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New Threat of Pirates Terrorize the Caribbean

(Chicago Tribune)  In the flickers of sunlight off the cobalt blue of the Caribbean sea, the vessel appeared as a cut on the horizon. It sailed closer. But the crew of the Asheena took no heed. "We be lookin' for our red fish as normal, thinkin' they be fishin', too," said Jimmy Lalla, 36, part of the crew that had...

New Ferry service to Barbuda should make travel much quicker!

TRAVEL TO BARBUDA IN COMFORT! The introduction of Lady Caroline means that Antiguans and Barbudans can now commute between both islands in luxury and in less time. Key Tourism Officials; which included Minister of Tourism and Economic Development - Hon. Charles 'Max' Fernandez, were on set to usher in this new service, as they received a tour of the vessel by...

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism and Seaborne Airlines host Puerto Rican Media and top tour Operators for the first time

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA  – The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA), in conjunction with Seaborne Airlines, and Ocean Point Resort & Spa recently concluded an introductory familiarization trip hosting local celebrity media and leading tour operators from Puerto Rico. The group of eight journeyed to the destination to enjoy four days of activities, participating in site inspections, visiting tourist attractions...

Bank of Asia targets high net worths from the Caribbean!

(International Advisor)-Operating under a banking license from the BVI Financial Services Commission, the Bank of Asia said it is pioneering digital banking solutions in the territory. It has no branches and has built its platform using technology from Oracle, Avaloq and Saxo, which it says reduces transaction time and expense. Savings will be passed on to customers, it said. Target market The...

Nokia X5 launched with dual rear cameras, notch display!

(TechRadar)-Finnish smartphone maker Nokia has announced its latest budget device dubbed as the Nokia X5 in China. The device has been in the news for some time now and has been finally made official. The device looks similar to the Nokia X6, which was the first device from Nokia to feature a notch display. The Nokia X6 was launched in China earlier this year and is...

Israel’s parliament passes controversial ‘nation-state’ law!

(BBC) – Israel’s parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, fuelling anger among its Arab minority. The “nation state” law says Jews have a unique right to national self-determination there and puts Hebrew above Arabic as the official language. Arab MPs reacted furiously in parliament, with one waving a black flag and others ripping up...

CIBC First Caribbean wins ‘Most Innovative Bank’ award

(Press Release)-Less than two months after releasing enhancements to its Mobile App and Online Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean has been named the Most Innovative Bank in the region at the prestigious World Finance Banking Awards presented by UK-based World Finance magazine. The bank is the only Caribbean-based Bank to have been recognised at this year’s event. “We are delighted to have won this...

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals still available (Wednesday update)

 (cnet)- Amazon Prime Day 2018 has ended -- but some deals are still available. The 36-hour sale officially ended at midnight PT (3 a.m. ET), so you're out of luck if you wanted a nice price cut on Bose headphones, Toshiba's Fire TV or the Instant Pot slow cooker That said, we're still seeing a handful of straggler bargains. Here are the best deals that were still...

St Kitts welcomes its 1 millionth passenger in just 7 months!

(CaribJournal)-St Kitts’ Port Zante just set a new record for cruise passenger arrivals, welcoming its 1 millionth passenger of 2018 in just the seventh month of the year. Officials said the milestone gave the island “marquee port status for the first time in its history.” “I am deeply gratified to welcome over one million cruise passengers to our shores as of...

Barbadians told to prepare for more Austerity

(CMC) – Barbadians have been warned to brace for more austerity. This warning from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) follows a ten-day visit to the island during which officials met with various stakeholders. In a release, the Washington-based financial institution said the next phase of adjustment would focus on reducing expenditures “by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of public services, reducing Government...

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New Threat of Pirates Terrorize the Caribbean

(Chicago Tribune)  In the flickers of sunlight off the cobalt blue of the Caribbean sea, the vessel appeared as a cut on the horizon....

New Ferry service to Barbuda should make travel much quicker!

TRAVEL TO BARBUDA IN COMFORT! The introduction of Lady Caroline means that Antiguans and Barbudans can now commute between both islands in luxury and in...

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism and Seaborne Airlines host Puerto Rican Media and top tour...

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA  – The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA), in conjunction with Seaborne Airlines, and Ocean Point Resort & Spa recently concluded...
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