Full Roll-Out Of NUYP In July

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The HEART Trust/National Training Agency (NTA) will commence a full roll-out of its National Unattached Youth Programme (NUYP), in July.

State Minister Urges More Young Women To Enter ...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, is encouraging more young females to bec...

Finance Ministry Releases Song To Promote ERP

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Finance and Planning has released a song to promote the country’s Economic Reform Programme (ERP) dubbed, ‘A Fi wi Bizn...

More Job Placements For NYS Participants

KINGSTON (JIS) -- More job placement opportunities have been opened up for young people who will be participating in the National Youth Service (NYS) Summer ...

Several JEEP Projects Underway In St. Elizabeth

MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Several infrastructural projects are being undertaken in St. Elizabeth, as part of  the Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP).

Labour Minister Calls On Members Of LMRC To Be...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, has charged members of the Labour Market Reform Commission (LMRC) to become ...

EPOC Co-Chair Expects Positive Performance F...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), Richard Byles, is expecting a pick-up in the performance of the economy for ...

MDAs Urged To Implement Sexual Harassment And ...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, is calling on all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MD...

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  • Full Roll-Out Of NUYP In July
    Full Roll-Out Of NUYP In July

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The HEART Trust/National Training Agency (NTA) will commence a full roll-out of its National Unattached Youth Programme (NUYP), in July.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • State Minister Urges More Young Women To Enter ICT Sector
    State Minister Urges More Young Women To Enter ICT Sector

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, is encouraging more young females to become actively involved in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Finance Ministry Releases Song To Promote ERP
    Finance Ministry Releases Song To Promote ERP

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Finance and Planning has released a song to promote the country’s Economic Reform Programme (ERP) dubbed, ‘A Fi wi Bizniz’, the song is performed by renowned Reggae singer, Ernie Smith and produced by Dizzy Minott and Mikey Bennett.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • More Job Placements For NYS Participants
    More Job Placements For NYS Participants

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- More job placement opportunities have been opened up for young people who will be participating in the National Youth Service (NYS) Summer Job Programme.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Several JEEP Projects Underway In St. Elizabeth
    Several JEEP Projects Underway In St. Elizabeth

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Several infrastructural projects are being undertaken in St. Elizabeth, as part of  the Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP).

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Labour Minister Calls On Members Of  LMRC To Become Change Agents
    Labour Minister Calls On Members Of LMRC To Become Change Agents

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, has charged members of the Labour Market Reform Commission (LMRC) to become ‘Change Agents’ in   the transformation of the labour market landscape.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Amnesty For MSMEs

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) will be embarking on an amnesty initiative starting May 4, 2015, which will run for three months.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Aspiring Principals Programme Gold Standard For Future School Leaders – Rev. Thwaites

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, has reiterated that persons aspiring to become school leaders must be certified under the Aspiring Principals Programme.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • EPOC  Co-Chair Expects  Positive  Performance For March
    EPOC Co-Chair Expects Positive Performance For March

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), Richard Byles, is expecting a pick-up in the performance of the economy for March 2015, compared to February 2015.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • More Tourists Coming To Jamaica

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Jamaica continues to record increased stopover and cruise ship visitor arrivals, a trend which has carried over from 2014.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Finance Minister Welcomes Engagement With G20

    WASHINGTON DC, U.S.A. (JIS) -- Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, has welcomed the opportunity for the Caribbean to engage with the powerful G20 to highlight and address some of the peculiar challenges that are impeding the progress of countries in the region.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • 1,600 New Hotel Rooms To Come On Stream

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Another 1,600 new rooms are to be added to the country’s stock over the next 18 months, as the Government works to shore up room availability in anticipation of increased demand for accommodation.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • MDAs  Urged To Implement Sexual Harassment And Disability Policies
    MDAs Urged To Implement Sexual Harassment And Disability Policies

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, is calling on all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to implement sexual harassment and disability policies, in a bid to foster a work environment that is free from unwelcomed sexual advances and prohibitions to physical mobility.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Works Ministry To Assess Road Damage In North West St. Andrew

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing is to carry out an assessment of  damage to roads, drains, gullies in several North West St. Andrew communities, to determine the extent of repairs required.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • 11 Rest Stops Now In Operation Across The Island

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- A total of 11 rest stop locations across the island are now in operation, under the Government’s $70 million programme.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • No Decision On Closure Of Post Offices – Minister Paulwell
    No Decision On Closure Of Post Offices – Minister Paulwell

