October 17, 2021

Caribbean organizes first regional workshop on human resources

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From Presna Latina Georgetown, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean Development Bank are collaborating today to organize the first regional workshop to strengthen national capacity to support the 2030 Human Resources Development Strategy. The workshop is aimed at the national coordinators responsible for monitoring and the presentation of reports associated with […]

China home to 241 million old people

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From Presna Latina Beijing, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) China is home to 241 million people over 60 years of age, which makes necessary to seek more alternatives to face the growing trend in this sector of the population, an official source states today. According to the latest statistics from the National Working Commission on Aging, […]

New system to monitor medicines in the Caribbean

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From Presna Latina Georgetown, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) A voluntary regional system for CARICOM states will allow them to report adverse drug reactions, suspected substandard and falsified products, report the media today. The project, called VigiCarib, was launched by the Caribbean Regulatory System (CRS) to help protect patients in the region, highlights Caricom Today. The […]

Expert calls Caribbean to strengthen Tsunami Alert System

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From Presna Latina Kingston, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The head the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Ronald Jackson called today to strengthen the tsunami alert systems in the region, according to reports by the Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner. According to the CEDEMA official, that preventative technology is a pressing need for the countries in […]

Largest Photovoltaic plant in the Caribbean to be built in Jamaica

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From Presna Latina Kingston, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The largest photovoltaic power plant in the Caribbean will be built in Paradise Park, Westmoreland, some 150 kilometers southwest of the capital city, said Jamaican Minister of Energy Andrew Wheatley. The work, which has a $60-million USD investment, will be carried out by a French-German consortium and […]

Seven Caribbean nations suffer accute shortage of water

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From Presna Latina Bridgetown, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Seven Caribbean nations are among the 36 most affected by shortage of water and Barbados is among the 10 most serious cases, reported Caribbean News Service website on Friday. With more and more seasonal droughts in the Caribbean, agricultural activity is likely to be the most affected […]

Fake news sites are using Amazon to hire their writers

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By Andrew Tarantola From engadget It appears that right wing websites that traffic in “alt-right” fake news are using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk system to recruit writers to produce content for them. The Mechanical Turk platform is an “odd-job board” where companies can hire random folks from the internet to perform a variety of menial online […]

Apple iOS 9.2 – An update was also done for SMS

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A considerable innovation has not yet been broadcasted by the media following the launch by Apple two days ago of iOS 9.2: the update of SMS with the management of Flash SMS. Flash SMS are now managed as priority messages offering an instantaneous full screen display which absolutely requires that the user taps the “Dismiss” […]