CDB approves over (US) $5-million for Anguilla Electricity Company

CDB  approves over (US) $5-million for Anguilla Electricity Company

THE VALLEY, Anguilla – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved over US$5 million in funding to support the Anguilla Electricity Company Limited (ANGLEC) with the complete restoration of its transmission and distribution system which was damaged during the passage of Hurricane Irma in September. The severe weather event destroyed poles, transmission lines and transformers, […]

Canada announces major funding for reconstruction and climate resilience in the Caribbean region

Canada announces major funding for reconstruction and climate resilience in the Caribbean region

NEW YORK CITY, New York –Canada, at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)/UN High-Level Pledging Conference in New York on Monday, pledged C$100 million to support reconstruction and climate resilience efforts in the Caribbean region over the next five years. The announcement was made by Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development. The Caribbean […]

Tear-jerk stories at Jobs of the Future Youth Summit

Tear-jerk stories at Jobs of the Future Youth Summit

The Hilton Toronto on 145 Richmond Street West, opened its doors to Toronto youths last Saturday, for the inaugural Jobs of the Future Youth Summit. The event was put on by the government of Ontario, in conjunction with the Jr Economic Club. It was an all-day affair, commencing at 8:30 am and culminating at 4:00 […]

New Beginnings: The End of Global Entrepreneurship Week

New Beginnings: The End of Global Entrepreneurship Week

  Anthony Joseph, Publisher-Editor of The Caribbean Camera has stressed the need for entrepreneurs in Caribbean Community to increase their presence among the ranks of strong Canadian companies.  Joseph also spoke of the need for the community to participate in and support events such as Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) with same enthusiasm as they do at […]

ECLAC rallies for Caribbean countries hit hard by hurricanes

ECLAC rallies for Caribbean countries hit hard by hurricanes

NEW YORK, The United States of America – The United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), has presented a debt for climate adaptation swaps proposal for Caribbean countries ravaged by hurricanes during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. Director of ECLAC’s Economic Development Division, Daniel Titelman presented details of the proposal on Monday […]

The Caribbean must become a clean energy producer, supplier

The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn concluded last week.   And although the United States decided to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, it sent representatives to the conference.  The representatives’ goal, it seemed, was to wreck the climate conference negotiations. The US envoys presented a platform of “big coal and big cuclear”, and informed the conference […]

Maduro must change to accommodate some form of capitalism in Venezuela

For more than a year, opposition leaders in Venezuela, backed by the United States of America (USA) and other western government allies, have been trying to destabilize the democratically elected Nicolas Maduro government.  A little historical perspective is pertinent at this juncture. The leader of the opposition movement, Leopoldo Lopez, like Donald Trump and the […]

VIEWS ON NEWS

VIEWS ON NEWS

Canadians will host more than 60 events for Global Entrepreneurship Week November 13-19. During the Week, Toronto will join cities around the world, including those in the Caribbean, in celebrating entrepreneurs, the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation.   How will you be celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week? Valerie MacLeod Global Partner, Haines Centre for Strategic Management. Calgary […]

Caribbean entrepreneurs to explore opportunities during GEW

Caribbean entrepreneurs to explore opportunities during GEW

  Toronto will join cities in over 160 countries around the world, including several in the Caribbean, in observing Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), November 13-19. During GEW, entrepreneurs, the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation will be celebrated, organizers say. At press time, there were more than 130 events listed on the GEW Canada website. These […]

New program to create more career opportunities for Black youth

New program to create more career opportunities for Black youth

The Ontario government has  announced the launch of a program to help Black youth with  post-secondary  education prepare for careers in engineering, insurance and finance. The Industry-led Career Initiative, as the program is called, is part of the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan, and aims to reduce employment and income disparities among young professionals, Michael […]

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