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, says no decision has been taken by the Government of Jamaica in relation to the termination of any service offered by the Postal Corporation of Jamaica.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Cess To Be Imposed On Imported Refined Sugar
    Cess To Be Imposed On Imported Refined Sugar

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government will be imposing a cess on imported refined sugar, Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, has informed.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Early Childhood Educators To Benefit From $30 Million Training Programme
    Early Childhood Educators To Benefit From $30 Million Training Programme

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The island’s early childhood instructors are to benefit from a $30 million training programme, aimed at improving their skills and competencies.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Arnaldo Brown To Launch Diaspora Conference In Grand Cayman
    Arnaldo Brown To Launch Diaspora Conference In Grand Cayman

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Arnaldo Brown, will visit the Cayman Islands this weekend for the launch of the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Government Signs MoU For Integrated Development Of The Logistics Hub
    Government Signs MoU For Integrated Development Of The Logistics Hub

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Earlier this evening, the Government of Jamaica made strides towards the achievement of the growth agenda through the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pave the way for a possible US$5 billion investment.

    Monday, 27 April 2015

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  • 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
  • Gobiernos De La Región Avanzan Hacia Un Pacto Por La Gobernanza De Los Recursos Naturales, Con Apoyo De CEPAL

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Autoridades de varios países de América Latina y el Caribe y la CEPAL avanzaron hacia la creación de una agenda regional que desemboque en un pacto por la gobernanza de los recursos naturales, en un encuentro realizado el lunes 19 de enero en la sede del organismo de las Naciones Unidas en Santiago, Chile.

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015
  • ECLAC Reaffirms Commitment To Equality During Visit By Thomas Piketty

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) reaffirmed today the links between the studies of this United Nations regional commission -with the main focus on equality- and the work of Thomas Piketty, during the visit of the renowned French economist to its headquarters.

    Friday, 16 January 2015
  • CEPAL Reafirma Compromiso Con La Igualdad Durante Visita De Thomas Piketty

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) recibió hoy en su sede de Santiago, Chile, la visita de Thomas Piketty, ocasión en la que reafirmó las coincidencias de los trabajos de este organismo regional de las Naciones Unidas –que ponen a la igualdad en el centro- con los del destacado economista francés.

    Friday, 16 January 2015
  • “It Is Vital For The Region To Forge Closer Strategic Ties With China”

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Speaking in Beijing, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, stated “It is vital for the region to forge closer strategic ties with China in order to attract more Chinese foreign direct investment, particularly that aimed at improving infrastructure, promoting production and export diversification and boosting Chinese-Latin American business partnerships”.

    Friday, 09 January 2015
  • “Es Imperativo Trabajar En Una Aproximación Estratégica De La Región Hacia China”

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- “Es imperativo trabajar en una aproximación estratégica de la región hacia China para conseguir mayores niveles de inversión extranjera directa china, especialmente dirigida a mejorar la infraestructura, promover la diversificación productiva y exportadora y estimular alianzas empresariales sino-latinoamericanas”, señaló Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), en Beijing.

    Friday, 09 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

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  • Les Fruits De Mer Begin Mardis De Grand Case Season With Butterfly Presentation
    Les Fruits De Mer Begin Mardis De Grand Case Season With Butterfly Presentation

    MARIGOT -- Les Fruits de Mer launched a second season of their wildlife education booth at the Mardis de Grand Case street festival on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
  • 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

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  • Guyana Y Curazao Reportan Alza Turística Este Año

    2015-0424-cu-pl-alzaGEORGETOWN, Guyana (PL) -- Guyana y Curazao reportaron hoy un aumento de 13 por ciento cada uno en la llegada de visitantes extranjeros durante el primer trimestre del año.

    Friday, 24 April 2015
  • Caribe Oriental Reducirá Importación De Alimentos

    ROSEAU, Dominica (PL) -- La Organización de Estados del Caribe Oriental (OECO) anunció hoy un plan para reducir a la mitad la importación de alimentos -actualmente ubicada en 480 millones de dólares anuales- y desarrollar la agroindustria.

    Friday, 24 April 2015
  • Jamaica Revisa Solicitudes Para Registrar Derivados De Marihuana

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (PL) -- La Oficina de Propiedad Intelectual de Jamaica recibió hasta hoy las peticiones de 15 patentes y marcas para registrar productos a base de marihuana, luego que el Gobierno legalizó su uso con fines terapéuticos.

