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  1. Caribbean Leaders Meet with Biden and Harris to Tackle Climate, Economy, and Food Security Challenges

    The Ninth Summit of the Americas concluded Friday in Los Angeles, California with new commitments to climate adaptation, clean energy, and food security. The Summit focused on “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future” and included the participation of leaders from across the Caribbean. Both President Biden and Vice President Harris met with CARICOM members […]

    June 12, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. USA’s Biden Announces Host City for 9th Summit of the Americas

    The vital national interests of the United States are inextricably bound to the fortunes of their closest neighbors in the Americas. To that end, the ability of democracies to close the gap between what the USA promises and what they deliver depends in no small part on what they do, together, to make it better. […]

    January 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments

    Despite bleak forecasts for the tourist sector hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, a regional bank is committed to the sector and “will continue to be active” in supporting the Caribbean tourism industry. Speaking recently during a webinar entitled, “Covid-19 and Investment in Caribbean Infrastructure”, Adam Carter, Managing Director and Head, Investment Banking at CIBC FirstCaribbean […]

    May 28, 2020BusinessNo comments
  4. CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Technical Cooperation with PAHO Director

    During the recently held Council on Health and Social Development (COHSOD) meeting in Washington, D.C., Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne, addressed CARICOM Health Minister’s concerns, including the need to build resilience for climate-related disasters. On the heels of the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian and the ongoing recovery from […]

    October 11, 2019HealthNo comments
  5. International Women’s Forum welcomes Barbados Chapter

    Barbados has become the fifth country in the Atlantic and Caribbean region to establish a local Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, following its successful initiation this October. Other regional countries which already have local IWF Chapters include The Bahamas, Bermuda, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago. The official announcement by IWF President, Teresa Weintraub was […]

    December 30, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Barbados moving towards E-Commerce, Financial Services Commission to Mediate

    Barbados will soon forge a single digital payment framework incorporating the Central Bank of Barbados, commercial banks and Bitt the local yet global blockchain developer and currency digitiser, it is to be guided by both the Financial Services Commission and Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. Ms Mottley indicated Government would be soon meeting with commercial […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. What happens in Vegas comes to SOTIC: Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference

    The key to Las Vegas’ continued success as a tourist destination and how its success is achieved will be shared at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curaçao in October. While Las Vegas is synonymous with casino gambling, Caroline Coyle, the vice president of brand strategy at the Las Vegas […]

    September 27, 2015TravelNo comments
  8. Overcoming the Implementation Deficit: From Planning to Performance, at Hilton Barbados

    On September 21st and 22nd, 2015 a number of local and regional members of the Public Sector will be attending the first annual Public Sector Conference, hosted by The Cave Hill School of Business/ The University of the West Indies (CHSB/UWI), in association with the Commonwealth Association of Public Administration and Management (CAPAM), Caribbean Leadership […]

    September 16, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), will host their inaugural Caribbean Investment Summit on September 10, 2015 at the Courthouse Hotel, London, UK. Focusing on 3 key industry sectors; renewable energy, business process outsourcing (BPO) and niche tourism, the Summit is set to […]

    September 9, 2015EventsNo comments
  10. CDB finances training for Caribbean water sector professionals

    Senior Water Sector professionals from across the Caribbean will meet on August 23 – 24 to identify better ways of planning for the impact of climate change on the region’s water supply and systems. The meeting, co-hosted by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), takes the form of a workshop entitled “Building a Climate Resilient Water […]

    August 24, 2015Events, NatureNo comments
  11. 102 Registered for First OECS Hackathon: Why no Barbadians? Wake Up!

    Excitement is high for the first OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon, which is mere days away. The event is organised by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in collaboration with Quintessence Consulting Ltd and eCaribbean Ltd of St. Kitts. At the close of registration on Monday, there were 102 participants ready to collaborate […]

    August 11, 2015Technology1 comment
  12. ‘Invest Caribbean Now 2015’ For French Caribbean Island Of Saint-Martin

    The exotic French Caribbean island of Saint-Martin will this year put the spotlight on its global investment opportunities through an exclusive collaboration with Invest Caribbean Now, the global private sector Caribbean investment agency. The Office of Tourism of Saint-Martin, in conjunction with executives at ICN, will present the 2015 conference this September 28-30, 2015 in […]

    July 19, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. “Cancer Under the Microscope” at the Ritz Carlton San Juan, Puerto Rico

    The 3rd Annual Best of ASCO Event will be held at the Ritz Carlton San Juan, Puerto Rico October 16-18, 2015. CancerCaribbean the organizers of this event has again obtained the exclusive contract to host “Best of ASCO”, a franchise of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference, held every May in Chicago. Breast […]

