Category - Caribbean

Caribbean University of the West Indies

The Grooming of a Chancellor

The Grooming of a Chancellor Sir George Alleyne’s Autobiography (25 July 2018) — Along the way, Sir George has lived and exceeded the dreams of most people of Caribbean heritage in his own career. Having won the prestigious Barbados Scholarship to study medicine at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Kingston, Jamaica, Sir George’s The Grooming of a Chancellor takes us through his early years in Barbados; his years as a student in Jamaica; as UWI researcher and...

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CARICOM’s Implementation Deficit & Functional Cooperation–A Community for All

CARICOM’s Implementation Deficit & Functional Cooperation–A Community for All Dr. Edward Greene (03 July 2018) — The CARICOM Heads of Government Conference in Montego Bay 4-6 July, 2018 has a golden opportunity to change the directions of the Community, triggered by the insightful recommendations of the Golding Report, Reviewing Jamaica’s Relations within the CARICOM and CARIFORUM Frameworks, March 2017. There have so far been several forums and valuable opinions and...

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Defying Trump’s Blackmail on UN Vote – Caribbean Countries Divided

Defying Trump’s Blackmail on UN Vote – Caribbean Countries Divided Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (21 December 2017) — The recent decision by President Donald Trump to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was in complete defiance of United Nations resolutions and international norms.  Trump’s decision was in contravention of UN resolutions which have stood for decades. The Palestinians and countries around the world...

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Disaster management in the Caribbean

Disaster management in the Caribbean CaribNation TV with Host Derrice Dean (10 Sept. 2017) — “Disaster management in the Caribbean” is an inciteful discussion of the mechanisms and resources in place for disaster management in the Caribbean region.  Two experts provide important information on how Caribbean islands individually and collectively are prepared and respond to disasters. They also provide inciteful information on ways to mitigate the effect of disasters on...