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New Business Model Inevitable For Caribbean Utilities

Press Release:- Caribbean utility leaders meeting at the 2019 CARILEC CEOs and Leadership Conference in Saint Lucia last week agreed that utility companies need to embrace a new business model built on Digitization, Decarbonization and Decentralization (the 3Ds). Utilities are uniquely placed to lead the transformation of the energy sector, which is currently being impacted […]

UWI Vice-Chancellor’s sports awards – Caribbean News Now

2019 UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year, Vanessa Bobb and Jordan Reynos KINGSTON, Jamaica, — Over five hundred student athletes from across The University of the West Indies (The UWI) have gathered at the Mona Campus in Jamaica for the 2019 UWI Games. The ten-day biennial tradition of inter-campus competitive sports, camaraderie and […]

The World Sailing Show – April 2019 >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

From non-stop around the world racers, to Olympic campaigns; from seasoned professionals, to grass roots sailors, The World Sailing Show provides a monthly view of the racing world. Here’s the April 2019 show synopsis: Slingsby’s insider guide to the F50Tom Slingsby’s home team stamped their authority all over the inaugural SailGP event in Sydney last […]

Algeria’s president might resign this week -private TV channels

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week, the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday, after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20-year rule. Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika gestures while talking with Army Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaed Salah during a graduation […]

Caoming up in the Caribbean |

June 6 – 10 Canouan Regatta St. Vincent and the Grenadines This festival of boat races, sports, games, calypso competitions, street jump-up and beauty pageants also includes activities such as a cultural extravaganza and a back in time dance. June 7 — 9 Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament Sport fishing enthusiasts and seafood lovers […]

Secretary-General wins international prize for services to women’s empowerment

Patricia Scotland has received a Distinguished Champion award at the WEConnect Gala in Washington DC for her tireless efforts to empower women and achieve gender equality across the world. WEConnect International is a global network that connects women-owned businesses to qualified buyers across the globe. Organisers spoke of the Secretary-General’s “commitment to transforming the lives […]