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BARBADOS – UNICEF has new head in the Eastern Caribbean

Dr Aloys Kamuragiye takes over as head of the UNICEF Office for the Eastern Caribbean Area from November 1, with a pledge to be...

BARBADOS – CDB approves project to improve support for youth development in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has set in motion a process to improve how it supports youth development in its Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs). The...

UPDATE – Jamaican woman who beat child with machete in police custody

A 44-year-old unemployed woman who was seen on video beating her 12-year-old daughter with a machete in St Thomas is now in custody at...

JAMAICA – Merciless beating of child with a machete raises the ire of citizens

A video which surfaced on social media on Sunday of a Jamaican mother mercilessly beating her daughter with a cutlass has raised the ire...

JAMAICA – Why the health ministry is being accused of using girls as guinea...

Despite public backlash and fears about the human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) to be introduced to young girls, the health ministry said vaccines will be...

BARBADOS – CDB approves grant to address childhood obesity prevention

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of US$150,000 to the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), to support capacity building to address childhood...

ANTIGUA – UNICEF rolls out psychosocial programme for Barbudan children

UNICEF has rolled out a programme offering psychosocial support to children whose lives were disrupted when the devastating Hurricane Irma rampaged through the northern...

ANTIGUA – Butch Stewart pledges $150,000 to Barbuda’s children

Chairman of Sandals Resorts International, Gordon “Butch” Stewart today announced that he is giving a personal donation of $150,000 to assist the children of...

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...
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