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Caribbean Tech Roundup

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – Weekend of 6th October 2017

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), a seven-year, CAD 20 million programme funded by the government of Canada that seeks to […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – WEEKEND of 29th SEPTEMBER 2017

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

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – Weekend of 25th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 25th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. ECTEL DIRECTOR OUTLINES THE CHALLENGES TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORS FACE Quincy Prentice, Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration and a Director at the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), was speaking on […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 18th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 18th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. So When will St. Kitts and Nevis Get it’s IXP? The question was asked on the most recent edition of ZIZ’s Working for You on Tuesday 15th August, by show presenter […]

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Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 11th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 11th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. PitchIT Caribbean Seeks Entreprenuers to Participate in the Slush Global Impact Accelerator 2017 PitchIT Caribbean, under the remit of the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP), is a two-tiered partnership approach to […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 21st  July 2017

The Government of Jamaica is Considering Forming a Technology Investment Fund With an increasing number of Jamaican Nationals with technology skills unable to find work and put them to use. The government of Jamaica is addressing the issue  head on through the development of a technology investment fund. Jamaica’s minister […]

“Big Data and ICT Must be a Part of Every Facet of Everyday Life!”

That’s the opinion of Hon. Dr. Andrew Wheatley, Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Energy and Technology. The minister was speaking on the sidelines of the first full day of CANTO 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica’s minister of Technology Hon. Andrew Wheatley stressed the importance of […]

CANTO 33 – Day One Roundup – 17th July 2017

Roundup of Day One of CANTO’s 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.   Jamaica’s Open Data Policy I spoke with Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr. Andrew Wheatley about Jamaica’s Open Data initiatives. Minister Wheatley explained: We have developed an Open […]

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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 […]