May 16, 2022

Hookie Weekend set for a grand return on June 16th to 20th

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Washington, DC (Sonique Solutions) – After a three year hiatus, the vibrations of Caribbean rhythms will be pulsating throughout the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area (DMV) with the return of the beloved Hookie Weekend. The holiday long weekend now known as ‘Juneteenth weekend’ in the US (June 16th to 20th) will give several Carnival […]

Last few days to submit applications for OAS 50% scholarships for engineering professionals in the Caribbean region

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Last few days to submit applications for OAS 50% scholarships for engineering professionals in the Caribbean region 50% scholarships for specialized master’s degrees The deadline for submitting applications is on May 13th  Special conditions for female, and young students between 20 and 30 years old.  The OAS General Secretariat and Structuralia have launched the 12th […]

 CRFM Ministerial Council positions fisheries and aquaculture to help reduce Caribbean’s food import bill by 25% by 2025

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Ministers highlight importance of blue economic growth in reversing declines in fish production and exports resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and in accelerating regional economic development Belize City, Monday, 25 April 2022 (CRFM)—Fisheries Ministers from countries that comprise the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) met on Friday, 22 April 2022, at their 16th Regular Meeting, […]

RBC Caribbean supports conservation charities in honour of Earth Day

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PORT OF SPAIN (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO) – April 25, 2022 — Today, RBC Financial (Caribbean) Limited (“RBC”) announced donations to eight Caribbean conservation charities in recognition of Earth Day 2022. Earth Day is a globally recognized opportunity to demonstrate support to protect and preserve the environment. In addition to the donations totaling US$4,000, RBC also […]

Caribbean Under Threat! – Part 2

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10 urgent takeaways for the Caribbean from the UN IPCC’s latest report on climate change. The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, April 19, 2022. — The second instalment of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, known as the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), was released in February. The scientific report presents a dire warning of […]

Cayman: RBC Caribbean supports charities dedicated to anti-bullying and anti-discrimination

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PORT OF SPAIN (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO) – April 13, 2022 — In observance of the International Day of Pink, RBC Financial (Caribbean) Limited (“RBC”) announced donations today to eight Caribbean charities that take a stand against bullying and discrimination. RBC is proud of a long history of strategic partnerships, donations, sponsorship initiatives and employee volunteerism […]

Experts link climate and reparatory justice 

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Saturday, April 9, 2022. — The University of the West Indies (The UWI) in collaboration with the Open Society University Network (OSUN) recently hosted a webinar on the Caribbean’s need for climate justice. The virtual engagement held on March 30 was part of Open Society’s Global Teach-In series. Championing […]

Caribbean alliance launched to promote climate justice and a just transition

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Port of Spain, April 4, 2022 – The Caribbean Climate Justice Alliance was launched to amplify the voices of the vulnerable and support a unified and coherent approach by civil society and non-state actors to enhance the effectiveness and impact of calls for climate justice at a virtual regional workshop convened by the Caribbean Natural […]

Cayman: Farewell to the Muttoos

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It is with a profound sense of gratitude that the Cayman National Cultural Foundation bids farewell to Henry and Marcia Muttoo, Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Foundation respectively. The formidable husband and wife team have retired after 30-plus years each of invaluable contribution to the development of arts and culture in the Cayman […]

Rediscovering the Cayman Islands’ golf courses 

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By Jordan Fuller The Cayman Islands have an eternal sunshine kind of climate, complete with spectacular views and a relaxed island atmosphere.  What better place to play a lazy round of golf on a sunny day? The good news is that if you’re in Cayman Island, you’ll have a choice of… Two golf courses.  The […]