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Tag Archives: MOU

  1. Skilled Nationals Assessed by SJPI for CSME Certificate

    The Barbados Accreditation Council has upgraded its application process so that more Artistes now have the opportunity to successfully apply for the Certificate of Recognition of CARICOM Skills Qualification. In this latest development, the Council has partnered with the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) to allow for Artistes who do not have sufficient […]

    February 1, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. New Collaboration between CARPHA and the Global Vector Hub announced to fight vector-borne diseases in the Caribbean

    When the world faces a pandemic, partnerships and collaborations become more vital than ever. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Global Vector Hub (GVH) are excited to announce a new partnership in the field of vector-borne diseases and capacity building in the Caribbean and surrounding regions. Given the strong overlap in the aims […]

    November 25, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. CARICOM Private Sector Organisation and Caribbean Community sign MOU to support Regional Growth and Development

    The CARICOM Private Sector Organisation just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Caribbean Community to cooperate on the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), regarded as the most viable platform for supporting the Region’s growth and development. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque signed on behalf of the Community and Chairman […]

    December 6, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. UWI and ACS through MOU commit to sustainable development, decolonisation and regionalism

    “This day we take another critical step in the deconstruction of the colonial Caribbean.” The MoU, signed in the English, Spanish and French languages, provides a framework for both institutions to cooperate on resource mobilisation, integration and furthering the sustainable development of the Caribbean region. In practical terms, the agreement will allow for the exchange […]

    November 17, 2020EducationNo comments
  5. Caribbean Climate – Smart Accelerator and Bitt sign MOU

    The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator and the Barbados-based fintech company Bitt Inc., are working to minimize downtime in the region’s financial system after natural disasters. The two entities signed a memorandum of understanding on September 1st 2020. This three-year agreement will ensure that the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator will sensitize its coalition countries to the benefits of […]

    September 4, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  6. CAVE HILL CAMPUS AND BARBADIAN GOVERNMENT LOOKING TO ADVANCE PUBLIC SECTOR FOR 21st CENTURY

    The Cave Hill Campus and the Government of Barbados have reached a new memorandum of Understanding regarding the training of the public sector… Speaking prior to the signing, Ms Mottley says it is not enough for the Civil Service to be qualified for their various duties, they must be aware of their purpose and have […]

    November 26, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Grenada PM lauds joint UWI-Rum Industry Initiative

    Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell lauded the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the West Indies Open Campus and the regional rum industry grouping – the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA). Speaking at the signing of the MOU in Grenada, the Prime Minister said the initiative, […]

    July 23, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  8. “Argentina and UWI join forces to foster Caribbean football” – Signing of Cooperation Agreement with Argentine Football Association

    As a continuation of the intense collaboration in the field of sports between Argentina and the Caribbean, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) signed a key Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of improving the practice, organization and management of football in the region. In a formal ceremony […]

    June 2, 2019Featured, FootballNo comments
  9. Bitt signs MOU with the E-Governance Academy of Estonia

    Bitt, the Barbados-based financial technology company, has signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the e-Governance Academy (eGA) in Estonia on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. This MOU will facilitate closer collaboration between the parties, towards achieving greater accessibility and efficiency in the public’s everyday interaction with their Government, in countries across the Caribbean. Government processes […]

    May 7, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. ECCB to Issue World’s First Blockchain-based Digital Currency

    The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. (Bitt) have signed a contract to conduct a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). This ECCB CBDC pilot is the first of its kind and will involve a securely minted and issued digital version […]

    March 7, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. How can mMoney support the tourism sector?

    Barbados could see a boost in tourism arrivals and overall tourism spend if officials leverage research information compiled from the mMoney platform. Board Chairman, Stephen Austin, and CEO, Senator Rudy Grant, both signed the MOU on behalf of the BHTA, while Rawdon Adams, CEO of Bitt, signed on behalf of the Barbados-based FinTech company on […]

    December 15, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Airbnb and CTO Strengthen Partnership to Drive Tourism in Region

    Airbnb hosted Hugh Riley, CEO and Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), at its San Francisco headquarters today and announced new commitments to promoting authentic and sustainable travel in the region, as well as continuing to grow economic opportunity. Last year alone, over 1.6 million guests booked accommodation in the Caribbean through the […]

    October 30, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  13. GOVERNMENT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH GREEN CLIMATE FUND

    Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle, completed the signing of Barbados’ first Readiness Grant Agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The signing ceremony was held in the margins of the GCF’s Global National Designated Authority and Private Investment for Climate Conferences, being held from October 8 to 12, in […]

