Sheldon Cotterell Raring To Play For WI

KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- West Indies pacer Sheldon Cotterell says he is back to full fitness after a mild injury scare on the recent Sri Lanka 'A' cricket...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- The hierarchy of the Jamaica Franchise has thrown its support behind the inaugural professional system, which facilitates more re...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Windward Islands suffered another batting meltdown thanks to an eight-wicket haul from left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul, and ...

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  • Entregan Becas En Guaynabo A Estudiantes De Buen Rendimiento Académico

    GUYANABO (CNM) -- Sobre 400 estudiantes de las escuelas públicas de Guaynabo recibieron becas el martes por mantener buen aprovechamiento académico.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Recomendaciones Para Evitar Accidentes Eléctricos En Navidad

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente del Colegio de Peritos Electricista, William López ofreció una serie de recomendaciones el martes para evitar accidentes en esta Navidad por consecuencia de la mala instalación de adornos y artefactos eléctricos.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Movimiento Amplio De Mujeres Se Une A Campaña “Paz Para Las Mujeres”

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Miembros del colectivo feminista Movimiento Amplio de Mujeres se sumaron la mañana del martes a la campaña “Paz para las Mujeres” convocada por la Coordinadora Paz para la Mujer, Inc.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • CST Reclama Aprobación De La Crudita

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El director ejecutivo de la Comisión para la Seguridad en el Tránsito (CST) expresó el martes, su reclamo a la asamblea legislativa para que actúe de manera afirmativa sobre la medida  que aprueba los fondos necesarios para continuar las operaciones de la Autoridad de Carreteras (ACT) y el Departamento de Transportación de Obras Públicas (DTOP).

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Administradora Del CFSE Reitera Diálogo Con Empleados Gerenciales

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La administradora de la Corporación del Fondo del Seguro del Estado (CFSE), Liza Estrada Figueroa, reiteró el martes que el diálogo con los empleados gerenciales ha sido de apertura y transparencia en cuanto a lo que establece la Ley 66 de Sostenibilidad Fiscal.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Se Aproxima Carta Circular De Educación Sobre Igualdad De Género

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- En el marco del Día Internacional de No Más Violencia contra las Mujeres, el secretario interino del Departamento de Educación, Harry Valentín González, dijo el martes que próximamente darán a conocer la Carta Circular sobre la política de equidad de género en las escuelas.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • ASSMCA Exhorta A Disfrutar Días Navideños Con Moderación

    BAYAMÓN (CNM) -- Ante la llegada del Día de Acción de Gracias y con éste el comienzo de las festividades navideñas, la Administración de Servicios de Salud Mental y Contra la Adicción (ASSMCA) exhortó el martes al pueblo a disfrutar con moderación y aprovechar estos momentos para estrechar lazos de comunicación y unión con sus familias.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Cierran Tribunales Municipales En Peñuelas Y Jayuya

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La jueza presidenta del Tribunal Supremo, Lianna Fiol Matta ordenó el martes, el cierre de dos salas municipales en los pueblos de Peñuelas y Jayuya.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Agreden Reo En Guayama

    GUAYAMA (CNM) -- La Policía informó el martes, que a eso de las 2:00 de la tarde ocurrió una agresión agravada en hechos ocurridos en la Cárcel Mil de Guayama.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • DRNA Se Une Al Mensaje De No Más Violencia Contra La Mujer

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Con la convicción de que los seres humanos pueden cambiar patrones de conducta y encaminar acciones de paz, el Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales (DRNA) se unió el jueves, al mensaje de No Más Violencia contra la Mujer, informó la secretaria Carmen Guerrero Pérez.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Buscarán Participar En Fondos Federales Para Vivienda De Alquiler

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Asociación de Contratistas Generales será parte de un grupo de trabajo con la Autoridad para el Financiamiento para la Vivienda, para auscultar y conseguir 400 millones de dólares  en créditos contributivos federales que existen para la construcción de vivienda para alquiler.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Sheldon Cotterell Raring To Play For WI
    Sheldon Cotterell Raring To Play For WI

