May 12, 2021

Rowley and Gonsalves: UWI Sciences battle with them

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Dr. Keith Rowley as a geologist at The UWI Seismic Research Unit The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. As The University of the West Indies (The UWI) stands in active solidarity with the people of Saint Vincent […]

Curfew in Jamaica irks more than a few

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By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life In an effort to counter a third wave of COVID-19 in Jamaica, the government imposed a mandatory daily curfew and complete island-wide weekend shutdown some nationals are protesting. The Disaster Risk Management Act provided data showing a surge in hospital admissions on the island attributed primarily to 40,000 people […]

Should you consider housing as an investment?

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Buying a home cannot be equated with investing in funds or stocks. However, we are not strangers to phrases such as “renting is a waste of money”, which has a clear financial component. That is why there is one thing that you must be clear about: buying property in Jamaica is an investment. In fact, […]

15 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 H.C, 1 TD

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Sun 15 Nov 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 700 AM EDT Sun Nov 15 2020 Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Sun Nov 15 2020 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center […]

Jamaica: JDC 2020 Finance and Economics Debate covers a wide range of issues

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Kingston, Jamaica.  August 27, 2020. A wide range of issues were examined by the Jamaica Labour Party, JLP and the People’s National Party, PNP in the Finance and Economics debate hosted under the auspices of the Jamaica Debates Commission, JDC in Kingston on Thursday evening. Finance Minister and JLP representative Dr. Nigel Clarke and his […]

The UWI partners with UN and DEF on SDG Youth Awareness Programme

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Thursday, 27 August 2020—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has partnered with the United Nations (UN) and Decibel Arts and Entertainment Festival (DEF) on a youth programme aimed at increasing awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The partners developed a three-day virtual programme which took place on […]

JDC 2020 social issues debate kicks off with broad range of issues

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Kingston, Jamaica.  August 26, 2020. Twenty questions in 90-minutes, on a wide range of issues were asked, answered and rebutted on Tuesday evening in the first of three debates being staged under the auspices of the Jamaica Debates Commission, JDC.  The debate on social issues involved the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Dr. Christopher Tufton, Kamina […]

Sir George Alleyne: Tribute to the late Rt. Hon. Owen Arthur

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he UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, July 29, 2020. The following statement is issued by Sir George Alleyne, Chancellor Emeritus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), in tribute to the late Rt. Honourable Owen Arthur.  I cannot claim to have known the late Rt. Honourable Owen Arthur very well, but I certainly […]

Caribbean Airlines re-starts flights from Jamaica to Antigua and Barbados

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Port-of-Spain July 16, 2020. Effective July 25, 2020 Caribbean Airlines will re-start flight operations between Kingston, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbados. Customers can look forward to twice weekly service connecting these destinations. The re-introduction of the flights is part of the airline’s phased re-start of its commercial operations out of Jamaica.

Building the Economy: Funding through Alternative Investments – Invitation to participate on Tuesday, June 9! 11am – 12n

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The Development Bank of Jamaica, in partnership with the Caribbean Alternative Investment Association (CARAIA) will host a free webinar on Building the Economy: Funding through ALternative Investments on Tuesday, 9 June 2020 from 11:00 am to 12 noon. View live on the below platforms: Facebook: http://fb.com/VentureCapitalJamaica/live YouTube: https://bit.ly/YTVentureCapitalJamaica OECS Communications Unit Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States