Antigua & Barbuda


Art Contest Highlights Environment Threats, Need For Recycling

Two students look on as Sandals Foundation Ambassador Ian Spencer (fifth left) presents a laptop computer and digital projector screen to teachers of the Barracks Road Primary School, winner of the Montego Bay Region of the Sandals Foundation Recycled Art Competition.   Ten  schools in Jamaica, Grenada and Antigua showed...

Hurricanes, Heat Waves, Fires Ravaged Planet in 2017

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. It was also the year the world’s second largest polluter, the United States, turned...

Caribbean Biomass Initiative

BACKGROUND Dr. Tawainga Katsvairo, Caribbean Initiative Director The 23 Caribbean island countries with their 42 million inhabitants share a common history of colonization and agriculture that has shaped their economic, social and cultural development. The rise and fall of the sugar cane industry has been one of the most significant...

Projects: Sagicor Visionaries Challenge

Sagicor Visionaries Challenge   Challenge Description The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) has partnered with Sagicor and the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) to launch the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge (SVC). The Challenge is a design competition with the overall goal of creating more sustainable Caribbean communities. Challenge Goals 1. Boost institutional capacity...