Daily Archives: 06/02/2022

CARIBBEAN: Is tourism’s recovery sustainable? – By David Jessop – May 31, 2022

David Jessop – May 31, 2022

After two lean years, Caribbean tourism is recovering. As travel restrictions are removed there is widespread optimism about the coming summer and winter season.

Industry reports suggest that 2022 got off to a good start. The World Travel and Tourism Council, a body supported by major international travel companies, says that the region’s recovery is outpacing the rest of the world and that it expects Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, and Aruba to be among the top 20 best performing destinations anywhere.

However, a deeper dive and conversations with industry professionals suggest that the picture is mixed, the structure of the Caribbean market is changing, and new thinking may be required to ensure sustainability.              Continue reading

GUYANA Cultural Association of New York -GCA-: Awards 2022: Requests for Nominations by June 30, 2022

USA- No time for politeness and civility when kids are massacred in school – By Mohamed Hamaludin


One complaint – sometimes made by this writer — is that we Americans are not polite enough, not civil enough, hence the divisiveness which exists. But the problem really is that too many of us are too polite and too civil and we allow greedy, selfish, power-hungry and plainly stupid people to get away with just about anything.

They say it is un-American to teach children and workers about slavery and about human sexuality. They appropriate electoral power. Their propaganda goon squads label those who do not walk lockstep with them as being unpatriotic, liberal, socialist, communist, sexual predators, devil-worshipers.      Continue reading

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