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Trinidad And Tobago Businessman Selected As UWI Chancellor

Trinidad And Tobago Businessman Selected As UWI Chancellor

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, April 20, 2017 (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago businessman, Robert Bermudez, has been selected as the next Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI). Education Minister, Anthony Garcia, made the announcement at ...

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MOU Signed To Improve ICT Platforms At University Of Guyana

MOU Signed To Improve ICT Platforms At University Of Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 20, 2017 (CMC) – A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed to boost Information Communication Technology (ICT) platforms at the Turkeyen campus of the University of Guyana (UG). The MOU was signed, yesterday, by Minister of ...

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Haiti Government To Rebuild National Palace

Haiti Government To Rebuild National Palace

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, April 20, 2017 (CMC) — A project has been launched by recently-elected President, Jovenel Moise, to rebuild the presidential palace that was destroyed by a devastating earthquake in 2010. Moise said, in a statement on Wednesday, ...

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More Jamaicans To Have Access To Free Wi-Fi

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 20, 2017 (CMC) – More Jamaicans are to benefit from free Wi-Fi access, at four additional locations across three parishes, under the USFConnectJA project. This was disclosed by Technology Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, during his contribution to ...

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The Unbearable Cost Of Drought In Africa

The Unbearable Cost Of Drought In Africa

By Baher Kamal IPS Contributing Writer ROME, Italy April 13, 2017 (IPS) — Nearly 50 percent of all emergency multi-lateral food assistance to Africa is due to natural disasters, with advancing droughts significantly threatening both livelihoods and economic growth, warns ...

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Microbes: New Weapon Against Agricultural Pests In Africa

Microbes: New Weapon Against Agricultural Pests In Africa

By Busani Bafana IPS Contributing Writer BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, April 10, 2017 (IPS) — Microscopic soil organisms could be an environmentally friendly way to control crop pests and diseases, and even protect agriculture against the impacts of climate change, a leading ...

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