Sra. X. Fernandes Ganador Di E Outo Den Eksitos...

WILLEMSTAD -- E ganador ta konosí! Sra. Fernandes ta bai kas ku e Mitsubishi Attrage 2014 di Caribbean Motors Company ku Digicel Kòrsou a pone na disposish...

Presentan "Proyectos De Vida" En San Sebastián...

SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- La primera dama, Wiilma Pastrana Jiménez, continuó hoy con su plan de visitas a los planteles escolares del país para presentar...

Jobs on Hold

BRIDGETOWN -- ​As many as 320 jobs that were expected to be generated this year for the refurbishing of a South Coast hotel and later, for its operation, a...

Helena Croes Ta Gradua Na Universidad Di Aruba

ORANJESTAD (BUVO) -- Helena Dolores Croes a ricibi dia 1 di september ultimo su bul na Universidad di Aruba na e facultad huridico.

Brazil Taekwondo Stichting A Reuni Hunto Cu Su ...

ORANJESTAD -- Diabierna anochi Brazil Taekwondo Stichting a reuni hunto cu su directiva tocante di e preparacionnan cu tabata tin plania pa BBQ y Car wash di...

$34M profit

BRIDGETOWN -- Barbadian Conglomerate Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) is recording a substantial increase in profit even as many local companies say they ar...

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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    WILLEMSTAD -- E ganador ta konosí! Sra. Fernandes ta bai kas ku e Mitsubishi Attrage 2014 di Caribbean Motors Company ku Digicel Kòrsou a pone na disposishon di su klientenan.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Presentan "Proyectos De Vida" En San Sebastián Y Camuy
    Presentan "Proyectos De Vida" En San Sebastián Y Camuy

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- La primera dama, Wiilma Pastrana Jiménez, continuó hoy con su plan de visitas a los planteles escolares del país para presentar las iniciativas relacionadas a los Proyectos de Vida que integra desde su oficina.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Jobs on Hold

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    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Helena Croes Ta Gradua Na Universidad Di Aruba
    Helena Croes Ta Gradua Na Universidad Di Aruba

    ORANJESTAD (BUVO) -- Helena Dolores Croes a ricibi dia 1 di september ultimo su bul na Universidad di Aruba na e facultad huridico.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Brazil Taekwondo Stichting A Reuni Hunto Cu Su Directiva
    Brazil Taekwondo Stichting A Reuni Hunto Cu Su Directiva

    ORANJESTAD -- Diabierna anochi Brazil Taekwondo Stichting a reuni hunto cu su directiva tocante di e preparacionnan cu tabata tin plania pa BBQ y Car wash di diadomingo, Danica Delamore kende ta e secretaria a haci e taak verdeling.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
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    ORANJESTAD (MEP) -- Siman pasa Parlamento di Aruba a recibi e Cuenta Anual di Pais Aruba pa 2013 y hunto cu esaki e rapport di e investigacion cu Algemene Rekenkamer (ARA) a haci riba e cuenta aki.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
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    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
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    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- I am very excited to welcome you here today, as we seek to update the public on this very important project.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Líder De UTIER Rechaza Sabotaje Por Colapso De Torres De AEE

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente de la Unión de Trabajadores de la Industria Eléctrica y Riego (UTIER), Ángel Figueroa Jaramillo rechazó el martes luego que se le adjudicara a los unionados los supuestos actos de sabotaje que provocaron el colapso de dos torres de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE) cerca del Vertedero Municipal de Juana Díaz a las 11:00 de la mañana del lunes.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Se Roban Herramientas Y Pintura De Escuela De Carolina

    CAROLINA (CNM) -- La Policía informó que un escalamiento se reportó en horas de la mañana del martes en la Escuela Vocacional Carlos F. Daniel de Carolina.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Nueve Asesinatos En Fin De Semana Del Día Del Trabajo

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El fin de semana largo del Día del Trabajo, terminó con nueve asesinatos, según la información provista por la Policía.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Buenas Notas A Oficina Regional De Pasaportes Y Servicios En Auditoría Federal

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El secretario de Estado, David E. Bernier, se mostró el martes, complacido con los resultados de la auditoría federal que recibió la gestión de pasaportes que se realiza desde la oficina de servicios en Mayagüez, tras su reapertura el pasado 14 de mayo de 2013.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Reafirman Que Solo La Estadidad Garantiza La Ciudadanía Americana