    Friday, 24 April 2015
  • Consideran Critica Situacion Residuos Solidos En El Pais

    SANTO DOMINGO (CICOM) -- Orientar y educar para un manejo adecuado en el manejo de los desechos sólidos y el impacto negativo en la salud de la población, constituye una tarea de primer orden para el país, debido a la gran cantidad de enfermedades vinculadas a la forma inadecuada en que se manejan desperdicios.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • La Basura Es Una Amenaza Para La Salud Y El Medio Ambiente

    SANTO DOMINGO (CICOM) -- Los residuos sólidos constituyen un problema globalizado que afecta la salud, daña el medio ambiente e incide en el cambio climático, afectando las actividades de prevención ante el riesgo de desastres naturales, por lo que es necesario adoptar políticas destinadas a educar a la población y buscar soluciones adecuadas.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Anuncian Acuerdo De Prevención Y Proyectos De Vida Para La Gente Buena De Los Residenciales Públicos
    Anuncian Acuerdo De Prevención Y Proyectos De Vida Para La Gente Buena De Los Residenciales Públicos

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El administrador de la Administración de Vivienda Pública (AVP), Gabriel López Arrieta,  y la primera dama, Wilma Pastrana Jiménez, firmaron hoy un acuerdo colaborativo para desarrollar las iniciativas de impacto social agrupadas bajo los Proyectos de Vida en los residenciales públicos del país.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Iniciativa De “Strikeforce” Del Departamento De Agricultura Federal (USDA)
    Iniciativa De “Strikeforce” Del Departamento De Agricultura Federal (USDA)

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- La iniciativa de StrikeForce incluye proyectos que promuevan el desarrollo económico y la creación de empleos en los cuales se involucran todas las agencias del USDA en colaboración con otras agencias federales, agencias del gobierno estatal, organizaciones sin fines de lucro, instituciones educativas, comunidad y grupos privados expresaron hoy el Sr. José Otero, Director de USDA-Rural Development y Presidente del Comité de Alimento y Agricultura de USDA en Puerto Rico junto a la Dra. Myrna Comas Pagán, Secretaria de Agricultura de PR.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Proponen Aprovechar La Basura Para Producir Energía

    SANTO DOMINGO (CICOM) -- La Plataforma de Dialogo Sobre Desechos Sólidos, planteó la necesidad de aprovechar el potencial de la basura en República Dominicana para la producción de energía, a fin de  convertirla en herramienta para la reducción de los gases de efecto invernadero.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • A Un Día De La Promoción “Cartón Por Comida”

    SAN JUAN -- A solo un día de la promoción de “Cartón por Comida”, Wendy’s, desea recordarle a sus consumidores que el esfuerzo se llevará a cabo mañana, miércoles, 22 de abril con motivo al Día Mundial del Planeta, en su horario de almuerzo de 10:30 a.m. a 2:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Gobernador Entrega Recursos Para Reforzar La Labor Del Departamento De Corrección
    Gobernador Entrega Recursos Para Reforzar La Labor Del Departamento De Corrección

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla entregó hoy equipo valorado en más de $3 millones al Departamento de Corrección y Rehabilitación (DCR).

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Secretario De Asuntos Publicos Exige Responsabilidad Al Comisionado Residente

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El secretario de Asuntos Públicos, Jorge Colberg Toro, le hizo un llamado al comisionado residente, Pedro Pierluisi,  a que ejerza su responsabilidad con seriedad y deje a un lado sus intereses políticos.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Olive Garden Estrena Programa Para El Tiempo De Espera

    SAN JUAN -- La cadena líder Olive Garden anunció hoy el lanzamiento de su nuevo programa para el tiempo de espera (mejor conocido como “Call Ahead”) en la Isla, el cual permitirá que los clientes llamen de antemano al restaurante para ser colocados en la lista de espera.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Gobernador Mantiene Su Compromiso Con La Policía De Puerto Rico
    Gobernador Mantiene Su Compromiso Con La Policía De Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla mantiene su compromiso con la seguridad del país y con la Policía de Puerto Rico, por lo que  entregó hoy a la uniformada un avión Cessna 206 y 100 motoras nuevas.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Viva Resorts Instala Planta De Energía Solar En Las Terrenas
    Viva Resorts Instala Planta De Energía Solar En Las Terrenas

