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Friday, June 16, 2017

Container trade to the Caribbean declines: ECLAC

Caribbean: The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean reports that new ports ranking confirms the decline in the region’s foreign trade last year and marks a loss in activity not seen since the crisis of 2009. Comment

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Brooklyn artist creates vintage furniture from African textiles

Arts & Theater: Benga Akinnagbe is an American-born artist of Nigerian lineage, so it is not surprising that he sources some of the most beautiful prints from the continent of his ancestors, to fashion his Enitan Vintage furniture collection. Comment

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

UN leader says Caribbean nations need to boost trade and technology activity

Caribbean: The executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) wants regional integration promoted in specific areas beyond trade. Comment

Friday, April 7, 2017

Silicon Valley seeks Caribbean entrepreneurs and creators

Haiti: The technology capital of the country is looking for Caribbean creatives to be a part of their initiative to improve the environment and the lives of people living in the region. Singularity University, a global educational technology organization based in California, is asking Caribbean entrepreneurs and innovators to present a startup idea that will change the livelihood and scope of climate in the Caribbean. Comments (2)