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SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla sostuvo esta tarde una reunión con los directivos de la Asociación y Federación de Alca...

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WILLEMSTAD -- De winnaars van de twee categorieën van het “Business Development and Recognition Program” “CYEA 2015” georganiseerd door JCI IOBA Cur...

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WILLEMSTAD -- E ganador di Business Development and Recognition Program “CYEA 2015”organisá pa JCI IOBA Curaçao i Banco di Caribe ta konosí.

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Barbados Asume Presidencia Rotativa De Caricom

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (PL) -- Barbados asume hoy la presidencia pro-témpore de la Comunidad del Caribe (Caricom) como antesala de la 36 Conferencia anual de ...

CEO Being Recruited For Start Up Jamaica

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is in the process of recruiting a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to oversee the operation of Start Up Jamaica.

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  • Contexto Internacional Impone Nuevos Desafíos A La Relación Entre La Unión Europea Y América Latina Y El Caribe

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- El dinámico escenario internacional, caracterizado por la revolución tecnológica, la globalización de los patrones de consumo, la organización de la economía mundial en grandes bloques y la presión progresiva sobre el medio ambiente, presenta nuevos desafíos y oportunidades a las relaciones estructurales entre la Unión Europea y América Latina y el Caribe, según la CEPAL.

    Friday, 29 May 2015
  • China Bets On Strategic Ties With Latin America And The Caribbean

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) --  “China is prepared to deepen its cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean in order to mutually learn from each other and forge together a new path for the China-Latin America and the Caribbean Comprehensive Cooperation Association, announced by President Xi Jinping last July,” said the Asian country’s Premier, Li Keqiang, during a keynote lecture at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015
  • China Apuesta Por Vínculo Estratégico Con América Latina Y El Caribe

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- “China está dispuesta a profundizar su cooperación con América Latina y el Caribe para que aprendamos mutuamente una de la otra y abrir juntos un nuevo camino de la Asociación de Cooperación Integral China-América Latina y el Caribe, anunciada por el Presidente Xi Jinping en julio pasado”, indicó el Primer Ministro del país asiático, Li Keqiang, durante una conferencia en la sede la CEPAL en Santiago, Chile.

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015
  • Export Diversification Is The Main Challenge For Latin America And The Caribbean In Its Trade Relationship With China

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- In the last 15 years, the economic relations between Latin America and the Caribbean and China have grown strongly.

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015
  • Diversificación Exportadora Es El Principal Desafío De América Latina Y El Caribe En Su Relación Comercial Con China

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- En los últimos 15 años las relaciones económicas entre América Latina y el Caribe y China se han desarrollado fuertemente.

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015
  • Finaliza Primera Ronda De Negociación Del Acuerdo Regional Sobre Derechos De Acceso En Asuntos Ambientales

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Delegados de los países firmantes de la declaración sobre la aplicación del Principio 10 de la Declaración de Río sobre el Medio Ambiente y el Desarrollo finalizaron hoy una reunión de tres días en la sede de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) en Santiago, Chile.

    Monday, 11 May 2015
  • Fiscal Policies Must Promote Productive Investment, ECLAC Says

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) --  Projects financed with public or public-private resources can increase economic activity, especially when the economy is going through a period of idle capacity and when infrastructure investment needs are clearly identified, which is true of the region today, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said in its annual report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015: Policy space and dilemmas.

    Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • Las Políticas Fiscales Deben Promover La Inversión Productiva, Dice La CEPAL

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Los proyectos financiados con recursos públicos o público-privados pueden incrementar la actividad económica especialmente en períodos de capacidad ociosa de la economía y cuando las necesidades de inversión en infraestructura están claramente identificadas, como es el caso de la región, destaca la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) en su informe anual Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe 2015, Dilemas y espacios.

    Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • State Of The Cruise Industry: 2015 To See Robust Growth
    State Of The Cruise Industry: 2015 To See Robust Growth

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (CLIA) -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released its annual State of the Cruise Industry Report and is once again projecting strong growth for the cruise industry in 2015.

    Sunday, 15 February 2015
  • The 2014 Edition Of ECLAC’s Statistical Yearbook Is Already Available

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) released today the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014, available on the Internet, which gives a statistical overview of the social, economic and environmental development processes in the region’s countries.

    Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Ya Está Disponible El Anuario Estadístico De La CEPAL De 2014

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) difundió hoy el Anuario Estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe 2014, disponible en internet, en el que se ofrece un panorama estadístico que da cuenta del desarrollo social, económico y ambiental de los países de la región.

    Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Secretaria Ejecutiva De La Cepal Destaca Importancia De La Inversión Y El Cambio Estructural Para Enfrentar Desaceleración Económica

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, participó en la Reunión Anual 2015 del Foro Económico Mundial (WEF, según sus siglas en inglés) realizada en Davos, Suiza, en donde moderó una sesión de alto nivel sobre el contexto económico de América Latina y sostuvo un encuentro con autoridades y empresarios mineros de todo el mundo, entre otras actividades.

    Monday, 26 January 2015
  • ECLAC Will Present An Overview Of Poverty And Inequality In Latin America

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present on Monday, January 26, its annual report on the recent evolution of poverty and extreme poverty, income distribution and social spending in Latin America.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
  • CEPAL Presentará Panorama De La Pobreza Y La Desigualdad En América Latina

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) presentará el lunes 26 de enero su informe anual sobre la evolución reciente de la pobreza y la indigencia, la distribución del ingreso y el gasto social en América Latina.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
  • Region’s Governments Advance Towards A Compact On The Governance Of Natural Resources, With ECLAC Support

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Authorities from several Latin American and Caribbean countries and ECLAC advanced towards creating a regional agenda leading to a compact on the governance of natural resources, at a meeting held at the headquarters of this United Nations regional commission in Santiago, Chile, on Monday 19 January.

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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  • Sequías Dejan Al Borde De La Quiebra A Agricultores Del Caribe
    Sequías Dejan Al Borde De La Quiebra A Agricultores Del Caribe

    CASTRIES, Saint Lucia (IPS) -- El agricultor de la isla caribeña de Santa Lucía, Anthony Herman esperaba recuperar el año próximo parte de lo que perdió cuando 70 por ciento de su cultivo de castaña de cajú se marchitó y murió bajo el abrasador sol del sur del Caribe. Pero el clima le tenía preparada otra sorpresa.

    Wednesday, 10 June 2015
  • Good Governance: The Emerging Priority For Caribbean Corporations
    Good Governance: The Emerging Priority For Caribbean Corporations

    CASTRIES, St. Lucia (CGTI) -- Owning your own company or being invited by the Board of any organization means that you know everything you need to know to be effective, right?

    Tuesday, 09 June 2015
  • Prolonged Drought Leaves Caribbean Farmers Broke And Worried
    Prolonged Drought Leaves Caribbean Farmers Broke And Worried

    CASTRIES, Saint Lucia (IPS) -- St. Lucian farmer Anthony Herman was hoping that next year he’d manage to recoup some of the losses he sustained after 70 per cent of his cashew crop withered and died in the heat of the scorching southern Caribbean sun.

    Friday, 05 June 2015
  • Caribbean Export Carries Seven Haitian Agro-Processing Companies To Agroalimentaria Fair
    Caribbean Export Carries Seven Haitian Agro-Processing Companies To Agroalimentaria Fair

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic --  From May 7 to 9, 2015, Dominican producers and exporters, along with national and multinational companies in the sectors of food, beverages and tobacco will be gathered at the Agroalimentaria Fair in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

    Saturday, 09 May 2015
  • Caribbean Needs ‘New Development Vision’: Mia Mottley Tells EU-CARIFORUM Business Meeting
    Caribbean Needs ‘New Development Vision’: Mia Mottley Tells EU-CARIFORUM Business Meeting

    MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Barbados Opposition Leader, Hon. Mia Amor Mottley has asserted that “the Caribbean needs a new development vision” that will guide export growth and economic enrichment “We have gone through all kinds of experiments over the last 50 years (spanning) industrialization, import substitution, opportunities that balance the desire to bring people out of poverty but constrained by old structures of production and in more recent times the new neo-liberal vision that has rendered us susceptible to the dilution of local vision and empowerment enfranchisement through foreign capital and  foreign investment being the primary mechanism through which production is obtained in our countries,” said the outspoken politician.

