October 14, 2019

Twenty New Zealand Scholarships for Caribbean citizens! Apply from 15th Feb 2019!

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New Zealand High Commission Bridgetown / OECS Commission Tuesday, February 5, 2019 — The New Zealand High Commission in Bridgetown is promoting the upcoming round of applications for New Zealand Development Scholarships with twenty (20) available to eligible Caribbean citizens.  Applications open on Friday, 15 February, 2019. Background Every year, New Zealand offers up to 20 scholarships to […]

Caribbean countries sign agreements deepening regional integration movement

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines has signed on to the new Caribbean Community (Caricom) Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA) as the 29th Inter-Sessional Summit moved into its final day yesterday. The agreement expands the scope for airlines owned by Caricom nationals to provide air services throughout the 15-member grouping. The Caricom […]

CARICOM records noteworthy successes in 2017 despite challenges

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(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The more than US$2B pledged at the CARICOM-UN Conference for long-term recovery for hurricane-affected countries and the establishment of the regional renewable energy center are among the successes CARICOM recorded for 2017 in spite of the year’s challenges. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said in his End of Year Message […]

CARICOM Secretary General says despite the storms, Caribbean achieved much in 2017

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CMC From Nation News GEORGETOWN − Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General, Irwin LaRocque, Friday said 2017 will be remembered for the various events that had a lasting impact on the 15-member regional integration grouping, none more so that the damage caused by the hurricanes that swept through the Lesser Antilles. In a Christmas message LaRocque […]

Progress on Geothermal Energy Development in Eastern Caribbean

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By Parker O’Halloran From Think Geoenergy Many countries in the Caribbean are prime locations for geothermal development. Lining up funding and risk mitigation measures are the main hurdles facing these small nations. Here are some excepts from a recently published booklet from the Caribbean Development Bank to address some of these challenges. The Caribbean Development […]