Caribbean Forced to Choose Between Climate Change Impact and MDGs

Climate change is forcing the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to choose between expending scarce resources to deal with its impact or other pressing development goals. “There is a very thin line between consumption and conservation…progress and protection,” Grenada’s Environment Minister Roland Bhola told IPS. He explained that countries still have to fulfil…

Grenada Tourism Authority Names New CEO Caribbean Journal

  The Grenada Tourism Authority has named a new Chief Executive Officer, with industry veteran Petra Roach tapped for the role.  Roach had spent the last 27 years with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, most recently as global head of markets and then interim CEO.  “Petra is a recognized leader in the tourism sector, and we…

Dominican Republic, Cancun and Jamaica lead the way in Caribbean

Cancun (Mexico), Dominican Republic, and Jamaica are the three destinations leading the tourism recovery in the Caribbean. The effects will be more visible in the winter season that starts next November, said Encarna Piñero, CEO of the Piñero group, one of the Spanish hotel companies with the most prominent presence in the Caribbean. During Monday’s…