Jamaica jumps in the medical tourism race

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Jamaica has jumped in the race for medical tourism in the Caribbean. Jamaica has Competitive Edge in Medical Tourism – HC Ramocan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), His Excellency Seth George Ramocan, says Jamaica has a competitive edge in attracting investment in medical tourism. This, he said, is based on the ability to provide quality medical services at […More]

Rihanna and Sean Paul Get Nods for BRIT Awards

January 19, 2017 admin 0

LONDON, England, Wednesday January 18, 2017 – Fresh from landing a slew of nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards and the fourth annual iHeart Radio Music Awards, Barbados’ superstar Rihanna and Jamaica’s dancehall sensation Sean Paul have done the Caribbean proud again with several nods at the forthcoming BRIT Awards. Rihanna, the only Caribbean national to gain a nomination as […More]

CONCACAF President tackles development in Grenada

January 19, 2017 admin 0

During his first official visit to the Grenada Football Association (GFA), CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani reiterated his unwavering commitment to support the advancement of football in the Caribbean and empower youth through sport. Montagliani met with GFA President Cheney Joseph, Grenada Prime Minister, Dr. The Right Honorable Keith Mitchell, Governor General Her Excellency Dame Cécile La Grenade, and the Minister […More]

INDIA CRICKET: Kohli isn’t India’s only dangerman, warns Buttler

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Jos Buttler says just focusing on dismissing Virat Kohli could lead to England coming unstuck against India in Cuttack on Thursday. England cannot afford to focus solely on ousting Virat Kohli despite the India captain starring in their three-wicket win in Pune, says Jos Buttler. The peerless Kohli helped the hosts take a 1-0 lead in the one-day international series […More]

Fifty Guyana trainees to benefit from oil and gas courses in Texas

January 19, 2017 admin 0

AUSTIN, USA — At least 50 Guyanese trainees are expected to benefit from a series of oil and gas related courses that will be offered by the University of Texas – Petroleum Extension, in association with the Caribbean Learning Portal, and schooladviser.org. The first course, which is part of a total of four short courses, will begin on February 13, […More]

Energy stakeholders meet in Bahamas

January 19, 2017 admin 0

NASSAU, Bahamas — Key energy stakeholders will gather in Nassau, Bahamas, later this month to take account of the region’s transition to greater sustainable production and use. Representatives of public and private sector entities, senior officials of national, regional and international institutions and industry experts will join energy ministers of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states at the fifth Caribbean Sustainable […More]

Her Excellency advocates for end to child marriage

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Her Excellency Reema Carmona is the latest official to add her voice to calls to end child marriage. Mrs Carmona, who is a member of the First Ladies Meeting Group which works with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to bring about solutions to issues facing teenage girls, says the legal age for marriage should be changed to the international […More]

Uber’s in Trinidad, But the Government Is Questioning Whether It’s Legal

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Online transportation network company Uber is now in Trinidad and Tobago. But the government of the twin-island republic is looking into whether it can legally operate there. The Uber app was activated in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday, three months after the company announced it was heading to Trinidad. The app allows consumers to submit a request for […More]

Tobago to get 18 buses

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Regular users of the public bus service in Tobago can expect to see more buses on the roadways as early as next week. Speaking at a People’s National Movement (PNM) rally in Tobago on Sunday night, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said government acted quickly when it learnt that just two buses were in operation on the island, with the […More]

PM Rowley Highlights Outcome Of 2 Day Government Retreat At Media Conference

January 9, 2017 admin 0

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) — Upon completion of the two (2) day Government retreat, Prime Minister Dr. Rowley hosted a media conference on January 4 at the Diplomatic Centre, St. Ann’s. During the conference, Prime Minister Rowley stated that the main reason for the retreat was to focus and streamline the development programmes and activities to be undertaken by […More]

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