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Scientists publish historic detailed map of all the coral reefs in the Caribbean

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and partners have published the first-ever detailed map of all coral reefs in the Caribbean, documenting key shallow underwater environments. A project like this could improve marine conservation practices and provide a wealth of information on the …

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Government of Jamaica wants to increase energy security including renewable sources on the island

According to a statement by the Jamaican Government, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Daryl Vaz says that the Government plans to procure up to 268 megawatts of renewable energy in Jamaica by 2025. The renewable energy sources would include …

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New Network of Caribbean Diaspora Will Support Stand-out Startups in the Region

October 26, 2020 – Entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders in the Caribbean’s investment communities will gather at a new virtual Summit to present and discuss opportunities for the Caribbean diaspora to invest in the Caribbean, particularly in startups and growing companies.  …

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University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park receives award from the International Economic Development Council

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (RTPark) has been recently honored with the Economic Development Organization (EDO) of the Year award by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The IEDC is the largest non-profit membership organization …

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UTech Jamaica team is one of 5 top university finalists addressing global issues in IBM’s 2020 Call for Code Challenge

Tonight the IBM 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge winner will be revealed in a live event celebrating over 400,000 developers and problem-solvers from around the world. Among the top 5 finalists in the University Edition of this year’s challenge are Joshua …

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Two Caribbean organizations among 78 semi-finalists selected from around the world for Water ChangeMaker Awards

In less than two weeks, the Global Water Partnership (GWP) will announce the finalists of the Water ChangeMaker Awards 2020. After over two months of screening and judging, 78 semi-finalists from around the world were announced in September. Two of the 78 …

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