This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.
The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts
By Nelson A. King The World Bank says about 15,000 young Jamaicans will benefit from training, digital work opportunities and seed investments to boost the digital and animation industries in the country as a result of a US$ 20 million loan. Photo courtesy of jis.gov.jm Sophie Sirtaine, World Bank country director for the Caribbean. The […]
NIA CHARLESTOWN Nevis – “It is not the gift that counts but the thought behind it.” Those were the words of the Republic of China (Taiwan)’s Resident Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis His Excellency Miguel Tsao as he handed over a waste disposal truck to Premier of Nevis Hon. Vance Amory on […]
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By Desmond Brown The Petrotrin Oil Refinery in Trinidad and Tobago which has significant, proven fossil fuel reserves. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jul 28 2014 (IPS) - Caught between its quest to grow the economy, create jobs and cut electricity costs, and the negative impacts associated with building an oil refinery, the Antigua and Barbuda […]
LOS ANGELES, California – Guests of Calabash Grenada can indulge in the luxury offered by the resort knowing that great effort is put into sustainable tourism through Green Globe. Green Globe is the global certification for sustainable tourism. Its members save energy and water resources, reduce operational costs and promote environmentally friendly ethics. Adele Garbutt, […]
This undated product image provided by Honda shows the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid vehicle. The fuel-thrifty Accord four door, the first with an electric plug, is propelled by stored electric power on most short trips of up to 13 miles. (AP Photo/Honda) The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn’t amaze and daze […]