    Friday, 08 May 2015
  • The Caribbean Association Of Banks Inc (CAB) Looks Forward To A Resolution On The Issue Of Correspondent Banking Relationships

    CASTRIES, St. Lucia,  (CAB) -- The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) fully supports the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston A. Browne in his remarks to the meeting of CARICOM Heads and the President of the United States Mr Barack Obama on Thursday 9th April in Jamaica.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Caribbean And Central American Countries Formalize Partnership For Catastrophe Risk Insurance

    WASHINGTON, WA, U.S.A. -- The Council of Ministers of Finance of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (COSEFIN) and CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) signed today a memorandum of understanding that enables Central American countries to formally join the facility to access low cost, high quality sovereign catastrophe risk insurance.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Variación Climática Alimenta Fiebre Chikungunya En El Caribe
    Variación Climática Alimenta Fiebre Chikungunya En El Caribe

    PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad (IPS) -- Cuando Jenny Gittens se fue a dormir en su casa de la capital de Trinidad y Tobago se sentía bien.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Inequality Fuels HIV Epidemic In The Caribbean
    Inequality Fuels HIV Epidemic In The Caribbean

    ST. JOHN, ANtigua (IPS) -- At 49 years old, Edison Liburd has established himself as one of Antigua and Barbuda’s most recognisable artists. But Liburd was not always in the spotlight. In fact, you could say he was a man in hiding.

    Friday, 13 February 2015
  • Discriminación Y Desigualdad Fomentan El VIH/Sida En El Caribe
    Discriminación Y Desigualdad Fomentan El VIH/Sida En El Caribe

    ST. JOHN, ANtigua (IPS) -- A sus 49 años, Edison Liburd es uno de los pintores más reconocidos de Antigua y Barbuda.

    Friday, 13 February 2015
  • Jóvenes Del Caribe Listos Para Asumir Liderazgo Climático
    Jóvenes Del Caribe Listos Para Asumir Liderazgo Climático

    PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad (IPS) -- En sus 24 años de vida, el guyanés Stefan Knights nunca dudó de la severidad del cambio climático y su impacto sobre los países insulares del Caribe.

    Friday, 23 January 2015
  • Caribbean Youth Ready To Lead On Climate Issues
    Caribbean Youth Ready To Lead On Climate Issues

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- At 24 years old, Stefan Knights has never been on the side of those who are sceptical about the reality and severity of climate change.

    Friday, 23 January 2015
  • Cutting Loose The Shackles Of The Past: Cuba And The US

    LONDON, England -- The US is cutting loose the shackles of the past by establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba after 53 years.

    Friday, 19 December 2014
  • El Caribe Contra El Cambio Climático Desde Sus Bases Sociales
    El Caribe Contra El Cambio Climático Desde Sus Bases Sociales

    GUNTHORPES, Antigua (IPS) -- Preocupados por la seguridad alimentaria en Antigua y Barbuda, dos grupos comunitarios desarrollan una iniciativa para movilizar gente hacia actividades de mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático, cuyas consecuencias afectaron la producción agrícola local.

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014
  • 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

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  • Gobernador Firma Presupuesto Para El Año Fiscal 2015-2016

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla firmó hoy las medidas que componen el presupuesto para el año fiscal 2015-2016.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • Gobernador Se Reúne Con Liderato Legislativo Del PPD
    Gobernador Se Reúne Con Liderato Legislativo Del PPD

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla sostuvo esta tarde una reunión con el liderato legislativo del Partido Popular Democrático.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • Gobernador Se Reúne Con Directivos De La Asociación Y Federación De Alcaldes
    Gobernador Se Reúne Con Directivos De La Asociación Y Federación De Alcaldes

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla sostuvo esta tarde una reunión con los directivos de la Asociación y Federación de Alcaldes.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • Gobernador Recibe Estudiantes Del Congreso De Líderes De Puerto Rico
    Gobernador Recibe Estudiantes Del Congreso De Líderes De Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla recibió hoy en La Fortaleza a los estudiantes del Congreso de Líderes de Puerto Rico junto a su presidenta, Hilda Brizzie y vicepresidenta, Vanessa Cabán.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • RD Exporta Material Reciclable Por Valor De 57 Mil Millones

    SANTO DOMINGO (CICOM) -- Durante los últimos siete, años la República Dominicana ha exportado materiales reciclable por un valor de RD$57,391 millones de pesos, como resultado de la exportación de 3.1 millones de toneladas de residuos, a ser procesados  y comercializados en naciones de cinco continentes.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • Barbados Asume Presidencia Rotativa De Caricom

    2015-0701-cu-pl-caricomBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (PL) -- Barbados asume hoy la presidencia pro-témpore de la Comunidad del Caribe (Caricom) como antesala de la 36 Conferencia anual de jefes de Estado y Gobierno del grupo, que sesionará aquí durante los próximos dos días.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Cuba Y Estados Unidos Reabrirán Embajadas El 20 Julio
    Cuba Y Estados Unidos Reabrirán Embajadas El 20 Julio