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- West Indies pacer Sheldon Cotterell says he is back to full fitness after a mild injury scare on the recent Sri Lanka 'A' cricket tour threatened his participation in the senior team's upcoming trip to South Africa.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Jamaicans Weigh In On New PCL System
    Jamaicans Weigh In On New PCL System

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- The hierarchy of the Jamaica Franchise has thrown its support behind the inaugural professional system, which facilitates more regional players to be retained on contracts.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Permaul Spins Jaguars To Thrilling Win
    Permaul Spins Jaguars To Thrilling Win

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Windward Islands suffered another batting meltdown thanks to an eight-wicket haul from left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul, and crashed to a 92-run defeat to Guyana Jaguars, in their second round game in the WICB Professional Cricket League here Monday.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Juventud Requiere Mirada A Su Diversidad
    Juventud Requiere Mirada A Su Diversidad

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Considerar la heterogeneidad y diversidad de las identidades juveniles dentro del proceso de transformaciones que vive Cuba es calificado de esencial por investigadores de las ciencias sociales de todo el país.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Barrio Periférico Debate Sobre Mujeres Negras Y Discriminación
    Barrio Periférico Debate Sobre Mujeres Negras Y Discriminación

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Llevar más conocimientos sobre la violencia de género a los actores locales para que luego los socialicen en sus comunidades, fue el objetivo del taller “Mujer negra, violencia y discriminaciones”, realizado en la barriada periférica de Pogolotti, en esta capital.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Campaña Por La No Violencia Gana Espacios
    Campaña Por La No Violencia Gana Espacios

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Hacer visible la violencia hacia las mujeres y las niñas como un primer paso para eliminarla es el propósito de la campaña nacional sobre el problema.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • La Habana Se Busca A Sí Misma
    La Habana Se Busca A Sí Misma

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Cuando le faltan cinco años para llegar a los quinientos de fundada, la ciudad de La Habana tiene una deuda histórica por dilucidar: definir con exactitud el lugar de su primer asentamiento, aunque tiene también otras tareas de urgencia, reforzadas por un importante reconocimiento.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Fen Seri Konsiltasyon Prezidan Michel Martelly Tap Fè Ak Klas Politik La E Sosyete Sivil La
    Fen Seri Konsiltasyon Prezidan Michel Martelly Tap Fè Ak Klas Politik La E Sosyete Sivil La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A.(VOA) -- Ann Ayiti, prezidan Michel Martelly mete fen nan seri konsiltasyon li te kòmanse ak klas politik la e sosyete sivil la depi 22 Septanm pase a san li pa rankontre ak 5 pati nan opozisyon an.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Prezidan Michel Martelly Ap Rankontre Lidè Medam Yo Sou Kriz La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A.(VOA) -- Ann Ayiti, Prezidan Michel Martelly ap rankontre asosyasyon meda m yo lendi 24 novanm nan kad seri konsiltasyon yo.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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  • Caribe Obligado A Elegir Entre Cambio Climático Y ODM
    Caribe Obligado A Elegir Entre Cambio Climático Y ODM

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (IPS) -- El cambio climático obliga a la Organización de Estados del Caribe Oriental (OECO), de nueve miembros, a elegir entre gastar sus escasos recursos en lidiar con las consecuencias del fenómeno o en alcanzar los urgentes objetivos de desarrollo.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Caribbean Tourism Sector Warned To Make Better Use Of Technology Or Risk Losing Business To Competitors

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (CTO) -- If the Caribbean tourism industry is not prepared to cater to visitors in this new digital age, they will lose business to destinations capable of doing so.

    Thursday, 30 October 2014
  • La Agricultura Caribeña Busca Atraer Jóvenes Con Las TIC
    La Agricultura Caribeña Busca Atraer Jóvenes Con Las TIC

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname (IPS) -- Un proyecto caribeño busca incentivar a los agricultores a que usen aplicaciones y otras tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC) para mejorar el conocimiento disponible con el que tomar decisiones beneficiosas para su actividad.

