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  1. “Electing a woman leader – a long and winding road” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The fight for the post of leader of the ruling Conservative Party in Britain and for the Presidency of the United States is bringing the question of women and race into sharp focus. The fact that women – and non-white women – are strong contenders for leadership, in Britain and the US, demonstrates a remarkable […]

    July 20, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Innovation & digitization in MSME’s will drive Caribbean job growth

    The micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) of the Caribbean can drive job growth, especially through digitization in a “post-COVID” environment. This is according to the Caribbean Export Development Agency, which opined that the Caribbean must “look to areas such as business, cultural and recreational services, where we leverage the strengths of our MSMEs and […]

    July 8, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  3. Frustrated Former LIAT 1974 Employees Start A Change.Org Petition

    Victimized former LIAT (1974) Limited airline employees are disappointed and frustrated with the way that they have been treated over the past two years by the four labour party Caribbean Governments primarily Barbados, Antigua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica, all of whom are the major shareholders of LIAT, which has been an essential […]

    May 3, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. DIGICEL WELCOMES MARTHA TATE AS GROUP CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

    Digicel just announced the appointment of Martha Tate as their Group Chief Business Officer as the Digital Operator positions itself for a supercharged period of growth in line with the explosion in customer demand for complex ICT solutions. A technology industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience working on a national and multi-national […]

    April 22, 2022BusinessNo comments
  5. Wymara Turks And Caicos Looks Confidently To The Future As It Announces Its New Ownership Structure

    Wymara Resort and Villas, Turks and Caicos, just announced how long-time Managing Director Bruce Maclaren purchased the shares of former co-owner Rob Ayer, with a long-term view to the future. To complete the transaction, Maclaren partnered with Sterling Global Financial as an equity investor. The transaction happens in the wake of a successful renovation and […]

    April 4, 2022TravelNo comments
  6. Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley on passing of former Premier Vance W. Amory

    My brothers and sisters: It was therefore with great shock that we all woke this morning to this tragic news. Vance Amory has led an unblemished life of service to the people of Nevis and the wider country, whether as a sportsman in cricket, as an athlete, as a banker, as an educator and as […]

    April 2, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. “Straighten your Crown, Queen!” BCCI Empowerment Review from Richelle Lavine: On The Scene

    On Monday the 7th of March 2022 I had the pleasure of being invited to attend the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry‘s Women Empowerment Seminar which was held at the Hilton Hotel, Needham’s Point. The seminar was centered around Women Empowering and Encouraging each other. Women have always been classified as the weaker and […]

    March 11, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Sir Hilary appointed to Council of United Nations University

    The United Nations and its Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, have appointed Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, to the governing Council of the United Nations University. The appointment is for a period of six years beginning May 3, 2022. The main functions of the Council are to […]

    March 2, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Deputy Principal of the SJPI goes on early retirement

    (Test courtesy via Instagram Feed of the BGIS) The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will be looking for a new Deputy Principal. The institute announced late Friday night that Ms Audrey Jones-Drayton, Deputy Principal (Ag.), who has held the position since December 2017, will be retiring at the end of May. Before coming […]

    February 28, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. QEH Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

    On Monday 14th February 2022, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) welcomed its new Chief Operations Officer (COO), Dr. Christine Greenidge D.H.A., R.N. At the tender age of 19, Dr. Greenidge deviated from her original career plan, choosing instead to begin her career in healthcare in the field of nursing. “Originally, when I was in high […]

    February 26, 2022HealthNo comments
  11. Mel B’s appointment as Nevis’ Tourism Ambassador already creating international buzz

    Several international media agencies and entertainment websites have published articles about Spice Girl Mel B’s appointment as the UK Tourism Ambassador for Nevis, creating a buzz about the island paradise in key tourism markets. Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown, MBE is a British singer, actress, and television personality who rose to fame in the 1990s as […]

    February 24, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  12. WIRSPA MOURNS THE PASSING OF FORMER CHAIRMAN DR YESU PERSAUD

    Dr. Yesu Persaud, one of the most influential people in the Caribbean rum industry over the past 60 years, has died at the age of 93. As the Chairman of Demerara Distillers, Dr. Persaud oversaw its expansion into wide international distribution with its El Dorado rum brand. The 1992 launch of El Dorado 15 is […]

    January 27, 2022AgricultureNo comments
  13. DIGICEL LAUNCHES GRADUATE PROGRAMME

    Digicel Group has opened applications for its first cohort of the Digicel Graduate Programme and is looking for the brightest and the best. If you are a creative problem solver, with a knack for solutions-oriented thinking, then the Digicel Graduate Programme could be the next big step in your career plans. Digicel is well known […]

