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Explore engaging commentary, fresh insights, varied perspectives, and much more in our featured articles. Each writer represents a unique view of our region and together their voices illuminate our people’s creativity and intellect.

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Hanging Gardens for San Juan, Puerto Rico

A 22-year old young man’s dream of transforming the agriculture sector within the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico is becoming a reality, as Jose A. Molinelli Gonzalez recently won an investment grant of 7,500 euros from Youth Time International Movement in Paris, France for a project in which he hopes to introduce urban farming within an old building in his city using hydroponic systems.
Guyana Mental Health Centre

A Young Girl’s Dream of a Wellness Centre in Guyana.

According to the World Health Organization in 2014, Guyana had the highest rate of suicide in the world...The Guyana Mental Health Centre...Read more...

Green Screen Environmental Film Festival: Changing the World through Art

The theme for this year's Green Screen Environmental Film Festival was PERSPECTIVE. It represented a call to pause and look critically at our landscape, locally, regionally and internationally, with the dual lenses of climate change action and adaptation.
technology and farming

Its Time We Consider A 21st Century Brand Of Farming

If I told you that we needed more technology introduced into our agricultural pursuits what would come to mind? You may not be faulted in drumming up mental images of large scale, sprawling farms with a heavy emphasis on mechanization and industrialized processes. However, while that is one avenue, there are others which offer a far more cost effective and compact approach. Would the yields be the same though? Would the quality of produce be better or worse? Let’s delve more into the topic and find out ourselves.
Caribbean Christmas

Caribbean Christmas Gifts Everyone would love!

If you’ve got a co-worker from any one of the Caribbean Islands, who has family from the Caribbean diaspora, or you want to take him a piece of the Caribbean with you, absolutely do not purchase a floral print t-shirt or a beach board. There’s much more authenticity that the Caribbean has to offer that anyone, tourist or native, can appreciate during the season.
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International Men’s Day

The Men’s movement is and will continue to be crucial to not only highlight issues affecting men, but to promote responsible masculinity.
Digital

Why T&T Should Focus On ICT Now More Than Ever

Can everyone be a Digital Age entrepreneur? In a nation where dependence on mineral resources is no longer possible due to changing economic...Read more...
financial disaster

Preparing for A Financial Disaster

As with many natural disasters, financial upheavals can be disruptive and sudden, striking unexpectedly. However, with a proactive and prudent approach to financial management, the agonizing effects can surely be minimized.
Recovery

Here’s Why The War On Drugs Is A Failure

In this piece, we'll highlight and address just how wasteful and counterproductive the global ‘War on Drugs’ is. With billions spent yearly yielding nought but diminishing returns, it’s an industry that should be put...
Men's Day

The Month for Men

The recognition of the struggles of men has led to the formation of many men’s groups over the last couple of decades in the Caribbean Region.

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