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Trinidad Y Tobago Impone Restricciones A Viajeros Por Fiebre Amarilla

PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad & Tobago (PL) -- Trinidad y Tobago mantiene hoy restricciones a la entrada de viajeros procedentes de seis países donde se reportaron brotes de fiebre amarilla, informaron fuentes oficiales. El ministro de Salud,...

Destacan Actuación En La Habana De Pesista Guyanés

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (PL) -- La medalla de bronce alcanzada por el pesista guyanés, Matthew Assing, en el recién concluido XXXVI torneo internacional de pesas Manuel Suárez In Memoriam, en Cuba, fue destacada hoy por el diario capitalino Stabrook...

Relief For 272,000 Property Owners

KINGSTON (JIS) -- More than 272,000 property owners will benefit from a reduction in property tax, or experience no change to what they paid in 2016, when the new property tax regime takes effect on April 1. The reformed property tax system,...

OWTU Accepts 7% Offer From YARA Trinidad Ltd.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) --  After another marathon session of negotiations, which commenced on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1: 30 p.m. and ended on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) has agreed to...

PM Rowley's Message On The Occasion Of Spiritual Shouter Baptist Day 2017

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) -- The following is a statement issued by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Keith Rowley in commemoration of Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day 2017:

KINGSTON (OPM) -- Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon (March 30) received the final report from the Caricom  Review Commission.

Senator Reid To Receive ‘Man Of The Decade In Education Award’

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Youth and information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, will be presented with the inaugural ‘Man of The Decade in Education Award’ by the Jamaica College (JC) Old Boys Association of New York, for his...

KINGSTON (OPM) -- Prime Minister Andrew Holness says public order issues among other things are hampering the growth of tourism in Falmouth.

PM Holness Receives Final Report From CARICOM Review Commission

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon (March 30) received the final report from the Caricom Review Commission. Chairman of the Commission former Prime Minister Hon. Bruce Golding presented the report to Prime Minister...

Windies Fall To Narrow Three Run Defeat

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Scoreboard of the second Twenty20 International of the four-match series between West Indies and Pakistan at Queen’s Park Oval here Thursday.

Defence Act To Be Amended

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Defence Act is to be amended to formalise the Chief of Defence Staff title given to the commanding officer of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), and also establish a recruitment arm of the force to be known as the Jamaica...

Cameron, Nanthan Back At WICB Helm

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (WICB) -- Almost four years to the date, Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan were again elected President and Vice President respectively, of the West Indies Cricket Board on Sunday, March 26.

Visitors Flock To Montego Bay Cultural Centre

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Tourists and locals are flocking to the Montego Bay Cultural Centre to experience the wide array of cultural and artistic displays. Operations Manager at the facility, Hillary Clarke, said the number of visitors range from between...

Domestic Workers Entitled to Eight Weeks’ Maternity Leave

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Domestic workers can claim for maternity leave allowance for a maximum period of eight weeks. Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus, told JIS News in a recent interview that the provision, under the...

Minister Signs Deal To Support Small Businesses

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has been contracted by the commerce ministry to help support and deliver certain small-business services.

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- With 63 people seeking election in May, officials from the Elections Office will now spend the next two days ensuring that all of them are qualified to stand, as several question have been raised around a small...

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Just over a quarter of the candidates nominated for the 2017 General Election are women, which is a promising advance on the road to political equality.

Warren May Take Cannabis Debate To New Level

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Dennie Warren Jr, who was nominated on Wednesday to contest the seat of George Town West, is expected to take the cannabis debate in Cayman to a new level, putting it squarely on the agenda for the general...

PR Legal Case Applications Aim To Join Forces

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Two legal cases that have been filed in the Grand Court against the Caymanian Status and Residency Board as a result of delays on decisions by applicants for permanent residency could become a class action.

Rural PATH Students To Benefit From School Transportation

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Students on the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) in rural parishes are to benefit from a school transportation programme starting in September. It will begin as a pilot project to be rolled out in St....

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