August 14, 2018

Exxon Mobil suffers $1.4 billion shortfall, as shareholders punishes oil giant

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian New York – (Guyana Guardian) – ExxonMobil, the American oil giant that has promised good fortunes on its oil exploration investments in Guyana, saw its global investment projections plunged by as much as 4.1 per cent at trading in New York, while registering a massive US$1.4 billion shortfall that […]

Vero Water® expands in Caribbean and Latin America with eco-friendly solutions partner, OneLink Global

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Vero Water MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VERO WATER®, a leading provider of luxury still and sparkling water to the hospitality industry, today announced its rapid expansion in the Caribbean and Latin America in partnership with OneLink Global, a world-class distribution and service partner with unique experience and insight in […]

ECLAC calls for creation of subregional mechanism to facilitate youth participation in development frameworks

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Caribbean Forum on Population, Youth and Development is examining strategies to institutionalize youth involvement in the sustainable development of the subregion (July 26, 2018) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has called on decision makers to create a subregional mechanism to facilitate the participation, engagement and collaboration of youth […]

OECS Commission completes third Spanish-language course

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 — The OECS Commission celebrated another successful end of tenure this month, as the current three-year “Spanish as a Second Language” resident lecturer agreement with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain comes to a close. The OECS-AECID […]

New course to improve nutrition programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Washington, D.C., July 25, 2018 (PAHO/Yale/GW) – A new course developed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the Yale School of Public Health, with financing from the Government of Canada, aims to improve nutrition programs in Latin America and the Caribbean and prevent […]

Ministry officials and experts from Latin America and the Caribbean craft proposal to meet education 2030 agenda targets

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From UNESCO  Education ministry officials and technicians from throughout the region are convening on July 23 and 24, 2018 in Cochabamba, Bolivia for a high-level technical meeting to review the proposed roadmap for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 4, Education 2030, in Latin America and the Caribbean. The document was agreed to during previous […]

Foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean falls for the third straight year in 2017, totaling $161.673 billion dollars

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In a new annual report, ECLAC calls on governments to incentivize quality investment that is compatible with sustainable development. (July 5, 2018) Despite an international context characterized by stronger growth in the global economy, abundant international liquidity, high corporate returns and optimism in financial markets, the flows of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Latin America […]

IDB launches call for proposals from startups in the Caribbean

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a call for proposals that will reward the most disruptive ventures in Latin America and the Caribbean that are using innovation to improve lives. The Washington-based financial institution said the selected startups will participate in Demand Solutions Chile, which will […]

Spirit announces new routes from Orlando to Latin America, Caribbean

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From Travel Pulse Spirit Airlines announced Thursday it will begin offering service to 11 new destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as three more domestic routes, from Orlando starting this fall. Beginning October 4, Spirit’s growth at Orlando International Airport is one of the largest expansions in the airline’s history and includes […]

Strengthening Ocean Education: OECS supports new learning platformencuentros/bahia2018/

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — In recognition of World Oceans Day, observed on June 8, education specialists from around the world gathered in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil to attend a major innovation in education event: the 19th Virtual Educa. This year, ocean governance was prominent on the agenda and the OECS Commission’s Ocean Governance Unit was pleased […]