August 8, 2020

MRCU 5 August Spraying Operations

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has announced the following aerial and truck operations tonight (Wednesday, 5 August 2020). Operations start at 6p.m. Aerial Spraying South Sound blocks – 6 p.m. West Bay peninsula – 7.15p.m. Fogging Trucks One fogger starting Patrick’s Island dykes, Patrick’s Island up to Omega Bay – 7.15 p.m. One fogger […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court issues second set of sentencing guidelines

By Dwaymian Brisette Wednesday, August 5, 2020 — The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), with the support of the British High Commission and the US Embassy for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, embarked on The Sentencing Guidelines Initiative aimed at promoting and streamlining the Court’s approach to sentencing across its nine-member jurisdiction.  The first set of […]

CARE Quiz Wed 5

Cayman: CARE Quiz Night is Back on! We’re back! However, we have very limited numbers so first come first serve – advanced bookings only.   Please bring your own pens and of course your face covering for entry.  CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts, CARE, PO Box 1101, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1 1503 Cayman Islands

“Stronger Together”

“Stronger Together” campaign to highlight importance of psychosocial support during times of stress and crisis July 27, 2020, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) today launched the “Stronger Together” campaign to assist communities in promoting mental wellbeing and positive coping strategies during times of stress and crisis. The […]

Ombudsman’s 2019 Annual Report – increase in complaints

31 July 2020 The Office of the Ombudsman’s annual report for 2019 was tabled in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, 29 July, showing a year of significant growth and accomplishment. The office added significant capacity during the year, enabling it to respond more robustly to data protection and maladministration complaints, both of which increased during 2019. […]

IPBC Monthly – July 2020

From IAM Having taken the difficult decision to cancel our flagship IPBC events in Dublin, Chicago and Shanghai, we have focused on adapting how we deliver thought-leadership and the sharing of best practice to the worldwide IP community.  The result is IPBC Connect.  This September, we will bring the high-level IP value creation and strategy discussion […]

UWI launches 2020 Giving Campaign to help students affected by COVID-19 pandemic

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, July 29, 2020. — August is Global Giving month at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The regional University is calling on its community of alumni, partners and friends regionally and internationally to support students whose finances, and that of their parents, have been negatively affected by […]

Creating sustainable investment and impactful innovation in times of economic uncertainty

Invitation to join the Virtual Fire-side Chat on Friday July 31! Wednesday, July 29, 2020 — The OECS Commission will host the Sustainable Development Movement (SDM) Summitunder the theme: “Create. Invest. Deliver. Scale” on September 23-24, 2020.  This teaser Virtual Fire-side Chat featuring global experts will place into perspective the trajectory needed to innovate, co-create, invest, and transform […]

OECS and NDCFI host Experience Exchange Session

Media Release Courtesy UNFCCC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 — On 23 July, 2020, The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), as part of Caribbean NDC Finance Initiative (NDCFI) hosted a webinar entitled Caribbean Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Revision: Where Are We? The NDCFI is a joint venture by the OECS and the Government of Saint Lucia. This initiative […]

Join IDB and Essence Magazine on July 30th @ 11am

RSVP TO JOIN US ON JULY 30TH  We are pleased to invite you to this unprecedented program. Kindly note that Haiti’s First National Career Service will be featured at this event for pioneering digital employment within the region.   Headliner Speakers: We will have opening remarks by Forbes 30 Under 30, Tech Ecosystem Builder and Workforce Digitization […]