    HAVANA (IPS) -- La tan esperada reapertura de embajadas en Washington y La Habana será el próximo 20 de julio, hecho que asentará el restablecimiento de relaciones diplomáticas iniciado el 17 de diciembre por ambos países vecinos.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Global Chatter Greets US-Cuba Announcement
    Global Chatter Greets US-Cuba Announcement

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- The restoration of full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba sparked overwhelmingly positive reactions around the world, except in the United States, where opinions diverged widely.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • US Urged To Keep Up Pressure On Cuba Rights
    US Urged To Keep Up Pressure On Cuba Rights

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- As the U.S. and Cuba move ahead with their historic normalization of bilateral ties, human rights groups have been urging Washington to keep up the pressure on Havana to improve its dismal rights record.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • US, Cuba Reach Deal To Open Embassies In Washington, Havana
    US, Cuba Reach Deal To Open Embassies In Washington, Havana

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- A senior U.S. official says the United States and Cuba have reached agreement to reopen embassies in each other's capitals for the first time in more than 50 years.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • US, Cuba Move To End Decades Of Political Isolation
    US, Cuba Move To End Decades Of Political Isolation

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- For decades, Washington’s policy toward Cuba has been punctuated by economic embargoes, diplomatic isolation and covert efforts to undermine the Cuban government.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Gobernador Se Reúne Con Líderes Religiosos
    Gobernador Se Reúne Con Líderes Religiosos

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla sostuvo una reunión con con líderes religiosos del país.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Gobernador Se Reúne Con Miembros De La Sociedad Civil
    Gobernador Se Reúne Con Miembros De La Sociedad Civil

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla sostuvo una reunión con varios miembros de la Sociedad Civil.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Gobernador Se Reúne Con Líderes Sindicales
    Gobernador Se Reúne Con Líderes Sindicales

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla está llevando a cabo una reunión  con líderes de los sindicatos del país.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Inicia Nuevo Operador De Autoexpreso

    SAN JUAN (DTOP) -- A partir del miércoles, 1 de julio de 2015, Gila LLC inicia sus funciones como el nuevo operador del sistema de peaje electrónico conocido como AutoExpreso.

    Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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  • Dental Services Re-Open Today At BVIHSA

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The Dental Services Unit within the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) will resume operations today, 1st July, 2015.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Trade Department Resumes Services In Virgin Gorda On July 9

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs is advising the Virgin Gorda community that a Trade Officer will not be present at the Virgin Gorda Administration Complex, Vanterpool Building to provide services on Thursday, July 2.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • “The Office Is Your Ally” - Sheila Brathwaite, Complaints Commissioner
    “The Office Is Your Ally” - Sheila Brathwaite, Complaints Commissioner

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Newly appointed Complaints Commissioner Mrs. Sheila Brathwaite has affirmed that the office of the Complaints Commissioner is an ally for the public.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Reduce Conflict Between The Public Service And The Public

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- It is with humility, some delight and some caution, that I approach this new position of Complaints Commissioner for the Virgin Islands.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Hon Walwyn Remarks: A Culture Of Excellence
    Hon Walwyn Remarks: A Culture Of Excellence

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- It gives me great pleasure to congratulate the members of the Elmore Stoutt High School Class of 2015. 

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • ECAMPS British Virgin Islands Donates $2,000
    ECAMPS British Virgin Islands Donates $2,000

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) received a donation of $2000.00 for the Pediatric Ward from the eCamps BVI Programme.

    Tuesday, 30 June 2015
  • Free HIV Testing Offered At The Family Health Unit

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Ministry of Health and Social Development is encouraging persons to access free HIV testing at their Family Health Unit, formerly the National AIDS programme, located on the second floor of the Betteto Frett Building next to Banco Popular.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Honourable Walwyn To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda July 2

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is informing the Virgin Gorda community that he will hold office hours on Virgin Gorda Thursday, July 2 at the Vanterpool Administration Building from 9:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Public Invited To Customs 40th Anniversary Activities

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Customs Department is celebrating 40 years of existence and is inviting the public to a number of activities to mark the occasion.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Cleanup Campaign On Jost Van Dyke July 4 To 6

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Department of Waste Management will be spearheading a cleanup campaign on Jost Van Dyke from July 4 to 6 in an effort to mitigate vector borne diseases like Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue Fever.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Premier Lauds EMAP Accreditation At Disaster Council Meeting
    Premier Lauds EMAP Accreditation At Disaster Council Meeting

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has lauded the recent international accreditation conferred upon the National Disaster Management Programme (NDMP) as “an outstanding achievement and one we must celebrate and be very proud of.”

