July 7, 2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Friday 3-July-2020

By Dr. Stuart Weiss, Intelligent Crowd Solution Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP July 3, 2020 Today’s topics: Just headlines today with a few comments Happy Independence Day in the US If you want to subscribe to the newsletter, click the Subscribe Button below A couple of points and the headlines Today in the US […]

The British Photographic Assignment 2020: COVID-19, Entry “Covered to D I S C O N N E C T”

Entry by Photographer Flora Luna COVERED TO D I S C O N N E C T, is what I feel everyday around me, now more than ever, people disconnected from reality by a layer that think that they can barely perceive it. There was already a filter between people and this world that now is […]

OPINION: Very nasty systematic and institutional racism in Cuba

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green. July 01, 2020. All those Cuban doctors and nurses arriving in the Caribbean are predominantly white. So where are the black doctors and nurses? The population of Cuba is 65% black, yet blacks have the worst housing, and the worst jobs, and are a minority in the Communist Party of Cuba. […]

The UWI offers condolences on the passing of Sir Everton Weekes

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Thursday, July 2, 2020.The University of the West Indies (The UWI) community is saddened by news of the passing of our honorary graduate, the great sporting icon of Barbados, the West Indies and the world, Dr Sir Everton Weekes. The UWI extends condolences to his family, friends and the cricketing community that […]

OP-Ed: Latin America and the Caribbean must rethink its future, and the time is now

by Carlos Felipe Jaramillo The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams – Eleanor Roosevelt We can never really foresee the future. It is always dynamic and changing, and shaped by any number of unforeseen circumstances. Who could have predicted, for instance, that a global pandemic would burst upon us […]

New £317,000 project launched on sustainable fisheries management in the Virgin Islands

From CANARI Port of Spain, July 2, 2020 – The UK Government funded Darwin Initiative has announced the projects funded under this year’s Darwin Plus scheme which provides grants to projects working on environmental issues in the UK Overseas Territories. One of the successful projects in this latest funding round is a joint project being delivered […]

Implementing the COVID-19 recovery and stimulus package in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Statements by Ministers of Agriculture, Finance and Health Thursday, July 2, 2020 — Approximately two months after the enactment of the Supplementary Appropriation Act in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Ministers of Agriculture, Finance, and Health addressed Parliament to provide updates on the Government’s progress in implementing the COVID-19 Recovery & Stimulus Package. This Package, […]

Ford awards TomTom global traffic service deal for next-generation SYNC connected vehicle system

Ford’s all-new Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle and the all-new F-150 to include TomTom Traffic Detroit, USA, July 2, 2020 – TomTom (TOM2), the location technology specialist, has been awarded a global multi-year deal to power Ford’s next-generation SYNC® with its real-time traffic service. Ford’s all-new 2021 F-150 pickup – revealed just days ago – and the […]

Stay in the Loop – 24 June 2020 edition

FROM CARICOM In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis and Ms Michelle Nurse present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights:                                                                                                      0:01:01 GOVERNANCE: GUYANESE AWAIT THE FINAL RESULTS OF THE MARCH 2ND REGIONAL AND GENERAL ELECTIONS0:02:54 COVID-19 RESPONSE: CARPHA’S CAPACITY TO COORDINATE CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE […]

OECS YES In Action features Christal Oliver

Vincentian Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur using the downtime from COVID-19 to take her business to the next level! This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Christal K Oliver, a 29 year old Creative from St. Vincent and the Grenadines embracing the improvements to e-commerce and digital connectivity propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and […]