June 22, 2021

Former CXC registrar weighs in on demands by teachers for marking SBAs

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From Jamaica Observer CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC — The former registrar of the Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr Didacus Jules has been commenting on the ongoing threat by teachers across the region to withdraw their services in marking examination projects under the School Based Assessment (SBA) and the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) set […]

OECS signs agreement to support blue economy transition

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From Trinidad Guardian CASTRIES, St. Lucia, – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) says the commitment to sustainable growth and resilience of the Caribbean’s blue economy has been strengthened with the signing of a US$6.3 million grant agreement for the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP). The signing in the United States follows negotiations in […]

FAO and OECS host workshop to enhance intra-regional agriculture trade

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From Caribbean News Now CASTRIES, St Lucia — Agriculture leaders in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) convened for a two-day meeting in St Lucia last week to discuss viable options towards enhancing intra-regional trade of agricultural commodities in the OECS. The workshop, organised by the OECS with the support of the Food and […]