    LAS TERRENAS, Samaná (CICOM) -- El grupo turístico Viva Wyndham Resorts instaló una planta de energía solar con capacidad para generar 210 kilovatios/hora de energía eléctrica en playa Cosón, en Las Terrenas de Samaná para suplir de energía  los proyectos que opera y desarrolla en la zona.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • CONCACAF Quiere Organizar Mundial De Fútbol En 2026

    NASSAU, Bahamas (PL) -- El presidente de la Confederación Norte, Centroamericana y del Caribe de Fútbol (CONCACAF), Jeffrey Webb, reveló hoy aquí que el organismo pretende organizar en algún país del área el Mundial de 2026.

    Saturday, 18 April 2015

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  • Ayiti-Politik: KEP A Ekate 22 Pati Ak Regroupman Politik Nan Pwochen Eleksyon Yo

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a ekate nan pwochen eleksyon yo 22 pati ak regwoupman politik pandan li agreye 166 lòt, dapre yon nòt KEP a pibliye byen ta madi 31 mas e ki gen sou li non pati ki resevwa bon kanè yo.

    Wednesday, 01 April 2015
  • Haití: Onu Solicita 401 Millones De Dólares Para Soluciones Permanentes
    Haití: Onu Solicita 401 Millones De Dólares Para Soluciones Permanentes

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) --  El coordinador residente y humanitario de la ONU para Haití, Peter de Clercq, presentó hoy en Ginebra un nuevo tipo de llamamiento para asistir a ese país que se proyecta a largo plazo y se basa en las necesidades de desarrollo.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Haití Pide $401 Millones En Ayuda Para Reducir Su Vulnerabilidad
    Haití Pide $401 Millones En Ayuda Para Reducir Su Vulnerabilidad

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- El gobierno de Haití hizo este miércoles junto a la Misión de la ONU en ese país y sus socios una apelación transicional, conocida como TAP, de $401 millones de dólares para el período de 2015-2016 para mejorar la resistencia de Haití.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • UN And Haitian Partners Appeal For Aid To Reduce Vulnerability, Build Resilience
    UN And Haitian Partners Appeal For Aid To Reduce Vulnerability, Build Resilience

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- The United Nations, the Haitian Government and its partners have launched a $401 million appeal to reduce extreme vulnerability, while building resilience on the small Caribbean nation.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Ayiti:Pwosesis Elektoral La Ap Demare Lendi 16 Mas 2015 Lan
    Ayiti:Pwosesis Elektoral La Ap Demare Lendi 16 Mas 2015 Lan

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a achemine kalandriye elektoral la bay pouvwa egzekitif la pou l pibliye e konvoke pèp la nan pwochen eleksyon yo.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Haiti Sets Legislative Election Date Amid Criticism
    Haiti Sets Legislative Election Date Amid Criticism

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Haiti's Provisional Electoral Council has set a date for the delayed legislative elections that have been a source of political contention.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Haïti : Le Gouvernement Et L'ONU Lancent Un Appel De Fonds De 401 Millions De Dollars
    Haïti : Le Gouvernement Et L'ONU Lancent Un Appel De Fonds De 401 Millions De Dollars

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- Le gouvernement haïtien, les Nations Unies et leurs partenaires ont lancé mercredi à Port-au-Prince un appel de fonds de 401 millions de dollars pour la période 2015/2016 afin de réduire l'extrême vulnérabilité et renforcer la résilience en Haïti.

    Thursday, 12 March 2015
  • Ayiti: Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa A Pwopoze Pati Politik Yo 3 Eleksyon Pou Ane 2015 La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Ann AYiti: Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a, ki te rankontre pati politik yo mèkredi 11 mas la nan Petion-ville, pwopoze yon kalandriye elektoral ak 3 eleksyon pandan ane 2015 la.