    January 26, 2022EducationNo comments
  14. Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) has new CEO – Devon Liburd appointed to position as of January 24

    As he prepares to take on his new role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) on Monday January 24, 2022, Mr. Devon Liburd of Gingerland says he has always aspired to hold that position. Mr. Liburd’s comment came in response to an invited comment on January 20, 2022, on the […]

    January 22, 2022TravelNo comments
  15. Nevisian Leader congratulates Mia Amor Mottley on her repeat landslide election victory in Barbados

    Nevisian Premier has extended congratulations to Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Amor Mottley on her Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) landslide victory at the polls on January 19, 2022. “I’m delighted to wish my dear friend Mia Mottley heartiest congratulations as her Barbados Labour Party swept the polls for a second time in Barbados. The people […]

    January 20, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Jamaican PR Executive Kesi Gardner lands role as Caribbean Liaison for International Luxury PR Agency

    After 18 months in operation, The Storyteller Agency. Co. has expanded as the Caribbean liaison for an international PR communications firm, Aura Communications based in New York City. “The global luxury travel market was worth an estimated $945 billion in 2019 (Source: Allied Market Research). Since the pandemic, the demand for luxury has caused many […]

    January 10, 2022BusinessNo comments
  17. Montserratian Energy Official Appointed Chairman of the CCREEE Executive Board

    Director of Energy in Montserrat’s Ministry of Communication, Works, Labour and Energy – Mr. Kenrick Burke – has been elected as Chairman of the Executive Board of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE). Mr Burke – who holds a master’s degree in energy management, with distinction and is a certified energy […]

    January 4, 2022BusinessNo comments
  18. CHRISTMAS 2021 MESSAGE FROM COMMISSIONER OF POLICE: RICHARD BOYCE

    Christmas is a festival to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones. In particular, it is an occasion for sharing and caring and also to enjoy the fellowship of those who mean the most to us. We also reflect on the trials and triumphs of the past year and make resolutions and express our intentions […]

    December 25, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Justin Sun Appointed as the WTO Ambassador for Grenada By The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    According to December 17 Coindesk’s report, the Government of Grenada has announced the appointment of Yuchen (Justin) Sun as its new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO in Geneva. Justin Sun is thus authorized and empowered to represent the Government of Grenada at meetings of the WTO. H.E. Mr. Justin (Yuchen) SUN, a leading […]

    December 17, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. New Executive Management appointments at CARICOM Secretariat

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. Carla N. Barnett, has announced the appointment of two (2) new Members to the Executive Management Committee at the CARICOM Secretariat. They are Ambassador Donna Forde as Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations, and Ambassador Wayne McCook as Director General of the Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN). Ambassador […]

    December 17, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  21. Bajan Appointed President of Rugby Americas North

    After thirteen years of service on the regional Executive Committee, Barbadian George Nicholson was recently appointed President of Rugby Americas North, the regional governing body for Rugby Union. Mr. Nicholson got his start in Rugby during a stint at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, where he was accompanying his father on his one-year sabbatical. […]

    November 25, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  22. CARICOM’s new Deputy Secretary-General set to take up office

    Dr Armstrong Alexis of Saint Lucia has been appointed as the new Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Dr Alexis takes up his post from 1 November 2021. The DSG brings a wealth of experience to the post having served as well with the Commonwealth Secretariat and at a high level in the public […]

    November 1, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  23. Innovative strategies and partnerships urgently needed to arrest women’s economic slide as a result of COVID-19

    With the glaring gap in financing for women-owned enterprises (only 22% of impact investing in Latin America and the Caribbean for women-founded businesses), burgeoning responsibilities of care for children and the elderly because of COVID-19 school closures and movement restriction, forcing women out of the formal economy, UN Women is focused on working with its […]

    October 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  24. REACTION TO 2021 CXC EXAM RESULTS

    A year after ‘The 2020 CXC Exam Results Fiasco‘ (to quote Mary Redman, BSTU): An assessment of the 2021 CXC CSEC and CAPE Results We are in the process of gathering further information, nationally and regionally, and will defer a more fulsome comment on the 2021 CXC Results until that process is complete. We also […]

    October 23, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Grace Jutan appointed ‘Chief of Staff’ in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor

    A significant change has been made at the start of the new academic year 2021-2022, to the staffing of the inner Office of the Vice-Chancellor, located at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies in Jamaica. Ms. Jutan has over 15 years of service at the executive level of the University, which […]

    September 19, 2021EducationNo comments