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KINGSTON (OPM) -- Prime Minister Andrew Holness says public order issues among other things are hampering the growth of tourism in Falmouth.

PM Holness Receives Final Report From CARICOM Review Commission

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon (March 30) received the final report from the Caricom Review Commission. Chairman of the Commission former Prime Minister Hon. Bruce Golding presented the report to Prime Minister...

Windies Fall To Narrow Three Run Defeat

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Scoreboard of the second Twenty20 International of the four-match series between West Indies and Pakistan at Queen’s Park Oval here Thursday.

Defence Act To Be Amended

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Defence Act is to be amended to formalise the Chief of Defence Staff title given to the commanding officer of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), and also establish a recruitment arm of the force to be known as the Jamaica...

Cameron, Nanthan Back At WICB Helm

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (WICB) -- Almost four years to the date, Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan were again elected President and Vice President respectively, of the West Indies Cricket Board on Sunday, March 26.

Visitors Flock To Montego Bay Cultural Centre

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Tourists and locals are flocking to the Montego Bay Cultural Centre to experience the wide array of cultural and artistic displays. Operations Manager at the facility, Hillary Clarke, said the number of visitors range from between...

Domestic Workers Entitled to Eight Weeks’ Maternity Leave

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Domestic workers can claim for maternity leave allowance for a maximum period of eight weeks. Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus, told JIS News in a recent interview that the provision, under the...

Minister Signs Deal To Support Small Businesses

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has been contracted by the commerce ministry to help support and deliver certain small-business services.

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- With 63 people seeking election in May, officials from the Elections Office will now spend the next two days ensuring that all of them are qualified to stand, as several question have been raised around a small...

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Just over a quarter of the candidates nominated for the 2017 General Election are women, which is a promising advance on the road to political equality.

Warren May Take Cannabis Debate To New Level

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Dennie Warren Jr, who was nominated on Wednesday to contest the seat of George Town West, is expected to take the cannabis debate in Cayman to a new level, putting it squarely on the agenda for the general...

PR Legal Case Applications Aim To Join Forces

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Two legal cases that have been filed in the Grand Court against the Caymanian Status and Residency Board as a result of delays on decisions by applicants for permanent residency could become a class action.

Rural PATH Students To Benefit From School Transportation

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Students on the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) in rural parishes are to benefit from a school transportation programme starting in September. It will begin as a pilot project to be rolled out in St....

Public And Private Sector Entities Pledge Support To JCF Youth Camp

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has received pledges of support from several public- and private-sector entities to expand the reach of its IPAD Youth Empowerment and Mentorship Camp, aimed at providing social intervention...

Mocho Primary Students Benefit From Literacy Programme

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Mocho Primary and Infant School in Clarendon has initiated a robust literacy programme that is geared at encouraging reading among students as well as ensuring that the institution remains a leader in the field. Among the...

St. Joseph’s Infant Seeks Support To Meet ECC’s Operating Standards

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Principal of the 123-year-old St. Joseph’s Infant School, located in downtown Kingston, Rosemarie Clarke, is seeking support to enable the institution to attain the Early Childhood Commission’s (ECC) 12 operating standards. It has...

Gov’t To Introduce Voluntary Retirement Programme

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says a new programme will be introduced in the 2017/18 financial year for persons opting for early retirement. “I think I should stress that this is a voluntary programme. We’re going...

Benefits For Workers Injured On The Job

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Workers injured on the job are entitled to several benefits under the National Insurance Act. Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus, told JIS News that the benefits are activated when employees sustain...

Busca Benito Juárez Recertificación De Playas “Blue Flag” Para Seguir Consolidando A Cancún

CANCÚN -- Con el propósito de continuar posicionando a Cancún como un destino de clase mundial, siendo sus playas y sus bellezas naturales su principal motor turístico, personal de Pronatura México, inspeccionará toda esta semana las siete playas...

Recibe Cuerpo De Bomberos De Cancún Donativo De Equipo Para Fortalecer Su Labor

CANCÚN -- En una breve ceremonia realizada en la estación central del H. Cuerpo de Bomberos, el titular de la dependencia, Thomas Hurtado Morris, recibió un donativo en equipo y artículos diversos para fortalecer el servicio que se brinda a la...

CAPITOLIO -- Una delegación de cerca de 50 Magistrados de Amparo y Jueces Federales de México visitó hoy el Senado de Puerto Rico para conocer el proceso legislativo  y crear enlaces entre el Alto Cuerpo Legislativo  y el Poder Judicial de México...

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- Europa fue el mercado emisor que más contribuyó al incremento de la llegada de turistas a la República Dominicana en enero-febrero del 2017, con 30,136 turistas adicionales; para un crecimiento del 13.5%, en comparación...

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- The number of international tourists visiting the Dominican Republic jumped by 4.6% during January and February of this year.

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- El Iberostar Grand Hotel Bávaro sigue encabezando la preferencia de los usuarios del popular portal de viajes TripAdvisor desde 2014.

SANTO DOMINGO (AccessDR) -- Since 2014 the Iberostar Grand Hotel Bávaro heads the list of the most popular hotels in Punta Cana, according to the international travel website TripAdvisor.

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