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
  • Cambio Climático En El Caribe Es Una Amenaza Inmediata Y Real
    Cambio Climático En El Caribe Es Una Amenaza Inmediata Y Real

    KINGSTOWN, San Vicente y las Granadinas (IPS) -- Cuando de cambio climático se trata, el primer ministro de San Vincente y las Granadinas, Ralph Gonsalves, no anda con rodeos y asegura que para los pequeños estados insulares en desarrollo (PEID), este es un tema de vida o muerte.

    Friday, 24 October 2014
  • Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again
    Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again

    ST MICHAEL, Barbados -- A student from Queen’s College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Trinidad And Tobago And Jamaican Students Share CAPE Awards
    Trinidad And Tobago And Jamaican Students Share CAPE Awards

    ST MICHAEL, Barbados -- Students from schools in Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica dominate the awards for the Most Outstanding Performance in the 2014 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Hurricane Gonzalo Swipes Virgin Islands; Late-Week Threat To Bermuda
    Hurricane Gonzalo Swipes Virgin Islands; Late-Week Threat To Bermuda

    ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A. (TWCC | 08:39 AM EDT) -- Hurricane Gonzalo is now pulling away from the Virgin Islands and northern Leeward Islands, but may target Bermuda later this week.

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014
  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Hospitales Inteligentes Contra Desastres Naturales En El Caribe
    Hospitales Inteligentes Contra Desastres Naturales En El Caribe

    PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad (IPS) -- Cuando se produjeron las inundaciones que devastaron la parte oriental del Caribe los últimos días de 2013, el nuevo hospital inteligente de San Vicente, abierto apenas unos pocos meses antes, superó la prueba de “mantenerse operativo durante e inmediatamente después de un desastre natural”.

    Monday, 29 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • The Changing Face Of Caribbean Migration
    The Changing Face Of Caribbean Migration

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Ruth Osman is attractive and well-groomed in tailored slacks and a patterned blouse, topped by a soft jacket worn open. Her demeanour and polished accent belie the stereotypical view that most Caribbean nationals have of Guyanese migrants.

    Thursday, 25 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 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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  • Entregan Becas En Guaynabo A Estudiantes De Buen Rendimiento Académico

    GUYANABO (CNM) -- Sobre 400 estudiantes de las escuelas públicas de Guaynabo recibieron becas el martes por mantener buen aprovechamiento académico.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Recomendaciones Para Evitar Accidentes Eléctricos En Navidad

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente del Colegio de Peritos Electricista, William López ofreció una serie de recomendaciones el martes para evitar accidentes en esta Navidad por consecuencia de la mala instalación de adornos y artefactos eléctricos.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Movimiento Amplio De Mujeres Se Une A Campaña “Paz Para Las Mujeres”

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Miembros del colectivo feminista Movimiento Amplio de Mujeres se sumaron la mañana del martes a la campaña “Paz para las Mujeres” convocada por la Coordinadora Paz para la Mujer, Inc.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • CST Reclama Aprobación De La Crudita

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El director ejecutivo de la Comisión para la Seguridad en el Tránsito (CST) expresó el martes, su reclamo a la asamblea legislativa para que actúe de manera afirmativa sobre la medida  que aprueba los fondos necesarios para continuar las operaciones de la Autoridad de Carreteras (ACT) y el Departamento de Transportación de Obras Públicas (DTOP).

