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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 BestCJ 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 covering …

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) …

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 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, …

 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 …

 COULD a Caribbean city develop into a Silicon Beach? As the Caribbean seeks to develop, it will need to be creative — and part of that means both attracting creative people and companies to its shores and supporting creative people …

 Above: Cayman Enterprise City By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Enterprise City special economic zone has begun a campaign to court tech and media companies in the United Kingdom. The economic zone project says it is looking for companies …

 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: Minister of State Julian Robinson By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government says it is planning a new initiative aimed at supporting entrepreneurs on the island. Jamaican Minister of State for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Julian Robinson said …

 Above: Cayman Enterprise City By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands Government has signed a deal allowing developer Cayman Enterprise City the exclusive right to construct, develop and maintain a special economic zone. The company’s project, Cayman Enterprise City, is …