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Tag Archives: Martinique

  1. A Martinican on the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Employers Confederation

    After several years as a simple member, a Martinican was elected to the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Employers Confederation. Thanks to this function, Hervé Honoré wishes to encourage more frequent exchanges between the entrepreneurs of Martinique and those of the Caribbean. The head of the company and representative of Medef was elected as […]

    November 7, 2017BusinessNo comments
  2. Rita Indiana, winner of the “Grand Prize Literary Region Guadeloupe”

    The 5th edition of the Caribbean Writers Congress ended with the awarding of the “Grand Prix Littéraire Région Guadeloupe” to Rita Indiana for her novel “La Mucama de Omicunlé,” published by Périférica. La Mucama de Omicunlé (Omicunle’s room maid) cautions the reader about the undeniable and inevitable destruction of our world and portrays a clear […]

    April 22, 2017BooksNo comments
  3. Zika virus confirmed in Martinique

    The mosquito-borne Zika virus is getting closer to Barbados with nearby French island, Martinique, becoming the latest Caribbean country to report confirmed cases. That island is the 11th country in the region to confirm the disease, and 12th to confirm local transmission. Last month CARPHA confirmed five cases of Zika in Suriname. Transmission of the […]

    December 28, 2015HealthNo comments
  4. President of the Regional Council of Martinique (member of the OECS) visits Dominica

    Since Thursday August 27th, Serge Letchimy, the President of the Regional Council of Martinique (member of the OECS), has launched the operation “Caribbean Solidarity” after the damages caused by tropical storm Erika in Dominica. Serge Letchimy will travel to Dominica on Tuesday, September 1st, with the Prefet of Martinique and public works specialists.

    September 1, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. 1ST AWARD FOR FEMALE ENTREPREUNERSHIP and COOPERATION IN THE CARIBBEAN

    The network “The Pioneers,” present in 15 regions in Europe, Africa and the Americas, work together with female entrepreneurs to help them create and develop innovative and sustainable businesses. MARTINIQUE PIONNIERES, incorporated in 2012, has, since its inception, supported over 60 projects, contributed to the creation of some 20 companies and more than 50 permanent […]

    July 27, 2015EventsNo comments
  6. National dialogue aimed at charting a new course of trade relations with the European Union

    Mixed fortunes experienced by Barbadian manufacturers and services providers in the successful penetration of the European market, after the entry into force of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), has given rise to the need for a strategic national dialogue on the issue. The Barbados Private Sector Trade Team (BPSTT) has taken the initiative to […]

    June 10, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Cannes Festival: Caribbean actress, Charlotte Gressier, made the event at the Majestic Hotel during the Andres Aquino Fashion Show from New York

    Charlotte Gressier was born in Martinique, descended from a Guadeloupean mother and an Indian grand mother. She made the show with the fashion show by the fashion designer Andrés Aquino by performing at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes Festival. A performance that surprised the audience from Cannes used to be bored during this period where […]

    June 8, 2015CultureNo comments
  8. Summit Caribbean Climate 2015: “THE FORT-DE-FRANCE APPEAL”

    Planet Earth is our common cradle. A shared Homeland. It is an indivisible ecosystem where national frontiers and vanities cannot overshadow a profound interdependence in which the excesses of some affect the security and the future of others. In this shared Homeland, wealth and poverty, abundance and scarcity, are simply the extremes of a spiral […]

    May 11, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  9. MARTINIQUE TO HOST MAY 9TH CARIBBEAN CLIMATE 2015 CONFERENCE

    On Saturday, May 9, 2015, the French Caribbean island of Martinique will host the regional summit, Caribbean Climate 2015, which will be chaired by French President François Hollande. Organized by the Regional Council of Martinique, presided by Mr. Serge Letchimy, the summit goal is to give a voice to Caribbean nations on climate change through […]

    May 7, 2015UncategorizedNo comments
  10. Caribbean’s best battle in Tinman Rohr Triathlon

    The region’s best triathletes are expected to go head to head once again for the fourth annual non-profit AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon in Antigua & Barbuda slated for Saturday March 28th. The first half-iron distance triathlon to be held in the English-speaking independent Caribbean now enters its fourth year with Guadeloupe having retained the title […]

    February 14, 2015AthleticsNo comments
  11. American Airlines Significantly Increasing Service to Martinique By Alexander Britell

    American Airlines is significantly boosting its service to the island of Martinique, according to Caribbean Journal’s Alexander Britell. Less than two years after the carrier first launched a single Saturday direct flight to the French department, American announced it would be increasing service to six daily flights per week beginning in the summer of 2015. […]

    October 20, 2014TravelNo comments
  12. MTA Commissioner Visits United Nations in Honor Of Slavery Victims

    On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Dubbed The Ark of Return, the Memorial was designed by Mr. Rodney […]

    June 19, 2014TravelNo comments
  13. Moke’n Caribbean Style: New style of Old Vehicle to resume WI Roadways

    It’s been some time, but the wait is over: the popular Moke is back and it’s undergone some slight modifications. These include a shortened name – MOKE – as well as a slighter wider for spacious body. The redesigned MOKE has been engineered to comply with today’s vehicle requirements, ensuring for a more enjoyable and […]

    June 15, 2014TravelNo comments
  14. 19th April 2014: Bubba’s/BTA/SLAM FM Regional Mixed Martial Arts Championships

    Are you ready for Bubba’s/BTA/SLAM FM Regional Mixed Martial Arts Championships at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on 19th April 2014?

