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Tag Archives: Latin

  1. Africa to Brooklyn rower invited to NYC Columbus Day Parade

    He didn’t sail the Niña, Pinta, or Santa María. On his 4th try, Don Victor Mooney, of Kew Gardens Hills, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project departed from Maspalomas, Canary Islands, an archipelago located off the coast of West Africa. Twenty-one months later, he arrived at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge aboard Spirit of Malabo by […]

    October 13, 2021SailingNo comments
  2. Barbadian accorded honor of World Peace Ambassador

    Dr. Adrian Daisley from Barbados has been the recent recipient of the World Peace Ambassador Award by Peace Tracts. Their mission is to bring hope, change hearts and reduce hatred and violence. To Lobby for peace, alleviate the sufferings of war, broker truce between warring parties and to secure the release of hostages and captives […]

    February 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. Mastercard Launches AI-Powered Solution To Protect The Digital Ecosystem

    Mastercard just revealed their Cyber Secure, a first-of-its-kind, AI-powered suite of tools that allows banks to assess cyber risk across their ecosystem and prevent potential breaches. With these capabilities, banks can identify and prioritize threats and vulnerabilities throughout their cyber environment. Additionally, acquiring banks can help merchants understand their own cyber risk, preventing hundreds of […]

    November 10, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  4. Original HBO series 30 COINS to premiere in Latin America in 2021

    HBO released the new 30 COINS teaser recently. The original production by HBO Europe in collaboration with HBO Latin America will premiere in Latin America in 2021. The series was officially screened in Spain at the Sitges Film Festival on October 11. 30 COINS, an eight-episode drama series produced by HBO Europe in Spain, which […]

    October 18, 2020CinemaNo comments
  5. Barbados Cabinet bid warm Farewell to Argentine Ambassador

    On Monday night, in an intimate dinner at the Abidah Hotel at Enterprise Beach, a group of distinguished members of Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s Cabinet expressed heartfelt recognition to Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, Gustavo Martinez Pandiani. In attendance were Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jerome Walcott; Speaker of the House, Arthur Holder; outgoing […]

    October 15, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  6. Embassy of Argentina hosts Spanish Course Award Ceremony for Children

    Recently, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Barbados hosted its first Certificate Award Ceremony for Barbadian children, who successfully completed the Level One Spanish course taught during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbadian Russell Banfield, who lives and works in Argentina, was among the instructors of this course, a fact that Pandiani was particularly happy to […]

    October 2, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. President Ali committed to resolving Venezuela/Guyana border controversy case at ICJ

    Guyana’s new President Dr Irfaan Ali has committed to pursuing a resolution of the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy at the International Court of Justice. He reminded that it was the PPP/C Government in 2014 that put an end to the interminable ‘good offices’ dialogue with Venezuela, because “it had become, for them, a strategy of prolonging […]

    August 10, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  8. THE TAX COLLECTOR (2020) George Lopez, Shia LeBeouf

    A “tax collector” for a crime lord finds his family’s safety compromised when his boss’ old rival shows up in LA and upends his business.

    July 27, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Open Source 3D printed Copper masks from Chilean company in COVID-19 fight

    For centuries copper has been used to repel certain bacteria and viruses. A company in Chile is now using the metal to address a shortage of masks in Latin America. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman explains from Santiago.

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “Argentina and UWI join forces to foster Caribbean football” – Signing of Cooperation Agreement with Argentine Football Association

    As a continuation of the intense collaboration in the field of sports between Argentina and the Caribbean, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) signed a key Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of improving the practice, organization and management of football in the region. In a formal ceremony […]

    June 2, 2019Featured, FootballNo comments

    Venezuela must not be further tipped into chaos by external powers attempting to enforce some kind of rule not necessarily democratically entrenched. Regional Heads of Government want all actors, internal and external, to avoid actions which will escalate an already explosive situation to the detriment of the people of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and […]

    January 25, 2019Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Expedia Group’s new Guest Insights tool helps Hotels Understand and Attract Travellers

    Expedia Group, the world’s travel platform, today announces the global availability of Guest Insights, a new solutions-driven insights tool for hotels. As part of the Expedia Group’s Partner Central suite of offerings, Guest Insights leverages current property, competitive and market intelligence to inform properties of their guest’s travel motivations and booking behavior, allowing Partners to […]

