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Republic Bank EC Limited’s customers, charities share in birthday celebrations

CASTRIES. St. Lucia -- As the month-long celebration of its one-year anniversary came to a close on November 13, Republic Bank EC Limited (RBEC)...

ECLAC, ILO predict slow recovery in Caribbean labor market due to...

SANTIAGO, Chile –- In a new joint publication, by the two United Nations organizations stress that to emerge from the crisis, active macro policies...

Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project’s goal to conserve the marine environment

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- To increase management strategies while balancing sustainable use and conservation of the marine environment, the Federation of St. Kitts and...

Veteran Hilton manager named Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Assoc. president

MIAMI, Florida -- Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton general manager Pablo Jose Torres Sojo has been elected president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association...

Republic Financial Holdings agrees to UN Principles for Responsive Banking

PORT OF SPAIN -– Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has become an official signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking – a...

New Zealand, OECS collaborate on direct uses of geothermal energy

CASTRIES, St. Lucia -- The Government of New Zealand and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission recently strengthened their collaboration on environmental...

Federation entrepreneur a finalist in Sustainable Development Summit

PORT-OF_SPAIN, Trinidad -- Entrepreneurs, business leaders, senior government officials, members of civil society and other influencers from the Caribbean and around the world, attended...

Social media campaign to prepare Caribbean nations for natural hazards

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – A social media campaign promoting good practices for individuals and communities in an effort to be better prepared for natural...

Trinidad and Tobago employers,’ workers’ groups commit to find COVID-19 crisis...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago –- Strengthening social dialogue between employers’ and workers’ organizations in Trinidad and Tobago to build more resilient labour...

Sixteen Caribbean countries receive 2,000 boxes of COVID-19 supplies

Trinidad and Tobago -- Caribbean Airlines Cargo recently collaborated with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to distribute over 2,000 boxes of medical...

Zulu appointed as the New Director of the ILO Caribbean Office

PORT OF SPAIN -- Guy Ryder, the Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), has appointed Dennis Zulu, a Zambian national, as the new...

Early learners ‘Write to Read’ programme advances culturally relevant content

CASTRIES, St. Lucia –- Authors from St. Kitts and Nevis participated in a Write to Read program instituted locally-authored reading resources by the Organization...

Cuban president congratulates PM Harris on re-election

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Cuban government to...

CBD acquires Critical Personal Protective Equipment for frontline Caribbean medical workers

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Critically needed personal protective equipment (PPE) is on its way to medical workers on the front lines of the Caribbean’s COVID-19...

FAO: Hunger in Latin America, Caribbean rising dramatically

SANTIAGO, Chile – After five years of continuous rise, Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean increased to 47.7 million people in 2019, according...

CCJ invalidates Guyana Court of Appeal’s June 23 judgment

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- In a judgment delivered today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that the judgment handed down...

COVID-19 Report: Commission predicts major long-term impacts

Measures taken so far: Important but insufficient The economic crisis generated by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is having a major impact on the countries of Latin...

Legendary Cricketter Sir Everton Weekes Dies at 95

BBC- Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61...

Jamaica Leads the Way in Virus Testing US Tourists

In what could be a future widespread Caribbean procedure, visitors traveling to Jamaica from Florida and other states in the United States will be...

Mexico: Suspect Arrested in Trainee Teachers Disappearance

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The relatives of the missing students say they have no trust in the original investigation   Prosecutors have...

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