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Administradora Del CFSE Reitera Diálogo Con Empleados Gerenciales

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La administradora de la Corporación del Fondo del Seguro del Estado (CFSE), Liza Estrada Figueroa, reiteró el martes que el diálogo con los empleados gerenciales ha sido de apertura y transparencia en cuanto a lo que establece la Ley 66 de Sostenibilidad Fiscal.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Se Aproxima Carta Circular De Educación Sobre Igualdad De Género

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- En el marco del Día Internacional de No Más Violencia contra las Mujeres, el secretario interino del Departamento de Educación, Harry Valentín González, dijo el martes que próximamente darán a conocer la Carta Circular sobre la política de equidad de género en las escuelas.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • ASSMCA Exhorta A Disfrutar Días Navideños Con Moderación

    BAYAMÓN (CNM) -- Ante la llegada del Día de Acción de Gracias y con éste el comienzo de las festividades navideñas, la Administración de Servicios de Salud Mental y Contra la Adicción (ASSMCA) exhortó el martes al pueblo a disfrutar con moderación y aprovechar estos momentos para estrechar lazos de comunicación y unión con sus familias.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Cierran Tribunales Municipales En Peñuelas Y Jayuya

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La jueza presidenta del Tribunal Supremo, Lianna Fiol Matta ordenó el martes, el cierre de dos salas municipales en los pueblos de Peñuelas y Jayuya.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Agreden Reo En Guayama

    GUAYAMA (CNM) -- La Policía informó el martes, que a eso de las 2:00 de la tarde ocurrió una agresión agravada en hechos ocurridos en la Cárcel Mil de Guayama.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • DRNA Se Une Al Mensaje De No Más Violencia Contra La Mujer

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Con la convicción de que los seres humanos pueden cambiar patrones de conducta y encaminar acciones de paz, el Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales (DRNA) se unió el jueves, al mensaje de No Más Violencia contra la Mujer, informó la secretaria Carmen Guerrero Pérez.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Buscarán Participar En Fondos Federales Para Vivienda De Alquiler

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Asociación de Contratistas Generales será parte de un grupo de trabajo con la Autoridad para el Financiamiento para la Vivienda, para auscultar y conseguir 400 millones de dólares  en créditos contributivos federales que existen para la construcción de vivienda para alquiler.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Juventud Requiere Mirada A Su Diversidad
    Juventud Requiere Mirada A Su Diversidad

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Considerar la heterogeneidad y diversidad de las identidades juveniles dentro del proceso de transformaciones que vive Cuba es calificado de esencial por investigadores de las ciencias sociales de todo el país.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Barrio Periférico Debate Sobre Mujeres Negras Y Discriminación
    Barrio Periférico Debate Sobre Mujeres Negras Y Discriminación

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Llevar más conocimientos sobre la violencia de género a los actores locales para que luego los socialicen en sus comunidades, fue el objetivo del taller “Mujer negra, violencia y discriminaciones”, realizado en la barriada periférica de Pogolotti, en esta capital.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Campaña Por La No Violencia Gana Espacios
    Campaña Por La No Violencia Gana Espacios

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Hacer visible la violencia hacia las mujeres y las niñas como un primer paso para eliminarla es el propósito de la campaña nacional sobre el problema.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • La Habana Se Busca A Sí Misma
    La Habana Se Busca A Sí Misma

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Cuando le faltan cinco años para llegar a los quinientos de fundada, la ciudad de La Habana tiene una deuda histórica por dilucidar: definir con exactitud el lugar de su primer asentamiento, aunque tiene también otras tareas de urgencia, reforzadas por un importante reconocimiento.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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  • Public Invited To Elmore Stoutt High School Christmas Concert

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Bands and Choir invite the public to their Annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 6, at 7:30pm at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Update: ESHS PTA Meeting To Be Held At Ebenezer Thomas Primary School

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Principal and staff of the Elmore Stoutt High School is informing parents and guardians of students attending the School, that the village PTA meeting scheduled for this afternoon will be held at the at the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School  and not at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cow’s Bay as was previously announced.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Food Handlers Participating In Lobster Fest Must Be Certified

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Food handlers in Anegada are urged to attend the Environmental Health Division’s educational sessions which is scheduled for this Wednesday November 26 at the Emile Dunlop Community Centre.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Temporary Closure Of Trellis Bay Parking Lot- Vehicles To Be Removed

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising the motoring public that the parking lot at Trellis Bay will be temporarily closed to the public from Tuesday November 25 to Thursday November 27.

    Monday, 24 November 2014
  • Temporary Closure Of Trellis Bay Parking Lot

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising the motoring public that the parking lot at Trellis Bay will be temporarily closed to the public from Tuesday November 25 to Thursday November 27.

    Monday, 24 November 2014
  • BVI Entrepreneurs Connect Over Ideas And Cocktails
    BVI Entrepreneurs Connect Over Ideas And Cocktails

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith OBE is pictured with His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE, Director of Trade and Consumer Affairs, Mrs. Karia Christopher and Global Entrepreneurship Week Coordinator, Sachkia Barnes of Barnes PR at Ideas and Cocktails held at the Mariner Inn Restaurant’s conference room on November 20. 

    Monday, 24 November 2014
  • GIS Day 2014: Discovering A World Through GIS
    GIS Day 2014: Discovering A World Through GIS

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- A scene from the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day public exhibit held on November 19 at the Central Administration Complex.

    Monday, 24 November 2014
  • Government Committed To Greenhouse And Harbour Development
    Government Committed To Greenhouse And Harbour Development

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Premier and Minster of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE reiterated the Government’s commitment to the completion of the Greenhouse Project in Paraquita Bay and the East End/ Long Look Harbour Development.

    Monday, 24 November 2014
  • Tourist Look-Out Spots Receive Face Lift From Clean-Up Programme
    Tourist Look-Out Spots Receive Face Lift From Clean-Up Programme

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Several of the most popular scenic tourist look-out spots on Tortola received a face lift this week, as a result of a clean-up programme initiated by the Ministry of Communications and Works in partnership with Virgin Islands Transportation Alliance (VITA).

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Government Consults Fishermen One-On-One On Protected Areas
    Government Consults Fishermen One-On-One On Protected Areas

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, the Conservation and Fisheries Department and the National Parks Trust visited several fishermen throughout the Territory last week, in an effort to raise awareness and promote an increased understanding of the recommended protected areas surrounding the islands of Anegada, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • BVI Post Invites Community To Donate Towards Christmas Gift Drive

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The community is invited to join the BVI Post in making a difference in the lives of the Territory’s children this Christmas by donating gifts through its gift drive initiative, ‘Bringing Christmas to You.’

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Civil Registry And Passport Office Donates 50 Inch Led Television
    Civil Registry And Passport Office Donates 50 Inch Led Television

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The Civil Registry and Passport Office donated a 50 inch LED flat screen Television to the Physiotherapy  Unit  in  the  new  Peebles  Hospital.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • BVI Premier Congratulates USVI Governor-Elect Kenneth E. Mapp

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- On behalf of the people and Government of the Virgin Islands, I extend congratulations to United States Virgin Islands Governor-Elect Kenneth E. Mapp and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Osbert Potter on their recent victories in the General Elections.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Public Invited To Inter-Secondary Schools Debate This Saturday

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The public is invited to join the Department of Education and the Territory’s secondary schools as they host the 2014-2015 Inter-Secondary Schools Debate Competition.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Tender For Operation Of A Gift Shop Concession

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The British Virgin Island Health Services Authority is soliciting competitive sealed proposals from qualified entities to manage, operate, maintain and promote the gift shop operation located within the lobby of the New Peebles Hospital building.