    Thursday, 12 March 2015
  • Haïti : L'Envoyée De L'ONU Salue La Publication Du Décret Électoral
    Haïti : L'Envoyée De L'ONU Salue La Publication Du Décret Électoral

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- La Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général en Haïti, Sandra Honoré, a salué jeudi la publication du Décret électoral dans le journal officiel Le Moniteur en date du 2 mars 2015, estimant qu'il s'agissait d'une étape importante dans le lancement du processus électoral.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Haïti : Un Expert De L'ONU S'Inquiète De L'Impact Négatif De La Crise Politique Sur L'État De Droit
    Haïti : Un Expert De L'ONU S'Inquiète De L'Impact Négatif De La Crise Politique Sur L'État De Droit

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- A l'issue d'une visite dans le pays, l'Expert indépendant des Nations Unies sur la situation des droits de l'homme en Haïti, Gustavo Gallón, a exprimé son inquiétude concernant l'impact négatif de l'absence d'élections sur l'état de droit et sur le fonctionnement des institutions.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Ayiti:Gouvènman An Pran Dispozisyon Pou L Anpeche Yo Fòse Moun Fè Grèv

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Ann AYiti: Minis Kominikasyon an e pòt pawòl gouvènman an, Rotchild Francois Junior, anonse gouvènman an ap pran yon seri dispozisyon pou l fasilite deplasman popilasyon an, dekwa pou moun kapab mennen aktivite yo nòmalman pandan 2 jounen grèv platform nasyonal sendika transpò yo lanse pou  lendi 9 ak madi 10 mas 2015 la.

    Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • Haití De Luto Por Víctimas De Carnaval

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Miles de personas, encabezadas por el presidente de Haití, Michel Martelly, realizaron una vigilia el martes por la noche en honor a las víctimas de un accidente durante el carnaval del país.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Ayiti-Kanaval: Aksidan Grav Nan Fen Jounen Lendi Gra A. 15 Moun Mouri E Plizyè Dizèn Lòt Blese

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- 15 mò ak 60 blese pou pi piti: Se bilan pwovizwa yon aksidan ki rive nan fen defile kanavalès la pou jounen Lendi Gra a nan Pòtoprens, kapital peyi d Ayiti.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Ayiti-Kanaval : 3èm Jou Gra A Anile – 3 Jou Dèy Nasyonal

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Nan yon konferans pou laprès ki dewoule madi 17 fevriye 2015 la, Premye Minis ayisyen an, Evans Paul, ki te gen avèk li Minis Kominikasyon e pòtpawòl gouvènman an, Rotchild François Junior, an prezans Premyè Dam nan, Sophia Martelly, anonse desizyon  gouvènman an  pran pou l  anile 3èm jou gra Kanaval Nasyonal la nan Pòtoprens e sou tout tèritwa nasyonal la apre ensidan ki lakoz 16 moun mouri e 78 lòt blese nan okazyon 2èm jou gra a. Dr Claude Suréna , prezidan komite ijans ak sekou kanaval 2015 la, bay bilan pwovizwa viktim yo.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Haiti Mourns Carnival Accident Victims
    Haiti Mourns Carnival Accident Victims

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Thousands of people, led by Haitian President Michel Martelly, held a candelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the victims of a carnival float accident.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015

BVI

Latest British Virgin Islands News

  • Public Invited To Planning Meeting On Developments In Josiah’s Bay
    Public Invited To Planning Meeting On Developments In Josiah’s Bay

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Town and Country Planning Department is inviting the public to a community meeting to discuss matters regarding the development of the Josiah’s Bay area.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Environmental Health Leading The Charge On Blue Bell Recall

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is informing and reminding the public that Blue Bell Creameries has recalled its ice cream products from grocery retailers and store shelves worldwide.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • BVI Seeks Greater Engagement With United Nations Regional Body
    BVI Seeks Greater Engagement With United Nations Regional Body

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, has stressed the need for greater engagement between the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)  and the British Virgin Islands as an Associate Member.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Mr And Miss Bregado Flax Educational Centre Pageant Set For May 2

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The principal and students of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre –Secondary Division are inviting the public to their Mr. and Miss Bregado Flax Educational Centre Pageant on Saturday, May 2 at the Catholic Community Centre on Virgin Gorda.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Final Works On Parham Town Drainage
    Final Works On Parham Town Drainage

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Drainage works at Parham Town under the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) contract is 100 percent complete.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Road Works Continue On Virgin Gorda
    Road Works Continue On Virgin Gorda

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Ministry of Communications and Works continues to carry out its mandate of ensuring the safety of the motoring and pedestrian public and improving the quality of the Territory’s roads and has commenced road works on Virgin Gorda.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Road Works In Palestina 95 Percent Complete
    Road Works In Palestina 95 Percent Complete

