November 13, 2019

Climate Smart Agriculture: Farmers and Stakeholders trained in ICTs

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CARDI Press Release Farmers, students, and agriculture stakeholders from seven OECS Member States were recently trained in Crop Scheduling and Water Use Efficiency for Climate Change by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), Saint Lucia. The two-day workshop, held in Saint Lucia from September 24-25, utilised Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to analyse […]

ECLAC News – ICT and knowledge management solutions for multi-island states

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ICT and knowledge management-based solutions to tackle multi-island challenges uncovered at ECLAC meeting The adoption of e-governance and knowledge management solutions would increase the availability, quality and accessibility of public services and reduce delivery costs in multi-island States and territories across the Caribbean. This, according to experts in the field of information communication technologies (ICTs) and […]

OAS, Telefónica and Fundación ProFuturo signs ICT agreements with Latin American and the Caribbean

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (CITEL) of the Organization of American States (OAS), Telefónica, and Fundación ProFuturo recently signed two agreements to promote digital inclusion and education in the region, as part of the commitments made in the framework of the TIC 2030 Alliance. The agreement signed with ProFuturo […]

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit supports females in ICT through Women Code Cayman

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From Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) drive growth and innovation worldwide, and can yield socio-economic benefits for both the community and economy. ICT has permeated all aspects of life, and many professional jobs in a variety of fields incorporate a digital technology component, therefore ICT qualifications give persons an advantage […]

OfReg draft rules on penalties for breach of anti-competitive practices law provides clarity for licencees and protects consumers from unfair business practices

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 5 March 2019  OfReg has issued redrafted rules on penalties for breach of anti-competitive practices law, responding to concerns by business stakeholders. The draft rules are now out for a second consultation and, when implemented, will deter anti-competitive practices in the utilities, fuel and ICT sectors, and protect consumers from high prices, poor […]

OfReg presents consumer protection at Cayman Islands’ Armour Expo 2018

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Sept. 14, 2018 Consumer protection takes a variety of different forms — from preventing damage to underground infrastructure, to keeping children safe online through cybersecurity measures, to helping consumers avoid being misled by false advertising. This was the theme of OfReg’s presentation at this year’s Armour Expo 2018, a financial technology […]

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 […]

Cayman Islands OfReg introduces Professor Fibre

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 24 July 2018 OfReg, the regulator of the ICT, electricity, water and fuels sectors in the Cayman Islands, today launched a new campaign to help the people in Cayman understand the role of the regulator and the work that OfReg is undertaking on behalf of the consumer. Professor Fibre, the host […]

Cayman Islands; OfReg receives partial interim funding from CIG for 2018

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 23 July 2018 OfReg, the independent multi-sector regulatory authority protecting Cayman consumers in the areas of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), fuels, electricity and water, has received confirmation that the 2018 funding from the Cayman Islands Government is now in place for the fuels sector. Arrangements for sustainable revenue sources from […]

Cayman Islands Minister Hew attends Commonwealth ICT Forum in London

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Hon. Joseph Hew, MLA, Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure attended the Annual Commonwealth Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) Forum in London on 18-20 June 2018. The biennial meeting, first convened in 2014, is an opportunity for the Commonwealth ICT Ministers to meet and discuss matters of common interest paving the way for building Commonwealth consensus. It […]