Art Rules Curaçao A Ranka Sali!

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao -- E programa internashonal di arte, Art Rules Curaçao a ranka sali djaluna 21 di yüli. Mas ku 100 mucha entre 13 ku 23 aña a inskrib...

Art Rules Curaçao Is Gestart!

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao -- Het internationale kunst programma Art Rules Curaçao is maandag 21 Juli van start gegaan.

Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Appr...

KINGSTON (MetOffice; 05:00AM) -- At 4:00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Two was located near Latitude 13.9 degrees north and Longitude 53.2 degrees wes...

Health City Showcases Facility To OT Council Me...

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- While the heads of seven Overseas Territories (OT) met in Cayman last week, Cayman Islands Government leaders took the opportuni...

Bucuti’s Leadership In Sustainability Showcas...

EAGLE BEACH  -- 150 experts gathered in Grenada last week to examine a topic Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has been a leader in for decades, sustainable touri...

Hensley Koeiman A Reuni Ku Representante Di PVDA

WILLEMSTAD (MAN) -- Resientemente Lider Polítiko di Partido MAN Hensley Koeiman a hasi un bishita di kortesia na e Partido “Partij van de Arbeid” 

Big turnout expected for CPL

BRIDGETOWN -- Chairman of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Damian O’Donahue is expecting a big turnout at the four games in Barbados, although th...

BLP split

BRIDGETOWN -- What started as a political spat in the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) over the controversial municipal solid waste tax has erupted int...

Over the edge

BRIDGETOWN -- A restaurant employee’s eagerness to take a photograph with Netherlands’ football superstar Robin van Persie ended in a “red card” fo...

Items filtered by date: Friday, 04 May 2012 - Caribseek News

VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) - Latin America and the Caribbean received US$153.448 billion from foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2011, which represents 10% of the global total flows according to a report presented today by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.

Filed Under: Global Caribbean

TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) - The CARICOM Secretariat-based Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit on 4 May published the second Issue for 2012 of its flagship newsletter, EPA Implementation Bulletin.

Filed Under: CARICOM

CASTRIES, St. Lucia (OECS) - Leaders and other members of the Parliamentary Opposition in OECS Member States are assembled in St Lucia today Friday May 04, 2012 to discuss issues relating to the operationalisation of the OECS Economic Union.

Friday, 04 May 2012 23:15

Officer Arrested for Fraudlent Claims

CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VIPD) - Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives on St. Thomas arrested Sherry-Ann Hughes, 46 and charged her with Obtaining Money Under False Pretense and Fraudulent Claims Against the Government.

Filed Under: Saint Thomas

lu-saint-lucia-jazz-220CASTRIES - The local music community comprising school based students of music together with amateur and semi-professional musicians, are again in line to benefit from a series of celebrity master classes and music workshops.

Filed Under: Saint Lucia

BRIDGETOWN - Regional organizations involved in Food Safety met recently to discuss the ramifications of the various food safety rules and regulations for CARIFORUM Member States and to develop a coordinated technical and financial assistance strategy.

Filed Under: Barbados

WILLEMSTAD (PAR) - Rapòrt Prosedente di: Frakshon di PAR den Parlamento di Kòrsou:

  • Emily de Jongh-Elhage, lider di frakshon
  • Marilyn Alcalá-Wallé
  • Pedro Atacho
  • Malvina Cecilia
  • Dennis Jackson
  • Magali Jacoba
  • Zita Jesus-Leito
  • Glenn Sulvaran
Filed Under: Curacao

WILLEMSTAD (PAR) - Pa pidi un miembro di parlamento pa duna su bendishon na un presupuesto sin ku e tabatin òf tin algu di bisa na momentu ku e presupuesto a wòrdu trahá den e komishon doméstiko ta un krímen i un eksigensia ku hamas i nunka frakshon di PAR lo partisipá na dje.

Filed Under: Curacao
Friday, 04 May 2012 22:10

Edwards looks to get down to business

HOVE, England (WICB) – Kirk Edwards said he was looking forward to playing this weekend, as West Indies prepared to face Sussex Sharks in a three-day, tour match, starting on Saturday at the PROBIZ County Ground.

Friday, 04 May 2012 22:08

Edwards ready to play

HOVE, England (WICB) - Kirk Edwards said he was looking forward to playing this weekend, as West Indies prepared to face Sussex Sharks in a three-day, tour match, starting on Saturday at the PROBIZ County Ground.

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  • Introdukshon Segregated Trust Company

    WILLEMSTAD (CIFA) -- Luna pasá, Banko Sentral di Kòrsou i St. Maarten (CBCS) a introdusí un nota di maneho ku ta deskribí e  prosedura di petishon di Segregated Trust Company.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Introductie Segregated Trust Company

    WILLEMSTAD (CIFA) -- Vorige maand heeft de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) een beleidsnota ingevoerd welke de aanvraagprocedure van de Segregated Trust Company beschrijft.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • SASOD Honoured with 2014 Red Ribbon Award

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) was honoured with the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for Advocacy and Human Rights at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2014.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says it is deeply saddened that a number of great friends in the fight against HIV may have been lost in the devastating crash of Malaysia flight MH17 last week.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Art Rules Curaçao A Ranka Sali!
    Art Rules Curaçao A Ranka Sali!

    WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao -- E programa internashonal di arte, Art Rules Curaçao a ranka sali djaluna 21 di yüli. Mas ku 100 mucha entre 13 ku 23 aña a inskribí pa dos siman yená ku arte den fakansi na Teatro Luna Blou i La Tentashon.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Art Rules Curaçao Is Gestart!
    Art Rules Curaçao Is Gestart!

    WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao -- Het internationale kunst programma Art Rules Curaçao is maandag 21 Juli van start gegaan.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Approach The Lesser Antilles Tonight
    Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Approach The Lesser Antilles Tonight

    KINGSTON (MetOffice; 05:00AM) -- At 4:00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Two was located near Latitude 13.9 degrees north and Longitude 53.2 degrees west or about 885 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Health City Showcases Facility To OT Council Members
    Health City Showcases Facility To OT Council Members

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- While the heads of seven Overseas Territories (OT) met in Cayman last week, Cayman Islands Government leaders took the opportunity to showcase what is anticipated to become a beacon of healthcare for the region, Health City Cayman Islands. 

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Bucuti’s Leadership In Sustainability Showcased At Coastal Tourism Symposium
    Bucuti’s Leadership In Sustainability Showcased At Coastal Tourism Symposium

    EAGLE BEACH  -- 150 experts gathered in Grenada last week to examine a topic Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has been a leader in for decades, sustainable tourism.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Hensley Koeiman A Reuni Ku Representante Di PVDA
    Hensley Koeiman A Reuni Ku Representante Di PVDA

    WILLEMSTAD (MAN) -- Resientemente Lider Polítiko di Partido MAN Hensley Koeiman a hasi un bishita di kortesia na e Partido “Partij van de Arbeid” 

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Governor visits Ministry of Border Control and Labour

    COCKBURN TOWN, Grand Turk (TCIG) -- HE the Governor, Peter Beckingham, spent the morning  with officials from the Ministry of Border Control and Labour in Providenciales yesterday, Monday 21 July.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • TTFA U-20 screening goes to Tobago on Saturday

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (TTFA) -- Some 200 players have been looked at during two screening sessions conducted by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association for selection on the National Under 20 Men’s Team.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Big turnout expected for CPL

    2014-0722-bb-dn-Damien Odonahou sir garryChairman of the Caribbean Premier League Damian O’Donahue (centre) listens in as cricket great Sir Garfield Sobers (right) shares some tips on the game with Barbados captain and member of the Barbados Tridents Kirk Edwards. (Picture by Gercine Carter)BRIDGETOWN -- Chairman of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Damian O’Donahue is expecting a big turnout at the four games in Barbados, although the Antigua crowds were disappointing as games were played in the day.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • BLP split

    2014-0722-bb-dn-BLP Mass MeetingRommell Marshall publicly expressing his support for Mia Mottley while in Carlisle Car Park.BRIDGETOWN -- What started as a political spat in the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) over the controversial municipal solid waste tax has erupted into a full public brawl as others have entered the fray.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Over the edge

    2014-0722-bb-dn-van persieBRIDGETOWN -- A restaurant employee’s eagerness to take a photograph with Netherlands’ football superstar Robin van Persie ended in a “red card” for him and a colleague.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Tropical Depression # Two Expected To Weaken As It Approaches Lesser Antilles
    Tropical Depression # Two Expected To Weaken As It Approaches Lesser Antilles

    KINGSTON (MetOffice; 05:00PM) -- At 5:00 p.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Two was located near Latitude 12.9 degrees north and Longitude 49.6 degrees west or about 1,290 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Time for change

    2014-0722-bb-dn-John KingJohn King. BRIDGETOWN -- Veteran calypsonian John King says the time has come for culture and arts to be treated as more than just a “lotta long talk”.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Cut politicians’ pay!

    2014-0722-bb-dn-David Comissiong AttorneyDavid Comissiong.BRIDGETOWN -- Take the money out of politics!

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Workers To Benefit From Public Financial Management Courses
    Workers To Benefit From Public Financial Management Courses

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Twenty two public sector employees are to benefit from a series of courses, aimed at increasing the understanding of Public Financial Management (PFM) challenges, and creating tools and approaches to help the administration adopt improved PFM practices.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • PATH Top Students Focused On Achieving Success

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- When 18-year old Kimberly Burnett applied for the 2013 Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) Top Achievers Award, she never envisaged emerging the top female and, in the process, copping the top prize of $150,000. 

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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  • Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Approach The Lesser Antilles Tonight
    Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Approach The Lesser Antilles Tonight

    KINGSTON (MetOffice; 05:00AM) -- At 4:00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Two was located near Latitude 13.9 degrees north and Longitude 53.2 degrees west or about 885 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • The BRICS And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- As this is being written a series of summits have been taking place in Brazil which may have a lasting effect on the way in which the Caribbean and other small indebted nations come to address their future.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?
    The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?

    LONDON, England -- It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • World Bank Issues Its First Ever Catastrophe Bond Linked To Natural Hazard Risks In Sixteen Caribbean Countries

    us-the-world-bank-220WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (WB) -- The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) announced its first ever catastrophe bond ('cat bond').

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014
  • The Caribbean And The IMF -Building A Partnership For The Future

    us-imf-international-monetary-fund-220MONA (IMF) -- Good afternoon. It is a great privilege to visit this exceptional university. Let me greet all of you—those of you here at Mona, and those of you watching online from other locations.

    Monday, 07 July 2014
  • XCOR Aerospace Acquires Space Expedition Corporation

    MOJAVE, CA, U.S.A. (XCOR) -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that it has closed the acquisition of all operational subsidiaries of Space Expedition Corporation, the previously independent Dutch company also known as SXC.

