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Tag Archives: partnership

  1. 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
  2. DIGICEL COMPLETES SALE AND LEASEBACK AGREEMENT WITH PHOENIX TOWER INTERNATIONAL

    Digicel has completed a sale and leaseback agreement with Phoenix Tower International LLC (PTI) through its Jamaican subsidiary, Phoenix Tower Jamaica Limited, in relation to a number of its towers in Jamaica. This sale and leaseback arrangement means PTI assumes ownership and management rights of 451 of Digicel’s wireless communication tower sites in Jamaica. The […]

    October 1, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  3. University of the West Indies to forge alliance with SUNY for new Leadership Centre

    The University of the West Indies continues to strive for sustainability outside of the region, even in the light of Barbados charging tuition at the Cave Hill Campus creating a drastic reduction in enrollments, now the tertiary leader is aiming for the United States market… The SUNY UWI Center is a direct response to the […]

    September 20, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Flow’s parent company Liberty Global and Netflix agree to integrate Netflix app into devices in over 30 countries

    Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global“), the world’s largest international cable TV and broadband company and parent company of Flow, just revealed a multi-year partnership with Netflix Inc. (“Netflix“) which will lead to Netflix’s content being made available to Liberty Global video customers across more than 30 countries around the world. The launch of the Netflix […]

    September 19, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. “Lessons from Guyana & Norway” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Forests are crucially important to climate change. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), “they have the potential to absorb about one-tenth of global carbon emissions projected for the first half of this century into their biomass, soils and products and store them – in principle in perpetuity“. By the same token, the FAO […]

    January 14, 2015Nature, ReviewNo comments
  6. World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) partner to advance tourism in the region

    UNWTO and CTO signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their collaboration in promoting the tourism sector in the region as a key driver of sustainable development. The MOU aims to enhance the cooperation between UNWTO and CTO in areas such as the preparation of regional strategies and action plans for the development of sustainable […]

    March 2, 2014TravelNo comments