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  1. Caribbean Development Bank partners with Ministry of Education for project to improve schooling

    The official launch of The Consultancy Services for the Development of a School Location Plan with School Mapping Model was marked by support and praise from those collaborating on the effort. He noted that the procurement and execution of the consultancy would strengthen the decision-making capacity of the Ministry, primarily as it related to the […]

    February 9, 2015EducationNo comments
  2. IMPACT JUSTICE PROJECT HEEDS HEADS OF GOVERNMENT CALL – Regional Legal Education Review Scheduled for May 2015

    The Barbados-based Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean Project (IMPACT Justice) heeds the call from CARICOM Heads of Government, for an urgent review of legal education in the Community. The justice sector reform project has approved funding to conduct a survey of legal education in the region. IMPACT Justice hosted a meeting at the […]

    January 14, 2015CrimeNo comments
  3. IDB to launch new open data portal on development in Latin America & Caribbean

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) just revealed it will launch in the first quarter of 2015 Numbers for Development, a free and open data portal focused on Latin American and Caribbean development indicators. The new portal will allow users to access and utilize a wealth of IDB data on topics ranging from social inclusion to global […]

    December 29, 2014BusinessNo comments
  4. Barbados will be first to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission: Transmission rate is zero

    Thirteen Caribbean countries including Barbados are on track to be certified as having eliminated HIV transmission from mothers to children while three are close to reaching this goal, including St. Kitts and Nevis among the countries with supporting documentation for its mother to child transmission data and has a transmission rate of 0%. Over the […]

    November 30, 2014HealthNo comments
  5. Ground-breaking study of Caribbean men who have sex with men launched

    {ATTN, CONTRIBUTORS: For future reference, please avoid Adobe/PDF documents since when copying & pasting these pose a challenge in re-inserting breakpoints and realigning the text, Word or Open Office are accepted formats for submitting material.} The Caribbean Men’s Internet Survey (CARIMIS) is the region’s largest study of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex […]

    October 29, 2014Controversy, HealthNo comments
  6. “Embracing Diversity – Easier Said Than Done?” researched by Carole Houlihan, CLP’s Gender & Diversity Specialist

    Many of us pride ourselves on embracing diversity and being free from any prejudice on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, appearance, family status, income, sexual orientation, and national origin. But are we truly open and unbiased? Think again! Because I was curious about the persistence of bias and discrimination in the face of […]

    October 22, 2014EducationNo comments
  7. Tell Us What Matters to You – Flow Reaches Out to its Customers

    Columbus Communications, operators of the Flow and Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) brands, today asked customers to tell them how they feel about Flow’s service. The online regional survey will be carried out in all eight countries across the Caribbean where the company currently operates. It is a part of a multi-pronged approach to gain customers’ […]

    October 17, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  8. The UWI to lead Magna Carta project across the Caribbean

    The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus has been awarded a grant by the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Committee in the UK to support the work of The UWI in promoting the understanding of Magna Carta in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Through the grant, a project titled “The Impact and Influence of Magna […]

    October 11, 2014EducationNo comments

    A global study released today revealed bold new perspectives on productivity, driven by modern, mobile workers who define productivity as less about “doing” and more about “achieving,” according to research firm GfK and BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in mobile communications. Smartphone users value features and functionality that enable them to be more in control, […]

    October 2, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  10. UWI and Canadian NGO to Research Private Security in Caribbean & Latin America

    Concern regarding the proliferation of private security companies in Latin America and the Caribbean has led to discussions on collaborative research between The University of the West Indies (The UWI), through its Institute of International Relations (IIR), and a Canadian NGO, Project Ploughshares. This collaboration will deepen previous research and contribute to strengthening state policy […]

    September 21, 2014EducationNo comments
  11. “Human trafficking: The US should help not hector” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Human trafficking is a despicable, dehumanising and exploitative practice that is rightly described as ‘modern day slavery‘. That its principal victims are women and children, who are not only stripped of their rights but also of their humanity, is a stain of disgrace on governments that fail to act to stop the perpetrators. To be […]

    June 26, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  12. El número de niños sin escolarizar en el mundo no logra reducirse

    Según un nuevo documento de política de la UNESCO, aún hay 58 millones de niños de entre 6 y 11 años sin escolarizar, lo que supone una escasa mejora general desde 2007. No obstante, el documento señala que es posible lograr cambios positivos, destacando los casos de 17 países que han reducido el número de […]

    June 26, 2014EducationNo comments
  13. The UWI Launches New Caribbean Journal of Criminology

    The Institute of Criminal Justice and Security (ICJS), based at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies (UWI), has announced the launch of its latest publication, the Caribbean Journal of Criminology. The Caribbean Journal of Criminology is a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal to be published annually. The Journal will promote critical examination of […]

    June 25, 2014BooksNo comments
  14. Latin America and Caribbean governments could do more on budget management, public sector pay equality

    Latin American and Caribbean countries need to do more to improve budget management, tax collection and public sector pay equality if they are to catch up with advanced economies in terms of government performance, according to a joint report by the OECD and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Yet more could be done to improve […]

    June 22, 2014BusinessNo comments
  15. CDEMA mobilizes regional support for Members affected by Floods and Landslides – while St. Vincent & Grenadines declares Disaster Areas.

