November 22, 2019

Three Caribbean countries ban single-use plastics

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From teleSUR As promised, Jamaica, Dominica, and the Turks and Caicos are taking a stand for nature. Jamaica, Dominica, and the Turks and Caicos have joined the Caribbean quest to mediate environmental pollution by launching nationwide plastic bans to start the new year. Preceded by Haiti, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the three nations are the most recent additions to […]

Disaster training in Anguilla, Bahamas, TCI

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From ECLAC ECLAC ensures Caribbean countries are better equipped to deal with disasters Three Caribbean countries will benefit from disaster training workshops over the last quarter of this year. Between October and December 2018, a team of experts from the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, led […]

Caribbean nationals victorious in ARIN elections

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By Gerard Best, Development Journalist From CircleID Three Caribbean candidates — Peter Harrison, Alicia Trotman and Kerrie-Ann Richards — have been elected to leadership roles at the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is one of five Internet registries worldwide that coordinate the distribution and administration of number resources. The registry serves the United […]

These Caribbean leaders spotlight on Derisking at UN

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 5, 2018: Three Caribbean leaders, including two Caribbean prime ministers, used their UN General Assembly address last weekend to spotlight on the issue of “de‑risking” and the loss of correspondent banking relations as well as blacklisting and its impact of their nations. Saint Lucia Prime Minister, […]

Three Caribbean women leaders

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By Henry Srebrnik From Journal Pioneer In the past 20 years, three Anglophone Caribbean countries — former British colonies — have been governed by women. Two of the nations are island states, while the third, on the South American mainland, faces the sea. Portia Simpson-Miller is currently the prime minister of Jamaica and leader of […]