Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Youth

Youth

GUYANA – Gov’t embarks on campaign to vaccinate girls

The Guyana government Tuesday said it will embark upon a programme to vaccinate approximately 36,000 girls between the ages of 9-16 years with the...

TRINIDAD – Young artists get passionate about renewable energy

By Jewel Fraser Conversations about renewable and sustainable energy don’t typically include artistic ideas on the subject. However, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) has chosen to...

BARBADOS – Eastern Caribbean Chevening scholarship winners announced

British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Janet Douglas has announced the Chevening Scholars for the academic year 2017-18. The awardees are from...

JAMAICA – More than 30 children murdered so far this year

At least 35 children have been murder so far this year, according to figures released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). The JCF said that...

ST KITTS – Youths urged to attend climate smart tourism conference

Young people in St. Kitts and Nevis, particularly those pursuing tertiary education in hospitality, tourism management or some other related field are encouraged to...

Nearly 1,000 children sexually abused in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica, Aug 22 2017 – The Child Abuse Prevention Unit said Monday that more than 1,000 cases of child abuse, including 900 sexually...

Youth Ambassadors to participate in U.S. Government-sponsored Leadership Programme

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug 08 2017 - Seven Youth Ambassadors from the Eastern Caribbean will travel to the United States in August for the 2017...

ILO supports partnership on apprenticeship

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 03 2017 – “There are no reported cases of child labour in Trinidad and Tobago but this does not...

Engine trouble forces Air Canada flight to return to Toronto

TORONTO, Canada, Jul 29 2017 – An Air Canada flight had to return to Toronto's Pearson airport Friday night due to engine trouble. Air Canada...

HM The Queen honours young people who are changing the world

LONDON, Jun 29 2017 - Today, Her Majesty The Queen presented a young person from Barbados with a Queen’s Young Leaders Award at Buckingham...