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La exaspirante al Senado por el Partido Nuevo Progresista (PNP), Zoé Laboy, reaccionó indignada el martes con que el Partido Popular Democrático (PPD) establezca que cualquier definición del Estado Libre Asociado (ELA) podrá garantizar la ciudadanía americana.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Gobernador Dice Que Auditoria En Educación Especial Es Por Sospecha De Mal Uso De Fondos

    ISABELA (CNM) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla dijo el martes, que aunque ha escuchado información sobre el mal uso de fondos en el programa de Educación Especial no debería llegar a tal conclusión hasta tanto culmine la auditoria solicitada a dicho programa.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • García Padilla Critica Al BSN Ante Desempeño De Selección Nacional

    ISABELA (CNM) -- Al confesar que sufrió mucho con el desempeño de la Selección Nacional de Baloncesto en el Mundial de Baloncesto Sevilla 2014, el gobernador Alejandro García Padilla lanzó el martes una fuerte crítica al Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) por utilizar fondos públicos para contratar jugadores extranjeros.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Revelan En El Senado Que ASEM Debe Más De $17 Millones A La AEE En Facturas Atrasadas

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Administración de Servicios Médicos reconoció el martes, ante la Comisión de Asuntos Energéticos y Recursos del Agua del Senado que mantiene una deuda con la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE), ascendente a 17.5 millones de dólares debido a problemas financieros que lleva confrontando  por varios años.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
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    2014-0902-bb-dn-Andrew PilgrimAttorney at law Andrew Pilgrim.BRIDGETOWN -- Attorney at law Andrew Pilgrim challenged a decision made by Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday, after he remanded a man overnight.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Inician Vistas En Torno A Medida Que Incluye Nuevos Delitos Y Modifica Término De Prohibición Para Ocupar Un Cargo Público

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Comisión Cameral  de Gobierno inició el martes, las vistas públicas en torno al Proyecto de la Cámara 1711, de los representantes Jesús Santa Rodríguez y Carlos “Johnny” Méndez,  que enmienda la ley que establece las prohibiciones e inhabilidades para aspirar a cargos públicos (Ley 50), a fin de incluir nuevos delitos y modificar el término de la prohibición de ocupar algún puesto o cargo en ciertos casos.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • DDEC Presenta Estructura Y Planes Para Desarrollar Este Sector Emergente En La Isla

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Puerto Rico tiene ahora la estructura que le permitirá desarrollar la industria del turismo médico y posicionarse como uno de los principales destino en dicho mercado.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Jacobs To Focus On Fitness In New Role
    Jacobs To Focus On Fitness In New Role

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (WICB) -- Newly appointed head coach of the senior national cricket team, Ridley Jacobs, said that with the assistance of his “experienced” management staff, the national training squad will be put through a series of endurance and technical exercises this week.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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  • First Night Of The Fifth Year Of Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival -A Memorable Evening And Very Special Music Spectacle
    First Night Of The Fifth Year Of Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival -A Memorable Evening And Very Special Music Spectacle

    WILLEMSTAD (CSN) -- The opening night of the 2014 Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival can be written down in history as again a huge success.

    Saturday, 30 August 2014
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    Caribbean Tourism Numbers Growing Fueled By US Confidence

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CTO) -- The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
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    WILLEMSTAD -- Het Gerecht in eerste aanleg van Curaçao heeft op vrijdag 29 augustus 2014 uitspraak gedaan in de zaak Magnus.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
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    LONDON, England -- I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 – fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For July 2014
    STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For July 2014

    HENDERSONVILLE, TN, U.S.A. (STR) -- The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 167 hotels totaling 28,140 rooms, according to the July 2014 STR Construction Pipeline Report.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
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    WILLEMSTAD -- Ecopower International, een lokale duurzame energie bedrijf, is al geruime tijd bezig met de ontwikkeling van het Zakito Deep Seawater District Cooling project (ook wel bekend als SWAC).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
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    Saturday, 23 August 2014
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    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
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    LACNIC Caribbean 6 - CaribNog 8 -The Internet Event Held In The Caribbean

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    Friday, 22 August 2014
  • Barbuda Overhauls Reef And Fisheries Management For Sustainability
    Barbuda Overhauls Reef And Fisheries Management For Sustainability

    CODRINGTON, Barbuda -- The Barbuda Council signed into law today a sweeping set of new ocean management regulations that zone their coastal waters, strengthen fisheries management, and establish a network of marine sanctuaries.

    Monday, 18 August 2014
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    Canals And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
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    Organisadónan Di Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Ta Kla Pa ‘Rumble’

    WILLEMSTAD (CSN) -- Faltando apenas dos siman pa e di sinku edishon di Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival, organisadónan di e festival a informá  ku tur preparashon ta riba skema i ku di nan parti nan ta ‘Ready To Rumble’.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • RBC Caribbean Economic Report -July 2014
    RBC Caribbean Economic Report -July 2014

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (RBC) -- Caribbean slips on 2014 UN Human Development Index -In 2013, Cuba retained the highest ranking on the UN’s HDI in the Caribbean, holding the 44th highest level of Human Development globally since 2012.

    Sunday, 10 August 2014
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    LONDON, England -- On May 7th, 2015 Britain will hold a general election. Under the terms of its Fixed Term Parliament Act, this date, which forms a part of the agreement that established the coalition government, may not be varied other than by new legislation.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight
    No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight

    LONDON, England -- It is alarming that Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, John Beale, has publicly stated that CARICOM (the 15-nation Caribbean Community) is “inactive” and needs to take a position on the issue of Caribbean rums being wiped-out of the US market.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014

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  • Alicia Bárcena Received Honoris Causadoctorate From University Of Oslo

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    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Recibió Doctorado Honoris Causaen La Universidad De Oslo

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, se convirtió hoy en la primera mujer latinoamericana en ser investida como doctora honoris causa en la Universidad de Oslo, Noruega, junto a otras 16 personalidades, hombres y mujeres, de diferentes disciplinas y nacionalidades.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
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    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Today, representatives of the region’s Member States and United Nations experts meeting at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile, advocated a strengthening of existing regional mechanisms for the implementation and accountability of the post-2015 development agenda.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • CEPAL Acoge Consulta Regional Sobre La Rendición De Cuentas De La Agenda Post-2015

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) --  Representantes de Estados miembros de la región y expertos de Naciones Unidas reunidos en la sede de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), en Santiago de Chile, abogaron hoy por fortalecer los mecanismos regionales existentes para la implementación y la rendición de cuentas de la agenda de desarrollo post-2015.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • 51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled
    51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled

    LONDON, England -- I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 – fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Who Will Write Today's Caribbean's History

    LONDON, England -- As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
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    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
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    Special Outlook Issued To Discuss Results Of Aircraft Reconnaissance Mission

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 04:50PM) -- An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is continuing to investigate the area of disturbed weather moving over and north of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.

    Friday, 22 August 2014
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    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 04:00PM) -- Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the circulation associated with the small low pressure area approaching the Leeward Islands is poorly defined.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
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    Too Soon To Say A Gulf Coast Hurricane But Development Possible In Caribbean

    STATE COLLEGE, PA, U.S.A. (AccuWeather | Aug. 20, 09:12PM) -- While it is too early to say for sure that a hurricane will hit the Gulf coast before the end of August, there may be a threat for the United States and Caribbean islands from the Atlantic in the coming days.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
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    Canals And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
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    Scotland’s Independence: Should The Commonwealth Caribbean Care?

    LONDON, England -- On September 18, the electorate in Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide if Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom (UK).

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
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    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Desde hoy se encuentra disponible en internet una nueva edición de Revista CEPAL, principal publicación académica de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, que incluye 10 artículos de destacados especialistas sobre diversos temas de la problemática económica y social de varios países de la región.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014
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    LONDON, England -- On May 7th, 2015 Britain will hold a general election. Under the terms of its Fixed Term Parliament Act, this date, which forms a part of the agreement that established the coalition government, may not be varied other than by new legislation.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight
    No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight

    LONDON, England -- It is alarming that Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, John Beale, has publicly stated that CARICOM (the 15-nation Caribbean Community) is “inactive” and needs to take a position on the issue of Caribbean rums being wiped-out of the US market.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014

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    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014
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    Caribbean Tourism Numbers Growing Fueled By US Confidence

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CTO) -- The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • 51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled
    51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled

    LONDON, England -- I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 – fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For July 2014
    STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For July 2014

    HENDERSONVILLE, TN, U.S.A. (STR) -- The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 167 hotels totaling 28,140 rooms, according to the July 2014 STR Construction Pipeline Report.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
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    Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Concerned that climate change could lead to an intensification of the global hydrological cycle, Caribbean stakeholders are working to ensure it is included in the region’s plans for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Season One Of HBO’s “The Leftovers” Comes To An End

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- The HBO original drama series The Leftovers wraps up its first season with the episode titled “The Prodigal Son Returns,” premiering one week after the originally scheduled date, on Sunday, September 7th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • HBO Offers A Month Of Thrills With Its September Movie Lineup In The Caribbean

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- No other channel brings viewers more of the excitement and adrenaline rush of the biggest Hollywood hits than HBO, offering subscribers in the Caribbean a new film every Saturday during the month September at 22:00 hrs AST*.

