The University of the West Indies has rebranded and restructured its three departments of Science in Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad as it positions to commercialise its R&D creations.
Ken Sylvester, CEO of the Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network (CKNET), a new high-capacity fibre optics research and education network, will now connect colleges and universities in 21 regional countries. The programme will operate under the brand name, C@ribnet.
I enjoyed reading your article in The Sunday Gleaner dated March 3, 2013. I am very interested in getting more information on investing in the stock market in Jamaica, I am currently living in North America and am no stranger to the stock market but have never invested in Jamaica. I am not interested in short-term gain and don't want to become a trader.
Thank you for the helpful article you penned on the essential steps to business start-up. I thought you hit the nail on the head on all seven steps, especially the last 'Launching'. I started a small business two years ago and had a website with the hope that by having the website in place, by now I would be in the same league as Michael Lee-Chin or Butch Stewart.
Venezuela's late president, Hugo Chávez, was one of those figures about whom almost everyone had an opinion. Loved and hated in varying measure across the Americas, his death on March 5 is likely to have a profound effect on the countries of the Caribbean Basin.
President and CEO of Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited Donovan Perkins (left) and CEO of Digicel Jamaica Andy Thorburn sign a memorandum of understanding on March 7, 2013, at Sagicor Life Jamaica's R. Danny Williams Building in New Kingston affirming their partnership with Chain of Hope UK to aid the development of a state-of-the-art cardiac unit at the Bustamante Hospital for Children.