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • More Agreements Signed With Disaster Management Stakeholders
    More Agreements Signed With Disaster Management Stakeholders

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The annual meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC) took on added significance this year with the signing of Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) with the British Virgin Islands Airports Authority (BVIAA) and the Insurance Association of the British Virgin Islands (IABVI).

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Public Invited To 2015 Territory Day Celebrations

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Ministry of Education and Culture invites the public to the annual Territory Day Celebrations on Monday, June 29 at the Central Administration Complex.

    Thursday, 25 June 2015
  • Water Supply On Virgin Gorda To Be Restored

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Ministry of Communications and Works, in collaboration with the Water and Sewerage Department, is working to ensure that the public water supply on Virgin Gorda is restored by the end of this week.

    Thursday, 25 June 2015
  • Fathers Encouraged To Spend Quality Time With Their Children
    Fathers Encouraged To Spend Quality Time With Their Children

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Featured father in the Office of Gender Affairs fatherhood campaign, boat captain Mr. Kenric George, is encouraging fathers to spend quality time with children as Men’s Month celebration continues.

    Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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  • Amory Says Labour Laws Will Underpin All Actions
    Amory Says Labour Laws Will Underpin All Actions

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Employers and employees have been promised that the Department of Labour is committed to improving conditions for all parties and will remain neutral in any engagement.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • Deadline To Register For The SWRF Set For July 4, 2015

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The deadline for applications for the Sugar Workers’ Restoration Fund (SWRF) is drawing near and potential registrants are being encouraged to take advantage of the last field visits.

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • Plans To Alleviate School Shift System Underway

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Minister of Education the Hon. Shawn Richards has stated that the plans to improve the shift system between Basseterre High (BHS) and Washington Archibald High School(WAHS) are underway.   

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • SWRF Additional Final Field Visit

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The Sugar Workers’ Restoration Fund representatives will be making an additional field visit to Tabernacle, Friday 3rd July, at the Tabernacle Primary School.  

    Thursday, 02 July 2015
  • CEO Being Recruited For Start Up Jamaica
    CEO Being Recruited For Start Up Jamaica

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is in the process of recruiting a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to oversee the operation of Start Up Jamaica.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • $7.47 Billion Collected In Property Taxes For 2014/15

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- A total of $7.47 billion was collected in property taxes for the period 2014/15 representing a compliance rate of 54 per cent.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Good Prospects For Fresh Produce Exports

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, says there are good prospects for an increase in fresh produce exports coming out of talks with buyers in major markets in the United States and Britain.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Gov’t Strengthening Accountability And Transparency – PM
    Gov’t Strengthening Accountability And Transparency – PM

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, says the Administration continues to strengthen its governance structure to ensure greater transparency and accountability in the management of public resources.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Government Taking Steps To Ratify Convention To Protect Domestic Workers – PM

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller says Government is taking the necessary steps to officially ratify Convention 189 of the International Labour Organization (ILO), a convention that seeks to protect the welfare of domestic workers.  

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Adequate Security Measures In Place – Minister Bunting

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of National Security, Hon. Peter Bunting, is assuring the nation that contingency measures have been put in place to mitigate the impact of the protest action taken by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • TEF Upgrading 14 Beaches At A Cost Of $250 Million
    TEF Upgrading 14 Beaches At A Cost Of $250 Million

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) will be financing the development of some 14 beaches across the island as part of its National Beach Development Programme.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • CMI Unveils State-Of-The-Art Simulators And Solar Energy System
    CMI Unveils State-Of-The-Art Simulators And Solar Energy System

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) today (June 2) officially unveiled an upgraded suite of simulators and an alternative energy system to facilitate training at the institution.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Gov’t To Launch Phase Two Of National Export Strategy June 30
    Gov’t To Launch Phase Two Of National Export Strategy June 30

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Phase two of the National Export Strategy (NES II), which seeks to further boost Jamaica’s competitiveness in the global market, is expected to be launched on June 30.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Submission To Be Made To The USDA For Mango Export
    Submission To Be Made To The USDA For Mango Export

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Agriculture has developed an action plan for submission to the United States Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) for consideration and approval for Jamaican mangoes to be exported to the USA.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015
  • Custos Says Country Must Provide Safer Environment For Children
    Custos Says Country Must Provide Safer Environment For Children

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Custos of Kingston, Hon. Steadman Fuller, has emphasised that the country needs to create a safer environment for the children, while ensuring that they exhibit good values and attitudes.