    June 29, 2015HealthNo comments
  14. EU announces new funding for the Caribbean

    EU High Representative/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini just signed a €346 million new regional funding programme with the Caribbean region until 2020. This represents more than a doubling of the funds that were available in previous years (€165 million euros). The programme, designed together with the Caribbean representative organisation CARIFORUM, establishes jointly agreed priorities for […]

    June 18, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  15. Inaugural Sports Conference to be held in Barbados

    G. O. Lynch Consultancy Inc (GOLCI) and Novaris Risk Management Solutions are joining forces to co-host the first comprehensive, all- inclusive Risk & Opportunity Management Conference for the Sports Industry in Barbados. The Conference comes off at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Thursday June 25 to Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 […]

    June 14, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  16. 2nd EU-CELAC and the 8th EU-Latin America & Caribbean (EU-LAC) Summit

    There are no regions in the world as reciprocally integrated as Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe. On 10 and 11 June, the leaders of our two regions will meet in Brussels for the second EU-CELAC Summit, 16 years almost to the day since our first meeting in Rio de Janeiro. This time, the […]

    June 10, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  17. “Moving Forward Together: The First Steps Toward Multidisciplinary Care” 13-14 June 2015 at Hilton Barbados

    There is nothing sweet about diabetes, although it involves the body’s ability to process sugars, and a leading non-governmental organisation is debuting an annual conference to tackle the various challenges emanating from this growing non-communicable chronic disease (NCD). The two day seminar will feature Minister of Health, John Boyce – MP for Christ Church South, […]

    June 7, 2015Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. ICANN chief announces resignation at LACNIC 23

    The head of the non-profit group that oversees all Internet addresses will step down in March 2016. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) President and CEO Fadi Chehadé sent notice to the board on May 21 telling them that he would leave after an annual meeting to be held in Morocco in […]

    May 31, 2015Technology1 comment

    Barbadians are invited to join the Barbados Diabetes Foundation for an interactive lecture on Sunday 14th June, 5:30 pm at Hilton Barbados, Needham’s Point. Effective diabetes care is essential to reducing the physical, psychological and economic impact of this chronic disease that affects at least 20% of Barbadians, with trends showing this figure as rising. […]

    May 25, 2015HealthNo comments
  20. St. Kitts and Nevis hosts Caribbean Development Bank’s 45th Annual Meeting

    St. Kitts and Nevis will host the 45th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank on May 20 and 21 at the Marriott Resort in Basseterre. The Opening Ceremony will be at 10am on Wednesday, May 20. CDB Governors and President deliver key statements during this forum. The Meeting brings together […]

    May 16, 2015BusinessNo comments
  21. Google and Netflix head to Barbados for historic gathering: By Gerard Best

    If you live in the Caribbean, you don’t need to be a computer expert to know that the region’s Internet services need to improve. If your connection falters so often that you’ve long since stopped calling customer service for redress, then you’ve got a pretty good idea about the challenges of regional connectivity. Or if […]

    May 16, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. Summit Caribbean Climate 2015: “THE FORT-DE-FRANCE APPEAL”

    Planet Earth is our common cradle. A shared Homeland. It is an indivisible ecosystem where national frontiers and vanities cannot overshadow a profound interdependence in which the excesses of some affect the security and the future of others. In this shared Homeland, wealth and poverty, abundance and scarcity, are simply the extremes of a spiral […]

    May 11, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments

    On Saturday, May 9, 2015, the French Caribbean island of Martinique will host the regional summit, Caribbean Climate 2015, which will be chaired by French President François Hollande. Organized by the Regional Council of Martinique, presided by Mr. Serge Letchimy, the summit goal is to give a voice to Caribbean nations on climate change through […]

    May 7, 2015UncategorizedNo comments

    Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2015 held in Milan, Italy, Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT) General Manager Cardell Fergusson, stated that more support needs to be given for young persons wishing to start and grow their own businesses. As an invited feature speaker at the four-day event, Ms. Fergusson, shared her experiences at the […]

    April 3, 2015BusinessNo comments
  25. Game-Changing Regional Art Conference on Sustainability in Caribbean Visual Arts held in Barbados

    The visual arts conference, ‘Tilting Axis: Within and Beyond the Caribbean – Shifting Models of Sustainability and Connectivity‘, was just held in Barbados and was dedicated to forging infrastructure between several independent art organisations and museums operating across the Caribbean, U.S., E.U., and China. The conference is a game-changing development for sustainable economic development in […]

    March 27, 2015ArtsNo comments