November 22, 2019

Global financial technology provider Equisoft appoints Ruben Veerasamy as Head of the Caribbean Region

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MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Equisoft, a leading global financial technology company providing advanced solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, today officially announced the appointment of Ruben Veerasamy as Senior Vice President, Caribbean. Equisoft’s strategic objective is to diversify and accelerate their global expansion. The company has delivered significant strategic business value in the […]

Canada Caribbean Resilience Facility for the Caribbean Region launched

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From South Florida Caribbean News BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean small island states are vulnerable to extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. Lessons learned from the devastating 2017 Atlantic hurricane season revealed a need to strengthen country governments’ long-term resilience and ability to build back better following natural disasters. In response, Canada pledged $100 million (CAD) to […]

Pooling resources and sharing strategies at the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference

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Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference to be held in Barbados, 27 May – 1 June 2019 Hundreds of participants from more than 35 countries and territories will meet at the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference in Barbados, at the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus’ Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, from May 27th to June the 1st 2019. […]

Caribbean ABS Week: From global goals to local implementation

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — Caribbean Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Week will take place within the framework of the multi country project, Advancing the Nagoya Protocol in the Caribbean Region, implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) aimed at generating awareness of and support for the Nagoya Protocol, under the Convention of Biological Diversity. WHAT […]

Caribbean highlights

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TOP ATTRACTIONS FROM THE ISLANDS BETWEEN NORTH AMERICA AND SOUTH AMERICA From World of Waterfalls Even though this is a waterfalls website, we recognize that there are many highlights in the Caribbean Islands (both involving and not involving waterfalls). So we’ve come up with this page to pay homage to some of the highlights that […]

Giant dust particles from the Sahara Desert found in atmosphere in the Caribbean Region

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By Vadim Ioan Caraiman From Great Lakes Ledger Giant dust particles scattered around the world could be adding to global warming, warns a UK study released today in Science Advances. The dust droplets from the Sahara desert encountered up to 3,500 kilometers far away in the Caribbean were almost 50 fold bigger than it would […]

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week galvanizes climate action

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From Relief Web Representatives from joint FAO-UNDP NAP-Ag Programme connect sectoral adaptation plans with achievement of Paris Goals and 2030 Agenda 27 August 2018, Uruguay – This year’s Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW), hosted in Uruguay from August 20 to 23, pushed global ambitions to address climate change and facilitated important discussion between […]

CARPHA Concludes risk of getting Zika in the Caribbean low at this time

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From Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Tuesday, August 14, 2018 — Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 13, 2018:  The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has concluded that Zika virus transmission in the Caribbean Region has been interrupted, and that the risk to residents and visitors to the Region of acquiring Zika is low. This follows […]

Liberty Latin America, C&W’s Parent Company, reaffirms commitment to the Caribbean Region

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CEOs Address 34th CANTO Conference in Panama City PANAMA CITY, Panama–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CEO of the recently established Liberty Latin America – Balan Nair, and CEO of its subsidiary company, Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W), Inge Smidts – underscored their continued commitment to drive the region’s technological advancement so that the Caribbean can firmly take its […]

DGAP-News: MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund and ANSA McAL Limited acquire Windpark in Costa Rica

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MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund and ANSA McAL Limited acquire Windpark in Costa Rica The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund and ANSA McAL Limited acquire Windpark in Costa RicaMPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund and ANSA McAL Limited jointly invest in the 21 MW operational wind […]