December 8, 2019

Archives for March 2019

Canada: Secret tape increases pressure on Trudeau in SNC-Lavalin affair

From BBC Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under new pressure after his former justice minister released new documents relating a major corruption scandal. Jody Wilson-Raybould says government officials tried to persuade her to shield SNC-Lavalin from prosecution. The Canadian firm is accused of bribing officials in Libya to win contracts under Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. […]

Puerto Vallarta set to host the 2019 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship

16 teams will compete for the Confederation’s Beach Soccer title and two available spots in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019Miami (Friday, March 29, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) today announced that Puerto Vallarta, Mexico will host the 2019 Concacaf […]

Caribbean youth address major development issues at United Nations meeting

Youth from across the Caribbean will discuss such issues as access to high quality education, lack of employment, youth participation in society, intergenerational justice and climate change during a United Nations (UN) meeting, which will take place on 1 April 2019. The Caribbean is home to more than 11 million youth between the ages of […]

PM Gonsalves: Select meeting with Trump ‘troubling’

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves has described as “troubling” last Friday’s meeting between President Donald J. Trump and select Caribbean leaders. Speaking to reporters in Barbados on Saturday, following a meeting with stakeholders of the regional air carrier, LIAT, Gonsalves noted that […]

4 dream cars

4 dream cars for Your Next Road Trip Let your next vacation open the door to exciting new cars Whether you’re traveling cross-country or to the other side of town, the right car is essential for the ultimate road trip. Before deciding, think about some important factors like the number of people, the amount of […]

Guadeloupe’s Accession to the OECS: What does it mean for you?

Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Friday, March 29, 2019 — OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules and OECS Chairman and PM of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. The Hon Ralph Gonsalves recently addressed a packed town hall meeting at the Université des Antilles à Fouillole in Guadeloupe.  With the accession promising to open up deeper cooperation […]

More effective engagement of fisherfolk in fisheries governance recognised

Port of Spain, March 26, 2019 – Co-management approaches with the involvement of people who fish and sell and use fish up the value chain (fisherfolk) in regional fisheries governance is important to the sustainability of small-scale fisheries, the livelihoods of fisherfolk and coastal communities. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the Caribbean Network […]

Groupe Filatex and meeco implementing sun2park solar solutions in Madagascar

Installation of two 45 kWp clean energy systems Having entered the renewable energy market in Madagascar in 2018, The meeco Group is about to start the installation of the first small scale solar projects on the island. meeco’s international team is currently performing the last installation preparations for two 45 kWp sun2park solar solutions, energy […]

Climate change: Global impacts ‘accelerating’ – WMO

From BBC The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that the physical and financial impacts of global warming are accelerating. Record greenhouse gas levels are driving temperatures to “increasingly dangerous levels”, it says. Their report comes in the same week as the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported a surge in CO2 in 2018. However, new data […]

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