Political operatives take note: Facebook is your friend and may help you influence an election in the majority of Caribbean countries. I recently compiled population data from the CIA’s World Factbook, along with data from Facebook’s advertising tool, and obtained “potential audience reach” numbers for several Caribbean countries. I also added in the voting age…

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According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Barometer publication (June 2017, Vol. 15), international tourist arrivals to the Caribbean region amounted to 25.2 million for the year. However, according the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), tourist arrivals surpassed 29 million. So, why the difference of at least 2 million tourists between the CTO and…

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The Cayman Compass is reporting that Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), parent company of Flow, has successfully completed a Gigabit LTE trial in Antigua and Barbuda and has started testing of a pre-5G network. According to the Cayman Compass, John Reid, CEO of CWC, said the trial is the next step for the company to…

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CNN has an interactive guide to viewing the solar eclipse. Based on their map, the closer you are to their “blue line,” the higher the chances of you seeing a total eclipse. 75 and 90% chance of seeing a total eclipse: The Bahamas Turks and Caicos Islands Dominican Republic British Virgin Islands Montserrat 50 to…

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The following is a text only version of Caribbean Transit Solution (providers of BeepCab, BeepBus and EasyTrak) press release following the recent news of Uber preparations to enter the Barbados market. Uber launched its service in Trinidad and Tobago earlier this year.   AUGUST PRESS RELEASE Uber’s Potential Market Entry Caribbean Transit Solutions (CTS) with…

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