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New Cayman Islands coalition government appears set
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Following an inconclusive result to last week’s general elections in the Cayman Islands, Alden McLaughlin looks set to remain as the British territory’s leader in a coalition between his People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) and some...
Publ.Date : 2017-05-30

Jamaican cultural landmark gets some much-needed tender loving care
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Councillor Delroy Williams, who recently took up his post as mayor of Kingston and St Andrew in Jamaica, has hit the ground running with his vision for the redevelopment of downtown Kingston, inspired by the city's United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...
Publ.Date : 2017-05-30

ECLAC presents model institutional framework for SDG implementation in the Caribbean
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- On 18 May 2017, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean convened a workshop in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to provide policymakers with practical options for establishing and...
Publ.Date : 2017-05-30

Fisheries ministers from CRFM member states meet in Guyana
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CRFM) -- The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) hosted the 11th meeting of its Ministerial Council – the highest ranking decision-making body of the regional fisheries organization – on Friday, May 19, in Georgetown, Guyana. Fisheries ministers from...
Publ.Date : 2017-05-30

New solidarity organization launched in St Lucia
CASTRIES, St Lucia -- A new solidarity organization has been launched in Saint Lucia. It’s the Saint Lucia Chapter of the Caribbean Network in Defence of Humanity (CNIDH-Saint Lucia), launched there on Friday, May 19, 2017. The local chapter was established in April and a soft launch took place on May 19.
Publ.Date : 2017-05-30