    Thursday, 20 November 2014

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  • Bush Postpones 30 Year Anniversary Bash

    2014-1125-ky-CNS-BushGEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The opposition leader, who is marking 30 years in Cayman politics this month, has postponed a public party at Pedro Castle, planned for this Friday, due to his wife’s ill-health.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Cops Deny Ignoring Jolly Roger Collision

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The police have said that the collision between the 45 tonne Jolly Roger and a group of teenagers in a boat made from cardboard, which occured on Saturday 15 November, was not reported to them until the Monday after the incident.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • CNB Robbers Acquitted

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The appeal court has overturned the convictions of four out of five men convicted of Cayman’s largest ever bank robbery.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Defendant’s Ex-Lover Went To Cops In Wake Of Row

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The court heard that the Leonard Antonio Ebanks’ former lover had gone to the police with the allegation that he had confessed to Frederic Bise’s murder just days after a major dispute between the two of them and the day after he walked out on her.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Progress Report Published On UK-CIG Shared Goals

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Just two weeks ahead of the Joint Ministerial Council in London between the UK government and its overseas territories set to take place during the first week of December a progress report on the agreed goals between Cayman and the UK governments has been made public.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women And 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign
    International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women And 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- Though we are mainly known for tropical weather and beautiful beaches, the Caribbean is also one of the most violent regions in the world and experiences a deplorable level of violence against women and girls.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Grand Court Jurors Report Date Changed

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- The Grand Court jury report date has been changed.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Travel Advisory: Polio Outbreak

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- The Cayman Islands’ Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kiran Kumar, has issued a travel advisory urging residents travelling to Pakistan to ensure that their immunisations against polio are up to date.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Plans To Reduce HIV And AIDS Underway

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- Minister of Health, Hon. Osbourne Bodden, along with Medical Officer of Health, Dr Kiran Kumar, attended the 13th Annual General Meeting of the Pan Caribbean Partnership (PANCAP) Against HIV and AIDS in Guadeloupe earlier this month.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • St. Kitts-Nevis Opens Largest Greenhouse In The Caribbean
    St. Kitts-Nevis Opens Largest Greenhouse In The Caribbean

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- At 24 meters tall and more than 14,000 sq ft, St. Kitts and Nevis has opened the largest greenhouse in the Caribbean region in a project described as “a dream come true.”

    Monday, 24 November 2014
  • Warm Welcome For New Boxing Champion
    Warm Welcome For New Boxing Champion

    MONTEGO  BAY (JIS) -- The World Boxing Association (WBA)  Super Featherweight Champion, Nicholas ‘Axman’ Walters, was given a warm welcome when he arrived at the Sangster International Airport, in Montego Bay, on November 19.

    Sunday, 23 November 2014
  • JCPD Urges Persons With Disabilities To Get  Registered
    JCPD Urges Persons With Disabilities To Get Registered

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- In light of the recent passage of the Disabilities Act, the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD) is again urging persons with disabilities to become registered members of the Council.

    Sunday, 23 November 2014
  • Education System Must Meet Needs Of Labour Market – Rev. Thwaites
    Education System Must Meet Needs Of Labour Market – Rev. Thwaites

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Education Minister, the Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, says that the education system must produce graduates, who can meet the requirements of the labour market.

    Sunday, 23 November 2014
  • Caribbean Cup Football Brings Big Bucks To Mobay
    Caribbean Cup Football Brings Big Bucks To Mobay

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Mayor of Montego Bay, Councillor Glendon Harris, says the Montego Bay economy benefited significantly from the staging of the 2014 Caribbean Cup football tournament, which ended Tuesday night (November 18).

    Sunday, 23 November 2014
  • Bill To Validate Official Acts Of Quarantine Authority Approved By House

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- A Bill to validate and confirm as lawful, all official acts done by the purported members of the Quarantine Authority was passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 18.

    Sunday, 23 November 2014

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  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • CARICOM Releases Animation Works On Love And Belonging For International Day Of Peace, 21 September 2014

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Sunday 21 September 2014 is the day that the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in observing International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • CARICOM, El Salvador enter new era of cooperation

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- What was described as a “new era” of diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and El Salvador began Friday (19 September) when Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General accredited a new envoy from the Central American country.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • PANCAP to hold high-level meetings

