Saturday, February 24, 2018

Youth

JAMAICA – Rape leaves 12-year-old pregnant

More than 400 women and girls were raped across Jamaica this year, including 12-year-old Alexia Parker*. Now eight months pregnant, Alexia is struggling to come...

ANTIGUA – More relief supplies delivered by ECCB and affiliates

Following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) provided financial and technical support to affected member countries. As...

ST KITTS – UNICEF report focuses on children in the digital age

The State of the World’s Children Report of   the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was launched on December 11 by the Department...

BARBADOS – Island joins regional initiative against child labour

Barbados has become the ninth CARICOM country to join the Regional Initiative, Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. Esther Byer-Suckoo, Minister...

St Vincent Girls’ High School wins U.S. Embassy’s STEM Video Competition

The winner of the U.S. Embassy's STEM Video Competition in St. Vincent is the St. Vincent Girls’ High School. The contest, which was open to...

BARBADOS – More than 100 more youth graduate from A Ganar Program

After receiving training from the A Ganar Barbados Program, a program supported by the United States Government, more than 100 additional at-risk youth between...

ST KITTS – CXC governance meetings slated for this month

The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis will be the host of the 2017 governance meetings of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). The annual Council...

ST KITTS – High praises for Project Viola

Project Viola, which is presently in its 20th year and is a programme that is meant to give a second chance to teen mothers and...

BARBADOS – Entrepreneur attending Global Entrepreneurs Summit in Hyderabad, India

Barbadian Kevin Devonish has been selected to attend the Global Entrepreneurs Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India from November 28-30. Devonish, a social and civil society...

JAMAICA – Another video surfaces of woman beating child

Another video has hit social media showing a woman beating and threatening her daughter. This is the second such video in recent weeks. In the...