January 23, 2020

OECS Music Talk continues in St. Kitts and Nevis

By Sobers Esprit Thursday, January 23, 2020 — Roseau, Dominica — The fourth installment of the OECS Music Talk continues in St. Kitts and Nevis today, Thursday 23 January, from 6:00pm at the UWI Open Campus, The Gardens, Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis. The OECS Competitive Business Unit’s (CBU) Music Mentorship and Artiste Development Programme will feature a strong […]

Kia teases Super Bowl spot for all-new Seltos SUV

In a preview of what’s to come in Kia Motors’ Super Bowl ad for the all-new 2021 Seltos SUV, we see a strong and determined child as he enters a room teeming with journalists. After making his way to the podium he looks out across the assembled crowd and says, “First question.”  A reporter quickly replies, […]

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the Caribbean context

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, January 23, 2019.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on May 25, 2018 across Europe and was designed to modernise laws and protect the personal information of individuals and give control to individuals over their personal data.  Further, it aimed to streamline the regulatory environment for business in the use of personal data […]

Cayman’s second economic pillar comes of age delivering over half million in stayover visitors

The Cayman Islands ended the decade with record-breaking air arrivals, highlighting another year of steady growth in airlift and accommodations. For the calendar year 2019, air arrivals reached 502,739 which represents an 8.6 per cent increase over the same period in 2018—or 39,738 additional persons. This is the highest number of stayover visits in recorded […]

Cayman: International Data Privacy Day 2020

On Tuesday, January 28th the Cayman Islands joins the rest of the world in marking International Data Privacy Day. This is the first time this special day is celebrated in Cayman, after the commencement of the Data Protection Law (DPL) on 30 September 2019. The DPL introduced important rights for individuals, including the right to be […]

Regional educators meet to strengthen the teaching of early grade reading in the OECS!

By Tracey Warner-Arnold, OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Media Release Thursday, January 23, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) hosted a regional conference for Education Officers (EOs) to foster a collaborative approach to strengthening the teaching of reading in six OECS Member States (Antigua and Barbuda, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint​​​​Kitts and […]

Nearly 600 now infected as China locks down viral epicenter

China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic. The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last year from illegally […]

Destinations of the week

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Keep up the pressure for survivors!

From Freedom United Good news – last week, the Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill had its first reading in this new session in the British House of Lords! If passed into law, the Bill would guarantee victims of modern slavery in the UK support for 12 months, giving them a real chance at recovery and minimizing […]

Automobili Lamborghini makes new Board of Management appointments

Giovanni Perosino, new Chief Commercial Officer Federico Foschini, new Chief Procurement Officer Sant’Agata Bolognese, 23 January 2020 – Automobili Lamborghini announces the appointment of Giovanni Perosino as the new Chief Commercial Officer, reporting directly to the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stefano Domenicali. Starting from 1 January 2020, Mr. Perosino is responsible for the Global […]