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A Regional Seismic and Tsunami Risk Workshop being held in Jamaica conclude today. The two day workshop, being undertaken by The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in association with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Jamaica and with the support of the Governments of Chile and Spain under the Chilespana triangular cooperation is being held at ODPEM''s Office in Kingston, Jamaica.
A report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has found that Jamaica remains the largest illicit producer and exporter of cannabis herb in Central America and the Caribbean.
The INCB 2014 report released here, showed that the island accounts for approximately one third of cannabis herb produced in the Caribbean.
The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) says performance in the 2015 January sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination continued the up-ward trend seen over the last two years.
The Global Environment Facility-funded-Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (GEF-CReW) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will collaborate with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caribbean Water and Sewerage Association Inc. (CAWASA) to convene a one-week workshop on Governance and Sanitation in Antigua and Barbuda.
The Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced that ETI –Expo de Turismo Internacional, the first international tourism expo in the Caribbean, will take place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center, May 13-16, 2015.
It is the fifth consecutive year that the Caribbean has reported an increase in tourists, despite the economic crisis, the problems in intraregional travel among other challenges.
A new report from the World Health Organization examines the Global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases 2013-2020 (known as the Global NCD Action Plan) and provides some “lessons learnt from implementation.”
The Caribbean Community revealed Thursday initial results from of a pilot project to reduce youth-on-youth violence, particularly in schools.
For over seven months CARICOM has conducted surveys and focus groups to grasp the experience of 520 school children in five of the 15 member-states: Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.
LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, will launch a ‘Spring Time Madness’ seat sale at a minute past midnight tonight, offering big savings on fares to its 17 destinations.
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended its deepest condolences to the Government and people of France following the ‘despicable attack’ on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo which resulted in the deaths of journalists and policemen.