ECLAC underscores importance of strengthening ties between China, Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, has underscored the need to strength ties between the region and...

Mikeann Channer blazing a trail of academic excellence
Jamaica Star

Mikeann Channer, a medical student at the University of the West Indies (UWI) West Jamaica Campus, is a living testament to academic excellence, having recently been honoured for attaining one of the top two spots in...

Growth & Jobs | BPO Company IBEX aims to create 5,000 jobs in Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ibex Global Bob Dechant announced that the company was still committed to its goal of creating 5,000 jobs in Jamaica. Dechant made the comments at the launch of Ibex's Caribbean and Latin...

Regional hoteliers get ready for Caribbean travel marketplace
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CMC) — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says it is encouraged by the “strong” demand for registration at this month's Caribbean Travel Marketplace less than six...

Hurricanes boosted by Samuels for one-day campaign
Antigua Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC) – West Indies batting star Marlon Samuels, along with the Trinidadian duo of Kevon Cooper and Akeal Hosein, have been again named in a 14-man Leeward Islands Hurricanes squad for the...

Antiguan qualifies for Youth Olympics
Antigua Observer

Antiguan, Tiger Tyson will represent Antigua and Barbuda at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in Kiteboard surfing. The 15-year-old qualified for the event after winning the North American and Caribbean...

China-LAC have a promising shared future
Jamaica Observer

On January 22, 2018, the Second Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)-China Forum (CCF) will be held in Santiago, Chile. This CCF, attended by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang...

This Day in History - January 22
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 22nd day of 2018. There are 343 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1973: In its Roe vs Wade decision, the US Supreme Court legalises abortions. OTHER EVENTS1498: During his third voyage to the...

Photo: Improved Technology
Jamaica Observer

During a recent tour of the Caribbean Maritime University, Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Ruel Reid (second left) got a first-hand look at the state-of-the-art equipment at the FESTO Authorized...

Photo: Medicine Meets Golf
Jamaica Observer

Chief Medical Officer of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Dr Carl Bruce (left) converses with (from left) Director of Caribbean Broilers Lori-Ann Lyn, President of the Jamaica Golf Association Peter Chin,...

Celebrating Cuba's National Day
Jamaica Observer

Cuba marked its National Day with a celebration at the St Andrew residence of Cuba's Ambassador to Jamaica last Thursday. Several Jamaicans from a cross section of the society joined the celebration which was also...

2018 Speaker Series kicks off with talks on Brexit
Jamaica Observer

Leaders-to-Leaders (Jamaica) will kick off its 2018 Speaker Series on Wednesday, February 7, with a panel discussion examining the potential fallout of Brexit and its relevance to Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region....

Rotaract clubs launch major conference for Guyana
Kaieteur News

  The Rotaract Clubs of Guyana on Friday launched the 26th Annual Rotaract District 7030 Conference under the theme” El Dorado Undiscovered, Experience the Adventure.” The conference, slated for June 14-18,...

Sustainability measures needed to preserve ‘tree of life’ – Researcher
Kaieteur News

  With a variety of uses, it is no wonder that the Ité Palm tree is identified by many as “the tree of life’. The tree, according to PhD Candidate in Environmental Biology at the St Augustine Campus of the...

Haitians march in NY protesting Trump’s reported racist comments
Jamaica Gleaner

NEW YORK, CMC – Hundreds of Haitians marched from the Brooklyn Bridge to Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan Friday, protesting Trump’s reported disparaging remarks about the French-speaking Caribbean country....

Replaced by robots - University professor warns of massive job losses when the fourth Industrial Revolution takes place
Jamaica Gleaner

Professor of sustain-able development at the University of the West Indies Anthony Clayton has warned that scores of Jamaicans will be out of jobs when the looming technology revolution leads to an increase in the use of...

The Land of Wow!
Kaieteur News

  By Dennis Nichols You’re going to America? Wow! It once was a crowning achievement. Across the Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea from Guyana lies the land of (almost) every opportunity – a country of...

US Navy ‘shadowing’ Russian spy ship in Caribbean
Nation News

WASHINGTON – United States Department of Defense officials say Russia has dispatched an intelligence gathering ship to the Caribbean Sea that is being closely monitored by the Pentagon.  The spy ship,...

US Navy 'shadowing' Russian spy ship in Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — United States Department of Defense officials say Russia has dispatched an intelligence gathering ship to the Caribbean Sea that is being closely monitored by the Pentagon.

China-CELAC forum: Time for closer partnership and greater cooperation
Jamaica Observer

On January 22, the Second Ministerial Meeting of the China-CELAC Forum will be held in Santiago, Chile. As an important practice of the major-country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics following the 19th National...

Early Response
Jamaica Observer

Team CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank was among first responders to the plight of children displaced by the fire at Walker's Place of Safety on January 15, 2018. Here, the bank's Marketing Manager Renee Whitehorne...

China-CELAC forum: Time for closer partnership and greater cooperation
Jamaica Observer

On January 22, the Second Ministerial Meeting of the China-CELAC Forum will be held in Santiago, Chile. As an important practice of the major-country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics following the 19th National...

Top Bajan golfers in Chile
Nation News

Barbadians James Johnson and Julian Jordan are among 105  golfers from the Caribbean and Latin America teeing off this morning in the 2018 Latin America Amateur Golf Championship (LAAC) in Chile. The...

GFF must respect every stakeholder
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor, “This is a new era of open societies. People are cognizant that their government belongs to them and demand accountability and transparency.” This was part of a quote in a letter penned by...

PAHO explores past, present and future of vaccination in the Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says it is addressing the exploration vaccination in the Americas, including the Caribbean.In a special edition of its scientific journal,...

CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints new CIO, managing director
Nation News

Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean recently announced the appointment of Esan Peters as Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology and Operations, with effect from February 1, 2018. ...

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