Tag: Jamaica

Can mineral extraction ever be environmentally acceptable?

Can mineral extraction ever be environmentally acceptable?

| October 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

As gold prices surge, increased attention is being paid to its extraction across the Guiana Shield and in the Dominican Republic. David Jessop asks whether it is possible to reconcile the very different concerns of investors, environmentalists and governments?  In August, the price of gold reached a record high of US$2,073 per ounce. It did […]

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Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

| August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

External Observation of Elections important to protect democracy and rights  CARICOM countries have been subject to intense scrutiny in the period March to August this year, relating to the conduct of general elections, maintaining democracy, and upholding the rule of law. Elections were held in four countries – Guyana, St. Kitts-Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and […]

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interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule Adjustments and Enhancements Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, August 3, 2020: interCaribbean Airways announces minor adjustments in its launch services in Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia, beginning on August 4th, 2020.

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Entrepreneurship Opportunities in F&B

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in F&B

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Register Today: Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Food & Beverage Join us for this special three-part series where CHTA’s Taste of the Caribbean alumni share their experiences and explore areas where you can consider expanding to supplement your current employment.

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New Colouring Book Features Caribbean Birds

New Colouring Book Features Caribbean Birds

| July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

New Colouring Book Features Birds Found Only in the Caribbean July 16, 2020—Thousands of copies of a new colouring book are on their way to islands in the Caribbean. Endemic Birds of the West Indies Colouring Book features 50 birds that are found only in the region. The book, also shared as a free download, was made […]

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Letter to 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham

Letter to 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham

| July 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, Please find attached the final draft of the letter which is being sent on Thursday of this week to John Crabtree the Chair of the Commonwealth Games 2022 committee. I am going to in crystal clear terms explain the process going forward.  We need people of every ethnic background across the globe to […]

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Jamaica to host its first ever soap box Grand Prix

Jamaica to host its first ever soap box Grand Prix

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Amongst the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Dr Andre Haughton has initiated the idea to host Jamaica’s first ever soap box Grand Prix. Coming off the heads of childhood memory and past times, the event scheduled to take place in August 2, 2020 in the country’s second parish Montego Bay. The Senator believes that the event will […]

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Resources to Support Hospitality Reopening Plans

Resources to Support Hospitality Reopening Plans

| July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Resources to Support Implementation of your Reopening Plans The Caribbean Tourism COVID-19 Task Force has launched health and safety guidelines for companies and destinations to guide the reopening of the tourism industry in the region to help safeguard the health of travelers and employees. The guidelines – inclusive of detailed checklists to facilitate your implementation – address […]

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An Apology Cannot Substitute for Reparations

An Apology Cannot Substitute for Reparations

| July 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is no secret the wealth amassed by the many social and financial institutions of Britain and the United States. Hundreds of millions of sterling and dollars have been raised on the backs of former slaves that have since used to enrich many families across both territories, many of whom own highly profitable businesses today. […]

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CARICOM Day Video Premiere

CARICOM Day Video Premiere

| July 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Nationals and Friends Greetings.  Unfortunately, we cannot have the customary CARICOM Day in-person activities this year, but we will still commemorate the day.  Please see flyer below.  This link is for the CARICOM Channel    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF1zJsyEdI9aAK85mZ9-BPA/featured?view_as=subscriber One CARICOM Stay safe

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