    Monday, 30 June 2014
  • Concurrerende Procedures Voor De Economie, Projecten En Maatregelen Jeugdwerkgelegenheid
    Concurrerende Procedures Voor De Economie, Projecten En Maatregelen Jeugdwerkgelegenheid

    WILLEMSTAD -- Aan het slot van de vandaag gehouden economische top stemde het bedrijfsleven in met stappen om de jeugdwerkloosheid te verlichten, terwijl de politiek meewerkt aan soepelere procedures voor immigratie ten behoeve van de economische ontwikkeling en ter bevordering van exportsectoren.

    Wednesday, 25 June 2014
  • Curaçao Competes 2014 launched!
    Curaçao Competes 2014 launched!

    WILLEMSTAD -- MarkStra Caribbean is ready to make the results of Curaçao Competes 2014 known to the business community and the general public.

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014
  • The UK, The Caribbean And A Changing Relationship

    LONDON, England -- Every two years the British and the Caribbean governments meet with the objective of moving forward a relationship that has become much changed.

    Sunday, 15 June 2014
  • Stop Cursing CARICOM As Darkness -It Is A Light Not Yet Fully Turned-On
    Stop Cursing CARICOM As Darkness -It Is A Light Not Yet Fully Turned-On

    LONDON, England -- Dr Franklin Johnston, a strategist, project manager and advisor to the Jamaica Minister of Education, wrote a column in the Jamaica Observer of May 30 in which he basically contended that the Caribbean Common Market and Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) are the constructs of “Anglophone black people” and not in the interest of Jamaica.

    Saturday, 14 June 2014
  • STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For May 2014

    HENDERSONVILLE, TN, U.S.A. (STR) -- The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 163 hotels totaling 28,630 rooms, according to the May 2014 STR Construction Pipeline Report.

    Thursday, 12 June 2014
  • Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Full Program
    Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Full Program

    WILLEMSTAD (CSN) -- With the confirmation of Smokey Robinson “King of Motown”, the program of the 5th Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival is complete.

    Saturday, 07 June 2014
  • Sanctions And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- Sanctions and large fines are becoming the weapon of choice for the United States and others as they seek ways to stop nations facilitating trade or financial transfers that touch countries they are engaged in a political dispute with.

    Saturday, 07 June 2014
  • Importing Food Is Damaging The Caribbean: Why No Action?

    LONDON, England -- It is shameful that golden opportunities to produce more food in the Caribbean and significantly reduce the astronomically high annual food import bill of US$ 4.75 billion are being woefully neglected.

    Saturday, 07 June 2014
  • 'Who's Who' For New York Caribbean Investment Summit Today
    'Who's Who' For New York Caribbean Investment Summit Today

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ICN) -- A veritable list of 'Who's Who' from around the globe and across the U.S. will gather at the prestigious Harvard Club in New York City today for the biggest investment summit on the Caribbean outside the region, Invest Caribbean Now, (ICN).

    Wednesday, 04 June 2014

WC

Latest Worldwide Caribbean News

  • The BRICS And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- As this is being written a series of summits have been taking place in Brazil which may have a lasting effect on the way in which the Caribbean and other small indebted nations come to address their future.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Inter-American Dialogue Named US Think Tank Of The Year
    Inter-American Dialogue Named US Think Tank Of The Year

    WASHINGTON,  DC, U.S.A. -- The Inter-American Dialogue has won the US Think Tank of the Year Award 2014, given annually by Prospect Magazine, a prestigious British publication.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • Geslaagde Editie Robin Rotterdam Unlimited
    Geslaagde Editie Robin Rotterdam Unlimited

    ROTTERDAM, Nederland -- Ruim 900.000 bezoekers hebben het hele weekend kunnen genieten van de tweede editie van het city festival Robin Rotterdam Unlimited.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?
    The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?

    LONDON, England -- It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage To Sponsor Second Annual Evenings Of Excellence
    Wells Fargo Home Mortgage To Sponsor Second Annual Evenings Of Excellence

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- The second annual Evenings of Excellence series, supported by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, is being planned for the fall in South Florida and the New York metropolitan area.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • A Plan Does Not Guarantee Delivery Or Success

    LONDON, England -- A little over a week ago, Caricom Heads of Government met in Antigua. The highlight, which was widely reported in the regional media, but largely ignored by the world beyond, was that Caricom is to have a strategic five year plan.

    Saturday, 12 July 2014
  • Why Join The Commonwealth?

    LONDON, England -- The Institute of Commonwealth Studies at London University held a colloquium on Thursday July 10 on the subject of “Why join the Commonwealth?.

    Saturday, 12 July 2014
  • World Bank Issues Its First Ever Catastrophe Bond Linked To Natural Hazard Risks In Sixteen Caribbean Countries

    us-the-world-bank-220WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (WB) -- The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) announced its first ever catastrophe bond ('cat bond').

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014
  • Changing Investors’ Perceptions

    LONDON, England -- Living in the Caribbean it is quite possible to imagine that the world sees the region and its economic fortunes in an unchanging light.

    Friday, 04 July 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Calls For Universalizing The Post-2015 Development Agenda

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, called for “decolonizing” the post-2015 development agenda and for setting universal goals rather than just norms prescribed by the most advanced countries for developing countries.

    Friday, 04 July 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Llama A Universalizar La Agenda De Desarrollo Post-2015

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) --  La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, llamó hoy a “descolonizar” la agenda de desarrollo post-2015 y a fijar metas universales y no solo normas prescritas desde los países más avanzados para los países en desarrollo, durante su intervención en el Foro Político de Alto Nivel sobre Desarrollo Sostenible celebrado en la sede de Naciones Unidas en Nueva York.

