On August 6, Flying Fish Chef Tim Tibbitts and the Ministry of Tourism took to New York City to represent the Bahamas in a Midtown loft as part of an elegant affair called RESERVEDnyc. – Chefs of the Caribbean.
Illegal immigration is an emotive issue in this country and for far too long we have struggled with it, we have not found a way to effectively address it.
While there have been limited reported cases of this virus in The Bahamas compared to the rest of the Caribbean, diligence is necessary to prevent a wide scale outbreak.
Bahamian authorities have confirmed the country’s first case of the mosquito-borne disease, Chikungunya, warning that the progression of the sickness in the region is occurring at the rate of one country every seven to 14 days.
With the “rapid spread” of the chikungunya virus in some parts of the Caribbean, Minister of the Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett said public health officials have been ordered to increase their efforts to diminish the threat of a local outbreak.
Military and security forces from around the Caribbean have joined the United States and Canada for maritime security and disaster response training as part of Exercise Tradewinds 2014.
A 66-year-old man became the first person in Palm Beach County — and the fourth in Florida — to come down with chikungunya fever after contracting the mosquito-borne virus in the Caribbean.
New York City-based carrier JetBlue will be adding several new seasonal routes from Boston to the Caribbean region.
The region’s hotel occupancy fell by 0.4 percent in March compared to the same month in 2013, following a similar year-over-year decline in February.