TOKYO, Japan, Nov 15 – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers have hailed the one-day summit with their Japanese counterpart, Fumio Kishida as a success, and have welcomed Tokyo’s solidarity with the region on many global issues.
GRAND BAHAMA, November 15, 2014 - The Department of Civil Aviation here says the information recorded on the black box from the jet that crashed on Grand Bahama on Sunday killing all nine people on board, including religious leader Dr. Myles Munroe will be analyzed in Washington DC.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 15 - Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar has defended his decision to prorogue the National Assembly accusing the opposition of putting their narrow political agendas ahead of Guyana.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 15, - Guyana's joint parliamentary opposition has called on the international community to dispatch a team of mediators to break what has been referred to as the political impasse with the government following the suspension of Parliament earlier in the week.
Minister of National Security, Hon Peter Bunting has welcomed today’s handover of more than US$2-million dollars worth of less-lethal equipment donated to the Jamaica Constabulary Force from the United States Government.
WASHINGTON, DC, November 14, 2014 — US President Barak Obama is expected to announce next week, an overhaul of the US immigration enforcement system that will protect nearly five million unauthorized immigrants, including Jamaicans, from deportation and provide many of them with work permits.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Nov. 13, 2014 - Jamaica's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Courtenay Rattray, has been appointed Chair of the UN Inter-governmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform.
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland November 13, — Three candidates yesterday handed in nomination papers to contest the December 1 by-election in Central Westmoreland to fill the vacancy left by the passing of People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament Roger Clarke on August 28 this year.
SANANNA-LA-MAR, Jamaica November 12, 2014 – Today, Wednesday November 12, is Nomination Day for the By-Election in the Central Westmoreland constituency, which has been occasioned by the untimely death of former Minister of Agriculture Roger Clarke on August 28 this year. He died of a heart attack in a Miami hospital.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua November 12, 2014 – Antigua's opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) has launched a petition geared towards reversing the recently conferred National Hero status of former Prime Minister Sir Lester Bird.
KINGSTON Jamaica — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers including Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade AJ Nicholson will meet with their Japanese counterpart on Friday for talks aimed at strengthening the relations between the 15-member regional grouping and Japan.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 11, 2014- The main opposition grouping, A Partnership for national Unity (APNU) Monday described the decision of President Donald Ramotar to prorogue Parliament as “the darkest day for democracy in Guyana”.
CARICOM Georgetown, Guyana, Nov. 12, 2014 - Engagement with the private sector and Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on a more continuous basis will be facilitated following a meeting of the Trade Ministerial body that concluded Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) November 11, 2014 - The United States on Tuesday proposed that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) write off some US$100 million in debt it is owed by Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to free up more resources for those countries, the hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak.
KINGSTON, NOVEMBER 12, 2014- The Government, will today, Wednesday, November 12, sign contracts valued at $70 million for the provision of e-books that will be placed on the tablet computers that are currently being rolled out in several schools across the island.
KINGSTON, NOVEMBER 12, 2014- Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, has emphasized that the National Housing Trust (NHT) has not purchased the tourist attraction known as Outameni Experience, in Trelawny.
GRAND BAHAMA, Bahamas, Sunday November 10, 2014 - Bahamian officials are reporting that a Lear 36 excutive jet carrying nine people including Faith Ministries International leader Dr. Myles Munroe, crashed Sunday on approach to the island of Grand Bahama.
MIAMI — Water scooter operators on Paradise Island in the Bahamas are reported to have sexually assaulted at least three American tourists since July, the United States Embassy announced in a security advisory this week that warned of increasingly brazen crimes sweeping the country.
Against the background of attempts by some member states to curtail the free movement of persons within the Region,CARICOM Secretary-General, Irwin LaRocque has called on the Region to turn the spirit of our Community into reality.
ATLANTA Georgia November 10 – The United States has issued a travel advisory warning travellers to be careful when travelling to Latin America and the Caribbean as the chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean and Central and South American countries continues to spread with no sign of slowing down.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Former Managing Director for the National Housing Trust and assistant general manager at the Jamaica National Building Society Earl Samuels says a methodology must be found to provide housing for low income earners.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday November 7, 2014, – The Caribbean Community –CARICOM - says it is prepared to walk out of the world climate change talks in Peru next month if rich countries are not prepared to agree on a deal that will reduce the impact of climate change on the region.
ROSEAU, Dominica, Nov 5, –Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has appealed to voters to ensure that his Dominica Labour Party (DLP) is returned to power when Dominicans will go to the polls to elect a new government on December 8.
KINGSTON, Jamaica November 5, 2014 - The voters of Central Westmoreland will go to the polls on Monday, December 1, to fill the vacant parliamentary seat created by the untimely death of former Minister of Agriculture Roger Clarke.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, Nov. 5, 2014 - Caribbean Community Heads of Government have adopted a ten-point plan of action to ensure the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) does not reach the region. The announcement was made after a four-hour meeting held at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s yesterday afternoon.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 4, 2014: The People’s National Party - PNP - is has confirmed that the Party's Integrity Commission has approved the candidacy of Savanna-la-mar businessman Dwayne Vaz for the upcoming By-Election in the constituency of Central Westmoreland.
The Ministry of Health is to receive equipment valued at approximately US$13,000 from three Jamaican organisations in the United States, to assist the country in the campaign to prevent and prepare for the Ebola Virus.
LONDON, UK (3 Nov, 2014) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today launched a new publication aimed at giving regional tourism policy-makers and executives insight into the travel habits and plans of British and European holidaymakers.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, November 4, 2014 – As Antigua and Barbuda celebrated the 33rd anniversary of Independence yesterday, One of its most outstanding sons, former prime minister Lester Bird, was conferred with that country’s highest honour.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica Tuesday Nov. 4, 2014 - Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will convene a special meeting in Trinidad today to discuss the Ebola virus, and the chikungunya disease, a mostly non-fatal but debilitating illness that is at this time striking down communities in the Caribbean.
Washington, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times requested President Barack Obama to swap American citizen Alan Gross, imprisoned in Cuba for covert actions, for three Cubans who being held prisoners in USA since 1998.
Guyana's Speaker of the House, the AFC's Rafael Trotman says his country now faces a constitutional crisis. This is because the Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs has refused to convene Parliament on the basis that only the government can instruct when that should be done.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Former Antigua prime minister Lester Bird will receive a knighthood from the Antigua and Barbuda government tomorrow, Monday, November 3, as the country observes its 33rd year of political independence.