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Road works in Palestina Estate/Pleasant Valley are 95 percent complete. Completed works per contract included raising the concrete bridge abutments and construction of a new bridge deck at a higher elevation.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Residents Encouraged To Drive Blue Or Wear Blue April 24

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Social Development Department is reminding residents of the Virgin Islands to ‘Drive Blue’ or ‘Wear Blue’ on Friday, April 24 in observance of Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • Virgin Gorda To Rally Against Child Abuse
    Virgin Gorda To Rally Against Child Abuse

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The community of Virgin Gorda is being urged to join the Social Development Department in rallying against child abuse on April 24.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Public Invited To Spanish Bowl Competition On May 13

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting the public to its annual Spanish Bowl Competition among public and private primary schools.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Anegadians To Benefit From Road Works

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Residents of Anegada are expected to benefit from road works underway on the Sister Island as Government continues its work of improving the road infrastructure of the Virgin Islands.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Library Week To Promote Literacy and Increase Membership

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Promoting literacy through library services, increasing membership, and promoting the cultural heritage database, are some of the objectives to be achieved as Library Week 2015 is observed from April 19 to 24.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Library Week To Promote Literacy and Increase Membership

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Promoting literacy through library services, increasing membership, and promoting the cultural heritage database, are some of the objectives to be achieved as Library Week 2015 is observed from April 19 to 24.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Minister Walwyn To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda April 23

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn, is informing the community of Virgin Gorda that he will hold office hours on the sister island on Thursday, April 23, at the Vanterpool Administration Building from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
  • Remarks: Minister Vanterpool Pleased With Loan For Roads And Infrastucture Works
    Remarks: Minister Vanterpool Pleased With Loan For Roads And Infrastucture Works

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- I am pleased to welcome you here today, as we sign a Loan Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and the BVI Social Security Board, for $16 million, to facilitate the development of the road network infrastructure throughout the Territory.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Latest United States Virgin Islands News

WI

Latest West Indian News

  • Full Roll-Out Of NUYP In July
    Full Roll-Out Of NUYP In July

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The HEART Trust/National Training Agency (NTA) will commence a full roll-out of its National Unattached Youth Programme (NUYP), in July.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • State Minister Urges More Young Women To Enter ICT Sector
    State Minister Urges More Young Women To Enter ICT Sector

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, is encouraging more young females to become actively involved in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Finance Ministry Releases Song To Promote ERP
    Finance Ministry Releases Song To Promote ERP

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Finance and Planning has released a song to promote the country’s Economic Reform Programme (ERP) dubbed, ‘A Fi wi Bizniz’, the song is performed by renowned Reggae singer, Ernie Smith and produced by Dizzy Minott and Mikey Bennett.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • More Job Placements For NYS Participants
    More Job Placements For NYS Participants

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- More job placement opportunities have been opened up for young people who will be participating in the National Youth Service (NYS) Summer Job Programme.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Several JEEP Projects Underway In St. Elizabeth
    Several JEEP Projects Underway In St. Elizabeth

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Several infrastructural projects are being undertaken in St. Elizabeth, as part of  the Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP).

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Labour Minister Calls On Members Of  LMRC To Become Change Agents
    Labour Minister Calls On Members Of LMRC To Become Change Agents

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, has charged members of the Labour Market Reform Commission (LMRC) to become ‘Change Agents’ in   the transformation of the labour market landscape.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Amnesty For MSMEs

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) will be embarking on an amnesty initiative starting May 4, 2015, which will run for three months.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Aspiring Principals Programme Gold Standard For Future School Leaders – Rev. Thwaites

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, has reiterated that persons aspiring to become school leaders must be certified under the Aspiring Principals Programme.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • EPOC  Co-Chair Expects  Positive  Performance For March
    EPOC Co-Chair Expects Positive Performance For March

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), Richard Byles, is expecting a pick-up in the performance of the economy for March 2015, compared to February 2015.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • More Tourists Coming To Jamaica

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Jamaica continues to record increased stopover and cruise ship visitor arrivals, a trend which has carried over from 2014.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Finance Minister Welcomes Engagement With G20

    WASHINGTON DC, U.S.A. (JIS) -- Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, has welcomed the opportunity for the Caribbean to engage with the powerful G20 to highlight and address some of the peculiar challenges that are impeding the progress of countries in the region.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • 1,600 New Hotel Rooms To Come On Stream