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A series of high-level meetings of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, next week.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Wellness revolution’ continues at CARICOM Secretariat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Headquarters of the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday commenced  a week of activities to commemorate Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2014  and to sustain the ‘wellness revolution’ that began in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in September 2007.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM Consults on Draft Legislation for the CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues its drive to establish a single economic space through the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM SG calls for innovative alternatives to finance SIDS’ development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Even as the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) examined the issue of financing sustainable development for SIDS in Apia, Samoa, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has posited the need for new and innovative alternatives.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered when the international community formulates economic policies for those countries.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • 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

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  • Sheldon Cotterell Raring To Play For WI
    Sheldon Cotterell Raring To Play For WI

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- West Indies pacer Sheldon Cotterell says he is back to full fitness after a mild injury scare on the recent Sri Lanka 'A' cricket tour threatened his participation in the senior team's upcoming trip to South Africa.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Jamaicans Weigh In On New PCL System
    Jamaicans Weigh In On New PCL System

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- The hierarchy of the Jamaica Franchise has thrown its support behind the inaugural professional system, which facilitates more regional players to be retained on contracts.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Permaul Spins Jaguars To Thrilling Win
    Permaul Spins Jaguars To Thrilling Win

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Windward Islands suffered another batting meltdown thanks to an eight-wicket haul from left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul, and crashed to a 92-run defeat to Guyana Jaguars, in their second round game in the WICB Professional Cricket League here Monday.

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
  • Fudadin Named For South Africa Test Tour
    Fudadin Named For South Africa Test Tour

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Committee today named Assad Fudadin to the West Indies Test tour to South Africa.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Windward CC Happy To Host 4-Day Match
    Windward CC Happy To Host 4-Day Match

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- These guys don't mind being bridesmaids again.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • Mindley Basks In Glorious 4-Day Debut
    Mindley Basks In Glorious 4-Day Debut

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- It is every sport person's dream to start his or her career with a bang.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • WICB PCL R4Day Tournament Bulletin | Round 2

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Intriguing could best describe the second round of matches in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament, starting on Friday.

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • WICB Task Force Commences Work
    WICB Task Force Commences Work

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board Task Force comprising  chairman Michael Gordon and members Sir Wes Hall and Sir Richard Cheltenham held its initial meeting in Barbados, on Monday November 17.

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
  • Lethal Taylor Taking Aim At Bajan Pride
    Lethal Taylor Taking Aim At Bajan Pride

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor is eagerly anticipating the Jamaica Franchise away encounter versus hosts Barbados Pride in the revamped regional four-day tournament.

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
  • Bubbly Jamaica Arrive For Barbados Test
    Bubbly Jamaica Arrive For Barbados Test

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- The Jamaica Franchise coach Junior Bennett says he wants his players to maintain their winning start to the regional four-day season when they face Barbados Pride in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional League.

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
  • Change Of Playing Hours For Two Matches
    Change Of Playing Hours For Two Matches

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board advised today that it has approved a change of playing hours for the second and third round matches in the Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament to be played in Guyana.

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
  • Cornwall Wants Revamping Of Leewards
    Cornwall Wants Revamping Of Leewards

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Former Antigua and Leeward Islands cricket captain, Wilden “Polo” Cornwall, believes cricket within the sub-region needs to be rebuilt and that the injection of new blood into the squad is one way of putting the game back on track.

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
  • Reid Says Barbados Have Winning Attitude
    Reid Says Barbados Have Winning Attitude

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The secret of Barbados’ success in regional cricket competition over the last two years has come about because of a new and improved attitude, says team manager Hartley Reid.

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
  • Jacobs In 7th Heaven After Winning Spell
    Jacobs In 7th Heaven After Winning Spell

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- If ever there was doubt that Damion Jacobs is not good enough to be in Jamaica's Franchise team, all that would now be out the window.

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
  • Logie Looking For Red Force Improvement
    Logie Looking For Red Force Improvement

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- After being saved by rain against the Barbados Pride, the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force will have very little time to try to get their act together before facing the Leeward Islands in the second round of the Professional Cricket League four-day competition, bowling off on Friday at Warner Park.

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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