September 17, 2019

Antigua & Barbuda Gov’t signs MOU with University of Southern Caribbean

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From Antigua Observer Antigua & Barbuda has been told that it could be the envy of the Caribbean after being the first to implement a degree programme in special education for teachers. On Friday, the Ministry of Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the university, which paves the way for 50 teachers to obtain […]

Holness exploring increased bilateral co-operation with C’bean neighbours

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BY BALFORD HENRY From Jamaica Observer PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says he expects a number of high-level visits to Jamaica and increased bilateral co-operation, emerging from discussions he started at the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) summit in Havana, Cuba, on the weekend. Holness, in a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday, said […]

The Editor Speaks: When I shouldn’t publish my assumptions

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I am not always right. In fact, I am wrong probably as many times I am right. When I am wrong I am not afraid to say I am sorry. There is no point ploughing on ahead on a false assumption when you know it is false. In an Editorial I wrote on May 1st […]

Regional Fisheries bodies sign MOU to improve coordination for sustainable fisheries in the Western Central Atlantic Region

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Cartagena, Colombia, 27 January 2016— Three Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs): the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM); the Organization of the Central American Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector (OSPESCA); and the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations – Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission (FAO- WECAFC) on Wednesday 27 January signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]

Two UWI students at Cave Hill campus to receive scholarships from outgoing CIBC CEO

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By CIBC December 17, 2015 Two students of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus will receive special farewell gifts from outgoing Chief Executive Officer of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Rik Parkhill. The two students pursing studies at Cave Hill will be the beneficiaries of two one-off Rik Parkhill Scholarships worth BDS$10 000 […]

Caribbean broadcasters concerned over Olympic coverage

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From Stabroek News GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC –The Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) has expressed concern about the state of a deal with the CANOC Broadcasting Incorporated (CBI) for the coverage of next year’s Olympic games in Brazil. Broadcasters raised their concern about a Memorandum of Understanding with CANOC as the 46th Annual General Meeting of CBU […]

Agreement: Caribbean Tourism Organization and Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

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From eTN Global news Ten years after they began an informal relationship the region’s umbrella public sector tourism organization and the western hemisphere’s agriculture agency have formalized an agreement to strengthen linkages between tourism and agriculture. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) signed a memorandum of understanding […]

NOAA, Inter-American Development Bank Sign MOU to Help Latin American, Caribbean Nations Prepare, Respond To Severe Weather

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NOAA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Inter-American Development Bank to explore cooperation in promoting programs and projects that use NOAA satellite imagery to quickly mobilize resources to areas in Latin America and the Caribbean affected by life-threatening storms, flooding, volcanic eruptions and other disasters. SILVER SPRING, Md.– The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s […]

ACP underscores importance of free press

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From Jamaica Observer BRUSSELS (CMC) – The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States Saturday sought to underline the importance of free, independent pluralistic media as a cornerstone of an effective democracy and resilient nation-building. ACP Secretary General Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni in a message to mark World Press Freedom Day, said “the press and […]

PPS in the Caribbean hold key to success

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From The Barbados Advocate “Worthwhile approach” It was noted quite recently that Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Caribbean hold the key to the success of infrastructural development in the Bank’s Borrowing Member Countries. There is a recognition that infrastructure development represents one aspect, and a key one at that, to boost the social and economic […]