    February 23, 2014Featured, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. MMA’s UFC-Style Fever Hits Barbados: Sylvain (Guadeloupe) vs. Chase (Barbade) for Lightweight Title

    Barbados is fast becoming the hub for the most popular sport in the world in the Caribbean – Mixed Martial Arts (MMA ). A visit to the island early this year from French Canadian UFC champ George St. Pierre has helped to popularised the sport into seeing an increased in participants in the sport and […]

    November 17, 2013Martial ArtsNo comments
  16. (FEA. ANDRE WOODVINE) Nouveau clip: Fal Frett – Mi Fugue September 30, 2013Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Digicel selects NAAP Global Solutions to provide Telecom Asset Management Software in the Caribbean

    Digicel has selected the NAAP Software© platform for their operation in Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana,. This Program is multi-modular asset lifecycle software that helps telecom operators to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs. The NAAP Software© is one component of a complete array of services branded as NAAP Solution™, which provides as well 3D laser […]

    September 7, 2013TechnologyNo comments
  18. FRANCE RAMPS UP ITS RELATIONS & STENGTHENS COOPERATION WITH BARBADOS

    As concrete steps towards new cooperation with the Caribbean, Paris has responded immediately with the following: In the presence of representatives of Barbados, which could include The Prime Minister of Barbados, (National Security & Defense) The Chief Justice of Barbados, The Attorney General of Barbados, The Chief of Staff , The Commissioner of Police, The […]

    July 16, 2013Nature, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Chantal assaults Dominica, Martinique: Sends LIAT scurrying – Melville Hall Airport in Dominica has been closed for the remainder of Tues. 9th July 2013

    LIAT wishes to advise that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Chantal the Melville Hall Airport in Dominica has been closed for the remainder of Tuesday, July 9, 2013. As a result, the following flights are now cancelled for today: · LI 364 – Barbados/Dominica/Antigua · LI 509 – St. Maarten/Dominica/St. Lucia · LI […]

    July 9, 2013Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Bracing For Chantal: LIAT forced to cancel flights in & out of St. Lucia

    LIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Chantal, the St. Lucia authorities have informed that the George F. Charles Airport will be closed at midnight 8th June for a possible 4:00 pm reopening tomorrow. An assessment will be made by the St. Lucia authorities at 11:00 am on Tuesday […]

    July 9, 2013Nature, TravelNo comments
  21. FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO EXPLORE NEW WAYS OF COOPERATION

    There is a promise from the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Steve Blackett, and French Ambassador to Barbados, Jacques Sturm, to explore new avenues for cooperation that would enhance the existing relationship. The two counterparts gave this undertaking during a courtesy call today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Culloden Road, St. […]

    May 16, 2013Events, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Tired of the Campaign for St George’s & Bridgetown? Get away in Style: Louis Vuitton’s Travel Luggage

    Remember when Pierce Brosnan carried Rene Russo away to Martinique in the remake of “The Thomas Crown Affair,” right in the middle of trying to solve the picture theft? Many Bajans and Grenadians probably feel the same way right now… So you cast your ballot and now you wanna get away from the hurly burly […]

    February 21, 2013Fashion, TravelNo comments
  23. Trini promoter seeks support of Freundel Stuart for MASSACRE 4: (K1) Kickboxing 30 & 31 March

    A promoter from Trinidad is hoping that the current Government in Barbados will subsidise a prominent Martial Arts tournament which is already under the scrutiny of ESPN, the famed global tv-cable sports network, and set to come off at the end of March. Jason Fraser, President of the Trinidad & Tobago Combat Sport Association, says in his […]

    January 26, 2013Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) meets Martiniquan Counterparts – “Association Bien Vieillir, Sainte Marie”

    The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) recently met with a like minded group who were visiting from the island of Martinique. 27 members of the Association Bien Vieillir, Sainte Marie (Association for Aging Well – Sainte Marie) invited BARP representatives to afternoon tea at the Barbados Beach Village Hotel in St. James. Bien Vieillir […]

    October 30, 2012Agriculture, CultureNo comments
  25. British High Commission with SOL Barbados assist Arts In Motion’s Winners – this as SOL launches their 2013 Calendar Contest

    You’ll recall how the Barbados Summer Arts Festival developed major cash prizes with the help of SOL Petroleum and Britain’s High Commission. Known as the Caribbean Mirror, it’s about Caribbean Life and photography in general. With Caribbean Mirror, images taken during the last two years were accepted while Picture Barbados involves a photographic treasure hunt, […]

    September 28, 2012Arts, Video GalleryNo comments