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Another 1,600 new rooms are to be added to the country’s stock over the next 18 months, as the Government works to shore up room availability in anticipation of increased demand for accommodation.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • MDAs  Urged To Implement Sexual Harassment And Disability Policies
    MDAs Urged To Implement Sexual Harassment And Disability Policies

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, is calling on all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to implement sexual harassment and disability policies, in a bid to foster a work environment that is free from unwelcomed sexual advances and prohibitions to physical mobility.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • Works Ministry To Assess Road Damage In North West St. Andrew

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing is to carry out an assessment of  damage to roads, drains, gullies in several North West St. Andrew communities, to determine the extent of repairs required.

    Monday, 27 April 2015
  • 11 Rest Stops Now In Operation Across The Island

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- A total of 11 rest stop locations across the island are now in operation, under the Government’s $70 million programme.

    Monday, 27 April 2015

CC

Latest CARICOM News

  • 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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WICB

Latest West Indies Cricket Board News

  • West Indies Sent In To Bat Vs England In Second Test

    ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (WICB) -- West Indies lost the toss and were put in to bat against England in the second Test on Tuesday at the National Cricket Stadium.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015
  • West Indies Squad For 2nd Test Against England
    West Indies Squad For 2nd Test Against England

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board announced a 14-member squad on Saturday for the second Test against England, starting on Tuesday at the Grenada National Stadium:

    Sunday, 19 April 2015
  • WICB to meet with CARICOM on Monday

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has welcomed its meeting with the CARICOM Committee on Cricket Governance this coming Monday in Grenada.

    Sunday, 19 April 2015
  • ICC Board Meeting Concludes In Dubai

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (ICC) -- The ICC Board held its second quarterly meeting of 2015 at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 16 April.

    Thursday, 16 April 2015
  • Sir Viv - Australia Deserved Champions
    Sir Viv - Australia Deserved Champions

    MELBOURNE, Australia (WICB) -- They had a plan in mind and they executed it to perfection says the former West Indies captain.

    Wednesday, 01 April 2015
  • Curtly To Youths - Strive For Excellence
    Curtly To Youths - Strive For Excellence

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Sir Curtly Ambrose had a simple message for dozens of students at the Cascadia Hotel in St Ann’s yesterday — pursue your full education and work hard to achieve your dreams.

    Wednesday, 01 April 2015
  • Barbados To Host World Cricket Festival
    Barbados To Host World Cricket Festival

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players, will be held in the Caribbean in 2017.

    Wednesday, 01 April 2015
  • Veteran Edwards Gets Hampshire Deal
    Veteran Edwards Gets Hampshire Deal

    HAMPSHIRE, England (WICB) -- Hampshire have sought to pep up their attack after promotion to Division One of the LV= County Championship by signing West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards for the second part of the 2015 season.

    Wednesday, 01 April 2015
  • Local Players Specially Invited To Under-19 Training Camp

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board advised today that the technical staff of West Indies Under-19 team have specially invited a number of emerging local, junior players to assist with the two-week, Easter training camp in Barbados.

    Monday, 30 March 2015
  • Cricket World Cup 2015 Breaking Records
    Cricket World Cup 2015 Breaking Records

    SYDNEY, Australia (WICB) -- David Richardson: “This Cricket World Cup has been the most followed and best attended cricket event in history”.

    Monday, 30 March 2015
  • West Indies Under-19 Squad For Easter Training Camp

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board announced today a 16-member West Indies Under-19 squad for a two-week training camp in Barbados.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • TTCB Hails New Windies Coach Simmons
    TTCB Hails New Windies Coach Simmons

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (T&TCB) has welcomed the appointment of Phil Simmons as the new coach of the West Indies cricket team.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • WICB Hails Jaguars’ PCL 4-Day success
    WICB Hails Jaguars’ PCL 4-Day success

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Guyana Jaguars have been praised for their resilience following their capture of the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • Gayle Signs For Somerset In English T20
    Gayle Signs For Somerset In English T20

    SOMERSET, England (WICB) -- Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that we have signed Chris Gayle.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • Lambert Disappointed With Tame Draw
    Lambert Disappointed With Tame Draw

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Jamaica Franchise and dethroned champions Barbados Pride yesterday played a dull draw in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League four-day match at Sabina Park, thanks to some defensive batting from the latter.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015

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