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China provides loan for Trinidad children’s hospital

China provides loan for Trinidad children’s hospital

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO– China is providing a loan of TT$900 million (One TT dollar = US$0.16 cents) to Trinidad and Tobago for the construction of a 215 bed Children’s Hospital in… Read more »

Dutch Caribbean islands’ children the focus of new foundation in Holland

Dutch Caribbean islands’ children the focus of new foundation in Holland

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands–A new foundation in the Netherlands has taken the fate of children in the Dutch Caribbean to heart. “I was born in Curacao, left close to 30 years… Read more »

HAITI LEADER SINGS WITH JULIO IGLESIAS AT CONCERT

HAITI LEADER SINGS WITH JULIO IGLESIAS AT CONCERT

ALTOS DE CHAVON, Dominican Republic (AP) — Wrapping up the year, Haiti’s president performed a duet late Friday night December 28th, with Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias in a celebrity-studded concert… Read more »

FCCA plays Santa to Caribbean children

FCCA plays Santa to Caribbean children

MIAMI–The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), its member lines and partner destinations have begun their 18th annual holiday gift project, which aims to bring Christmas cheer to more than 6,000 of… Read more »

Dr. Rhoda Arrindell: children cannot “switch off their learning brain”

Dr. Rhoda Arrindell: children cannot “switch off their learning brain”

ST. MAARTEN– According to Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, grade school children spend upwards to eight hours actively “learning all sorts of interesting things, but when they come home, it is often… Read more »

CDB provides student loan financing in Jamaica

CDB provides student loan financing in Jamaica

JAMAICA–At least 5,000 eligible students from poor and vulnerable households in Jamaica enrolled at approved tertiary institutions in Jamaica or at the University of the West Indies will be able… Read more »

Plans to strengthen educational opportunities for youngsters in Dutch Caribbean

Plans to strengthen educational opportunities for youngsters in Dutch Caribbean

THE HAGUE–In the presence of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima and representatives of the four governments in the Kingdom, the Cooperating Funds for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom… Read more »

Suriname hosts Sports day on Day of Persons with Disabilities

Suriname hosts Sports day on Day of Persons with Disabilities

SURINAME–A bright Suriname sun welcomed hundreds of youngsters with and without a disability, at the Emile de la Fuente sports centre on December 3. Sports Unlimited Suriname (SUS) had organized… Read more »