Posts In Category

Caribbean News

At VIFreepCaribbean NewsHumanitarian NewsMilitary News

  NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash., July 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy’s venerable EA-6B Prowler tactical jamming aircraft, designed and built by Northrop Grumman Corporation, has been a fixture at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and in the nation’s carrier-based strike forces since 1971. On Saturday, June

Read More
At VIFreepBlack History NewsCaribbean NewsHumanitarian News

  Speaking at the inauguration of a memorial and cultural center in Guadeloupe devoted to the history of slavery, French President François Hollande evoked France’s “debt” toward its former slaveholding colony of Haiti but also appeared to reject the idea of monetary reparations. “When I go to Haiti, I will,

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsTourism News

  TALLINN — (LETA) – Estonian citizens are now able to travel without a visa for the purpose of short-term tourism to St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Samoa, Vanuatu and East Timor for up to 90 days within a 180 days period, Estonian foreign

Read More
At VIFreepBritish Virgin Islands NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean News

A story is told of a visit by an African Minister for Health to a Latin American country. On being met at the airport by his counterpart, he was invited into a customised private chopper. Curiously, the African minister enquired from his host as they were airborne: “You must be

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsCrime News

Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked

Read More
At VIFreepBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsTourism News

  MARGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela, July 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Leading Caribbean booking website Caribbean Winds has once again increased its hotel offerings, giving sun worshippers and water sports enthusiasts even more slices of paradise to choose from than ever before. Inspired by CEO Paul Caswell’s passion for the region, Caribbean

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsTourism News

  Three species of sea turtles – hawksbill, leatherback and green – make nesting sites on the tiny West Indies island every summer and early fall. And for more than 10 years a group of nesting season volunteers has worked day and night to monitor nests and do everything they

Read More
At VIFreepBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsTourism News

The tiny Caribbean island nation of Grenada, with a population near 100,000, may be a bond investor’s nightmare that could also point to a solution for sovereign nations drowning in debt. Bond holders, including one “vulture investor,” take a 50 percent haircut in sovereign debt Grenada, which was hit by

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsSports News

But Rafa looking for answers after loss to upstart journeyman On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand – and whiffed, accidentally smahsing his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsTourism News

  Belize’s Great Blue Hole, one of the top dive sites in the world, could be threatened by offshore drilling after the Caribbean nation’s Ministry of Energy proposed offshore oil exploration in 99 percent of Belize’s waters and drilling if oil is found. The plan would include protected marine areas

Read More