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • Los Más Pequeños También Sufren El Cambio Climático En El Caribe
    Los Más Pequeños También Sufren El Cambio Climático En El Caribe

    CASTRIES, Santa Lucía (IPS) -- Al diseñar las estrategias para lidiar con el cambio climático es común olvidarse de las niñas y los niños, a pesar de que tienen menos recursos para defenderse en situaciones problemáticas.

    Monday, 25 August 2014
  • UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is viewing the Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September, 2014 as an important opportunity to engage the international community on the development challenges facing the Region.

    Sunday, 24 August 2014
  • Tropical Disturbance Becomes A Tropical Depression Near Hispaniola
    Tropical Disturbance Becomes A Tropical Depression Near Hispaniola

    ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A. (TWCC | 05:30PM EDT) -- A tropical disturbance near Hispaniola has finally gained a center of circulation, and as of the 5 p.m. Eastern advisory, the National Hurricane Center has upgraded the disturbance to a tropical depression.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Who Will Write Today's Caribbean's History

    LONDON, England -- As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
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    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • OAS Organizes Workshop To Review Sustainable Energy Initiatives In The Caribbean

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- Representatives of regional and global development partners in the energy sector of the Caribbean are today meeting with senior energy officials from Caribbean countries in a regional workshop organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) in Saint Lucia aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of donor interventions in the region.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • OEA Organiza Taller Para Revisar Iniciativas De Energía Sostenible En El Caribe

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- Representantes de organizaciones asociadas a nivel regional y mundial del sector de la energía del Caribe se reúnen hoy con altos funcionarios del sector en el marco del taller regional organizado por la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) en Santa Lucía que busca fortalecer la eficacia de las intervenciones de los donantes en la región.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Caribe Insular Esperanzado Con Cumbre Climática De Samoa
    Caribe Insular Esperanzado Con Cumbre Climática De Samoa

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (IPS) -- En el marco de los diversos desafíos que plantea el cambio climático, la conferencia internacional que se realizará en septiembre en Samoa es una oportunidad para que los pequeños estados insulares en desarrollo del Caribe cambien el curso de los acontecimientos.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre
    Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre

    MARIGOT -- La Directrice de l’Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin, Silviane John, félicite ses homologues de Sint-Maarten et d’Anguille après l’annonce de Copa Airlines le week end dernier qui va augmenter la fréquence de ses vols entre Panama City et Saint-Martin de 2 à 4 par semaine pour finalement proposer 5 vols par semaine à compter du mois de décembre 2014.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations
    On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • 4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe
    4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe

    BASSE-TERRE -- La collectivité régionale est très fière de s’associer pour la deuxième fois à l’Open de golf de Saint-François-Région Guadeloupe, le plus grand tournoi professionnel international de la discipline dans toute la Caraïbe, qui se déroulera du 29 au 31 mai 2014 au golf international de Saint-François.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • VIe Sommet Des Chefs d’Etats Et De Gouvernements De l’Association Des Etats De La Caraïbe

    BASSE-TERRE -- Suite à l’adhésion officielle de la Guadeloupe à l’Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (AEC) en qualité de membre associé en son nom propre, la Région Guadeloupe participera au VIe Sommet des Chefs d’Etats et de Gouvernements de l’AEC, le.premier auquel prendra part notre territoire en tant que membre associé.

    Monday, 28 April 2014
  • Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife
    Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife

    GRAND CASE, Saint Martin -- Residents and tourists of all ages are invited to learn a little about island wildlife every week, at the booth hosted by the Les Fruits de Mer Association at the Mardis de Grand Case street fair each Tuesday. 

    Monday, 10 March 2014
  • Yacht Agent Yacht Assistance® Represented In Florida At Fort Lauderdale

    MARIGOT -- Yacht Assistance® / Maritime Services, a ship and yacht agency with headquarters in St.Martin-St.Maarten in the Caribbean announced that as from February 10, 2014 they also have a representation in Fort Lauderdale in addition to the many Caribbean Islands, the Mediterranean and other parts of the world.

    Friday, 14 February 2014
  • La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica
    La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sánchez es un pequeño y central distrito comercial en Pequeña Martinica, la diminuta isla que forma parte del estado de Granada y que corre el riesgo de volverse aún más diminuta.

    Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique
    Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sanchez is a small central business district in Petite Martinique, the tiny island that forms part of the tri-nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin
    Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin

    MARIGOT (CSTA) -- The Dutch sail training vessel WYLDE SWAN, which is the largest two mast top sail schooner in the world, has sailed on Wednesday January 22, 2014 from the Port of Galisbay Marigot with approx.

    Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014
    Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014

    PARIS, France -- The 2014 Tour de Martinique race was officially presented by the Association Ven Dan Vwèl 972 at the Paris boat show on Saturday, 7th of July with the event ambassador Bertrand de Broc, who has just returned from the Transat Jacques Vabre race.

    Sunday, 08 December 2013
  • Caribbean Energy Transition In The Spotlight In Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE -- The first Caribbean conference on energy transition (CTEC 2013) held last week in Martinique (October 22 and 23) has been hailed a success.

    Saturday, 02 November 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes wins the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal at the Caribbean Shipping Association‘s 43rd Annual General Meeting in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas attended.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Au cours de la 43ème Assemblée Générale de la Caribbean Shipping Association (C.S.A.) qui s’est tenue du 7 au 9 octobre 2013 à Panama, les 350 représentants du monde du shipping, de la Caraïbe et de la zone Amérique centrale ont mené les réflexions sur la prochaine ouverture (fin 2015) du 3ème jeu d’écluses du Canal de Panama qui permettra le passage de navires de plus de 6000 TEUS.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors
    Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has unveiled a fully integrated multi-media Destination Guadeloupe Islands Specialist training program targeted at North American travel advisors.

    Friday, 11 October 2013

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  • Presentan "Proyectos De Vida" En San Sebastián Y Camuy
    Presentan "Proyectos De Vida" En San Sebastián Y Camuy

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- La primera dama, Wiilma Pastrana Jiménez, continuó hoy con su plan de visitas a los planteles escolares del país para presentar las iniciativas relacionadas a los Proyectos de Vida que integra desde su oficina.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Líder De UTIER Rechaza Sabotaje Por Colapso De Torres De AEE

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente de la Unión de Trabajadores de la Industria Eléctrica y Riego (UTIER), Ángel Figueroa Jaramillo rechazó el martes luego que se le adjudicara a los unionados los supuestos actos de sabotaje que provocaron el colapso de dos torres de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE) cerca del Vertedero Municipal de Juana Díaz a las 11:00 de la mañana del lunes.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Se Roban Herramientas Y Pintura De Escuela De Carolina

    CAROLINA (CNM) -- La Policía informó que un escalamiento se reportó en horas de la mañana del martes en la Escuela Vocacional Carlos F. Daniel de Carolina.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Nueve Asesinatos En Fin De Semana Del Día Del Trabajo

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El fin de semana largo del Día del Trabajo, terminó con nueve asesinatos, según la información provista por la Policía.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Buenas Notas A Oficina Regional De Pasaportes Y Servicios En Auditoría Federal

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El secretario de Estado, David E. Bernier, se mostró el martes, complacido con los resultados de la auditoría federal que recibió la gestión de pasaportes que se realiza desde la oficina de servicios en Mayagüez, tras su reapertura el pasado 14 de mayo de 2013.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Reafirman Que Solo La Estadidad Garantiza La Ciudadanía Americana

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La exaspirante al Senado por el Partido Nuevo Progresista (PNP), Zoé Laboy, reaccionó indignada el martes con que el Partido Popular Democrático (PPD) establezca que cualquier definición del Estado Libre Asociado (ELA) podrá garantizar la ciudadanía americana.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Gobernador Dice Que Auditoria En Educación Especial Es Por Sospecha De Mal Uso De Fondos

    ISABELA (CNM) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla dijo el martes, que aunque ha escuchado información sobre el mal uso de fondos en el programa de Educación Especial no debería llegar a tal conclusión hasta tanto culmine la auditoria solicitada a dicho programa.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • García Padilla Critica Al BSN Ante Desempeño De Selección Nacional

    ISABELA (CNM) -- Al confesar que sufrió mucho con el desempeño de la Selección Nacional de Baloncesto en el Mundial de Baloncesto Sevilla 2014, el gobernador Alejandro García Padilla lanzó el martes una fuerte crítica al Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) por utilizar fondos públicos para contratar jugadores extranjeros.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Revelan En El Senado Que ASEM Debe Más De $17 Millones A La AEE En Facturas Atrasadas

