Verizon and CONCACAF kick off exclusive multi-platform media partnership

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verizon and the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) have agreed to a ground breaking multi-platform media rights deal to distribute CONCACAF tournaments across Verizon’s digital media platforms. The deal gives Verizon exclusive English language rights to distribute multiple Confederation Championships, including the…

LaRocque: CARICOM needs concessional financing for climate resilience

From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The Caribbean community’s goal of creating a climate resilient region requires significant grant funding and very concessional financing, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said Monday. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 29th Inter-sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government at the Marriot Port-au-Prince Hotel in Haiti, he…

45 in running for Grenada’s Parliamentary Elections

Forty-five candidates have been nominated for Grenada’s parliamentary elections, slated for March 13, it has been announced. Most of the candidates are in one of two political camps, the first being the ruling New National Party (NNP). The second is the main opposition, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), according to Nation News. The NPC and NDC each nominated 15 candidates…

St. Kitts & Nevis PM No Show at CARICOM Meeting in Haiti

Basseterre, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris is a no-show at the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference Heads of Government of CARICOM in Haiti. This is the second successive CARICOM Inter-Sessional that Harris has missed. No St. Kitts and Nevis delegate attendee last year’s Inter-Sessional in Guyana. The conference…

Williams named to Jamaica’s IAAF Indoor Team

HE FLATS – Georgia Tech junior hurdler Jeanine Williams was invited to Jamaica’s national team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships, the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association announced this week. With the World Indoors (March 2-4 in Birmingham, England) scheduled for one week prior to the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (March 9-10 in College Station, Texas), Williams…

Exxon Mobil/Hess Corp. Strike Oil Again in Guyana

Exxon Mobil and Hess Corp. said Wednesday they’ve made their seventh oil discovery in the developing offshore fields of Guyana in northeastern South America. The find at the new Pacora-1 exploration represents the continuation of emerging oil development off the coast of the Latin American country, which is immediately east of Venezuela, where political and…