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Tech and the Internet Gives Caribbean Youth Global Outlook

The Link-Caribbean programme being executed by the Caribbean-Export Development Agency, is an initiative of the World Bank Group’s Entrepreneurship Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC). The seven-year, CAD 20 million programme funded by the government of Canada  seeks to build a supportive ecosystem for high-growth and sustainable enterprises throughout […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup


After the ‘APOCALYPTIC’ DEVASTATION HURRICANES Brought TO CARIBBEAN POWER GRIDS, what’s next? Hurricanes Irma & Maria passed over the Caribbean devastating many of the islands with winds in excess of 140MPH, heavy rain and extreme flooding. After the storms moved on, the islands were left to face the “apocalyptic devastation” […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup


Machine Learning Helps to Pull the Plug on Electricity Theft in Jamaica ESMAP Offers Technical Assistance In Jamaica, about a quarter of electricity produced is stolen or “lost” through non-payment and/or accounting errors. Manual detection has failed to make a difference in reducing these losses. A Technical Assistance Team of […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

Nevis Island Administration Director Technology Impressed With CANTO 33

Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration, Mr. Quincy Prentice attended CANTO’s Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and was impressed by what he saw. Attending for the first time he said that he would be keen to attend next year if possible. […]

Antigua & Barbuda’s Min. Melford Nicholas Encouraged by the Dialogue at CANTO 2017

I took the opportunity to speak with Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Telecommunications, The Honourable Minister Melford Nicholas at CANTO’s annual conference and trade exhibition in the Dominican Republic to discuss the development of technology in Antigua & Barbuda and the wider Caribbean.   He explained that he was encouraged […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup
Caribbean Tech Roundup

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 30th June 2017

  IAEA Mission Finds Jamaican Research Reactor Strengthens Safety A team of experts of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has praised the operator of the research reactor in Jamaica as showing continuous commitment to safety following its conversion to Low-Enriched Uranium (LEU) from Highly-Enriched Uranium (HEU) as fuel. The team […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 23rd June 2017

Is a Cyber Crime Lab Planned for Saint Lucia? Saint Lucia is exploring the possibility of setting up a cyber crime laboratory, National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis has disclosed. Francis made the comments during a pre-cabinet interview with reporters on Monday while expressing concern about the proliferation of youth sex […]