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11 Things Caribbean Islands Need to Do

 By Dr Miguel Goede and Runy CalmeraCJ Contributors In a recent article in this series about the Future of the Caribbean, we discussed the opportunities for managers, business owners and policy makers in the Caribbean. When seizing the opportunities there …

How St Lucia Is Developing Its Technology Sector

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Saint Lucia is rolling out a series of training workshops intended to strengthen its information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The workshops will provide orientation and accreditation to eligible institutions or …

St Vincent and the Grenadines Eyes Growth in ICT

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is expecting to “soar highly in the future” in the field of information and communication technology (ICT), according to Dr Jerrol Thompson, director of special …

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 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia has signed an agreement with the government of Taiwan in the area of information and communication technology. The agreement, which was officially signed by Taiwan and St …

 Above: the Buccament Bay resort in St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing his push for information and communication technology development in the region, Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell urged CARICOM heads of government to enhance the region’s …

 Above: St John’s Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua and Barbuda is set to launch what it is calling a “major” new information and communication technology initiative. The multimillion-dollar initiative, which is called the …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Information and Communication Technology is the new frontier for regional integration in the Caribbean, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said in a speech Friday. The Secretary General, who was …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government will be implementing a $925,925 grant to support business incubation and training in the area of information and communication technology. The funding, which is under the auspices of the …

 Above: CARICOM Headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Heads of Government will be making Information and Communication Technology a major focus at their next Intercessional meeting, which is slated to take place in February. The announcement was made by …

 Above: St Kitts(CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan and St Kitts and Nevis have signed a five-year agreement aimed at developing information and communication in the twin-island federation. Information Technology Minister Glen Philip and Taiwanese Ambassador Miguel Tsao …

 Above: Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer at the ribbon-cutting By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has officially inaugurated a new ICT Cadet Training facility in the country. The facility, which is the product of a partnership between the government …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government is exploring the possibility of establishing an ICT partnership with Trinidad and Tobago. Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell and Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications and works Alvin …

 Above: Minister Phillip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel’s recent move to abolish regional roaming fees was “commendable,” but the Caribbean’s true goal should be “affordable and ubiquitous broadband Internet access,” according to Jamaican Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell. The …

 Above: St George’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What if you could travel from island to island in the Caribbean, without being charged a roaming fee on your mobile phone? That’s the idea recently put forth by Grenada …

 Above: State Minister for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Julian Robinson By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s information and communication technology sector is currently overseen by a range of government agencies, including the Spectrum Management Authority (SMA), the Broadcasting Commission …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Information and Communication Technology will form a “major platform for growth” in Grenada, according to Information Minister Senator Winston Garraway. Continuing a Caribbean-wide push for more ICT integration, Grenada will set …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government says it plans to increase the use of information and communication technology in its education sector. The plan is part of what it says is an effort to “bridge …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Development Bank of Jamaica has put aside $20 million USD for potential on-lending to investors to support the construction of information and communications technology facilities, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller …