The Barbados Tourism Authority announced this week that pop sensation Rihanna has become Barbados’s ambassador for tourism.
Stopping people fishing around Caribbean coral reefs by designating them legally protected marine reserves could help some of them survive the effects of a changing climate by more than 50 years.
Ocean Wonderland, just released on 3D Blu-ray by Universal, takes viewers on a tour of several reefs and the 4,500 different species that live in and around them.
The United States government has allocated $77 million in the 2011 fiscal year for its Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, primarily for the fight against drug trafficking.
Following a Ministerial meeting in Jamaica, the Caribbean-U.S. partnership issued the following press release.
CARICOM Member States are “particularly vulnerable and susceptible to the risks and threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and terrorism” by virtue of their small size, geographical configuration and limited technical and financial resources.
Greater effort must be made to sustain HIV programmes within the Caribbean in areas such as prevention, care and treatment if regional countries are to meet three key UNAID/WHO goals.
Many key people were apparently disappointed by the Bahamas’ absence from a critical Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) meeting last week in Barbados – which may result in a huge financial delays.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday an elongated area of low pressure across eastern Cuba and the Bahamas has only a 20 percent chance of developing into a tropical or a subtropical cyclone over the next 48 hours.