    October 11, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  14. Sagicor reaffirms Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) Commitment

    Sagicor Life Inc has once again committed funding for the operations of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) through an extension of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Through the MOU, Sagicor Life Inc will provide funding over the next three years, to the HCC which coordinates an alliance of regional, non-governmental organisations, as they develop and […]

    July 7, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. PREMIER ROMEO SIGNS MOU TO CREATE A DIGITAL PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM IN MONTSERRAT

    Premier and Minister of Finance of Montserrat, Donaldson Romeo, has signed on behalf of the Government of Montserrat, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados based financial technology company Bitt Inc., to create a Digital Payments Ecosystem in Montserrat. He explained that “the people of Montserrat will benefit from increased financial inclusion, and a […]

    February 19, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. CDB and UNOPS sign agreement to strengthen cooperation

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Nations Office for Projects Services (UNOPS) have signed an agreement that provides a framework to improve cooperation between the two entities. The signing took place at the Bank’s headquarters in Barbados on February 7, 2017. The agreement allows CDB to utilize expertise from UNOPS in the execution […]

    February 14, 2017BusinessNo comments
  17. C.T.O ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH OAG TO HELP MEMBERS WITH POWERFUL MARKET INSIGHTS

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the Caribbean’s tourism development agency, now has a marketing partnership with leading air travel data provider OAG to provide members with accurate, timely and actionable insight and analysis to aid decision-making and to spot opportunities in essential markets. The two organizations signed a cooperation agreement at the CTO’s headquarters in Barbados, […]

    February 12, 2017TravelNo comments
  18. CARDI and CDEMA join regional partnership aimed at building climate resilience

    The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) recently, to join other regional agencies in a ground-breaking climate partnership being spear-headed by the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH). Through the agreement, CARDI and CDEMA will be able to position […]

    December 19, 2016Featured, NatureNo comments
  19. CTO & CHTA working with regional partners to build climate resilience in Tourism sector

    Regional tourism development agency, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and regional hospitality agency, the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) just signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) to join other regional agencies and institutions representing climate sensitive sectors as joint Tourism Partners on the Consortium of Regional Sectoral Early Warning Information Systems Across Climate Timescales (EWISACTs) Coordination […]

    September 18, 2016TravelNo comments
  20. Digicel joins St Lucia’s Internet Exchange: Barbados to set their Deadline Next Month

    Saint Lucia’s Internet users can look forward to better connectivity and faster speeds between local Internet service providers (ISP’s). Digicel signed a memorandum of understanding on April 2, agreeing to become the newest member of the Saint Lucia Internet exchange (SLiX). Digicel joins its competitors FLOW and LIME, founding members of SLiX, in an initiative […]

    April 15, 2015Featured, Technology1 comment
  21. “CWA2014: CARDI head to quit by year-end” By Kenton X. Chance

    Executive Director of the Caribbean Agricultural Research Institute (CARDI), Dr. Arlington Chesney has confirmed that he will leave the institute by the end of this year. “I think I should leave. When I joined CARDI, I said I would come for three years, and it (has been) seven years. As most of you know, I have […]

    October 11, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  22. Conditions must be met for Barbadian hoteliers to earn concessions: According to Finance Minister

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    September 12, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Revising Fee Structures as Rebranding Imminent: Sagicor with Cave Hill School of Business draw Memorandum of Understanding

    As Barbadians continue to grapple with the aftermath of how the current Freundel Stuart regime reneged on its party’s founder’s pledge of free education, leaving many to ponder how the next generation will achieve tuition in an era of excessive taxation, a bold new undertaking between wise financial thinking and a centre for excellence in […]

    July 23, 2014EducationNo comments
  24. Caribbean Examination Council Makes Unprecedented Results with Columbus Barbados

    While students eagerly await their results from the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), Columbus Telecommunications via the recently launched Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) and CXC have committed to providing unparalleled service to students and teachers after signing an unprecedented, significant agreement. The two-year agreement, which has been broken down into five phases, will allow CXC to […]

    July 22, 2014EducationNo comments
  25. Amnesty International and trinidad+tobago film festival establish new human rights prize

    In an effort to support the promotion of human rights in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, Amnesty International (AI) and the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) have established a human rights film prize. The Amnesty International Human Rights Prize will be awarded annually to the maker of the Caribbean film screened at ttff which best […]

    July 20, 2014Cinema, PoliticalNo comments