March 3, 2021

Caribbean Teachers Union Conference opens

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From Bernews “Education is the key to democracy and economic development,” according to Fred Van Leeuwen, a former General Secretary of Education International, who was speaking at the opening of the Caribbean Union of Teachers [CUT] conference being hosted on the Island for the first time. “Education is an individual and collective right,” he told the […]

Doodhai: Teachers marking SBAs for no pay is modern day slavery

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From NewsDay Trinidad & Tobago So said President of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA), Lynsley Doodhai, explaining that the union has taken the position that teachers will not be marking SBAs come September, after in-depth consultations with its lawyers. Speaking at the 78th Tobago Teachers’ Get-Together held at the Tobago Nutrition and […]

Caribbean Union of Teachers concerned about health and safety in schools

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From St Lucia Times The 38th biennial conference of the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) held in St Lucia last week has been deemed a tremendous success CUT President, Julian Monrose said the forum created a platform for the further development of the organization and its affiliates. Monrose, who was re-elected by acclamation for second […]

Cayman Islands compete in Caribbean Union of Teachers Athletic Games, BVI

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The Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) Athletic Games was held in Tortola BVI, July 15-16.  The track & field competition is for youth athletes and age group categories are U-9, U-11, U-13 and U-15 age (boys and girls). The Cayman team consisted of 4 athletes and two officials. Overall the team did well and it […]

7 reasons why the Caribbean may soon turn into a Cannabis hotspot

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By Micha From Sensi Seeds Carribean There are many signs that some Caribbean countries may well develop into an Eldorado for cannabis and its consumers in the coming years. Read about the seven most important reasons here. With the exception of Cuba, cannabis is widespread in the Caribbean. Historically, the many workers from India that […]