    Friday, 04 July 2014
  • CARICOM: Arrest "Bun-Wuk" Before It Spreads

    LONDON, England -- “Bun-wuk” or “Fiyah-d-wuk” are two names for a troubling phenomenon that has recently emerged in certain countries of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Thursday, 03 July 2014
  • ECLAC Calls For Renewing Ties Between The European Union And Latin America And The Caribbean

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean have the opportunity to find more complementarities to overcome old historic, social and trade-related asymmetries and advance towards a more balanced and equitable relationship, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, said in Paris.

    Tuesday, 01 July 2014
  • CEPAL Llama A Renovar Lazos Entre La Unión Europea Y América Latina Y El Caribe

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Unión Europea y América Latina y el Caribe tienen la oportunidad de encontrar mayores complementariedades venciendo viejas asimetrías históricas, comerciales y sociales y de avanzar hacia una relación más equilibrada y equitativa, señaló Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, en París.

    Tuesday, 01 July 2014
  • CEPAL Se Refiere A Las Implicancias De Los Holdouts Para El Sistema Financiero Internacional

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- En la siguiente declaración, la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, plantea la necesidad de establecer un mecanismo internacional que permita resolver los conflictos de intereses suscitados por defaults soberanos:

    Friday, 27 June 2014

RC

Latest Regional Caribbean News

  • SASOD Honoured with 2014 Red Ribbon Award

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) was honoured with the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for Advocacy and Human Rights at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2014.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says it is deeply saddened that a number of great friends in the fight against HIV may have been lost in the devastating crash of Malaysia flight MH17 last week.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • The BRICS And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- As this is being written a series of summits have been taking place in Brazil which may have a lasting effect on the way in which the Caribbean and other small indebted nations come to address their future.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?
    The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?

    LONDON, England -- It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • CARICOM And Japan To Hold First Summit

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will meet with Japanese Prime Minister His Excellency Shinzo Abe in the first ever CARICOM-Japan Summit on 28 July 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • The Caribbean: A Clean Energy Revolution On The Front Lines Of Climate Change
    The Caribbean: A Clean Energy Revolution On The Front Lines Of Climate Change

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (IPS) -- Lefties Food Stall, a pint-sized eatery serving Barbados’ signature flying-fish sandwiches, recently became the first snack shack on the Caribbean island to be fitted with a solar panel.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Statement By Irwin Larocque On The Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the killing of three Israeli teenagers and the revenge killing of a young Palestinian.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Migrant Awareness Raising Sessions Held in Guyana

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The first of a series of training sessions intended to heighten awareness of risk factors affecting mobile and migrant populations in Guyana was held here on 24 and 25 June 2014.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • PAHO and UNAIDS Convene Meetings in Georgetown

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and youth across the region was a major agenda item when the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) convened a three-day meeting in Georgetown last week.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Voz De Alerta Para Los Arrecifes Caribeños

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (IPS) --El ambientalista marino Eli Fuller lleva dos décadas explorando la franja costera de Antigua y Barbuda y advierte que los “cambios drásticos” que experimentaron los arrecifes coralinos desde su infancia “están empeorando cada vez más”.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • A Plan Does Not Guarantee Delivery Or Success

    LONDON, England -- A little over a week ago, Caricom Heads of Government met in Antigua. The highlight, which was widely reported in the regional media, but largely ignored by the world beyond, was that Caricom is to have a strategic five year plan.

    Saturday, 12 July 2014
  • Why Join The Commonwealth?

    LONDON, England -- The Institute of Commonwealth Studies at London University held a colloquium on Thursday July 10 on the subject of “Why join the Commonwealth?.

    Saturday, 12 July 2014
  • Top Priorities for Implementation Strategic Plan for the Community (2015-2019): Repositioning CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Strategic Plan for the Community, approved by CARICOM Heads at their 35th Regular Meeting in Antigua and Barbuda July 1-4 2014, identifies eight integrated Strategic Priorities for the Community over the five-year period, 2015-2019, and key areas of interventions for each.

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • HBO Once Again Receives The Most Primetime Emmy® Nominations

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- HBO received 99 Primetime Emmy® nominations for original content, the most of any network for the 14th year in a
    row, for the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles.

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • New Data Sends Wake-Up Call On Caribbean Reefs
    New Data Sends Wake-Up Call On Caribbean Reefs

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (IPS) -- Marine environmentalist Eli Fuller, who for the past two decades has been exploring the coastline of Antigua and Barbuda, warns that while there has been “dramatic changes” to coral reefs since he was a little boy, “it’s getting worse and worse.”

    Thursday, 10 July 2014

DC

Latest Dutch Caribbean News

  • Introdukshon Segregated Trust Company

    WILLEMSTAD (CIFA) -- Luna pasá, Banko Sentral di Kòrsou i St. Maarten (CBCS) a introdusí un nota di maneho ku ta deskribí e  prosedura di petishon di Segregated Trust Company.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Introductie Segregated Trust Company

    WILLEMSTAD (CIFA) -- Vorige maand heeft de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) een beleidsnota ingevoerd welke de aanvraagprocedure van de Segregated Trust Company beschrijft.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Art Rules Curaçao A Ranka Sali!
    Art Rules Curaçao A Ranka Sali!

    WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao -- E programa internashonal di arte, Art Rules Curaçao a ranka sali djaluna 21 di yüli. Mas ku 100 mucha entre 13 ku 23 aña a inskribí pa dos siman yená ku arte den fakansi na Teatro Luna Blou i La Tentashon.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Art Rules Curaçao Is Gestart!
    Art Rules Curaçao Is Gestart!

    WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao -- Het internationale kunst programma Art Rules Curaçao is maandag 21 Juli van start gegaan.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Bucuti’s Leadership In Sustainability Showcased At Coastal Tourism Symposium
    Bucuti’s Leadership In Sustainability Showcased At Coastal Tourism Symposium

    EAGLE BEACH  -- 150 experts gathered in Grenada last week to examine a topic Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has been a leader in for decades, sustainable tourism.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Hensley Koeiman A Reuni Ku Representante Di PVDA
    Hensley Koeiman A Reuni Ku Representante Di PVDA

    WILLEMSTAD (MAN) -- Resientemente Lider Polítiko di Partido MAN Hensley Koeiman a hasi un bishita di kortesia na e Partido “Partij van de Arbeid” 

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Annual Saba Hell's Gate Triathlon Scheduled For January 31st 2015
    Annual Saba Hell's Gate Triathlon Scheduled For January 31st 2015

    THE BOTTOM -- The Saba Triathlon Foundation, the organizers of Saba's toughest athletic challenge the Saba Hell's Gate Triathlon, announced that it will host next year's annual event on January 31st 2015. This  year the triathlon on Saba was revived after being dormant since 2009.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Verhoging Collegegelden

    WILLEMSTAD (UoC) -- De University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) wil gezien de ontwikkelingen inzake het besluit van de Curaçaose overheid om de collegegelden m.i.v. het nieuwe academisch jaar te verhogen, hierbij additionele informatie verstrekken.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Caribbean Jamboree 2014 A Ranka Sali
    Caribbean Jamboree 2014 A Ranka Sali

    WILLEMSTAD -- Scouting Antiano a keda honrá ku organisashon di e di 15 Jamboree Karibense na Kòrsou.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives Launch Sweepstakes To ‘Reel In’ Anglers

    ORANJESTAD -- To grow the brand awareness already established for the properties, the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives are today launching a sweepstakes for individuals who love to fish to enter to win a stay at the Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive and entry into the 4th Annual Presidential Challenge Chivas Regal Aruba Caribbean Cup billfish tournament scheduled to take place from October 16-19, 2014.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Alban Clerc Shines In Guadeloupe Road Race

    MARIGOT, Saint Martin -- One of Velo Club de Grand Case's (VCG) rising junior stars Alban Clerc (15) achieved an outstanding result in a major cycling race in Guadeloupe on July 17-20 when he finished 24th in the overall classification out of 150 riders.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Cleo Carti Places Second In Body Fitness Competition

    2014-0721-sx-tdh-CleoCarti-2nd-in-bodyfitnessPHILIPSBURG -- Body fitness competitor Cleo Carti placed second in the Body Fitness Figure Open Class category at the 2014 Sports World Classic Competition held recently in Trinidad.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Avenir Sportif Club's Sareena Carti

    2014-0721-sx-tdh-avenir-sportif-clubPHILIPSBURG -- Avenir Sportif Club's Sareena Carti (Seen on left with Dutchside Prime Minister Sarah Wescott-Williams in this file photo) became Champion of France 2014 in the Cadette category when she won the 400metres in a time of 53:98 at an event in Valence, France, on July 19.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Police Kill Man Dousing Station With Gasoline

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- A police officer shot and killed a man on Sunday morning, who reportedly was pouring gasoline on a police station and attacked the officer with a machete.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • PM Browne Signs US $120M MOA With Sheik Of Dubai For Luxury Hotel Project

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- Prime Minister Gaston Browne, less than 24 hours following his return from Brazil, on Sunday afternoon, July 20, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Sheik Tariq Faisal Alqassemi of Dubai, for a luxury hotel project valued at US $120 million.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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BVI

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  • BVIFA Terry Evans Cup Final
    BVIFA Terry Evans Cup Final

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIFA) -- The Islanders F.C. wrapped up their 2014 season with yet another piece of silverware after they overcame One Love F.C. 2-1 in the Final of the Terry Evans Cup on Sunday.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • BVI Ports Extends Deadline For Tortola Pier Park Leasing Agent, Restaurateur

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIPA) -- The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has extended the deadline to submit proposals or Expressions of Interests (EOIs) for both Leasing and Placement Agent and Flagship Restaurant (Tortola Pier Park) to Friday, July 25, 2014.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • 2014 Study Abroad Students To Attend Orientation Session

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing scholarship recipients commencing studies abroad for Fall 2014 that a mandatory orientation session will take place on Thursday, July 24 at 3:30 p.m. at the Training Division Conference Room. 

    Sunday, 20 July 2014
  • Close Off Dates For Electrical And Mechanical Inspections

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Electrical Inspection Unit is hereby informing electricians of the close-off dates for carrying out electrical and mechanical Inspections:

    Sunday, 20 July 2014
  • Environmental Summer Programme In Full Swing
    Environmental Summer Programme In Full Swing

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Conservation and Fisheries Department’s annual Environmental Summer Programme is in full swing; attracting interested parents and children, between the ages of 5 and 13 from across the Territory.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Reminder: Conservation Environmental Summer Programme

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Conservation and Fisheries Department is reminding persons that registration forms for the 2014 Environmental Education Summer Programme for students between the ages of 5 and 13 are still being collected.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Public Invited To Groundbreaking Ceremony For Greenland Stadium

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands, in collaboration with FIFA, the BVI Football Association and the BVI Olympic Association is inviting residents and friends of the East End and Long Look Communities to the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Greenland Multipurpose Stadium on Wednesday July 23, at 4:00 p.m. at the Greenland Festival Grounds.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Premier Smith: Financial Services A Top Priority For BVI Engagement With UK