    October 30, 2018TravelNo comments

    Beach Combat Games coming March 31, 2019 Weiser’s Beach: Pankration, Wrestling, Grappling, Kickboxing, Open Taekwondo, Sports Karate etc

    October 27, 2018Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  14. Heart Institute of the Caribbean names new COO and Executive Vice President

    The Heart Institute of the Caribbean‘s Board of Directors have announced today, with immediate effect, the official appointment of Sergio González López as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean and HIC Heart Hospital. “We are at a critical moment with the completion of our new HIC Heart […]

    October 11, 2018HealthNo comments

    Barbados should soon be receiving technical assistance from Argentina in developing programmes to enhance the agriculture sector. This was disclosed recently, during a courtesy call between Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, and Ambassador of Argentina, Gustavo Martinez Pandiani, at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme Hall, Christ Church. Minister Weir expressed appreciation for the […]

    October 9, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  16. Harris Paints Using Knowledge to Fight Climate Change

    Harris Paints, the longtime Caribbean leader in paint solutions is providing its partners and stakeholders with solutions to help reduce the impact of hurricane activity and potential increases in environmental phenomena due to climate change. Harris organized a workshop series recently, entitled “The Value of High Performance Coatings” led by Martin Criado, Coatings Manager for […]

    October 1, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The first buzzer sounds off on April 9th with the premiere of the docu-series DESTINO RUSIA 2018. The new production goes behind the scenes and explores the stories of key soccer figures and athletes making their way to Russia for this year’s World Cup. DESTINO RUSIA 2018 is the first co-production between HBO Latin America […]

    March 25, 2018Football, Photo GalleryNo comments

    CEMEX, a global leader in the building materials industry, announced last week that it will be launching and transforming the global industry with the launch of CEMEX GO, a first of its kind, fully digital customer integration platform which will be fully implemented in Barbados in 2019. CEMEX GO delivers real-time, detailed information that customers […]

    November 18, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Amadeus reaches 50% market share in Suriname shortly after arriving in the market

    Amadeus, the leading technology provider for the travel industry has entered in the Suriname market, reaching a 50% market share while helping travel agencies drive their business and providing them with the tools they need to present a solid offer to customers. Suriname has become a very important market for Amadeus and travel agencies have […]

    November 13, 2017TravelNo comments
  20. Barbados Port Inc. Hosts Meeting of the OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

    With the attendance of the highest port authorities from Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Peru, the United States, and Uruguay, Barbados Port Inc. will host the 18th Meeting of the Committee’s Executive Board. The Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS) is the highest political hemispheric forum for port matters. Barbados as […]

    September 1, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments

    HBO Latin America revealed how fans of HBO in the Caribbean are now able to access the digital platform HBO GO through Apple TV®[1].  Apple TV® facilitates access to online content, allowing the users to choose the content they want to watch, whenever they want directly. Starting today, users of this device in Latin America […]

    June 18, 2017CinemaNo comments
  22. Expedia Group Announces Increase in Package Demand for Barbados

    The Expedia group, one of the world’s leading travel companies, reported today that hotel partners in Barbados have increase their package demand with nearly 15% growth in 2016 YoY. Package bookings, which combine components like flights and hotels, typically capture the attention of higher quality travelers that spend more money, have longer lengths of stay, […]

    May 19, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  23. Amadeus presented perspectives on the future of ethical tourism in the study Future Traveller Tribes 2030

    According to the Amadeus Future Traveler Tribes 2030 report, on that date there will be an ethical traveler tribe that we began managing a few years ago. It is about tourists who will make decisions based on environmental respect and will include different social groups in their trips and activities. It will become more and […]

    May 19, 2017TravelNo comments
  24. Scotiabank to Become the Official Banking Partner of FC Barcelona

    In a landmark agreement, FC Barcelona and its Foundation announced today an official partnership with Scotiabank designating the international bank as the Official Banking Partner of FC Barcelona in Latin America and the Caribbean. “Very few sports teams can rouse the passion of its fans around the world like football powerhouse FC Barcelona and we […]

    March 5, 2017FootballNo comments

    Barbados Honorary Consul in the Cayman Islands, Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, GCM, hosted a launch of the book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados. Written by Barbadian author, Dr. Sharon Marshall, it chronicles the migration of Barbadians and other British West Indians to Cuba. It describes how American investment […]

    March 5, 2017BooksNo comments