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Canada allocates CD$4.2 mn for CRFM Sustainable Technologies for Adaptation and Resilience in Fisheries project

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, represented Canada at the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). During his visit, Minister Hussen reiterated Canada’s commitment to support the Caribbean region by…

UWI Campus Council Meetings

The UWI, Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, February 27, 2024—The 2024 cycle of meetings of the Councils that govern The University of the West Indies (The UWI) system begins this Friday, March 1. The UWI Mona Campus Council Meeting is the…

The UWI Institute for Gender and Development Studies marks 30th anniversary

Professor Diana J. Fox The UWI, Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, February 28, 2024—The Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies (UWI IGDS) has been around for 30 years. On the heels of the University’s…

Parkland announces Jamaican Mariame McIntosh Robinson will stand for election to its Board of Directors at upcoming AGM

CALGARY, AB, Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Parkland Corporation (“Parkland”, “we”, the “Company”, or “our”) (TSX: PKI) today is pleased to announce that financial technology executive, Jamaican born Mariame McIntosh Robinson, will stand for election to its Board…

Concacaf Nations League Finals preliminary rosters announced

Miami, FL (Monday, February 26, 2024) – The four men’s national teams participating in the 2023/24 Concacaf Nations League Finals (CNLF) have submitted their preliminary rosters ahead of the tournament’s semifinals on March 21, 2024. The CNLF’s third edition will be…

Cayman: Bowling & Motivational Clinic with Former West Indies Cricketer Michael Holding

Michael Holding – Image Wikipedia Cayman National and Cayman Cricket have announced a  bowling and motivational session with Michael Holding,. Holding is a former West Indies fast bowler and international cricket commentator.  The clinic will take place this Sunday, 25 February…

Jamaica’s Coalition for Forests calls for local government attention to forest conservation and management

From CANARI Communications Community members conduct reforestation on Exhibition Hill, Portland. Credit JCDT Kingston, January 21, 2024 – Jamaica’s Coalition for Forests is calling on candidates for Councillors and Mayors in the upcoming Local Government Elections on February 26 to…

MPE CARIBBEAN REPORT NEWSLETTER – February 19, 2024 – CTO Chairman Kenneth Bryan bats for tourism resilience

FEBRUARY 19, 2024 President’s Day Happy President’s Day! To everyone celebrating in the United States, we wish you a day full of optimism, reflection, and safe festivities. As this day honors the legacy of leadership and unity, let us pray for…

UWI wins gold digital marketing award for its 75th anniversary launch campaign

The UWI, Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, 16 February, 2024—The University of the West Indies’ 75th anniversary launch campaign has earned ‘gold’ at the AVA Digital Awards. This international competition recognises outstanding work by creative professionals in digital communication.  AVA Digital…