November 19, 2019

UWI Prof: Be imitators of God

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By Marlene Augustine From T&T NewsDay University of the West Indies History Professor Dr Jerome Teelucksingh yesterday called on citizens to be imitators of God and not prosecutors of the church. Teelucksingh was addressing the congregation at a service of, ‘Remembrance for Hurricane Island Affected,’ yesterday at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, Port-of-Spain. […]

Strong earthquake felt in several Caribbean countries

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 occurred south east of St Vincent on Tuesday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unity (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported. It said that the quake, which occurred 12:56 am (local […]

Brexit fallout: Problems for trade, tourism in the Caribbean

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From The University of the West Indies Caribbean countries should not expect special deals or preferences from the European Union (EU) if Britain is not there to argue on their behalf, says Prof W Andy Knight. According to Knight, professor of International Relations at the University of Alberta, Canada, and former director of the Institute […]

Caribbean chases zika preparedness after death of mosquito expert

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By Gerard Best From Caribbean News Now PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — There may come a time when entomologists don’t have to save us from mosquito-borne pandemics. But that time is not today. Thanks, zika. With millions crossing international borders every day, there is more concern than ever about stopping epidemics. Remember chikungunya? When the […]

Breaking free from fossil fuel dependency

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By Amrita Dass We all know that God is a Trini, has been and always will be. It’s time for us, however, to stop relying on this concept and, as a nation, start taking matters of importance into our own hands and finally cut the umbilical cord that has tied us to the dependence on […]

Despite US ties

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By Michelle Loubon From Trinidad Express Newspapers “One foot in. One foot out.” Visiting Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie said the Bahamas is often viewed by the Caribbean Community and Common Market (Caricom) and Caribbean nationals as having dual affinities to both the United States and the wider region. Amid the dichotomy “of paying […]