CDB, CARICOM & THE OECS Commission Launch Teacher Training Program to Tackle COVID Learning Loss

CDB, CARICOM & THE OECS Commission Launch Teacher Training Program to Tackle COVID Learning Loss

15,000 educators across the region, will have the opportunity to benefit from capacity building in key components of the Learning Recovery and Enhancement Program (Let’s REAP) for Caribbean Schools, an intervention designed to address the learning loss that occurred or worsened due to COVID-19. Launched in July 2021, Let’s REAP was developed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB),  […]

Canadian Authorities Investigating Challenges Faced by Women on Canadian Farms

Canadian Authorities Investigating Challenges Faced by Women on Canadian Farms

A press statement from the media centre of the OECS says Canadian authorities are investigating “recent press reports about alleged challenges faced by women participating in the programme on a farm in Nova Scotia”. The OECS statement promises that the “outcome of due process would be communicated at the appropriate time”. Calls have also been […]

KM2 Solutions Expands Caribbean Operations

KM2 Solutions Expands Caribbean Operations

KM2 Solutions, a leader in nearshore business process outsourcing with contact centers across the Caribbean and Latin America, is pleased to announce further expansion to its Caribbean operations. As a result of the increased demand for high-quality English language contact center solutions, KM2 will be increasing its footprint in Barbados, Grenada, and St. Lucia. This […]

Bank Finances Sustainability Linked Debt Conversion for Barbados Government

Bank Finances Sustainability Linked Debt Conversion for Barbados Government

Zurich, Switzerland – April 19, 2021. Credit Suisse in the Swiss financial center of Zurich city. Credit Suisse is the second-largest Swiss bank. (Shutterstock) CIBC FirstCaribbean and Credit Suisse as joint lead arrangers have successfully closed the recently announced USD146.5 million Government of Barbados Dual Currency Facility (USD Blue Bond /BBD Blue Loan). CIBC FirstCaribbean […]

Karolin Troubetzkoy Chairs Caribbean Biodiversity Fund

Karolin Troubetzkoy Chairs Caribbean Biodiversity Fund

The St. Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association, SLHTA congratulates Mrs. Karolin Troubetzkoy on her appointment as Board Chair of the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF). The CBF is a regional environmental fund whose mission is to ensure continuous funding for conservation and sustainable development in the Caribbean. Troubetzkoy is the Executive Director, Marketing and Operations of […]

Bahamas Tourism Hosts Events in New York Tri-State Area

Ministry continues global sales and marketing missions, “Bringing The Bahamas,” to key markets of New York and New Jersey.

Bahamas Tourism Hosts Events in New York Tri-State Area

By Linda Hohnholz, eTurboNews This week, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (BMOTIA) continued its successful series of Global Sales and Marketing Missions in efforts to reengage tourism partners and further boost visitor arrivals from the Big Apple and the Garden State. The Honorable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of […]

PAHO Calls on Countries to Continue COVID-19 Testing and Increase Vaccination to Avoid a Prolonged Pandemic

PAHO Calls on Countries to Continue COVID-19 Testing and Increase Vaccination to Avoid a Prolonged Pandemic

Washington, DC, 30 de September de 2022 (PAHO) – In an update on COVID-19 presented at the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference, the Director of Health Emergencies of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Ciro Ugarte, stated that “we are transitioning from an acute phase of the pandemic to more sustained control of the virus.” […]

Saint Lucia Showcases Strong Recovery and Participation at 2022 CTO Conference

Saint Lucia Showcases Strong Recovery and Participation at 2022 CTO Conference

Tourism Officials from Saint Lucia participated in the 2022 Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) annual conference, held in the Cayman Islands from September 11-15, 2022. Saint Lucia, having achieved 80% of its overall recovery, compared to 2019, anticipates a well-performing Fall tourism season with increased non-stop airlift from Toronto (YYZ) by way of Sunwing, Air Canada, […]

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