October 21, 2019

Caribbean has stake in UNCITRAL Investor-State Dispute Settlement reform

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By UWI SRC (PRESS RELEASE) – Caribbean States must make their voices heard in the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) reform discussions currently underway in the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). This was the strong take-away message from the 5th SRC Lunch Time Chat held by the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, […]

Caribbean islands jolted by earthquake

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CMC From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked several Caribbean islands early Wednesday morning, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. SRC said that the quake, which occurred at 1:13 a.m. was located at Latitude 12.84 north, Longitude […]

Caribbean urged to be prepared for ‘big one’

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The head of the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Dr Joan Lutchman, is reiterating calls for the region to be prepared for a major earthquake after several parts of the Caribbean are jolted by […]

Jamaica: Horace Clarke High and Bull Bay All-Age win SRC science competition

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From JIS Story Highlights Two rural schools took the top spots in the Scientific Research Council’s (SRC) Improving Innovation Capacities in the Caribbean (INVOCAB) Science and Technology Innovation competition. Horace Clarke High in St. Mary won in the secondary category, while Bull Bay All-Age in St. Thomas was victorious in the primary-school segment of the […]

Strong earthquake felt in several Caribbean countries

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 occurred south east of St Vincent on Tuesday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unity (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported. It said that the quake, which occurred 12:56 am (local […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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CNCF Red Sky at Night Registration Continues The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is inviting applications from visual and performing artists, filmmakers, food vendors and volunteers interested in taking part in the annual Cayfest Red Sky at Night event. Registration deadline is the end of day Friday 15 January, 2016. The Red Sky at Night […]