October 24, 2020

Caribbean Ministers approve plan to prepare for the health impact of climate change on small island developing states

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Third Global Conference on Health and Climate: Special Focus on Small Island Developing States, concluded on Wednesday with an Action Plan to be implemented in the Region  Washington, D.C., October 18 2018 (PAHO / WHO) — Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health […]

Non-standard forms of employment – A feature of the contemporary world of work also in the Caribbean

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Kingston (ILO News) – The ILO presented the 2016 Report on “Non-Standard Employment Around the World: Understanding Challenges, Shaping Prospects” to the Caribbean in the context of the 10th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour, 23-24 February, Kingston, Jamaica. The 17 Caribbean country delegations, including 11 Ministers of Labour, as well as employer and […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: In a crowded field for Trump’s attention, the Caribbean must get into the game

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By Sir Ronald Sanders In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States of America, there is genuine concern about what his Presidency will mean for the Caribbean.  So far, there have been expressions of both optimism and pessimism emanating from the region.   Government officials have been guarded in their comments, […]