‘Money usually follows ideas, not the other way around,’ technology developer tells graduating students

‘Money usually follows ideas, not the other way around,’ technology developer tells graduating students

Grenada-born technology developer Nicholas Braithwaite who earned a degree in chemistry from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario  in 1982, returned to the university last week to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. And  for the graduating students of the De Groote School of Business, Braithwaite, he  had a message. ” The world awaits you […]

Jamaican health minister calls on fellow alumni to ‘do more’ for Jamaica

Jamaican health minister calls on fellow alumni  to ‘do more’ for Jamaica

Jamaica’s Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher  Tufton, has appealed to his Canadian-based  fellow alumni to  work  more closely together to “do more”  for Jamaica. Dr. Tufton who was Head Boy at Manchester High school in Central Jamaica, suggested that members of  the school’s  alumni association in Toronto  should adopt a community health clinic “back home.” […]

Pretty nails, not infection

Pretty nails, not infection

By Heather Aspinall Summer is here and nail salons and spas are buzzing with people anxiously about the business of getting well groomed hands and feet. But along with the process of getting well-groomed or perhaps just a relaxing foot soak or rub, may come infection risks of which consumers need to be aware.  In […]

Miss Lou’s treasured stories and poems discovered at book sale in UK

Miss Lou’s treasured stories and poems  discovered at book sale in UK

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) says a signed copy of one of the first books written by the late Dr Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley has been discovered at a second-hand book sale in the United Kingdom (UK). The book titled Anancy Stories and Jamaica Dialect Poems, which was written in 1944 […]

Barbados named Caribbean Luxury Destination of 2017

Barbados named Caribbean Luxury Destination of 2017

Of all the destinations in the Caribbean, Barbados stands tall as the most luxurious. That was the finding of the 2017 Caribbean Travel Awards which celebrates the best in Caribbean travel, as chosen by the editorial team of Caribbean Journal. Alexander Britell, Editor-in-Chief and founder of the Caribbean Journal, officially presented the Barbados delegation with […]

Venezuela will not participate in ICJ case on border controversy

Venezuela will not participate in ICJ case  on border controversy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Government of Venezuela has disclosed that it will not be participating in the international court case to bring to an end the decades old border controversy with Guyana. The Venezuelan government, in a statement today indicated that this has been communicated to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Earlier this year, […]

Mother and daughter ‘giving back’ to help children and seniors in Grenada

Mother and daughter ‘giving back’ to help children and seniors in Grenada

By Lincoln DePradine Shenae Harris and her mother, Marsha Hector, were both born outside of the Caribbean but have grown up with a passionate love for the region. So deep is that love that mother and daughter have embarked on projects to provide assistance to children and the elderly in the Caribbean. Canadian-born Harris spearheaded […]

Holness calls for ‘cooperation and partnerships ‘ to address challenges of climate change

Holness calls for ‘cooperation and partnerships ‘ to address challenges of climate change

  CHARLEVOIX, Quebec – Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness  said at the G7 summit here on the weekend that Jamaica has supported climate change adaptation and is about to take steps  ” to limit and control plastics and other non bio-degradable materials and consumer waste which threaten our coastline and oceans. “However, we need  partnership […]