September 28, 2022

Registrar of The University of the West Indies appointed Trustee of the IAM-USA Foundation

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Tuesday, September 20, 2022—Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Dr Maurice D. Smith, has been appointed a Trustee and Vice-Chair of the IAM-USA Foundation, headquartered in Washington D.C., U.S.A. A global organisation in nature, founded in 2020, the IAM-USA Foundation’s global […]

Dominica to host West Indies v Bangladesh T20I Cricket on July 2nd & 3rd, 2022

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ROSEAU, Dominica, June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Dominica is delighted to announce the return of International Cricket at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium for the first time since May 2017, with two back-to-back games starting next month scheduled for July 2nd and 3rd, 2022. The Windsor Park Sports Stadium in Roseau, Dominica will officially be […]

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the passing of Professor George Lamming

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From The University of The West Indies Tribute to Professor George Lamming “Bye George” The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Monday, June 6, 2022—The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, on the passing of Professor George Lamming, Caribbean and global literary luminary. “Professor George […]

Professor Emeritus Selwyn Ryan: An icon transitions

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, March 14, 2022—The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, on the passing of Professor Emeritus Selwyn Ryan, renowned social scientist and former University Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at The University of the […]

Statement from The UWI Vice-Chancellor on the passing of Sonny Ramadhin

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Tribute to Sonny Ramadhin The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, March 1, 2022—The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, on the passing of Sonny Ramadhin, renowned cricketer of the 1950s, and the first of phenotypic East Indian descent to represent the West Indies. “The […]

The UWI champions the call: Justice4Garvey

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, February 25, 2022—The message is: “Exonerate Marcus Garvey!” The University of the West Indies (The UWI), through its P.J. Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy and Centre for Reparation Research has joined the global campaign calling for US President, Joe Biden to exonerate the Jamaican-born, Black nationalist, leader of the […]

Resilient Caribbean Cities Photo Competition 2022 will highlight the region’s climate resilience solutions

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 — Eastern Caribbean cities are at risk from the impacts of climate change, including rising seas, floods, droughts and storms – but they are rich in climate resilience solutions too.  These solutions will be showcased in the Resilient Caribbean Cities Photo Competition 2022, which launches today. Applicants have until March 31, 2022 to submit […]

OECS YES In Action highlights Julien David Kentish

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Antiguan Nurse serving the underprivileged in the fight against COVID-19 and beyond This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Julien David Kentish, a 21 year old philanthropist with a passion for health care and breaking the stigma surrounding male nurses in the Caribbean and globally! Tell us a little about yourself. I am […]

Dr. Natasha Kay Mortley appointed as Strategic Advisor on Gender and Migration to the OECS Commission

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From OECS Monday, February 17, 2020 — Lecturer and Research Specialist at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies of the University of the West Indies, Dr. Natasha Kay Mortley, has been appointed as Strategic Gender and Migration Advisor to the Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The non‐remunerated appointment will be for […]

Two UWI academics receive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2020

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The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. December 5, 2019—Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles has expressed his delight at the announcement of two UWI academics being among awardees – yet again – for the Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence. Among the four named 2020 Caribbean Awards for Excellence Laureates, are Dr. Olivene Burke, Executive Director […]