Physician to embark on medical mission in Jamaica

Dr. Aisha Lofters
By Admin 31.08.2016

By RON FANFAIR Finding the perfect role model and mentor was easy for Dr. Aisha Lofters. Her father, Dr. Wycliffe Lofters – an eminent oncologist – taught hundreds of medical students at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona …

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UK exit from EU poses threat to Caribbean, says Sir Hilary

Sir HILARY BECKLES
By Admin 29.06.2016

KINGSTON: Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has warned the Caribbean to brace for the impact of the United Kingdom’s break with the European Union (EU) as he predicted that life in the region …

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Achievements of UWI alumni should be in book — judge

Justice Dr. Irving Andre
By Admin 15.06.2016

By RON FANFAIR The University of the West Indies’ (UWI) impact on the intellectual, cultural, social and economic development of the English-speaking Caribbean in the latter half of the 20th century is beyond significant. If the educational institution’s more than …

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Dr. Andrew Knight pleased with achievements at UWI

Dr. Andrew Knight
By Admin 08.06.2016

By RON FANFAIR Back at the University of Alberta after three years on secondment as director of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Institute of International Relations (IIR) and the Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean, Dr. Andy Knight can …

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West Indians ‘obligated to pursue reparations’ – Prof

Dr. Verene Shepherd
By Admin 13.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR While Caribbean people seek to liberate themselves from mental slavery, they still have an obligation to pursue reparatory justice and hope that Europeans will do the morally correct thing and make amends for historic wrongs, says University …

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UWI urged to help develop Caribbean potential

Bruce Bowen
By Admin 13.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR Having worked and lived in the Caribbean in the last 25 years, Canadian banking executive Bruce Bowen has a clear view of the region’s unstable economic landscape. He has spent considerable time in the Cayman Islands, Puerto …

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CEO of Christian charity honoured at UWI benefit gala

Dr. Shirley Thompson, Wes Hall, scholarship recipient Sathara Hendricks, Dr. Paul Steinbok, Vivienne Poy, Robin Mahfood and Stephen Ames
By Admin 06.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR Statistics, sometimes, can be misleading in a number of ways. The numbers however, don’t lie when they come to telling the story of Food for the Poor’s (FFP) extraordinary exertions of benevolence. Founded 34 years ago, the …

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UWI Toronto scholarship recipient establishes bursary for youth

Sathara Hendricks
By Admin 06.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR There is a significant return on investment in education. Just ask any of the beneficiaries of University of the West Indies (UWI) Toronto benefit gala scholarships. In the last three years, a scholarship winner has been invited …

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Scholarships from UWI’s Toronto chapter making a difference

Aaronia Stedman
By Admin 23.03.2016

By RON FANFAIR Completing a university degree was high among Aaronia Stedman’s goals. So too was using her education to secure a solid professional career while being able to financially provide for her family. The undergraduate certification was also record-setting …

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Scholarships from UWI’s Toronto chapter making a difference

Aaronia Stedman
By Admin 23.03.2016

By RON FANFAIR Completing a university degree was high among Aaronia Stedman’s goals. So too was using her education to secure a solid professional career while being able to financially provide for her family. The undergraduate certification was also record-setting …

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