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THE GLOBAL ZONE: This goes beyond mere numbers. The political climate in Jamaica is gaining heat

By R.D. Miller Ever since Mark Jefferson Golding became the leader of the People’s national Party (PNP) in November 2020, Jamaica’s motto, “out of many, one people,” has become a subject of political scrutiny. The country is no stranger to…

Experts at UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Forum assess that Haiti at a crossroads

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Saturday, May 11, 2024—The Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean (DAOC) at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) recently held a virtual panel discussion on the multidimensional crisis in Haiti as part of…

CHTA Takes Center Stage at CHRIS 2024 in Miami

Source: Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Nicola Madden-Greig, OD in Miami last month CHTA Takes Center Stage at CHRIS 2024 in Miami, Focusing on Caribbean Tourism Performance and Outlook MIAMI (May 10, 2024) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association…

Repatriation Milestone: Specimen of 170-Year-Old Jamaican Giant Galliwasp returns home

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, May 10, 2024—A rare Jamaican Giant Galliwasp (Celestus occiduus) specimen kept in The Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow in Scotland since the 1800s has finally returned to its homeland. Its return to…

Belize, Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis

screenshot -for video click HERE Kingston, Jamaica, DC, 7 May 2024 (PAHO) – Belize, Jamaica, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are the latest countries in the Americas to receive certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) for eliminating the mother-to-child transmission…

Draw delivers groups for fourth edition of Concacaf Nations League

2024/25 Concacaf Nations League will be played during FIFA Match Windows of September, October and November 2024, and March 2025Competition will serve as qualifier for 2025 Concacaf Gold Cup Miami, FL (Monday, May 6, 2024) – Concacaf has conducted the official draw…

Future-focused UWI well positioned to serve the region now more than ever

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I., Friday, May 3, 2024—The highest governing body of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), the University Council, held its annual business meeting on Friday, April 26. During his opening remarks to the…

The UWI’s University Council appoints Dr Dodridge D. Miller as its 7th Chancellor

The Most Honourable Dodridge D. Miller, FB, FCCA, MBA, LL.M, LLD (Hon), Chancellor Designate of The University of the West Indies. The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I., Friday, April 26, 2024—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased…

Meeting of University Council | Public Session: Vice-Chancellor’s Report April 26

On Friday, April 26, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, will give a detailed report to the University Council on the significant progress made by The UWI during the 2022/2023 academic year,…