Jamaica’s Team Node420 wins regional code sprint in Suriname

A group of Jamaican developers won top regional honours in a regional hackathon, held as part of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Suriname. Team Node420 beat seven other teams of young developers in the #agrihack, held in Paramaribo from October 5 to 9. Their winning app is designed to give farmers real-time weather analysis, allowing more …


Legacy of 1804: Caribbean cellcos block VoIP in Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad

Can you hear me now? Tonight at 9 Eastern, I join Michele Marius (ICT Pulse), Gary Dauphin (USC Annenberg) and Pascal Antoine (HaitiXchange), to discuss Caribbean cellcos' move to block VoIP in Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. Tune in to Legacy of 1804, hosted by Alice Backer.

Suriname hosts CTU regional technology development meetings

Caribbean leaders will meet in Suriname this week to push forward the region’s technology development agenda. The South American country will host an executive meeting of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on April 8th and 9th at the Hotel Krasnapolsky, Paramaribo. The CTU’s executive council is made up of permanent secretaries from ministries with responsibility …