First female Superintendent of Police named

By Admin 24.04.2013

BASSETERRE: Merclyn Hughes has made history by becoming the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force’s first female Superintendent of Police and the first female head of the Strategic Intelligence Unit (SIU), formerly Special Branch.

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CARICOM and reparations for slavery

By Patrick Hunter 20.02.2013

By PATRICK HUNTER   This past week a news report emerged from the Caribbean that was a welcome gesture of renewal. Caribbean360, an online newsletter based in Barbados, reported on a lecture by the Principal of the Cave Hill Campus …

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Dr. Upton Allen to be honoured by UWI

Dr. Upton Allen
By Admin 20.02.2013

When it comes to giving back to his Caribbean alma mater, distance has never been an excuse for Canadian-based 1981 University of the West Indies (UWI) graduate, Dr. Upton Allen.

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Mary Anne Chambers to be honoured at UWI gala

Mary Anne Chambers
By Admin 06.02.2013

As a former provincial Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and vice-chair of the University of Toronto’s governing council, Mary Anne Chambers knows and appreciates the value of post-secondary education.

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Dr. Andy Knight takes new UWI job to ‘give back’

Dr. Andy Knight
By Admin 30.01.2013

After being away from the Caribbean for nearly four decades, Barbadian-born Dr. Andy Knight has returned to the region to take up an assignment as the director of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Institute of International Relations (IIR).

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UWI students honoured to receive bursaries

Dr. G. RAYMOND CHANG
By Admin 03.01.2013

Since its inception three years ago, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Toronto Benefit Gala has raised close to $1 million to assist Caribbean students pursuing post-secondary education at the largest and longest standing higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean.

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Professor ramps up hunger strike protest

By Admin 28.11.2012

PORT-OF-SPAIN: Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh, the environmentalist who is on a hunger strike in hopes of persuading the government to rethink its position on the construction of a multi-billion dollar highway, was removed from the middle of a road on Monday by police officers near the office of Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

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