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Kayifi News

Aug 2021

Great News Everyone! We are always looking for new ways to improve Kayifi and keep the listings fresh! For all buyers and tenants, we want you to be able to find what you are looking for.

For all sellers, real estate agents, brokers, and landlords we want you to get many inquiries on your listings. Please edit your existing properties to reflect the date that your verbal or written contract to sell or rent expires. When you enter new properties, please add the date in there too. By default, all properties will expire in 120 days from the date of entry. But don’t worry, you will receive an email notification with easy access to update 1 week prior to the expiration date.

Let’s stay fresh! Kayifi is Your Caribbean Connection!

Apr 2021

As you may have noticed, we have changed the layout of our homepage and the functionality of our property search to make finding your perfect Caribbean home even easier! If you have any problems, questions, or feedback on the new look, click here to contact us. Thank you for using Kayifi!

Mar 2021

Coming Soon! Kayifi Vacation Rentals. List your short-term and vacation rental properties. Contact us for more information and to be updated!

Nov 2020

Kayifi Outreach is coming Soon! At Kayifi, we recognize the importance of Caribbean youth as a pillar of the future of the islands. We are excited to introduce a new program: Kayifi Outreach, aimed at giving Caribbean youth knowledge, resources, and tools integral to their success. Check out the following links for more information!

Welcome to Kayifi Outreach! (blog)

Introductory Video (includes signup form)

Facebook Group

Aug 2020

Kayifi is looking for featured agents! Please view the featured agent section of our FAQ to find out how you can be on the front page of Kayifi!

Aug 2020

Kayifi has migrated servers and gone through a slight redesign to better serve our clients. If you are having any issues with the website, please don't hesitate to email us at info@kayifi.com or use the live chat feature below to let us know.

Jun 2020

KAYIFI is looking for guest bloggers! We are in search of any agent that currently creates blogs and are willing to share their views on the real estate market. If your blog is approved, it will be published on our website and you will be an agent of the month and have your listings highlighted on social media platforms. Contact us for more details!

Mar 2020

Have questions about Kayifi? Kayifi has added a new tab for anyone who has any questions with us.

Mar 2020

Kayifi has added Agents of the Month! Congratulations to Yuberquis Almonte for becoming our Agent of the Month. Please contact us to find out how you can become agent of the month.

Feb 2020

Kayifi has added Featured Agents to be shown on our home page. These are a few of Kayifi’s superstars. To become a Kayifi featured agent, please check the FAQ tab.

Tutorials Section

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Caribbean News

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Barbados Prime Minister Against Mandatory Vaccination  

Following the 76th session of the UN General Assembly on September 14, 2021, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley reiterated in a virtual press conference that she does not support a mandatory vaccination program for Barbados. While Mottley has strongly encouraged Barbadians to get vaccinated if they are able and has worked to reach those who are ambivalent or have medical concerns about the vaccine (barbadosloopnews.com), she stated, "I personally do not like the notion of mandatory vaccines; I don't" (thecaribbeannewsnow.com).   

Mottley explained that because some people will never get vaccinated for various reasons, such as medical conditions, religious beliefs, and/or philosophical positions, the Barbadian government has made COVID-19 tests freely available to everyone. Mottley supports the idea of using a combined approach of vaccinations and testing "to ensure that those who have been vaccinated are not unfortunately restricted or removed from being able to pursue their living, and at the same time, those who are not vaccinated are not excluded from participation in a society across an island that is only 166 square miles" (thecaribbeannewsnow.com).   

The Prime Minister denounced any attempts to divide the country, warning that divisions would not end with the COVID-19 pandemic but would endure for generations (thecaribbeannewsnow.com). In Mottley's own words, "We believe that vaccinations, while not 100 percent foolproof have the kind of probability that allows us to protect persons from death and from serious hospitalization. And, that while you will get breakthrough cases occasionally, the breakthrough cases, thus far, have not led to any form of death at all in Barbados. By the same token, we recognize that just because a person is not vaccinated does not mean that they are positive, and the best measurement of that is, in fact, with the test. And to that extent, therefore, testing must continue. With the exception of persons traveling overseas, we've said testing will remain freely available in Barbados" (thecaribbeannewsnow.com).   

 

Sources: 

 

barbadosloopnews.com 

gisbarbados.gov.bb 

thecaribbeannewsnow.com 

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Caribbean Acknowledgement:

The Island of Puerto Rico

The treasures await those ready to travel to the “Heart and Soul of the Caribbean.” Puerto Rico is a small island located in the Greater Antilles. With its 3.2 million residents, the island is big on culture and rhythm. In the six regions of the island, visitors are sure to be captivated by the kindness of the people, the sun-kissed beaches, and all the natural wonders the island has to offer.

El Yunque National Forest is an enchanting experience for all who venture out to explore. In fact, it is the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest Service. The trails, waterfalls, and the beauty of raw nature will refresh the soul and elicit the imagination.

There are three Bioluminescent Bays located in Puerto Rico and only five in the whole world. The “glow in the dark” waters amaze and awaken the child within us all.

With just over 270 miles of sand and sun, the beaches in Puerto Rico are among the best in the Caribbean. There is something for all types of vacationers on the stunning beaches of Puerto Rico for nature hikes, water sports, and relaxation.

Join the people of Puerto Rico and experience the best Puerto Rico offers in culture and history. Catch a weekend festival celebrating the island. Or stop in for a plate full of fried plantains. Then dig into juicy, slow-roasted pork with a side of rice and beans. Top dishes include mofongo, piones, pasteles, tostones, coquito, tembleque, and arroz con gandules.

And please don’t forget to add the neighborhood of Santurce with its colorful culture, art, and food hubs. Explore Old San Juan for the 500-year-old buildings and brilliant architecture and La Parguera for outdoor adventure.

To learn more about the COVID-19 testing requirements for Puerto Rico, simply follow this link.

CITED: discoverpuertorico.com wikepedia.com

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