From Jamaica to Wales

Above: Tintern Abbey By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Road Trip to Wales We packed biscuits, sandwiches, crisps (we call them chips in Jamaica but the Brits prefer crisps), fruits, a variety of drinks and filled the car tank with […]

Op-Ed: Bringing Google to Jamaica

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor WITH THE RIGHT economic environment Jamaica should benefit enormously from technological investment. So why hasn’t the government of Jamaica been able to attract more technology-related investment? Almost every Jamaican commentator records the passion of Jamaicans […]

Durandis: Rethinking Education in Haiti

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor FOR MANY HAITIAN STUDENTS, the day starts before sunrise and ends well past sunset. In Haiti, the road to education is not only hard — at times inaccessible — but, plainly put, the end often […]

Haiti and Education in the Digital Age

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor   WE LIVE IN A CHANGING WORLD; one that is extremely competitive. The disparities between advanced nations and those lagging behind have never been wider at any point in human history than they are today. […]

Montserrat Premier Urges Use of Technology to Reduce Wastage

Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade called for a green approach to governance and the economy this week during a presentation at a high-level conference of Overseas Countries and Territories in Greenland. […]

Taiwan Lends Support to Dominican Republic Technology Investment Fund

Above: the agreement’s signing in Santo Domingo (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Taiwan has donated just under $900,000 to the Santo Domingo Cybernetic Park’s technology investment fund. The three-million-square-foot park, which was set up in […]


Jamaica to Send Delegation to Cuba for ICT, Renewable Energy Talks

Above: Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Minister Phillip Paulwell will soon lead a five-member delegation to Cuba aimed for discussions on renewable energy, information and communication, the government announced Wednesday. Paulwell is the country’s Minister […]

Paulwell: Jamaica Must Innovate for Growth and Development

Above: Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister Phillip Paulwell (left) with University of Technology Deputy President Profesor Ashok Kulkarni and Dean of the school’s Science and Sport faculty, Dr Colin Gayles (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica can […]

Grenada's Government Looks to Integrate Technology and Agriculture

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Prime Minister is urging the country’s Agriculture Ministry to find ways of integrating science and technology into the agricultural sector as a means of improving productivity. “We have the potential […]


Jamaica Looks to "Level the Playing Field" For Technology Access

Above: Minister Phillip Paulwell at Northern Caribbean University (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican government is committed to ensuring that all Jamaicans have full and equal access to technology, according to Science and Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell. […]

Cayman Tech District Plan Moves Forward

Above: Cayman Enterprise City By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands’ cabinet has approved an order naming Cayman Enterprise City Ltd as the developer of the islands’ first special economic zone, meaning CEC can now take advantage of developer […]


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