May 24, 2019

Pooling resources and sharing strategies at the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference

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Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference to be held in Barbados, 27 May – 1 June 2019 Hundreds of participants from more than 35 countries and territories will meet at the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference in Barbados, at the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus’ Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, from May 27th to June the 1st 2019. […]

Cayman Islands Premier begins meetings in London

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LONDON – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin met separately on Wednesday with Ben Wallace, Minister of State for the Home Office and Ben Merrick, Director of the Overseas Territories Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Accompanying Premier McLaughlin was Chief Officer Eric Bush of the Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs, and […]

Five OECS social entrepreneurs nominated for participation at the One Young World Summit 2019

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — As part of the OECS Commission’s commitment to drive youth development in the region, it has become a nominating agency for the One Young World (OYW) Summit held in London, United Kingdom, from 22 – 25 October 2019. This Summit seeks to encourage peer to peer learning, mentorship by leading figures in various sectors […]

Caribbean: in no one’s backyard

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Barbados Today P.J. Patterson, the former Prime Minister of Jamaica, recently observed to an attentive audience in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, that: “We of the Caribbean should never allow our strategy to be dictated or determined by anyone else”, adding that “we live in no one’s […]

London man is second reported to be cured of HIV, a major development in the fight against AIDS

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From The Virgin Islands Consortium Researchers revealed on Monday that a man infected with HIV may be the second person to beat the virus that causes AIDS, a development that takes the fight in finding a cure a giant leap forward. According to the research, which was published Monday in the journal Nature, almost three […]

URGENT: Can you help get Edith to London?

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By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United A couple of days ago, we asked our community to chip in to buy train tickets so survivors from around the UK can join our action in London. Thank you to everyone who has already contributed! We have only raised a quarter of what we need to ensure these survivors are heard at the […]

US: Here are the most in-demand programming jobs and languages, according to Hired

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By Jonathan Shieber Looking for a high-paying, in-demand job as a programmer? Learning to code for blockchain applications is the way to go, according to a surveyfrom the job placement organization, Hired. In a survey of 98,000 developers on the company’s platform, Hired assessed the kinds of jobs that are most in-demand; the languages that companies are […]

OneWeb satellite internet mega-constellation set to fly

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By Jonathan Amos From BBC New London-based start-up OneWeb is set to launch the first six satellites in its multi-billion-pound project to take the internet to every corner of the globe. The plans could eventually see some 2,000 spacecraft orbiting overhead. Other companies are also promising so-called mega-constellations, but OneWeb believes it has first-mover advantage with an […]

How to enjoy a music concert during rain?

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From  opium  You want to attend an upcoming concert,but the weather keeps you skeptical? If you really want to go, forget about the weather, and focus on the performance. There is nothing you can do about the weather, so just deal with it! Following, we are giving you a few tips that will help you […]

‘Small Island’ author Andrea Levy dies of cancer at 62

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By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press From Valley Press LONDON (AP) — Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-World War II generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from cancer. One of the first black British authors to […]