August 4, 2020

Cayman: TBLS Deputy Director featured in International Journal

Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) Deputy Director, Mr. Scott Atkins has recently had his articles published in two prestigious international legal publications. Mr. Atkins’ article highlighting new points of law in the area of trusts is included in the the peer-reviewed Oxford University Press journal, Trusts & Trustees. Additionally, his article on new legal points in […]

Technology at the forefront of training to assess OECS early grade reading levels

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Monday, August 3, 2020 — After five years of partnering to improve and develop effective early grade reading instruction in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis and Saint-Vincent and the Grenadines, the OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) […]

Cayman: DEH continues to remove derelict vehicles after lockdown

The Environmental Health Officers at the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) work hard with communities to address issues of public and environmental health. As a part of this work DEH continues their initiative to remove derelict vehicles from the streets and off the islands. Though this service was suspended during the COVID-19 lockdown, operations resumed […]

Union Island Primary Schools focus on improving reading!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Wednesday, July 22, 2020 — Stephanie Brown Primary School in Union Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines is placing literacy at the forefront. As the beneficiary of two OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) training sessions, and with one teacher (Kenya Forde) in […]

How to write better web content

97 percent of people lose their faith in really poor content of certain brands, according to a survey conducted by Pardot. In reality, they trust the content of a business three times as much as they trust the actual employees of the company. Despite this, it is strongly recommended to enhance the writing of web […]

McFarland to publish Encyclopedia of Soviet Spymasters by [Caymanian] Peter Polack in 2021

McFarland publishers have acquired the latest book from Peter Polack entitled Encyclopedia of Soviet Spymasters to be published in 2021. The Encyclopedia is a compendium of Russian espionage activities with nearly five hundred Soviet spies expelled from over 50 countries worldwide which will resonate with the current situation in the United States and UK. Over […]

Antigua Book Mobile delivers over 1000 books to students across the Island!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Wednesday, July 8, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) collaborated with Hands Across the Sea, the School Library Services and 23 schools to provide books to students throughout Antigua. This is part of a broader regional collaboration to ensure that […]

Raising the age of military enlistment

Peter Polack and Jack McCain The following is the introduction for the book “Only the Young Shall Die” by Peter Polack and Jack McCain. As counter-intuitive as it would appear, the average age of young men dying in combat has decreased substantially from the mid-twenties of earlier wars to the late teens. One estimate puts […]

Is Grammarly a scam?

Are you a writer? Or are you concerned about your writing skills? Then you have got the right platform to test and furnish your writing skills. Grammarly is an online grammar checker that is used by the writer community in the whole globe for enhancing their skills. It is also offered free for many of […]

The UWI Open Campus Early Childhood Centre of Excellence Bloom launches children’s book

Office of the Director Consortium for Social Development and Research, Jamaica. June 29, 2020 – The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Early Childhood Centre of Excellence, in partnership with Do Good Jamaica and illustrator, Rachel Moss created a book to support children and their families that celebrates the diversity that exists in […]