New Tech at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad

Hyatt check-in goes digital By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is adding a little extra tech to its check-in process. It’s part of what the downtown Port of Spain hotel says are several new technological developments that will provide […]

Transforming Caribbean Futures

Innovation and the Caribbean future By Ryan Peterson CJ Contributor With the search and surge of silicon beaches and start-ups across small island states of the Caribbean, the imperative for innovation is prominently featured in regional and national visions for […]


In Miami, Coding the Caribbean

Above: Caribbean Journal Editor in Chief Alexander Britell moderates a panel at the Miami Caribbean Code (MC2) conference at the Moore Building in Miami’s Design District By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new conference held its inaugural event on […]


This is the Most Tech-Savvy Country in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is the most tech-savvy country in the Caribbean, according to a new report. The World Economic Forum has released its latest “Network Readiness Index,” which tracks the “factors, policies and institutions that enable a […]

Talking Caribbean Clean Energy Tech

Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority recently hosted the first-ever Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium in St Thomas. The conference, co-hosted by the US Department of Energy, the USVI government […]

In Curacao, Developing the Caribbean’s Next Tech Leaders

Above: the event in Curacao last week By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Small Island Developing States have to diversify their economies. Next to tourism services, the future of the Caribbean depends how competitive they become in Information Technology and […]


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 […]

Talking Caribbean Tech in St Lucia

Above: Google IT Expert, Arturo Servin speaks at recent CaribNOG event in Trinidad (Photo: Caribbean Network Operators Group) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor St Lucia will be the backdrop to the highly anticipated gathering of the men and women responsible […]

St Vincent Offering Grants, Training to Budding Tech Businesses

Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines is making strides towards creating a new cadre of local entrepreneurs. Vincentians with dreams of developing their own businesses can now apply for government grants […]


Regional Tech Experts Gather in Trinidad

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Technology experts from across the region will this week gather in Trinidad for a two-day meeting at the Telecommunications Authority (TATT) office. Shernon Osepa, manager of regional affairs for the Internet Society (ISOC) […]

Talking Regional Cybersecurity in Curacao

Above: Carlos Martinez (second from left), chief technology officer of the regional Internet registry for Latin American and the Caribbean (LACNIC) and Mark Korsters, chief technical officer of the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN), talk with media at CaribNOG 8, […]

Could the Caribbean Follow Chile's Lead on Startups?

Above: Chile LAST WEEK, we looked at ways to develop tech hubs in the Caribbean — specifically by using packages of incentives to attract and develop top talent to the region, along with developing entrepreneurship locally. Of course, using tax incentives […]


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