Tag: Caribbean News

COVID-19 and fearful times for BVI businesses

COVID-19 and fearful times for BVI businesses

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is light at the end of the tunnel on the COVID-19 Pandemic with an approved vaccine expected shortly, and new super swift testing and tracing capabilities. However businesses remain desperate and fearful, and that is to be expected. Ok. This Virgin Islands swimming instructor met his key sponsor on another breezy day in paradise, […]

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Fear The Destiny Killer

Fear The Destiny Killer

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda I can’t do this, I’m too fat, I’m too skinny, I’m Black, I’m a woman, I’ve no education, I was born on the wrong side of the fence, if only I came from, it goes on and on and on, that predominate negative voice that goes around in our head telling […]

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Time to repurpose the Caribbean public sector

Time to repurpose the Caribbean public sector

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

COVID-19 has shown how a repurposed, well directed and joined-up public sector can better meet national needs. David Jessop believes that if the Caribbean is to successfully navigate the world that is coming, new thinking about governance is required if citizens are to believe their leaders care.  Over the last twelve months the Caribbean has […]

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Guyana Tourism Request For Proposal

Guyana Tourism Request For Proposal

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Travellers and Members of the Trade, The Government of Guyana (GOG) is in receipt of many proposals since August 2, 2020 in respect to hotel development. In the interest of transparency, the GOG invites all persons interested in hotel development to submit or re-submit their proposal in accordance with the below RFP. The GOG is prepared to […]

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St Lucia accedes to Marrakesh Treaty

St Lucia accedes to Marrakesh Treaty

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

CASTRIES, 11th September 2020 –The Government of Saint Lucia acceded to the Marrakesh Treaty which came into force with respect to Saint Lucia on 11th September 2020. The Marrakesh Treaty is a legally binding international copyright law administered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The Treaty was adopted and opened for signature in Marrakesh […]

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Why vaccine nationalism should concern the Caribbean

Why vaccine nationalism should concern the Caribbean

| September 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wealthy countries are vying to be the first to produce and roll out a fully tested and safe vaccine, test their citizens, and seize the global financial opportunity that being first presents. David Jessop asks how prepared the Caribbean is to respond to vaccine nationalism. How well prepared is the Caribbean to respond to the […]

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Is Abortion Right…for Cleft Palate Reasons

Is Abortion Right…for Cleft Palate Reasons

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda Is Abortion Right: For Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate or Club Foot Reasons Following my recent article ‘What Do You Stand For’? I challenged myself and one of the things I need to take a stand on is justice for the unborn child. I hate injustice, did you know that an unborn […]

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The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum: Part II

The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum: Part II

| September 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The sprint to the finish line: The USA Presidential race is unpredictable The most critical election in the world in 2020 remains very much an unpredictable affair. Yes, Vice President Joe Biden has been leading since February 2020, from the beginning of the Covid 19 Pandemic in the West. However, post the presidential conventions in […]

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A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger VI

A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger VI

| August 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger Virgin Islands The training of Virgin Islands youth for the critical hands on, and vocational skills, required by the economy and community, is not an option. There has been a lot in the news recently on the anomalies of a workforce culture that keeps on importing migrant labor […]

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BARNARDO’S launch new kids initiative

BARNARDO’S launch new kids initiative

| August 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

KIDS IN CRISIS OVER COVID: CHILDREN’S CHARITY BARNARDO’S LAUNCH NEW INITIATIVE. WEDNESDAY 19TH AUGUST More than a MILLION parents believe their child could benefit from professional help in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown

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