U.S. Claims Homeless From Haiti Quake Far Less

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News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 1, 2011: Less than one million people moved into tent cities after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti and not the 1.5 million originally estimated. That’s according to a leaked new United States government report. The report, not yet made public, suggests the number […]

Suspected Drug Traffickers Killed In Brazil

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News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Weds. June 1, 2011: A police operation in a favela or shantytown of Rio de Janeiro left four alleged drug traffickers dead Tuesday. Brazilian police said the operation was staged to try to capture a suspect wanted for the killing of Officer Marcos Vinicius […]

That Political Partnership Agreement With Europe

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By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. June 1, 2011: For the last year Europe and the Caribbean have been working on what in effect is a political partnership agreement. This far reaching treaty, which is relatively unknown in the Caribbean and in Europe, is intended to provide a […]

Barbados Launches Its Own OTA

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MIAMI, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) has signed an agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch BookBarbadosNow.com. The site aims to become the primary resource for information and reservations for hotels and activities in the destination of Barbados. Regatta recently announced the official […]