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Hyatt Announces Plans for First Hyatt Place Hotel In Aruba

A Hyatt Place hotel is expected to open in the Aruba Airport Business Center in Oranjestad next year. The 116-room hotel will be the first Hyatt Place hotel in Aruba, adjacent to the Reina Beatrix International Airport. Read more:…

How a Finger Got the Bahamian Prime Minister in Hot Water

Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie is facing criticism after he flipped the bird during a fiery speech at a political meeting of his ruling Progressive Liberal Party. A pumped up Christie made the uncharacteristic gesture while sharing…

Caribbean Dominates TripAdvisor’s Best Beaches in the World

The Caribbean has once again taken a prominent position in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2017, with Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos (TCI) copping the second spot, and the region bagging four of the top 10 picks and another six in…

Barbados central bank governor fired

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Governor of the Barbados central bank, Dr DeLisle Worrell, was on Friday “relieved of his duties” by minister of finance and economic affairs, Christopher Sinckler. The bank’s board of directors, at a specially…

Physician Nominated to Be Haiti’s Next Prime Minister

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Friday February 24, 2017 – A man not known in political circles has been chosen by Haitian President Jovenel Moïse to be the country’s new Prime Minister. Moïse said he and the heads of both chambers of parliament…

Grenada governor-general fires election officials

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Grenada’s governor-general, Dame Cécile La Grenade, has revoked the appointments of seven of the 15 constituency returning officers and deputy supervisor of elections Ada Holder has reportedly resigned in…

US Fugitive Captured in Jamaica After 15 Years on the Run

An American man who eluded law enforcement authorities in the US for more than a decade, was nabbed in Jamaica last week. Keemeit Melaun Hand, who fled Atlanta, Georgia where he faced cocaine distribution charges, was apprehended during a…

President Trump Invites Trinidad PM to Washington

Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley got a surprise calls from American President Donald Trump during which the leader of the twin-island republic was invited to Washington. Although not much was disclosed about the…

Jamaica Police Not Taking Social Media Revenge Porn Lightly

Jamaican police are warning that the mischievous use of obscene images on social media is no light matter, and that offenders will face the full weight of the law. Assistant Commissioner of Police Clifford Chambers told the Jamaica Observer…