    The CDEMA Executive Director Mr. Ronald Jackson will lead an eight member technical team to the impacted states of Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica on 28th and 29th December 2013 to get a first-hand understanding of the needs and to deliver relief supplies from the Sub-Regional Warehouse in Barbados and other […]

    December 27, 2013NatureNo comments
  16. Barbadian Entrepreneurs on the rise in both males & females: Presentation of the GEM National Report at CHSB

    The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) project, which was first introduced in 1999, is an annual assessment of entrepreneurial activity, aspirations and attitudes of individuals across a wide range of countries. The unique quality of GEM stems from its approach to studying the grassroots level of the behaviour of individuals with respect to starting and managing […]

    December 10, 2013EducationNo comments
  17. University of the West Indies (UWI) and State University of New York (SUNY) remains On Target

    The collaboration between the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the largest and most comprehensive state university system in the United States, the State University of New York (SUNY) is moving apace. The UWI-SUNY new system-to-system relationship, which began in 2012 and […]

    December 10, 2013EducationNo comments
  18. Caribbean quorum seeks to spearhead this region as fulcrum for Venture Capital Angels

    Caribbean Export Development Agency, in collaboration with the Regional Investment Promotion Steering Committee (a think tank that was set up by Caribbean Export in 2012 to deliberate on matters related to investment promotion), convened a Regional Investment Promotion Stakeholders’ Forum, which was held at the Radisson Aquatica Resort in Barbados on 11-12 July 2013. The event […]

    July 25, 2013BusinessNo comments
  19. Dominican Republic celebrating tuberculosis cure

    In a “Rejoice in being healthy” ceremony held yesterday, Wednesday 17 July, Santo Domingo’s Ministry of Public Health celebrated the fact that around 18,000 people in the country have been cured of tuberculosis, equivalent to 82% of sufferers, while others are still in the process of being treated. The deputy minister of Collective Health, Rafael […]

    July 18, 2013HealthNo comments
  20. Haiti & Guyana above Barbados in Development – Dr Warren Smith’s Assessment of 2012

    In 1978, 1988, 1998 or 2008 if you said Guyana or Haiti are considered above Barbados in any area, you may have been laughed out of CARICOM… Unfortunately in 2013 it’s not only a possibility but a grim reality! This stark news was part of a detailed and no-holds-barred review of the previous year by the Caribbean […]

    February 17, 2013BusinessNo comments
  21. Traffic at St Maarten’s Princess Juliana Int’l Airport Drops Slightly when compared to 2011’s figures

    The latest traffic development figures from the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport) indicate a slight decrease in traffic in 2012 compared to the preceding year. Charter, corporate jets, and general aviation all suffered significant drops in the period under review. Charter flights decreased from a total of 661 in 2011 to 512 in 2012, […]

    February 15, 2013TravelNo comments

    {EDITOR’S NOTE: I still think Pine Hill’s UHD is okay, but at the same time I do respect the right of entrepreneurs, so while PHD is attempting to bring around a profit they can appreciate – should it be at the expense of the very folk who help them out?} Love it. First OUR LOCAL […]

    December 29, 2012Agriculture, Business7 comments
  23. BARBADOS GOES TO THE POLLS: Results of Non-Scientific Surveys at Bajan Reporter (LOL)!

    While there are many who see Polls on News websites as unofficial and therefore to be ignored… Nevertheless it can give an indication where the pulse of a given community is leaning towards – good, bad or indifferent. Recently Bajan Reporter carried a number of unofficial surveys on major and minor topics and while the polls are […]

    December 29, 2012RihannaNo comments
  24. NISE: Congregational Engagement – Diminishing or Flourishing with Technology’s Advancement?

    In 2011, the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) measured the levels of employee engagement in Barbados and discovered about 30% of Barbadian workers are actively engaged, which means they work with a passion, are innovative and drive their organisation forward. Unfortunately, another 30% of employees are actively disengaged, which means they are unhappy at […]

    December 2, 2012Culture, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Montserrat’s national bird featured on Cornell Lab website

    A full account of the Montserrat Oriole (Icterus oberi), a critically endangered endemic bird was recently published on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Neotropical Birds website. The collection and analysis of the data for this publication was a collaborative effort between the Montserrat Department of Environment, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) […]

    November 24, 2012Events, NatureNo comments