North America

  • Farmers Urged to Register with RADA

    Jamaica Information / Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, addresses farmers at a National Irish Potato Stakeholders’ Seminar, in Claremont, St. Ann, on October 18. + – Photo: Claudia Gardner Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, addresses…

  • CLA Issues First Two Cannabis Licences

    Jamaica Information / Chairman, Cannabis Licensing Authority of Jamaica, Hyacinth Lightbourne (left), presents Director and Secretary, Everyting Oily Labs, Claudine Liu, with a cannabis licence, at a press conference on Wednesday (October 18), at the offices of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries in New Kingston. + – Photo: Yhomo Hutchinson Chairman, Cannabis…

  • Government Committed to Growth of Cooperatives

    Jamaica Information / Director of Research, Training and Development at the Department of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies, Paulette Kirkland (centre), speaks with Winfield Murray (right) of the Hanover Bee Farmers Co-operative. Occasion was a stakeholder conference staged by the Department of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies in Montego Bay, today (October 19). At left is Registrar,…

  • Collaborative Approach to Deal with Mental Challenges

    Jamaica Information / Psychological Services Coordinator with the Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) III, Dr. Melva Spence (left), addresses a group from the Catherine Hall Primary and Infant School during a capacity-building workshop at the Sea Garden Hotel in Montego Bay. The workshop is part of a programme aimed at helping teachers better address…

  • Productivity Ambassadors Named

    Jamaica Information / : Labour and Social Security Minister, Hon. Shahine Robinson (left), presents Chairman of the Jamaica Productivity Centre (JPC), Metry Seaga, with his Certificate of Induction as a Productivity Ambassador, at the Productivity and Continuous Improvement Conference held at The Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on October 19. + – Photo: Michael…

  • Mentoring Programme Launched For Youth in Juvenile Centres

    Jamaica Information / Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., addresses girls from the South Camp Road Juvenile Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre at the launch of the mentorship arm of the ‘We Transform’ youth empowerment and reintegration programme at the facility on October 17. + – Photo:…

  • “Philipine Fatigue” Pushing BPO Sector To Consider Jamaica

    RJR News / Managing Director of Nearshore Americas Kirk Laughlin says “Philipine fatigue” is pushing players in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector to consider Jamaica. Laughlin told potential investors that Jamaica remains an attraction for his U.S. based company, because of its proximity to the U.S. mainland and English language capabilities. He says those…

  • JISCO To Work With Small Farmers In St. Elizabeth And Manchester

    RJR News / Chinese firm, JISCO –  the entity which recently took over the Alpart Alumina plant in St Elizabeth is set to extend its’ influence outside the bauxite alumina sector. JISCO has already outlined plans to double capacity at the alumina plant at Nain, St Elizabeth and build manufacturing facilities. The investments are set…

  • Garcia faces legal action

    The trinidad Guardian / Embattled Siparia West Secondary School principal Sookoo Sonnylal is threatening to sue the Ministry of Education over a decision to relieve him of duties while investigating a verbal altercation he is alleged to have had with a group of students earlier this month. In a five page pre-action protocol letter sent…

  • SSFL suspends Fyzabad

    The trinidad Guardian / Fyzabad Anglican Secondary School was yesterday suspended from the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) with immediate effect for its use of utility player Dez Jones and key midfielder Maurice Dick, both of whom it alleged submitted false documents to gain entry in schools’ Sixth Form. Jones received two CSEC passes from…

  • Gaming workers meet minister today

    The trinidad Guardian / One day after a group of retrenched casino workers picketed the home of Finance Minister Colm Imbert, representatives of the gaming industry have been invited to a meeting with Minister in the Ministry of Finance Allyson West. The meeting takes place today at 1.30 pm. This was confirmed by president of…

  • Three shortlisted for CoP position

    The trinidad Guardian / Three potential candidates applying for the position of Commissioner of Police (CoP) have been short listed by the Police Service Commission (PSC) and vigorous interviews are expected to begin soon. The T&T Guardian was told by sources close to the PSC that over 20 applications were sent in to the commission…

  • Soca Warriors debate next move

    The trinidad Guardian / What’s next for the Soca Warriors? I suppose that the answer to that question is more complicated than losing a football match or even a regional tournament. Our current ranking position of 83 tells its own story and being last in the Hexagon could relate to the status of the game…

  • Samsung bets big on Note 8

    The trinidad Guardian / The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which was launched in T&T yesterday is being described as, “the most powerful device on the market” according to Samsung’s Manager, Sales, Latin America, Terry Weech. Delivering brief remarks during the mid-morning launch at Trincity Mall, Weech said the response thus far had been overwhelming following…

  • No taxation without transformation

    The trinidad Guardian / The current government is taxing us for the misdemeanours of previous governments, including the last two, which committed massive waste, blunder, arrant slackness. If the Government is bent on transferring private wealth to support the socialised economy, socialised labour, socialised services, no problem. But what is the nation getting in return?…

  • Calypso and the church

    The trinidad Guardian / Earlier this year, when he was conducting Brigo’s (Samuel Abraham) funeral, his son, Roman Catholic priest Father Bonnie Anthony Abraham, said he was introduced to spirituality by his father and even did his thesis, “Brigo: Prophet and Sage”, based on his father’s works. Many people may not appreciate how Calypsonians have…

  • Vieira nets beaver in 13-2 Mexico drubbing

    The trinidad Guardian / Jordan Vieira scored a beaver-trick to lead T&T ‘Calypso Stickmen’ to another come-from-behind victory, 13-2 against Mexico for a fourth straight win at the Indoor Pan American Cup Men’s Tournament at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, in Georgetown, Guyana, yesterday. Bottom of the table Mexico, without a point after three matches,…

  • Heavy agricultural losses

    The trinidad Guardian / Acres upon acres of crops were submerged in filthy water in Penal and Barrackpore yesterday as a result of overnight and persistent rains during the day. Crop farmer Chabinath Ramnanan was almost brought to tears, as for the second time this year his fields in Penal were destroyed. Bodi, bhagi, tomatoes,…

  • Sinanan: Rain just too much for channels

    The trinidad Guardian / Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan says while he agrees there are irresponsible people who contribute to the flooding, he believes that the events experienced Wednesday into yesterday were caused because of the volume of rain that fell in the 60 hours. “Let us be fair to everyone…the volume of…

  • TTMA talks energy with Venezuelan association

    The trinidad Guardian / The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) and the Venezuelan Gas Processors Association (AVGP) are in advanced stages of discussions regarding the Rio Caribe Project- an initiative designed to create new opportunities in the downstream gas sector. In a media release yesterday TTMA president Christopher Alcazar said: “This project, once successfully…

Europe

Asia

  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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