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ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- It was with great sadness that I learned that our former Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr. Mark Herdman, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, and Lieutenant of Royal Victorian Order had...

Cayman Airways Fleet Expands With New Saab340 B+ Aircraft

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- Cayman Airways’ vibrantly branded aircraft fleet grew by one on Friday August 14th as the airline’s newest plane, a Saab 340B+, touched down on Cayman soil for the first time.

LA HABANA (INSMET | 06:00PM) -- Durante la tarde de hoy la depresión tropical No 4 continuó organizándose y a las 5 de la tarde fue declarada la formación de la tormenta tropical Danny.

Flavors Of Curaçao 2015

WILLEMSTAD (CHATA) -- It is with great excitement that CHATA announces its first annual gastronomy event, being launched as “Flavors of Curaçao” and taking place on World Tourism Day, Sunday September 27th.

Champs Barbados Women Return Home

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The victorious Barbados Women’s team return to the island yesterday, with the mission completed.

Crandon Confident Of Retaining PCL Title

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- The Guyana Jaguars, this country’s franchise in the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) is confident of a successful title defence for the upcoming season of the six-team tournament.

 Nicholas Pooran Eyes PCL 4-Day Return

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Trinidad and Tobago wicket-keeper/batsman Nicholas Pooran has revealed that he has recovered from the worst aspects of his leg injury sustained in a car accident earlier this year and is looking forward to fighting...

President Wants T20s For The Olympics

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dave Cameron says that he would love to see cricket in the T20 format make an appearance at the Olympic games.

SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla designó hoy a Edna I. Díaz De Jesús para que dirija de forma interina la Procuraduría del Paciente.

New Customs Collector Clifford Takes Charge

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- Well known former government minister and local attorney-at-law, Mr. Charles Clifford said he is very happy to be the Cayman Islands’ new Collector of Customs.

No Ta Cuestion Cu Ta Pro Of Contra, Refineria, Hotel Of Green

ORANJESTAD -- Minister Otmar Oduber a informa cu den cuadro di e conversacionnan andando pa un posibel reapertura di e refineria, a haya carta di Sr. Piñero, propietario di e cadena hotelero Bahia Principe, cu nan no lo inverti e aña aki mas den e...

A Pesar Cu Reapertura Di Refineria No Ta Definitivo, E Ta Costando Nos Isla Inversionnan Di Casi 400 Miyon Dollar

ORANJESTAD -- Minister di Turismo Otmar Oduber durante conferencia di prensa a comenta riba su posicion pa loke ta trata desaroyo di San Nicolas, riba e pregunta di miembro di prensa tocante desaroyo di hotel versus reapertura di refineria.

Depression Strengthens Into The Fourth Tropical Storm Of The 2015 Atlantic Season

KINGSTON (05:00PM) -- At 4:00 p.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Danny was located near Latitude 10.9 degrees north and Longitude 37.5 degrees west or about 2,565 kilometres east of the Windward Islands.

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Bank of Jamaica announces that with effect from 18 August 2015, the rate offered on its benchmark 30-day Certificate of Deposit will be reduced to 5.25 per cent from 5.50 per cent. Macroeconomic vulnerabilities continue to be...

Sports Excellent Outlet For Young People – Rev. Thwaites

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites is encouraging more of the country’s youth to get involved in sports. He noted that sports provide an excellent outlet for young people, who do not have strong role models. “...

Young People Urged To Use Education To Rise From Poverty

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Young people are being encouraged not to use poverty and debilitating circumstances as excuses to fail, but to use education as a vehicle for social advancement and to rise from poverty. “Understand that education is the...

Government Pursues Results-Based Budgeting

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government of Jamaica is undertaking a US$388, 967 pilot project aimed at reforming the budget preparation process and to better align spending with anticipated results. The objective is to link budgeting with Government...

JUTC Urges Students To Regularise Smarter Cards For New School Year

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Students are being urged by the State-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) to regularise their smarter cards in time for the new school year, which begins on September 7. “It is very important that students, from now until...

US Buyers Impressed With Agro Parks

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Fresh produce buyers from the United States (US), who visited the island last week, say they are impressed with the high quality of produce coming out of the agro parks. “The parks have been impressive. There is a lot of...

House Where Garvey Grew Up To Be Transformed Into Heritage Site

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The house where National Hero, the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey, grew up in St. Ann’s Bay, St. Ann, will be refurbished and transformed into a heritage site. This was outlined in a message from Youth and Culture Minister, Hon. Lisa...

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