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- In their continued efforts to foster a modern partnership with the United Kingdom (UK), Overseas Territories (OTs) Heads of Government, at a preparatory meeting today in Cayman Islands agreed on priority areas for discussion in the upcoming Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) scheduled for December 2014.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Launch Party
    Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Launch Party

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVITB) -- It’s about to get sizzlin’ hot at Bamboushay, the BVI’s social address on this Friday, July 18 for the Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Launch Party.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Public Meeting To Discuss Expansion Of Nanny Cay Resort And Marina

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Town and Country Planning Department is reminding the public of the upcoming community meeting where Nanny Cay Resort and Marina will present plans for the proposed expansion of commercial, residential, recreational, and marina developments.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Magistrate’s Court Sitting Schedule For July 28 To August 28

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Magistrate’s Court is informing the public that there will be limited sittings from Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 29.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Fogging Operations Schedule For July

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is informing the public that it will continue its fogging operations on Monday, July 21 in Ballast Bay and Cane Garden Bay and on Wednesday, July 23 in Brewers Bay.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Festival Booth Operators To Be Registered By July 22

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is advising all booth and food stall operators for the Road Town Festival Village to apply for registration by July 22.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Reading Council Recognises Governor For Stellar Contribution
    Reading Council Recognises Governor For Stellar Contribution

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Governor Boyd McCleary, CMG, CVO, and Mrs. Jennie McCleary were congratulated for their unwavering contribution to the British Virgin Islands Reading Council and the Dad’s Reach Out and Read Programme.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Parents Of Elmore Stoutt High School Students To Collect Reports

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Elmore Stoutt High School is reminding parents and guardians that end of year reports can now be collected from the school until Friday, July 18. 

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014

USVI

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  • Nanyamka Farrelly Named UVI Public Relations Director
    Nanyamka Farrelly Named UVI Public Relations Director

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- Nanyamka A. Farrelly has been appointed Director of Public Relations for the University of the Virgin Islands. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the University’s internal and external communication for all traditional and electronic media.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • New Student Convocation Planned as Part of UVI’s Fall Orientation

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The special convocations come during a week of orientation activities for students enrolling for the 2014 fall semester. UVI’s official Orientation Week takes place on both campuses from Aug. 18 through 22.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

    CARLSBAD, CA, U.S.A. -- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Virgin Islands CBP Identifies US Citizen with Outstanding Warrant from Florida

    CHRISTIANSTED (CBP) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers in the US Virgin Islands identified last Saturday a man with an outstanding warrant for Probation Violation and Failure to Appear charges from Broward County in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Imron Stewart Mathurin, 37, a citizen of the United States and resident of Georgia, was identified after he presented himself for CBP inspection at the Henry E. Rohlson Airport in St. Croix, before boarding a flight bound to Miami with Atlanta as final destination.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

    CARLSBAD, CA, U.S.A. -- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • VI SBDC Receives $50,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The VI Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) received a $50,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in June. This grant will be used to complete phase two of the VI SBDC’s video conferencing upgrade at the St. Croix Service Center. The upgrade will increase the center’s ability to deliver training through a multipoint system, which will allow VI SBDC trainings to be seen from multiple locations.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • Senator Jackson Pleased St. Ursula’S Lunch Program Resumes

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Sen. Myron D. Jackson, chairman of the 30th Legislature's Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth & Recreation, alerts the community that the senior lunch program at St. Ursula’s Church & Multipurpose Center on St. John has resumed after eight months.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Sen. Jackson Secures The Massac Facility For Virgin Islands Youth

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- On July 14, 2015, the 30th Legislature learned that veto actions, recently taken by the Governor, fall outside of the limits of the Revised Organic Act of 1954.

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014
  • Senator Myron D. Jackson Celebrates French Heritage Week

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson joins with the rest of the territory in celebrating French Heritage Week.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Indigo Top Boat, Casca Dura’S Abud Top Angler – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament
    Indigo Top Boat, Casca Dura’S Abud Top Angler – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- A blue marlin release within minutes of lines out earned the team aboard Indigo, a 61-foot Buddy Davis that is part of the local Ocean Surfari Charter fleet, the Top Boat in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT), hosted July 9 to 11 by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Indigo Maintains Leads Day 2, Casca Dura’s Abud Moves Into Top Angler Slot – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament
    Indigo Maintains Leads Day 2, Casca Dura’s Abud Moves Into Top Angler Slot – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The bite picked up and so did the excitement at the IGY American Yacht Harbor docks during the second day of fishing in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT).

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Ocean Surfaris’ Indigo Leads Day 1 – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament
    Ocean Surfaris’ Indigo Leads Day 1 – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The fish weren’t biting, but it wasn’t for a lack of trying to catch them on the part of the eight teams competing in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT).

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament This Sunday
    Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament This Sunday

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Reel in a whopper kingfish and earn more than bragging rights. The Northside Sportfishing Club’s 26th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament, set for Sunday July 13th at Hull Bay Hideaway, is your chance to catch that ‘big one’ and pocket $2000 in cash courtesy of NEMWIL.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • 51st July Open Billfish Tournament Kicks Off Wednesday
    51st July Open Billfish Tournament Kicks Off Wednesday

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) – the longest annually held angling contest in the Virgin Islands hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club (VIGFC) – will kick-off Wednesday July 9th with a fleet of nearly a dozen boats home-ported out of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and several U.S. mainland states.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Little Fry Have Big Fun At Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament
    Little Fry Have Big Fun At Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Eight-year-old Tamika Peets dangled the squid-baited hook of her fishing rod in the waters off the docks at St. Thomas’ IGY American Yacht Harbor Marina.