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Administración de Servicios Médicos reconoció el martes, ante la Comisión de Asuntos Energéticos y Recursos del Agua del Senado que mantiene una deuda con la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE), ascendente a 17.5 millones de dólares debido a problemas financieros que lleva confrontando  por varios años.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Inician Vistas En Torno A Medida Que Incluye Nuevos Delitos Y Modifica Término De Prohibición Para Ocupar Un Cargo Público

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Comisión Cameral  de Gobierno inició el martes, las vistas públicas en torno al Proyecto de la Cámara 1711, de los representantes Jesús Santa Rodríguez y Carlos “Johnny” Méndez,  que enmienda la ley que establece las prohibiciones e inhabilidades para aspirar a cargos públicos (Ley 50), a fin de incluir nuevos delitos y modificar el término de la prohibición de ocupar algún puesto o cargo en ciertos casos.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • DDEC Presenta Estructura Y Planes Para Desarrollar Este Sector Emergente En La Isla

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Puerto Rico tiene ahora la estructura que le permitirá desarrollar la industria del turismo médico y posicionarse como uno de los principales destino en dicho mercado.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Gobernador Firma Primeros Acuerdos Para Transformar La Educación Del País

    ISABELA (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla firmó hoy dos acuerdos entre el Departamento de Educación, el gobierno municipal de Isabela y los recintos de Aguadilla de la Universidad de Puerto Rico y la Universidad Interamericana que adelantan su política pública en cuanto a educación.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Salvador Dalí En La Habana
    Salvador Dalí En La Habana

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Hace exactamente diez años, durante un mes de junio que sumió a Madrid en una impresionante ola de calor, entré al Museo Reina Sofía cuyas salas albergaban una enorme muestra retrospectiva dedicada al centenario de Salvador Dalí (1904-1989).

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • VIH/sida Llama A Revisar Desventajas Sociales En Cuba
    VIH/sida Llama A Revisar Desventajas Sociales En Cuba

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Pocos habitantes del municipio de Centro Habana, en la capital de Cuba, saben que su vecino y educador de arte Mario Hernández vive desde hace más de 15 años con el virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH), causante del sida.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Los Grandes Del Deporte Llegan A Humacao

    HUMACAO -- El Deporte es uno de los temas favoritos de los puertorriqueños y a través de la historia, grandes momentos se han vivido, producto del talento de esta tierra.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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  • Jobs on Hold

    2014-0902-bb-dn-Tourists on beachThe winter season will soon commence.BRIDGETOWN -- ​As many as 320 jobs that were expected to be generated this year for the refurbishing of a South Coast hotel and later, for its operation, are now on hold.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • $34M profit

    2014-0902-bb-dn-Goddard Enterprises Limited GEL - Haggatt HallThe headquarters of Goddard Enterprises Limited at Haggatt Hall, St Michael.BRIDGETOWN -- Barbadian Conglomerate Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) is recording a substantial increase in profit even as many local companies say they are struggling to maintain profit levels.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Lawyer challenges court decision

    2014-0902-bb-dn-Andrew PilgrimAttorney at law Andrew Pilgrim.BRIDGETOWN -- Attorney at law Andrew Pilgrim challenged a decision made by Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday, after he remanded a man overnight.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Full Slate

    2014-0902-bb-dn-Ronald JonesMinister of Education Ronald Jones.BRIDGETOWN -- All temporary teachers will be returning to the island’s classrooms for the new school year which starts next Monday, says Minister of Education Ronald Jones.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Minister Optimistic In Face Of Expanded GDP

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The local gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by an estimated 1.5 percent in the first quarter 201 the 2014 financial year, according to the latest statistics published by the Economics and Statistics Office.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • CEC Says Physical Campus 'Soon Come'
    CEC Says Physical Campus 'Soon Come'

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The development of the Cayman Enterprise City campus will be underway before the end of 2014, the management team told CNS Business Wednesday.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Unlike Cayman: A Weekend Of Film, Art & Music

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- In celebration of its 30th anniversary, UWC Cayman Islands is collaborating with Friends of Film (FoF) and UNLIKE Festivals to host UNLIKE Cayman this month.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Gallery Remembers Ivan Ten Years On
    Gallery Remembers Ivan Ten Years On

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- A photographic exhibition will open at the NGCI this weekend commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan featuring the work of well-known local artists as well as lesser known photographers who captured the devastating event.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Pension Cases Drag On

