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Owen Arthur: ‘Toward a More Perfect Union’

The passing of Owen Arthur at merely seventy years of age came as a surprise to many especially as he was just recently in Guyana observing and commenting on the election as part of the CARICOM observer mission and was also heavily involved in projects related to Barbados, the UWI, and the region.

05 Aug, 2020

The Guyanese Situation: A Challenge to Reform the Political Framework

‘A litmus test of any democracy is the peaceful and orderly transfer of power if that is so ordained by the expressed will of the people. Sadly, Guyana has failed that test. The people of Guyana are not to be blamed.

22 Jul, 2020

Guyanese Politics, Oil and Sovereignty – Part One

The countries of the English-Speaking Caribbean, sometimes described as dots of sand in the Caribbean Sea, have been punching above their weight in the world.

15 Jul, 2020

Start or finish your studies with UCCI this fall

By shifting to online learning midway through its spring semester, the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) has responded to COVID-19 restrictions and continued to offer a full schedule of classes across its growing list of programmes and degree options.

13 Jul, 2020

UCCI experiments with virtual labs

Antoinette Gayle has created something in the lab she didn’t think was possible. “If someone said to me in January, ‘Can we do chemistry and physics with distance learning?’ I would have said no,” said Gayle, an assistant professor in science at the University College of the Cayman Islands.

13 Jul, 2020

Guyanese Politics, Oil and Sovereignty – Part One

The countries of the English-Speaking Caribbean, sometimes described as dots of sand in the Caribbean Sea, have been punching above their weight in the world.

01 Jul, 2020

The Teacher: The Central Force in the Education System

‘Just as a well-trained mind is a country’s most important resource, a competent teacher, motivated and empowered, is invaluable for national progress.’ Livingston Smith

17 Jun, 2020

Home schooling works for some students but not working for others

A report produced this week by the Office of Education Standards on the success of the home schooling of Cayman’s children since schools closed mid-March has found that it has not been a good substitute for students actually attending school.

15 Jun, 2020

George Floyd and the Persistent Challenge of Racism

George Floyd, a black American, was murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25. The independent autopsy says that Mr. Floyd died of "asphyxiation from sustained pressure" when his neck and back were compressed by Minneapolis police officers during his arrest.

10 Jun, 2020 3 Comments

Tertiary Education in the Aftermath of Covid-19 - Challenges and Opportunities

The global environment has changed dramatically since COVID-19. The International Labour Organization says that nearly half of the world’s workers are at immediate risk of losing their jobs, so far more than 344,00 lives have been lost, with more than 5.3 million confirmed cases.

27 May, 2020
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