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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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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  • Brathwaite For World T20 Qualifiers
    Brathwaite For World T20 Qualifiers

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the match officials for the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015, which will be staged in Ireland and Scotland from 9 to 26 July.

    Monday, 29 June 2015
  • Gayle Fireworks Stun St Lucia Zouks
    Gayle Fireworks Stun St Lucia Zouks

    GROS ISLET, St.Lucia (WICB) -- Chris Gayle’s spectacular unbeaten 90 blew away St Lucia Zouks and fired Jamaica Tallawahs to their first win of the 2015 Caribbean Premier League here Sunday.

    Monday, 29 June 2015
  • Patriots End Tridents Winning Streak
    Patriots End Tridents Winning Streak

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- St.Kitts and Nevis Patriots survived a courageous counter attack spearheaded by big hitting Kieron Pollard to clinch a nail biting one run victory over Barbados Tridents in game seven of the Caribbean Premier League at Kensington Oval here on Saturday.

    Monday, 29 June 2015
  • Zouks Edges Warriors In Late Thriller
    Zouks Edges Warriors In Late Thriller

    GROS ISLET, St.Lucia (WICB) -- A superb last over from Pacer Fidel Edwards on the back of a fiery spell from Kemar Roach fired St.Lucia Zouks to a sensational two run win over Guyana Amazon Warriors by way of the Duckworth Lewis Method in game six of the 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here Friday night.

    Monday, 29 June 2015
  • Outcomes From The Quarterly Meeting Of The WICB Directors

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The Directors of the West Indies Cricket Board gathered for a regularly-scheduled, quarterly meeting of its Directors yesterday and today at the Accra Beach Hotel here.

    Monday, 29 June 2015
  • ICC Board Suspends USACA

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (ICC) -- The ICC Board, exercising its power under Article 2.7 of the ICC’s Articles of Association, has unanimously decided to suspend the membership of the USA Cricket Association (USACA) with immediate effect.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Directors Meet Today, Tomorrow

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board will hold a regularly-scheduled, quarterly meeting of its Directors today and tomorrow at the Accra Beach Hotel here.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • WICB Congratulate Zaheer Abbas
    WICB Congratulate Zaheer Abbas

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board congratulated Pakistan legend Zaheer Abbas on his new role as President of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Bravo Thrilled With ESPYs Nomination
    Bravo Thrilled With ESPYs Nomination

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Dwayne Bravo has labelled his ESPYS achievement as a “dream come true” following ESPN’s revelation on Wednesday in regard to his nomination in the ‘Best Play’ category.

    Friday, 26 June 2015
  • Miller Appointed To WICB Corporate Governance & Nominations Committee
    Miller Appointed To WICB Corporate Governance & Nominations Committee

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dodridge Miller to its Corporate Governance & Nominations Committee.

    Thursday, 25 June 2015
  • West Indies Retired Players Foundation Golf Day As ‘Huge Success’
    West Indies Retired Players Foundation Golf Day As ‘Huge Success’

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Retired Players Foundation has expressed great delight with Sunday’s charity golf event, which was staged at Sandy Lane Country Club.

    Tuesday, 23 June 2015
  • Players Come Out Full Swing For Golf Day
    Players Come Out Full Swing For Golf Day

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- Several players are expressing excitement as preparation continue for the first West Indies Retired Player Foundation Golf Day, slated for Sunday, June 21 at the prestigious Sandy Lane Country Club.

    Saturday, 20 June 2015
  • Barbados Name U-17 Squad For Tobago
    Barbados Name U-17 Squad For Tobago

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- A 14-member Barbados team was today named for the WICB regional Under-17 Championship in Tobago from July 6 to 16.

    Saturday, 20 June 2015
  • Special Golf Day to support West Indies Retired Players Foundation
    Special Golf Day to support West Indies Retired Players Foundation

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The ongoing work of the West Indies Retired Players Foundation (WIRPF) is set to get a major boost as it stages the inaugural charity golf day in Barbados.

    Thursday, 18 June 2015
  • Deonarine, Edwards And Hinds Expected To Fortify Franchises
    Deonarine, Edwards And Hinds Expected To Fortify Franchises

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- International players Narsingh Deonarine, Kirk Edwards and Ryan Hinds headed the list of imported draft choices, when the Player Draft of the WICB Professional Cricket League took place today here.

    Thursday, 18 June 2015

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