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The National Pensions Office has revealed that just four of the cases being pursued in the courts against delinquent employers have been closed since its last update in February.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Local Gov’t Minister meets with La Penitence Market vendors

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- As the national ‘Clean-up my Country’ initiative continues, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Norman Whittaker, City Engineer Colvern Venture, Director of Solid Waste, Walter Narine and members of the City constabulary, other members of the Local Government Ministry and Member of Parliament, Manzoor Nadir today met with vendors of La Penitence Market to discuss areas of concerns and ways in which the Ministry can aid them.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Another piece of misinformation debunked by GFC

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- As part of the Guyana Forestry Commission's (GFC) Public Education and awareness activities, GFC reminds the General Public that the reallocation of State Forest: either as a State Forest Permission (SFP), State Forest Exploratory Permit (SFEP) or Timber Sales Agreement/Wood Cutting Lease (TSA/WCL) is done via a very public and transparent GFC Board approved process.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Lawyer gets bail

    2014-0901-bb-dn-Marlon GordonAttorney at law Marlon Gordon. (Picture by Nigel Browne.)BRIDGETOWN -- Attorney at Law Marlon Markland Gordon was granted bail of $3 000 with one surety when he appeared in the District 'A' Magistrates' Court No. 1 today.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Crop low

    2014-0901-bb-dn-Andrews Sugar FactoryBRIDGETOWN -- Barbados’ plummeting sugar production appears set for what could be a most embarrassing performance next year.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Fatal slip

    2014-0901-bb-dn-Car DeathDEADLY ACCIDENT: Residents looking at the area where Andrew Mayers lost his life. (Pictures by Reco Moore.)BRIDGETOWN -- Andrew Mayers probably worked under hundreds of cars in his job as an auto-body repairman.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Fees ‘best option’

    2014-0901-bb-dn-Ronald JonesMinister of Education Ronald Jones.BRIDGETOWN -- If the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) had not instituted fees at the University of the West Indies (UWI), it would have ended up sacrificing Barbados, says Minister of Education Ronald Jones.

    Monday, 01 September 2014

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  • CARICOM Kicks Off Government Procurement Consultations

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is viewing the Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September, 2014 as an important opportunity to engage the international community on the development challenges facing the Region.

    Sunday, 24 August 2014
  • Remarks by Philip McClauren At the Opening Ceremony for the Barbados Consultation On the CARICOM Rapid Alert System on the Exchange of Information on Dangerous (non-food) Consumer Goods (CARREX).

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Salutation! I bring greetings from the CARICOM Secretary General.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • CARICOM Moves to Harmonize Business Rules in CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has started work towards creating a harmonized framework within which companies and other businesses can be established and operate in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • Turks And Caicos Student Wins COTA 2014 Essay Competition

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Martha Bohlale Rakuoane, a student of the Helena J. Robinson High School, Turks and Caicos Islands, won the US$1,000 first prize of the Caribbean Organization of Tax Administrators (COTA) Essay Competition 2014.

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • CARICOM Secretary General Praises Jamaica’s Achievements on 52nd Independence Anniversary

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque lauded Jamaica’s resilience and fortitude in addressing fiscal and economic challenges, as he extended congratulations on the country’s 52nd anniversary as an independent nation.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • COHSOD Endorses Holistic Strategy to Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) has approved a Strategy and Plan to reduce the number of adolescent pregnancies in each country of the English- and Dutch speaking Caribbean by at least 20 %, over the five year period 2014 – 2019.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • CARICOM Canada project improving regional flow of CSME information

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- As part of its on-going efforts to advance the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), the CARICOM Secretariat is undertaking a six month project aimed at enhancing the distribution of information about the Single Market’s operations, regulatory systems and arrangements in CARICOM Member States.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • Statement on the Israel Palestine Conflict in Gaza

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reiterates its call for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza to bring an end to the hostilities and the appalling bloodshed being caused by the bombardments, shelling and ground invasion.

    Monday, 04 August 2014
  • AIDS 2014:

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Twentieth International AIDS conference is over.

    Friday, 01 August 2014
  • Regional Youth Business Training programme Expands

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Training for the region’s at-risk youth continues to grow, with the launch of the Creativity for Employment and Business, CEBO programme in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, July 21-26 2014.

    Friday, 01 August 2014
  • CARICOM Continues Consumer Protection Drive

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is forging ahead with promoting a rapid consumer protection alert system throughout CARICOM Member States.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • Welcome Remarks by Kamla Persad-Bissessar On the Occasion of First CARICOM-Japan Summit Trinidad and Tobago

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- I am delighted to once again welcome His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and his delegation to the shores of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, for his inaugural visit to the Caribbean.

