May 23, 2018

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme undertakes pilot study on virtual coaching method

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OECS Media release Friday, May 11, 2018 — OECS Member States participating in the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported Early Learners Programme (ELP) have embarked on a pilot study to determine if virtual coaching is a viable support to in-person professional development for teachers in implementing schools. While classroom-based teacher coaching is […]

Caribbean Development Bank : CDB announces keynote speaker for prestigious Lecture

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The social impact of natural disasters will come into focus when Professor Mark Pelling of King’s College London delivers the 19th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture on May 29 in Grenada. The highly regarded researcher will speak on the topic, ‘From Social Resilience to Survivor-Led Reconstruction’ at the event, which is part of the agenda […]

Concacaf Caribbean Qualifiers for 2018 Women’s Championship kicked off this weekend [May 5]

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Miami – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) confirmed today the kickoff of the Concacaf Caribbean Qualifiers for the 2018 Women’s Championship. The first of the five groups kicked off on Saturday, May 5, with the balance of the matches to be played throughout the month, across five venues across […]

Grenada ambassador’s Russian hacker threatens Caribbean News Now

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By Youri Kemp From Caribbean News Now ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — On January 31, 2018, Caribbean News Now published an article entitled “Is Grenada’s iconic nutmeg production now in Russian hands?” regarding the activities of Oleg Pavlovich Firer, and his company Star Capital. Star Capital has its headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and also […]

Hampton University in Virginia to launch the Center for Caribbean Health Research

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From JBHE Hampton University, the historically Black educational institution in Virginia, has announced the establishment of the Center for Caribbean Health Research on campus. The center will strive to eliminate health disparities in Caribbean nations and also for diaspora populations in the United States. Hampton University is partnering with the University of the Bahamas, St. […]

St Lucian designer to be recognised at 2018 Caribbean Style & Culture Awards and Fashion Showcase

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – St Lucian designer Christine Samuel of Christy Creations has been nominated for the 2018 Caribbean Style & Culture- Award of Excellence- Fashion Innovation. Samuel has been recognised for her contribution to the fashion industry both in St Lucia and within the Region and was selected from among a large number […]

Eastern Caribbean: Active Kick ‘Em Jenny volcano level raised

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From TeleSUR Kick em’ Jenny, one of the most active volcanoes in the Eastern Caribbean. Barbados’ Kick ‘em Jenny underwater volcano, which is also located near Grenada, is being monitored as a resulted of heightened activity. RELATED: Climate Change Top on Caricom Agenda The alert level of the volcano has been raised from yellow to […]

Matchups set for 34 member associations in qualifying phase of the Concacaf Nations League [Cayman to play Jamaica]

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Initial phase begins in September and determines placement in Concacaf Nations League Miami (Wednesday, March 7, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted today the draw for the qualifying phase of the Concacaf Nations League, at the Temple House, in Miami Beach, FL, following the official launch of […]

New study in Grenada links coral reefs and disaster risk reduction

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From Caribbean News Now  GRENVILLE, Grenada — A new study, published by UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) and The Nature Conservancy, in the Journal of Environmental Management, evaluates one of the first uses of reef restoration as natural infrastructure specifically designed to reduce risks to people and property, and reveals that coral degradation is directly linked […]

St. Lucia expects removal from EU Tax Haven Blacklist

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From The St Kitts & Nevis Observer The St Lucia government stated it expects to join fellow Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbours, Barbados and Grenada, in being removed from a new list of global tax havens by the European Union. The EU has signalled its intention to remove the CARICOM countries after they submitted plans to […]