Daily Archives: May 31, 2010


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A four-member team comprising two students from The University of the West Indies (UWI) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has won the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) NextLab Award for Excellence in Technology Innovation. UWI students Mark Lessey and Yudhistre Jonas, along with two students from MIT’s Sloan School […]

UWI Students Win MIT Technology Innovation Award


The Probation and Child Protection Services of the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development has solidified its commitment to stopping child abuse “dead in its tracks” by implementing a multidisciplinary approach to the management of abuse cases. Stakeholders in child protection met at the St Kitts Marriott on Thursday […]

FEDERATION ESTABLISHES NEW PROTOCOL TO ADDRESS CHILD ABUSE CASES





Press Release – May 28, 2010 Over the past few days the Electricity Department, more specifically the Needsmust Power Station, has been experiencing a few problems that have further complicated the already tense load shedding situation. On Wednesday night the KV 12 #1 engine tripped as a result of a […]

Electricity Department Update


By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is an International Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat) The widely publicised bloody clashes over the last few days between law enforcement agencies and armed gangs in Jamaica are as bad for the economic and social well-being of the people of Caribbean countries as they […]

Jamaica’s Business Is The Caribbean’s Business