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014
  • CARICOM And Turkey To Strengthen Relations:

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Turkey-CARICOM Consultation and Cooperation Mechanism Meeting of Foreign Ministers re-committed to strengthen existing fields of cooperation and to explore new areas to deepen interaction, according to the outcome document issued on its conclusion.

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014
  • CARICOM Leaders pleased with Japanese response on key issues

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “were heartened” by their Japanese counterpart’s positive response to a number of issues raised during their one-day summit on Monday.

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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  • Jacobs To Focus On Fitness In New Role
    Jacobs To Focus On Fitness In New Role

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (WICB) -- Newly appointed head coach of the senior national cricket team, Ridley Jacobs, said that with the assistance of his “experienced” management staff, the national training squad will be put through a series of endurance and technical exercises this week.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Guyana Under-19s To Play In Inter-County
    Guyana Under-19s To Play In Inter-County

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Guyana’s successful Under-19 cricket team, which won both the three-day and 50-over titles for the first time in the history of regional youth cricket, will be competing in the senior Inter-County competition starting on Thursday.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Berbice Honours Former Test Cricketers
    Berbice Honours Former Test Cricketers

    BERBICE, Guyana (WICB) -- Eleven past and present Berbice Test cricketers, along with cricketing administrators past and present, have been honoured by the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB).

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Chanderpaul Sends Warning With Big Ton
    Chanderpaul Sends Warning With Big Ton

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul issued a stern warning to Bangladesh ahead of Saturday’s start of the first Test, when he hammered a top class hundred in the Tour Match here Monday.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Shiv, Jeffers Punish Bangladesh
    Shiv, Jeffers Punish Bangladesh

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- A blazing century from Shane Jeffers and a typically resolute unbeaten half-century by Shiv Chanderpaul were the highlights for  St Kitts & Nevis on Day 2 of the three-day warm-up match on Sunday.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • President Optimistic About Regional Game
    President Optimistic About Regional Game

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Whycliffe 'Dave' Cameron is expressing optimism ahead of the revamped regional cricket set-up which should see the more players acquiring annual retainer contracts.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Hetmyer Clinches Lucrative Sponsorship
    Hetmyer Clinches Lucrative Sponsorship

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- He plies his trade with the Young Warriors Cricket Club, East Canje Berbice, and has built quite a reputation for himself among a few elite players to have scored centuries at the Regional U-19 level among other meritorious achievements.

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Chanderpaul To Play For SKN In Warm-Up
    Chanderpaul To Play For SKN In Warm-Up

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- The St Kitts & Nevis Cricket Association today named the 13-man squad to play the upcoming three-day match against Bangladesh.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • Sohag Gazi To Make An Early Return Home
    Sohag Gazi To Make An Early Return Home

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Bangladesh offspinner Sohag Gazi will return to Dhaka with the limited-overs contingent, skipping the three-day practice match against St Kitts & Nevis which starts tomorrow.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • Ramdin Ton One Of The Best - Sir Richie
    Ramdin Ton One Of The Best - Sir Richie

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Former West Indies stroke-maker Sir Richie Richardson has hailed Denesh Ramdin’s recent hundred against Bangladesh as one of the best ever one-day innings.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • Sir Richie Anticipating Test Domination
    Sir Richie Anticipating Test Domination

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- West Indies team manager Sir Richie Richardson has backed the regional side to use the momentum from the successful one-day series and also dominate Bangladesh in the upcoming Test series.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • Kiddy Cricketers Briefed On Speaking
    Kiddy Cricketers Briefed On Speaking

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Feeling nervous before giving a speech is natural and healthy. It shows you care about doing well.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Mcgrath - Lara Difficult To Anticipate
    Mcgrath - Lara Difficult To Anticipate

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Former Australian fast bowler Glen McGrath says that sledging former West Indies batsman Brian Lara could produce vastly different results, depending on the batsman’s frame of mind.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Narine Retains Spot In ICC ODI Rankings
    Narine Retains Spot In ICC ODI Rankings

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine maintained his number two position in the ICC ODI Bowling Rankings following a strong showing in the three-match series against Bangladesh.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Rain Washes Out Lone T20 International
    Rain Washes Out Lone T20 International

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Rain washed out the only Twenty20 International between West Indies and Bangladesh at Warner Park on Wednesday night.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014

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