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Dept. Of Correctional Services To Expand Rehabilitation Programme

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has received US$2.5 million to expand its rehabilitation programme. The programme, ‘New Path Project’, which began at the South Camp Correctional Centre, was implemented in...

JLS To Implement ILMS April 1

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Come April 1, the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) will be implementing an Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) called Koha, to improve the efficiency of the library’s operations as well as service for users. Koha is an...

NSWMA To Clear And Beautify Entrance To Riverton Meadows

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), is to clear and beautify the front of Riverton Meadows, in St. Andrew. Executive Director of the NSWMA, Audley Gordon, says while a dump exists beyond the community, Riverton...

CONCACAF Office Will Boost Football In Jamaica And Wider Region – Grange

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the establishment of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) office in Jamaica will serve to improve...

Reciben 50 Propuestas De Benitojuarenses En Convocatoria Para “El Arte De Cruzar”

CANCÚN -- Aproximadamente 50 propuestas fueron las entregadas al Instituto de Planeación de Desarrollo Urbano (IMPLAN) como respuesta a la convocatoria del proyecto denominado “El Arte de Cruzar”, cuyo objetivo es resaltar los cruces para peatones...

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- El Aeropuerto Internacional Gregorio Luperón (AIGL), de Puerto Plata, obtuvo el primer lugar en la categoría “Mejor Aeropuerto de hasta 2 millones de pasajeros, de Latinoamérica y el Caribe” en las encuestas...

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- The Gregorio Luperon International Airport (AIGL), in the north coast city of Puerto Plata, was recently ranked first on the list of the “Best Airports Providing Services to More than Two Million Passengers in Latin...

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- Al caer la tarde, la ciudad de Santo Domingo se va bañando de colores cobrizos.

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- At the end of the afternoon, the city of Santo Domingo is bathed in a variety of copper tones. It is twilight time.

Politólogos Consideran Necesario Desarrollar Y Fortalecer La Democracia En RD

SANTO DOMINGO -- El politólogo, docente y presidente de la Academia de Ciencias Políticas de República Dominicana, Clodoaldo Mateo Villanueva, consideró que se necesita desarrollar y fortalecer la democracia y que si se logra, “será la mejor manera...

Danilo Devuelve Alegría A Mujeres Productoras De Aceite De Coco En Samaná

SAMANA (DICOM) -- María Georgina King, es una madre soltera que trata de salir adelante con sus dos hijos.

“Con Orgullo Rendimos Tributo A Los Mártires De La Gran Gesta Del 19 De Marzo”

SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- El presidente Danilo Medina resaltó el heroísmo de losque encabezaron la batalla del 19 de Marzo, en Azua.

Wickets Fall Like Rain At Sabina Park

KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) --  An astonishing 25 wickets fell on Saturday’s second day as the seventh round game in the Regional four-day championship between Jamaica Scorpions and Leeward Islands Hurricanes swung back and forth at Sabina Park.

Chase Sends Volcanoes Plummeting

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- Part-time off-spinner Roston Chase grabbed a career-best seven-wicket haul as Barbados Pride crushed embattled Windward Islands Volcanoes by nine wickets inside three days, to pick up their second straight win of the...

Collapse Leaves Volcanoes Facing Defeat

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- A shocking late evening collapse left Windward Islands Volcanoes on the verge of a heavy against Barbados Pride, heading into Sunday’s penultimate day of their seventh round clash.

Soluciones Locales Recuperan Primera Ciudad Cubana Tras Huracán

BARACOA (IPS) -- Claros en los montes circundantes con árboles caídos, casas todavía techadas con lonas y obreros que arreglan daños en el empinado viaducto La Farola atestiguan el embate hace cuatro meses del huracán Matthew en la primera villa...

El Informe Cubano Sobre Desapariciones Forzadas

HAVANA (IPS) -- Cuba defendió a inicios de este mes su informe ante el Comité contra la Desaparición Forzada en la sede de la Organización de Naciones Unidas de Ginebra, que evalúa el enfrentamiento nacional a este delito contra los derechos...

Workshop Raises Awareness About Sea Water Air Conditioning Technology

ST. MICHAEL (CDB) -- Sea water air conditioning (SWAC) technology has the potential to help the Caribbean to achieve national and regional goals of energy efficiency, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

CDB Approves Grant To Support Climate Change Resilience In Caribbean Tourism Industry

ST. MICHAEL (CDB) -- The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved EUR460,000 in grant financing to enhance the resilience of the Region’s tourism sector to the impacts of climate variability and climate change, and...

CDB Funds Project To Prevent Loss Of Correspondent Banking Relationships ICT Space

ST. MICHAEL (CDB) -- The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding of USD250,000 to strengthen financial transparency, and assist in preventing the loss of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) in the...

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