Photo: National Hurricane Center Tropical storm Jerry has become the 10th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. Jerry is still far from land, but it's gaining intensity and forward speed. It is expected to approach the Leeward Islands as a … [Read more] about TROPICAL STORM JERRY EXPECTED TO REACH HURRICANE STRENGTH IN ATLANTIC.
At 11 p.m., the center of the storm was about 1,030 miles east of the Leeward Islands. It was moving to the west-northwest at 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph with higher gusts. A west-north-westward motion at a somewhat faster forward speed is … [Read more] about Tropical Depression 10 Getting Better Organized
Photo: Public Entity Saba Saba - The Public Entity Saba on Thursday, August 1, started a pilot on information management during crises with the Ministry of Justice and Safety. Reliable and fast exchange of information with the ministries in the Netherlands … [Read more] about SABA adapts pilot to communicate with other Caribbean islands in disasters
Photo: State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven and Commissioner James Kroon (Bonaire) Kralendijk - Caribbean Netherlands bans the use of single use plastic. Therefore Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire signed an agreement with State Secretary Stientje van … [Read more] about End to single use plastic in the Caribbean Netherlands
COPA Airplanes at Panama's Toucumen Airport. Photo: Harald Linkels Toucumen, Panama- Tomorrow, July 6, will see the start of Copa Airlines' flights between Panama City and Paramaribo. The airline will operate the route twice per week on Wednesdays and … [Read more] about Suriname Can Now be Reached via Copa Airlines
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said the scheme for tourism workers will be the largest single pension plan in Jamaica and, arguably, the Caribbean. (Photo: JIS) Kingston, Jamaica – The House of Representatives last week has passed the Tourism Workers … [Read more] about Jamaica Establishes Pension Plan for Hospitality Workers
The Bonaire Culinary Team has definitely punched above their weight and is bringing home no less than 10 medals. Photo: Casper Douma Miami - The Bonaire Culinary Team is bringing home no less than 10 medals today plus the title for Floris van Loo 'Spirit of … [Read more] about 10 Medals for Bonaire Culinary Team!
(from left) John Sandiford of UX Designer and owner of Antonio Media BV,Teresa Leslie (St. Eustatius Foundation), fisherman Maxwell “Maxie” Spanner, Milan Jezic von Gresseneck (EU Innovation), Gilberto Maduro, St. Eustatius harbor personnel and Sheridan … [Read more] about StaBlu ‘Fish App’ Now in Test Phase
SVG's CEO Gravel says he has seen more than 50 Caribbean Airline companies go defunct and predicts the remaining ones might follow soon. Photo: SVG By Harald Linkels Kingstown, St. Vincent- Paul Gravel, founder and CEO of St. Vincent & Grenadines Air … [Read more] about Paul Gravel (SVG Air): Taxes Killing All Caribbean Airlines
Kralendijk - The Consul General of the Republic of Suriname on Curaçao, Henriette Agnes Daniel, has paid a visit to Lieutenant Governor Edison Rijna. The visit took place on Tuesday 29 May. During the visit, the Consul General offered the Lieutenant … [Read more] about Consul-General of Suriname Visits Governor Rijna