|Friday, April 18, 2014
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Food For The Poor Offers Nonviolent Prisoners in the Caribbean a Second Chance at Easter Holy Week
COCONUT CREEK - During Easter Holy Week, Food For The Poor released 68 prisoners in Guyana, Haiti, Honduras and Jamaica. These prisoners were incarcerated due to their inability to pay the required petty fines.
This second chance at a new life rescued many from spending years longer in jail than their prison sentences would...Read More...
Florida immigrant concludes his Pedaling for 20 Million Dreams journey by calling on President Obama to Use The Power of the Pen to Halt Deportation
MIAMI - Francisco Diaz, 41-year-old undocumented immigrant who lives in Homestead, began his odyssey on March 2. His journey, chronicled on the facebook page “Pedaling for 20 Million Dreams” has finally brought him to Washington DC.
Tomorrow (April 18), at 12 noon, Francisco will bring a pen to President Obama with the purpose...Read More...
Remittance via Jamaica National (JN) Money Transfer Cards Increase
KINGSTON, Jamaica - JN Money Services Limited (JNMS) says local remittance collection via the JN Money Transfer Card issued by its parent organisation, the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), now accounts for up to 40 percent of its distribution, an increase of 10 percent over last year.
The steady increase in the use of...Read More...
DigInnovate 2014: Caribbean Internet, Marketing and Financing technology experts to present a conference for Small Medium Enterprise (SME)
Montego Bay, Jamaica - A team of Caribbean Internet, Marketing and Financing technology experts have collaborated to present a game-changing conference for the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector that will set the trend in the Caribbean regional technology industry for 2014 and beyond.
Caribbean SME DigInnovate™ 2014 connects...Read More...
OAS Secretary General Sends Condolences over Passing of Former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
WASHINGTON, DC - The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) José Miguel Insulza, sent a letter of condolences this week on behalf of the Organization he leads to the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, over the passing of the country´s former Premier and President, Arthur Napoleon...Read More...
OAS Anticorruption Mechanism Holds On-Site Visit to Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A Commission of the Anti-Corruption Mechanism of the Organization of American States (OAS) held an “on-site” visit to Jamaica from April 1-3, as part of the analysis that the mechanism carries out in accordance with the methodology adopted by consensus among its member countries.
The Commission of the Mechanism for...Read More...
New therapy for advanced prostate cancer available in Trinidad & Tobago
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago - The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Abiraterone Acetate to the country, the first - orally administered androgen synthesis inhibitor (testosterone) medication for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate...Read More...
Jamaican-born entertainment personality, Calibe Thompson to host Jamaicans.com/Caribcast.tv Weekly Jamaican News & Entertainment video roundup
SOUTH FLORIDA - Jamaican-born entertainment personality, Calibe Thompson, will host the Caribcast.tv/Jamaicans.com Weekly Jamaican/Caribbean News & Entertainment video broadcasts. With over 15 years in the industry, Thompson’s versatility as a presenter and producer spans TV and radio, from news and exclusive interviews to hosting...Read More...
OAS Digitalizes and Catalogues 2.5 million Vital Statistics Records in Seven Countries of the Eastern Caribbean
WASHINGTON, DC -
The Organization of American States (OAS), through its Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA), has completed a project to assist the Civil Registries in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to digitalize vital statistical information.
Suriname hosts Caribbean leaders' regional technology development meeting
SURINAME - Caribbean leaders will meet in Suriname this week to push forward the region’s technology development agenda. The South American country will host an executive meeting of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on April 8th and 9th at the Hotel Krasnapolsky, Paramaribo.
The CTU’s executive council is made up of permanent...Read More...
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