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  • Photo of Bassarath: ICC coming to region speaks to confidence in WICB

    Bassarath: ICC coming to region speaks to confidence in WICB

    President of the T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) director, Azim Bassarath says that the fact that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to keep their annual meeting in Barbados, shows that they have confidence in the WICB. Bassarath said: “This decision to come to the Caribbean for the annual meeting was taken after the…

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  • Trinidadian Simmons New West Indies Cricket Head Coach

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced today the appointment of Phil Simmons to the role of West Indies Head Coach on a three-year contract. The 51-year-old Simmons was one of seven people interviewed for the post and following his eight years of unparallelled success with ICC Associate team Ireland, who he led to two 50-ove ST.…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Countries Sued For Banning Entry Of Gays, Lesbians

    Caribbean Countries Sued For Banning Entry Of Gays, Lesbians

    Port of Spain, March 19: A Jamaican lawyer has filed a lawsuit in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) aimed at forcing the governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Belize to scrap immigration laws that bar the entry of gays and lesbians. Legal representatives from Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean Community made statements on Wednesday at a hearing on…

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  • AMCHAM Jamaica, T&T turn to SOCA to expand services sector under CBI

    THE American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAM) of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago have teamed to promote trade and investments in services between Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and the United States through the 32-year-old Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI).  The joint effort will utilise the foundation laid by Services of the Caribbean (SOCA), a regional effort which was launched in Washington, DC two years ago to switch CBI…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Member States participate in OAS Cyber Security Training Course

    CARICOM Member States participate in OAS Cyber Security Training Course

    The Organization of American States (OAS) on Monday began a training course on Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) aimed at technical staff responsible for the development and management of CSIRTs from Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, at its headquarters in Washington, DC. The opening of the event, organized by…

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  • Caribbean Media Group Helps Trinidad School

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (March 6, 2015) – Students with learning disabilities in Trinidad recently received a helping hand from the Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) when the US-based nonprofit organization donated sporting equipment to Eshe's Learning Centre in Woodbrook.  Basketballs, soccer balls and other sporting equipment presented by CMEx President Bevan Springer were gratefully received by Kitts Cadette, principal of…

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  • Photo of Fighting climate change with community action

    Fighting climate change with community action

    FONDES AMANDES, Trinidad, Feb 18 2015 (IPS) – Not far above Trinidad’s capital, Port-of-Spain, in a corner of the St. Ann’s valley in the Northern Range, the community of Fondes Amandes has come together since 1982 to respond to climate change. For several years, bush fires reduced their forested surroundings to burned grass and charred tree stumps. Locals have also…

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  • Photo of Two Caribbean countries to benefit from fisheries project

    Two Caribbean countries to benefit from fisheries project

    (PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC) – Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries stand to benefit from a project to establish ecosystem-based shrimp and groundfish fisheries management in the Guianas-Brazil Shelf. The project is a joint investment by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The pilot project will be carried out as a collaboration…

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  • Photo of TnT gets endorsement to host Arms Trade Treaty Secretariat

    TnT gets endorsement to host Arms Trade Treaty Secretariat

    February 09, 2015: Trinidad and Tobago successfully secured the endorsement of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) for its candidature to host the Secretariat of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). This has ensured that Trinidad and Tobago’s bid was recognised and approved by the majority of States in the Western Hemisphere. The endorsement took place at the…

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  • Photo of At CELAC: PM Christie focuses on human development, migration, poverty reduction

    At CELAC: PM Christie focuses on human development, migration, poverty reduction

    The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Chairman of theCaribbean Community (CARICOM) on Wednesday focused on human development, migration and poverty as he addressed the opening ceremony of the CELAC Summit underway in San Jose, Costa Rica. The Summit is being held under the theme `Building Together’. I wish to identify with the…

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