Caribbean Focused on Building Resilience in Tourism – Minister Bartlett

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Caribbean is focused on building resilience in order to protect the future of tourism, on which so many countries depend. He said that the threats facing the sector are dynamic and range from environmental issues, such as climate change and global warming, to epidemics and pandemics, terrorism and cybercrime. “Not only is the Caribbean the most disaster-prone region of the world on account of the fact that most islands are situated within the Atlantic hurricane belt, where storm cells are produced, and…

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Coca-Cola Caribbean Bottlers recovers 570 pounds of litter from Matura Beach

Coca-Cola Caribbean Bottlers (T&T) hosted a successful coastal cleanup last Saturday at Matura Beach, where more than 570 pounds of litter were recovered. The initiative was achieved as part of the company’s commitment with the preservation of the environment and its natural resources. Coca-Cola Caribbean Bottlers along with the Ministry of Public Utilities, the Adopt a River Programme along with Nature Seekers, received the help of over 200 volunteers who attended from early morning to remove trash and debris from the beach. For the past 15 years, Caribbean Bottlers has…

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The Federation thanks Japan for insightful lessons into cultural heritage preservation

St. Kitts and Nevis was one of members of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee invited to Osaka in Japan to observe how their experts prepare a detailed submission of historical sites for consideration to the World Heritage List. Over 26th -29th May, the Federation’s Ambassador to UNESCO, H.E. Dr David Doyle, attended a series of visits and consultations in Osaka associated with Japan’s proposal to seek a listing by the prestigious World Heritage Committee of the Mozu-Furuichi-Kofun area, representing the tombs of the ancestors of the present-day Imperial royal family of Japan.…

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