Caribbean Heritage Network Blog & News

Posted by Mrs. Carmel Haynes on January 2, 2019

In July 2018, the Caribbean Heritage Network (CHN) was very saddened to hear of the loss of one of the region's most committed heritage champions, Dr. Janice Lindsay, who served as the CHN's Interim Vice Chair.

Dr. Lindsay, who at the time of her passing was the Principal Director of Culture and Creative Industries in the Policy Division of the Jamaica Ministry of Culture, Gender,...

Posted by Mrs. Carmel Haynes on December 10, 2018

A student exploration of whether heritage tourism can be sustainable without negatively impacting on conservation efforts, especially in relation to the natural environment, by Samantha Z. L. Alleyne

Heritage tourism is often seen as synonymous with cultural tourism, historical tourism, arts tourism, nature tourism or attractions-related tourism (Nurse 4). It is the branch of tourism...

Posted by Mrs. Carmel Haynes on December 10, 2018

A student exploration of the power play at work in who gets to interpret and speak for historical sites when tourist dollars are at stake by Samantha Z. L. Alleyne

What is twistory? Is it twisted history in inverted comas (“twisted history”) is it the millennial definition of a twitter story or twitter history or is it a term given to the concept of interpretation of historical sites,...

Posted by Dr. Angela M. Labrador on October 17, 2016

The establishment of the Caribbean Heritage Network is the product of a multi-year project of the Organization of American States, funded by the United States Permanent Mission to the OAS. Over three years of extensive consultation, discussion, and activities on the ground, the 14 participating OAS member states have determined regional priorities for the protection and promotion of cultural...