    Monday, 07 July 2014

WI

Latest West Indian News

  • Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Approach The Lesser Antilles Tonight
    Tropical Depression Number Two Expected To Approach The Lesser Antilles Tonight

    KINGSTON (MetOffice; 05:00AM) -- At 4:00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Two was located near Latitude 13.9 degrees north and Longitude 53.2 degrees west or about 885 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Health City Showcases Facility To OT Council Members
    Health City Showcases Facility To OT Council Members

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- While the heads of seven Overseas Territories (OT) met in Cayman last week, Cayman Islands Government leaders took the opportunity to showcase what is anticipated to become a beacon of healthcare for the region, Health City Cayman Islands. 

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Governor visits Ministry of Border Control and Labour

    COCKBURN TOWN, Grand Turk (TCIG) -- HE the Governor, Peter Beckingham, spent the morning  with officials from the Ministry of Border Control and Labour in Providenciales yesterday, Monday 21 July.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • TTFA U-20 screening goes to Tobago on Saturday

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (TTFA) -- Some 200 players have been looked at during two screening sessions conducted by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association for selection on the National Under 20 Men’s Team.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Big turnout expected for CPL

    2014-0722-bb-dn-Damien Odonahou sir garryChairman of the Caribbean Premier League Damian O’Donahue (centre) listens in as cricket great Sir Garfield Sobers (right) shares some tips on the game with Barbados captain and member of the Barbados Tridents Kirk Edwards. (Picture by Gercine Carter)BRIDGETOWN -- Chairman of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Damian O’Donahue is expecting a big turnout at the four games in Barbados, although the Antigua crowds were disappointing as games were played in the day.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • BLP split

    2014-0722-bb-dn-BLP Mass MeetingRommell Marshall publicly expressing his support for Mia Mottley while in Carlisle Car Park.BRIDGETOWN -- What started as a political spat in the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) over the controversial municipal solid waste tax has erupted into a full public brawl as others have entered the fray.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Over the edge

    2014-0722-bb-dn-van persieBRIDGETOWN -- A restaurant employee’s eagerness to take a photograph with Netherlands’ football superstar Robin van Persie ended in a “red card” for him and a colleague.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • Tropical Depression # Two Expected To Weaken As It Approaches Lesser Antilles
    Tropical Depression # Two Expected To Weaken As It Approaches Lesser Antilles

    KINGSTON (MetOffice; 05:00PM) -- At 5:00 p.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Two was located near Latitude 12.9 degrees north and Longitude 49.6 degrees west or about 1,290 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Time for change

    2014-0722-bb-dn-John KingJohn King. BRIDGETOWN -- Veteran calypsonian John King says the time has come for culture and arts to be treated as more than just a “lotta long talk”.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Cut politicians’ pay!

    2014-0722-bb-dn-David Comissiong AttorneyDavid Comissiong.BRIDGETOWN -- Take the money out of politics!

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Workers To Benefit From Public Financial Management Courses
    Workers To Benefit From Public Financial Management Courses

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Twenty two public sector employees are to benefit from a series of courses, aimed at increasing the understanding of Public Financial Management (PFM) challenges, and creating tools and approaches to help the administration adopt improved PFM practices.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • PATH Top Students Focused On Achieving Success

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- When 18-year old Kimberly Burnett applied for the 2013 Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) Top Achievers Award, she never envisaged emerging the top female and, in the process, copping the top prize of $150,000. 

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • University of Guyana adjusts tuition fees for the 2014/2015 academic year

    GEORGETOWN (UoG) -- The University of Guyana Council has approved the proposed tuition adjustment for the institution effective from the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • JTB, TPDCo Montego Bay Offices Being Relocated

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Work has commenced to build new offices for the relocation of Jamaica Tourist Board’s (JTB) and Tourism Product Development Company Limited’s (TPDCo) Montego Bay operations.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • $1B Groundwater System For Innswood, St. Catherine

    KINGSTON, (JIS) -- The National Water Commission (NWC) will undertake development of a $1 billion artificial groundwater system at Innswood, St. Catherine.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014

CC

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  • SASOD Honoured with 2014 Red Ribbon Award

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) was honoured with the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for Advocacy and Human Rights at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2014.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says it is deeply saddened that a number of great friends in the fight against HIV may have been lost in the devastating crash of Malaysia flight MH17 last week.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • CARICOM And Japan To Hold First Summit

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will meet with Japanese Prime Minister His Excellency Shinzo Abe in the first ever CARICOM-Japan Summit on 28 July 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • Statement By Irwin Larocque On The Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the killing of three Israeli teenagers and the revenge killing of a young Palestinian.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Migrant Awareness Raising Sessions Held in Guyana

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The first of a series of training sessions intended to heighten awareness of risk factors affecting mobile and migrant populations in Guyana was held here on 24 and 25 June 2014.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • PAHO and UNAIDS Convene Meetings in Georgetown

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and youth across the region was a major agenda item when the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) convened a three-day meeting in Georgetown last week.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Top Priorities for Implementation Strategic Plan for the Community (2015-2019): Repositioning CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Strategic Plan for the Community, approved by CARICOM Heads at their 35th Regular Meeting in Antigua and Barbuda July 1-4 2014, identifies eight integrated Strategic Priorities for the Community over the five-year period, 2015-2019, and key areas of interventions for each.

