May 27, 2023

Calling UWI Alumni, Students, Staff & Friends – What’s your Pelican story?

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Friday, May 26, 2023 — This year marks the Diamond Jubilee of The University of the West Indies (UWI). As part of its year-long 75th anniversary celebrations, The UWI is calling on its 87,000 graduates, current students, present and retired staff, friends and partners scattered across the globe, to […]

Quotable Caribbean – MAY 21, 2023

From Bevan Springer Elliott Ferguson “I embrace my Caribbean heritage as my father is of Bahamian descent and appreciate the differences between our destinations, but also the similarities as we focus on the recovery of our industry.” – Elliott Ferguson, President & CEO, Destination DC “CHTA Marketplace has presented an unparalleled opportunity to engage in insightful discussions […]

UWI public health expert among winners of global team science ward  

Dr. Natalie Greaves poses with AC3 Team Award The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I., Friday, May 19, 2023 — An interdisciplinary group of researchers who worked collaboratively to address cancer and health disparities in patient populations of African descent, has received the prestigious American Association for Cancer Research Team Science Award for their innovation and […]

University of Johannesburg honours Sir Hilary

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor, The University of the West Indies and recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Johannesburg The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Wednesday, May 18, 2023 — The University of Johannesburg conferred on Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), the […]

Jamaica and Eleuthera, Bahamas take home Destination Resilience Awards

By Greta Andzenge, Marketplace Excellence L-R: Nicola Madden-Greig, President, CHTA; Anthony A. Stuart, Senior Director, Emerging Markets, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation; Marc Melville, Owner, Chukka Caribbean; Vanessa Ledesma, Acting CEO and Director General, CHTA Jamaica and Eleuthera, Bahamas Take Home Destination Resilience Awards BARBADOS (May 18, 2023) – Affirming its commitment to the […]

Celebrating mothers everywhere, everyday

MPE CARIBBEAN REPORT NEWSLETTER – MAY 15, 2023 From Bevan Springer MAY 15, 2023 To all the incredible mothers, stepmoms, grandmas and aunts; those who are apart from their moms; all who have lost dear mothers, grandmothers or aunties; friends and neighbors who stepped in with care and nurturing when it was needed; and the […]

Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Chairman of CARICOM and the President (Caribbean) World Council of Churches

The 43rd Synod of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands convened in Savannah, Grand Cayman, in April 23 – 30, 2023, to April 30, 2023 acknowledged with very deep concern the desperate conditions being endured by citizens of the neighboring nation of Haiti. The Synod heard from Christians, including a retired missionary […]

The UWI Press launches App

The UWI Press launches App The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I., Friday, May 5, 2023 — The University of the West Indies Press (UWI Press), the leader in scholarly and academic works on or about the Caribbean, has announced the launch of its app available in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. […]

In 75 years The UWI’s reputation has never been higher

Vice-Chancellor Reports to University Council The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Saturday, April 29, 2023— Annually, the business meeting of The University of the West Indies’ highest governing body, the University Council, provides an opportunity for reflection and planning forward. This opportunity was amplified at the meeting of the University Council on Wednesday April 26, […]

Stay in the Loop – 28 April 2023

From CARICOM Secretariat STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officer at the CARICOM Secretariat, Mrs Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community.   Highlights:00:46 – CARICOM, India agree on areas for closer collaboration03:42 – CARICOM Heads of Government agree to tackle corruption, financial crimes 05:21 – CARICOM SG […]