New JPS chairman appointed
Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has appointed a new chairman for its board. Seiji Kawamura has been named to replace Chang Sup Jo, who served as chairman of JPS during the period June 2014 to April 2017. Kawamura...

New JPS chairman appointed
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has announced the appointment of its new Board chairman, Seiji Kawamura. Kawamura succeeds Chang Sup Jo, who served as Chairman of JPS during the period...

Montserrat included in Tax Haven Blacklisting
Montserrat Reporter

By Bennette Roach There has been much reported about the US state of Illinois has blacklisted some thirteen Caribbean countries and territories to include Montserrat, as tax havens. They include also Bermuda, the Cayman...

Seven special exploration and processing licences transferred to Canadian firm - Henry
Jamaica Gleaner

The Mining Minister Mike Henry has confirmed that the seven special exploration and processing licences held by Oz Minerals have been officially transferred to the Canadian firm Carube Copper Corporation. This means that...

Flow CARIFTA Games 2017: Day 3 Schedule
Nation News

SCHEDULE for the final day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games on Monday, April 17, in Willemstad, Aruba. MORNING SESSION 9:00: Girls 100 Metre Hurdles Under-18 Semi-finals 9:20: Girls Long Jump...

Aruba Defeat Bermuda In Junior Davis Cup
Bernews

Following their victory over Jamaica and Puerto Rico, Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup Team were narrowly defeated by number 3 seed Aruba, losing in the...

Airbnb Set To Sign Another Caribbean Agreement
Antigua Observer

On the heels of Airbnb signing its first Caribbean partnership with the Aruba Tourism Authority, Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry is set to sign a major agreement with the online short-term rental business.

Canadian mining company acquires copper licence
Jamaica Gleaner

Carube Copper Corp out of Canada is set to expand its mining operations in Jamaica following the acquisition of OZ Mineral Holdings in the island. Under the terms of the acquisition, Carube has agreed to take back OZ...

Strengthening Hurricane Matthew whips at Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
Jamaica Gleaner

 ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP): A strengthening Hurricane Matthew whipped at Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao early Friday as it passed north of the islands on a rare track through a part of the Caribbean that rarely sees such...

Southern Caribbean braces for brush with Hurricane Matthew
Jamaica Observer

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — People in the Dutch Caribbean islands reinforced their homes and stocked up on emergency supplies Thursday as Hurricane Matthew took a rare course through the Southern Caribbean. Local News...

Minister Fahy’s Trip To Texas, Aruba & NY: $4.8K
Bernews

A trip in July 2016 by Minister Michael Fahy to Texas, Aruba and New York cost $4,863.90, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel...

Law office expands
Today SXM

St.maarten – On Tuesday 26 July 2016, junior associate Seyed Navid Zahedi was sworn in by the Joint Court of Justice of Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba. Seyed Navid started...

Central Bank submits plan to regulate consumer credit
Today SXM

ORANJESTAD – The Central Bank of Aruba recently submitted a proposal to Finance Minister Angel Bermudez for the regulation of consumer credit, the Amigoe reported yesterday. The main objective of the initiative law...

Kingdom Ombudsmen meet in St. Maarten
Today SXM

St. Maarten News – Ombudsman, Dr. Nilda Arduin and her colleagues from Curaçao and the Netherlands will facilitate workshops for the civil servants on Sint Maarten on June 27 and 28. As a follow-up to...

Margaret Hawthorne new US Consul General
Today SXM

  WILLEMSTAD – The United States Consulate General in Curacao announced the appointment of Margaret Hawthorne as the US Consul General to Curacao and Chief of Mission to Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint...

Dutch Caribbean economies too dependent on tourism
Antigua Observer

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Aruba have to focus on more than just tourism. The economies of these three countries in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom remain vulnerable, because there are not enough...

JetBlue includes St. Maarten in its Mint service
Today SXM

St. Maarten News – JetBlue is expanding its Mint premium-cabin service to flights from New York to St. Lucia and St. Maarten as well as from Boston to Aruba, effective Nov. 5 through spring 2017. The flights will...

Independent energy key to sustainability
Royal Gazette

Bermuda must strive towards energy independence if it has any hopes of sustainability, according to a local engineer. Stuart Kriendler, managing director at BE Solar, points to another small island, Aruba, which is on...

Virologist Martina expects Zika epidemic on ABC-islands
Today SXM

  Virologist Byron Martina. Photo Caribisch Netwerk / Pieter Hofmann THE HAGUE – Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao are on the eve of a Zika-epidemic. That is the expectation of Byron Martina, a virologist at the Erasmus...

Curacao & Arube Island survey: Minority support for independence, dissatisfaction with current status
Today SXM

  WILLEMSTAD – A minority of the inhabitants of Curacao and Aruba has complete independence for their countries in mind. In the long run (25 years) more people support independence, but with 14 percent in Aruba...

Same stance on casino gambling
Nation News

BARBADOS’ POSITION ON casino gambling remains unchanged and Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy says it is time to have an open and frank discussion on the matter minus the emotion. Noting that Aruba,...

Discussions Held on High Speed Inter-Island Ferry Service for SSS-Islands
Anguilla Life

(Saba-GIS) - Government officials from Saba and Sint Eustatius recently met with Mr. Andin Bikker, an Aruban parliamentarian and Mr. Ton Jansen. Mr. Jansen is

Ipko: no time for debate about dispute regulation
Today SXM

St. Maarten News – The Inter-parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (Ipko) did not get around to a discussion about the dispute regulation yesterday. Due to time constraints, chairlady Sarah Wescot-Williams closed the...

BVI, Aruba discuss adaptation to climate change
Antigua Observer

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) says it has held discussions with Aruba on approaches to cope with climate change in the wake of the just-concluded 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework...

St. Martin News Network - JCI LIVE Soualiga received status in Dutch Caribbean National Convention.
St Martin News Network

PHILIPSBURG:---- Junior Chamber International JCI Dutch Caribbean held its National Convention on 15-17 October, 2015. Leaders, Innovation Vibrant of Equality Soualiga referring back to the rich Heritage of Sint Maarten...

St. Martin News Network - JCI LIVE Soualiga received status in Dutch Caribbean National Convention.
St Martin News Network

PHILIPSBURG:---- Junior Chamber International JCI Dutch Caribbean held its National Convention on 15-17 October, 2015. Leaders, Innovation Vibrant of Equality =Soualiga referring back to the rich Heritage of Sint Maarten...

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