Community (Caricom) grouping with President David Granger

Guyana presumes the chairmanship of the 15-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) organizing with President David Granger pointing out that 2017 holds excellent pledge for the Caribbean nations to progress “our combination process which could just be possible through the participation and also engagement of all. “Let us resolve to play our part in strengthening our Caribbean…

Fwd: Impressive, yet challenging year for Caribbean Tourism – SG’sChristmas message

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CHRISTMAS 2016 MESSAGE FROM HUGH RILEY SECRETARY GENERAL  CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION   Bridgetown, Barbados (22 Dec 2016) – This has been an impressive, yet challenging year for Caribbean tourism. We have seen a rise in tourist arrivals when compared to our record year in 2015, fueled by strong performances in Europe – mainly the United…

Fwd: Rastafari InInity/RootzFest, a leader in the Ganja Knowledgeindustry in Jamaica

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Rastafari InInity/RootzFest, a leader in the Ganja Knowledge industry in Jamaica [ Rastafari RootzFest Highlights Seminar on Natural & Complementary Medicine ]   Negril, Jamaica (December 18, 2016). The opening ceremony, Friday, December 9, 2016, of the second staging of the annual Rastafari Rootzfest, got underway with Nyabinghi drumming and chants led by Ras Iyah V,…