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Manchester Women Entrepreneurs Showcase Wares

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Some 40 women entrepreneurs from the parish of Manchester showcased their original designs, hand-made creations and home-made products at the second annual Made in Manchester Women in Business Expo. The event was held on March 5...

Decrecen En Cuba Empresas Estatales Y Cooperativas Agropecuarias

HAVANA (IPS) -- Con excepción de las experimentales Cooperativas No Agropecuarias (CNA), entre 2012 y 2016, disminuyeron en Cuba todas las formas de organización económica: empresas, sociedades mercantiles, Unidades Básicas de Producción...

Rankin Plans Independent Run In Newlands

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- A former chairman of the United Democratic Party’s Bodden Town district branch, Mario Rankin has announced his intention to contest the seat of Newlands in the May General Election. However, the local businessman...

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Nominations for potential candidates wanting to stand for office in the 24 May General Election must be registered in their single-member constituencies on Nomination Day, 29 March.

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Following the reinstatement of Deputy Prison Director Natalie Aduke Joseph-Caesar after a settlement with government, independent members of the Legislative Assembly demanded answers last week over what happened...

Live-In Cops Planned For NS And EE

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has revealed plans to post live-in officers at the North Side and East End police stations after renovations to the two stations that have been closed or unmanned for years are...

New Property Tax Regime April 1

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has announced that a new property tax regime will be adopted starting April 1. Opening the 2017/18 Budget Debate in the House of Representatives on March 9, Mr. Shaw...

Politicians Still ‘On Edge’ Over Private Eyes

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- When Alva Suckoo began his debate on the controversial Legal Practitioners Bill Thursday, he raised the issue of the claims he made about being followed by private investigators hired by local law firms.

Government Provides Addition Of $3.68 Billion To PATH

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is providing an increase of 47 per cent to the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH), in a move to strengthen the country’s social safety net. This addition of $3.68 billion in the Budget for...

Heart Foundation Warns Against Hiding Illnesses

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is warning schools, parents and student athletes not to hide illnesses so that the student can participate in sports. Sports Medicine Specialist and Foundation volunteer, Dr. Paul Wright, told JIS...

St. Richard’s Early Childhood Education Centre Expanded

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The St. Richard’s Early Childhood Education Centre in Kingston has been expanded at a cost of $13.2 million provided by the Culture, Health, Arts, Sport and Education (CHASE) Fund. Play equipment was also purchased for the young...

Sir Everton Tribute To Sir Frank Worrell

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell, the legendary former West Indies captain.

Khan Leads Red Force To Crushing Win

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (WICB) -- Leg-spinner Imran Khan’s five-wicket haul led Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to a 172-run crushing of Windward Islands Volcanoes here Monday, as they hauled themselves off the bottom of the Regional four-day standings...

Jaguars Retake Lead Courtesy Vishaul 50

KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Vishaul Singh struck an unbeaten half-century as reigning champions Guyana Jaguars brushed aside Jamaica Scorpions by seven wickets to regain top spot in the Regional four-day championship here Monday.

Karty Shines But Hurricanes Slip To Loss

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- Youth World Cup star Keacy Carty’s second first class half-century was not enough to prevent Leeward Islands Hurricanes from a heavy innings defeat to Barbados Pride inside three days here Monday.

 National Level II Coaches Course In Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO (NORCECA) -- The Dominican Volleyball Federation in collaboration with the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic organized a Level II National Coaches Course from March 9 to 12 with 70 participants hailing...

Curso Nacional Nivel II De Entrenadores En Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO (NORCECA) -- La Federación Dominicana de Voleibol, en colaboración con el Centro Regional de Desarrollo NORCECA/FIVB de la República Dominicana, organizó un Curso Nacional de Entrenadores de Nivel II del 9 al 12 de marzo con 70...

Un Expert De L'ONU Salue La Réussite Des Élections Mais Alerte Sur Les Mauvaises Conditions Dans Les Prisons

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- A l'issue de sa huitième visite officielle en Haïti, l'Expert indépendant des Nations Unies sur la situation des droits de l'homme dans le pays, Gustavo Gallón, a souligné lundi le progrès remarquable qu'a constitué la...

Experto Independiente Concluye Misión En Haití Elogiando El Proceso Electoral

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- Gustavo Gallón, el experto independiente para la situación de los derechos humanos en Haití, finalizó su octava misión oficial en el país con un elogio al proceso electoral de 2016.

Following Visit To Haiti, UN Expert Urges More Aid For Hurricane Matthew Victims

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- An independent United Nations expert on human rights today welcomed the recent completion of the electoral process as “remarkable progress” for the island nation, while he also urged the authorities to address the...

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