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CARICOM seeks more time from Indian Cricket Board

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov. 14 2014 - With one day left before the expiration of a deadline for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to explain how it plans to pay the Board of Control for Cricket in India US$42 million in compensation, CARICOM has asked the BCCI for more time to determine how the money will be paid.
  • Published in Sports

COTED to engage private sector on more continuous basis

CARICOM Georgetown, Guyana, Nov. 12, 2014 -  Engagement with the private sector and Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on a more continuous basis will be facilitated following a meeting of the Trade Ministerial body that concluded Friday.

CARICOM adopts10-point plan to fight Ebola, Chick-V

PORT OF SPAIN,  Trinidad and Tobago, Nov. 5, 2014 - Caribbean Community Heads of Government have adopted a ten-point plan of action to ensure the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) does not reach the region. The announcement was made after a four-hour meeting held at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s yesterday afternoon. 

Trinidad hosts CARICOM Meeting on Ebola, Chik V

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica Tuesday Nov. 4, 2014 -  Heads of Government of  the  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will convene a special meeting in Trinidad today to discuss the Ebola virus, and the chikungunya disease, a mostly non-fatal but debilitating illness that is at this time striking down communities in the Caribbean.

CARICOM nationals have qualified right of entry to Member States

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 13, 2014 - Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Senator A. J. Nicholson wants Trinidad and Tobago’s national security minister Gary Griffith to “refrain from continuing to muddy the integration waters” as it relates to the right of CARICOM nationals to travel to Member States within the Region.

Discussions Underway to Address Nursing Shortage in Caribbean

Jamaica's Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout the Caribbean in order to address needs in various areas.  The aim is to address imbalances, which challenge the delivery of quality healthcare in each territory.
  • Published in Health
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