August 7, 2022

Plastic Free Cayman cleans up Barker’s Beach

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In preparation for the upcoming Easter holiday and Cayman camping season, Plastic Free Cayman partnered with Royale Medical, Protecting Paradise, Cayman Eco, JGHS Leo Club, Clifton Alphaleos, and Protect Our Future to host a Barker’s beach clean-up. With more than 100 total volunteers, over 800 pounds of marine debris and local litter were removed from […]

European Commission’s project on smart grid education shares its final results

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The SMAGRINET project has officially come to an end after three years of existence. The European Union project had been working towards tackling the skill gap that is halting the current energy transition to an European smart grid. The consortium of the European Union founded project now announces that it will make available all materials […]

European Commission’s project brings together the next “Energy Game Changers”

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The European-Commission-funded SMAGRINET project has just announced the launch of its final conference “Energy Game Changers 2022”. The event takes place on March 17 and will be broadcasted live from the Proto Invention Factory, in Tallinn, Estonia. The current situation in the European energy market has proved that the European strategies regarding renewable energy have […]

CASA SEAT focuses February’s agenda on mobility, music and literature

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Jorge Pereira, Principal Scientific Officer with the European Commission, will talk about the application of 5G in cars, and Assembly Ventures co-founder Chris Thomas will give a talk on investing in mobility Children between the ages of 5 and 11 will have the chance to take part in a workshop where they can learn about […]

Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean: a new partnership for the future

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Op-Ed – By Aicia Barcena -Jutta Urpilainen – EU-LAC and Development in Transition Recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis is a global challenge. No country, no region, no continent can face it alone. It is therefore right for the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean to strengthen our strategic partnership towards a […]

UK: Brexit bill ‘in limbo’ as MPs reject timetable

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From BBC Boris Johnson has hit the pause button on his Brexit legislation after MPs rejected his plan to get it through the Commons in three days. MPs backed his Withdrawal Agreement Bill – but minutes later voted against the timetable, leaving it “in limbo”. After the vote, EU Council President Donald Tusk said he […]

Caribbean Export signs three MOUs with strategic partners to support the Caribbean’s export growth.

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Bridgetown, Barbados, October 15, 2019 – The recently held CARIFORUM-EU Business Forum drew record numbers of senior level European and Caribbean policy makers, European buyers and Caribbean exhibitors, to the 4th hosting of the event and the first ever to be held in Frankfurt, Germany. Three MOUs were signed between the Caribbean Export Development Agency […]

5 questions and answers about electric cars

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By 2030, sales of zero or low emission cars must amount to 40 % of the total, according to the European Commission Range and battery recharging raise the most questions SEAT is going to launch 6 new electric and plug-in hybrid models by early 2021 Martorell, 02/10/2019. What’s the difference between a hybrid and a […]

Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean join efforts to shape future digital cooperation

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By Panis Pieri From Disrupt Cyprus On 20-21 March 2019 in the Costa Rican capital of San José, over 100 policy makers, regulators, businesses, academics and other representatives of civil society engaged in working groups to deliver proposals for digital cooperation between the European Union and Latin America and Caribbean regions. The event was opened […]

Brexit: EU reveals no-deal plans

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From BBC The European Commission says it has started to implement its preparations for a no-deal Brexit – in case the UK crashes out of the EU without a plan. It has announced temporary measures to try to reduce the impact, but says it cannot counter all the problems it expects. As PM Theresa May’s […]