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Communiqué Issued At The Conclusion Of The Thirty-Fifth Regular Meeting Of The Conference Of Heads Of Government Of The Caribbean Community

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Thirty-Fifth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Dickenson Bay, Antigua and Barbuda, from 1-4 July 2014.

    Monday, 07 July 2014
  • CARICOM Heads approve Region’s first ever strategic plan

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Heads of Government approved the first ever strategic plan for the Caribbean Community.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community 2015 – 2019: Repositioning CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Why a new strategic plan and what do we hope to achieve.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • CARICOM to get Debt Advocacy Team

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Debt Advocacy Team is to be appointed to campaign for debt relief and/or debt amelioration on behalf of highly indebted CARICOM Member States.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Corps CARICOM Day Message

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The vision of the leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) articulated forty one (41) years ago has translated in today’s mandate of achieving regional integration through engaging, promoting and providing opportunities to Caribbean Member States to collectively direct the way forward.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • “Celebrating CARICOM” Day with the CARICOM song!

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Forty one years ago (July 4, 1973) the founding fathers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) came together and signed the Treaty of Chaguaramas which established the Community.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • Violence, cruelty, inequity and injustice … not our destiny says Triennial Awardee

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Ms. Marion Bethel, the eleventh recipient of the CARICOM Triennial Award for Women, in her acceptance speech, struck a resounding note  in her call to governments and civil society “to commit  wholeheartedly to zero tolerance for violence against women and girls” and to the “pursuit of a fifty percent representation of women in Parliament”.

    Thursday, 03 July 2014
  • Business Development
    Business Development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM Heads of Government engaged private sector ‘Captains of Industry’ on fostering business growth in the region, as several key development issues took centre stage on the first full day of the 35th annual CARICOM Heads of Government conference in St. John’s Antigua/Barbuda, Wednesday July 2nd 2014.

    Thursday, 03 July 2014

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  • Barbados Are New U17 Champs
    Barbados Are New U17 Champs

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Dikembe Wilson struck an unbeaten half-century, allowing Barbados to be crowned the new Regional Under-17 champions, following a seven-wicket victory over Jamaica on Tuesday here.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Windies V Bangladesh Series To Be Sponsored By Dhaka Bank

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that it has signed a deal with Total Sports Marketing (TSM) for title sponsorship for the forthcoming West Indies versus Bangladesh Series.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Barbados Crowned U17 Champs
    Barbados Crowned U17 Champs

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Results from the final round of matches in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Tuesday here:

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Barnes’ 105* Moves Jamaica Up
    Barnes’ 105* Moves Jamaica Up

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Brad Barnes became the first batsman to gather a hundred and piloted Jamaica to a six-wicket victory over Leeward Islands, reviving their title hopes in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Monday here.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • WICB Welcomes New Director Azim Bassarath
    WICB Welcomes New Director Azim Bassarath

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- President of the West Indies Cricket Board Mr. Dave Cameron welcomed new director Mr. Azim Bassarath. Mr. Bassarath has joined the Board of Directors replacing Dr. Allen Sammy.

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014
  • Batsmen Rally: W'Wards, T&T, Guyana Win
    Batsmen Rally: W'Wards, T&T, Guyana Win

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Half-centuries from Anil Matthew and Emmanuel Stewart formalised a tense, five-wicket victory for Windward Islands over Barbados, moving them to the top of the table in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Sunday here.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Guyana Deflate U17 Holders T&T
    Guyana Deflate U17 Holders T&T

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Their batting, led by half-centuries from Sherfane Rutherford and Adrian Sukwah, set things up and their bowling formalised a 62-run victory for Guyana which condemned host and holders Trinidad & Tobago to their third straight defeat in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Friday here.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Jamaica, Windwards Claim Victory
    Jamaica, Windwards Claim Victory

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Title-holders Trinidad & Tobago produced a limp batting performance and suffered their second straight defeat, when Jamaica topped them by seven wickets in the second round of the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Thursday here.

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Regional U19 Stays In Guyana
    Regional U19 Stays In Guyana

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that the Regional Under-19 Tournament will be played in Guyana as originally scheduled.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • WICB Announces U17 Tourney Changes
    WICB Announces U17 Tourney Changes

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has advised of the revised match schedule for Regional Under-17 Tournament taking place here.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Regional U15 Tourney Starts July 22
    Regional U15 Tourney Starts July 22

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Holders Trinidad & Tobago will start their defence against Windward Islands at the Kensington Cricket Club ground, when the Regional Under-15 Tournament opens on Tuesday, July 22, in Jamaica.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Change Of Match Schedule For Regional Under-17 Tournament
    Change Of Match Schedule For Regional Under-17 Tournament

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that due to logistical challenges, the schedule of the Regional Under-17 Tournament has been revised.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • TT To Start Under-17 Title Defence Today
    TT To Start Under-17 Title Defence Today

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Trinidad and Tobago will start their West Indies Cricket Board/ Tobago House of Assembly Regional Under-17 title defence against Barbados from 10 a.m. today at Louidore in Tobago confident of continuing their good record at the venue.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • Sammy Hoping Fletcher’s Form Continues
    Sammy Hoping Fletcher’s Form Continues

    ROSEAU, Dominica (WICB) -- West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy has hailed the performances of Man-of-the-Series Andre Fletcher, and says he hopes the top order batsman can now cement his place in the regional squad.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • Sir Curtly - Revisit 2-Bouncers Per Over
    Sir Curtly - Revisit 2-Bouncers Per Over

    LONDON, England (WICB) -- As England prepare to do battle with India in one of their most important Test series of modern times, one of the greats of international cricket has warned the game’s rulers they risk driving the fans away.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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