Category: Technology

Trinidadian appointed to board of ALI

Trinidadian appointed to board of ALI

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK, Oct.  2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as to individuals, announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick to its Board of Directors. A native of Port of Spain, Trinidad, Dr. […]

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How to peel a coconut Caribbean style

How to peel a coconut Caribbean style

| October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

    See where Guyana is: Read another interesting story and watch video here

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Is Geothermal energy ended in Nevis?

Is Geothermal energy ended in Nevis?

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Premier Hon. Vance Amory, has attempted to assure Nevisians that St. Kitts pursuing geothermal energy does not mean the death of the Nevis geothermal endeavors. The federal government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Guadeloupe company to develop the natural resource in St. Kitts. Premier Amory addressed the contentious issue during Thursday’s […]

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Innovation Institute appoints Rhea Yaw Ching

Innovation Institute appoints Rhea Yaw Ching

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Service Research and Innovation Institute appoints Senior Caribbean Technology Professional to its Global Leadership Team.  SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (September 25, 2015) Kris Singh, President and CEO of The Service Research and Innovation Institute (SRII), announced the addition of a Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) chapter to its portfolio. Rhea Yaw Ching, newly appointed member […]

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Climate change: Time for talking is over

Climate change: Time for talking is over

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Imagine if on the anniversary of its independence the friendliest message your nation gets is that if your country sinks underwater, a nearby island is willing to give your people refuge.   That means picking up whatever you might salvage and leaving behind your homeland, your possessions and your entire heritage.   It also entails the suffering […]

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Oil Magnate to speak at Ugandan UK Convention

Oil Magnate to speak at Ugandan UK Convention

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

London, 22 June 2015: It is my absolute pleasure and delight to welcome His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe, a businessman, philanthropist and social activist, who will be joining us from Nigeria at the 5th Uganda-UK investment Convention in his bid to promote sustainable growth through improved intra-African trade. Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe is […]

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Akon’s light project brightens Africa’s future

Akon’s light project brightens Africa’s future

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

World news. Akon announced that he would be launching a Solar Academy in Bamako, Mali. The Academy will train local African engineers and entrepreneurs in order to teach them how to produce solar power. The initiative, called “Akon Lighting Africa,” aims to bring solar power to over 600 million Africans. Posted By Persist

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Is the Dress Gold and White or Black and Blue?

Is the Dress Gold and White or Black and Blue?

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fashion commentary. Recently, social media went crazy with trying to a determine the colour of a simple drss. There was no unanimous agreement as  what group saw differed from what the other saw. It was a bit mind boggling. At times, one wondered if they were really looking at the same dress. Why would you […]

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Earth Hour Jamaica a big hit on the island

Earth Hour Jamaica a big hit on the island

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Known for its hosting of many entertainment events from Bingo Part to Roots Plays, the Ranny Wiliams Entertainment Center was the place to be on Saturday, 28th of March. The event was the annual Earth Hour Concert, the third staging. Earth Hour is dubbed “the single, largest, symbolic mass participation event in the world”.  It […]

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Africa: Victim of ‘The Looting Machine’ by Tom Burgis

Africa: Victim of ‘The Looting Machine’ by Tom Burgis

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Africa news. Back in the Mobutu era, I worked as a stringer in Kinshasa, the capital of what was then Zaire. “So, what do they want?” my driver Pierre would ask whenever I exited a Western embassy after a chat with a diplomat. “What’s the plan?” His question captured the sense of powerlessness that pervaded […]

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