Carib's $1 million hurricane-relief drive crosses $630,000

One week after it was launched, the 'Be Caribbean Strong' initiative has raised over $630,000.

The Carib Brewery initiative is hoping to raise $1 million for relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands.

In a statement today, the company says, "We’re almost at a million. Together, we can do this! Please continue to support this hurricane relief cause by sharing this post and using the hashtag #becaribbeanstrong."

The Carib Brewery will donate $5 for every post shared on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #becaribbeanstrong!

Carib launches online drive to raise $1 million for hurricane-affected countries

Carib Brewery is taking its relief efforts online.

Today Carib Brewery announced that it will donate $5 for every post shared on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #becaribbeanstrong!

The company says it will start with $500,000 and its goal is to raise $1 million.

The campaign will run from September 21st to October 31st.

Remember to share the hashtag #becaribbeanstrong! to contribute toward relief efforts!

Carib rugby football club burned down

The famous Caribs Rugby Football Club was burned down this morning in a possible arson attack.

President of the club, Jean Paul Pierre told Guardian Media Sports that it happened around 1am.

Carib workers settle wage negotiations with NUGFW

The management of Caribbean Development Company (CDC) and Carib Brewery Limited (CBL) have reached agreements with the National Union of Government and Federated Workers (NUGFW) for periods spanning 2013 and 2019.

For the period 2013 to 2016, CDC has agreed to withdraw an appeal in the Industrial Court against a former judgement, therefore this period has been resolved at 16 percent.

CBL says it will also honour the judgement given for the CBL monthly paid bargaining unit for the period 2011-2015 which was awarded at 13 percent.