Envisioning a technologically empowered Caribbean In April 2021, the Inter Development Bank (IDB) alongside the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator, the Singularity University and The Destination experience released an ebook on the Caribbean Pivot website that captures the imagination of a future Caribbean. They coopted some of the regions promising illustrators to capture the essence of a vision of a technologically empowered Caribbean twenty years in the future.
SVG appreciates a group from the Antigua and Barbuda Community that provided helping hands to Cari-on and the SVG Relief Effort at Morning Star Christian Fellowship church in Scarborough on Thursday April 22, by transporting relief items from drop off locations as well as sorting and packing the "Canada Family Boxes", - each box with a variety of Food and Care Package items. Organized by John Mills, photos include:
John Mills, Lurvy Williams, Sylvester Williams, Eric Delfish, Fitzroy Tonge, George Galloway
Antiguans living on the island back in 1997 remember the ash. Falling like grey snow. Covering cars and houses and irritating the eyes and respiratory systems. From the south-west the ash came, where the island of Monsterrat stood. Billowing clouds of ash darkened the skies like an overcast stormy day. With the ash came the Monsterratans, fleeing their erupting island, fleeing for their lives.
By Christal Clashing, Photos Discover Dominica
If you were fortunate enough to study Caribbean history in the early years of secondary school in the West Indies, you might remember the stories about the Caribs and the Arawaks. These were tribes of indigenous people who lived across the archipelago of islands located between South America and North America that today we call the Caribbean. These were the tribes that met Christopher Columbus upon his “discovery” of what he called the West Indies.
The International Film Festival of Antigua & Barbuda strives to educate its audience about the history and culture of Antigua & Barbuda. It achieves this by showcasing a variety of short films, documentaries and other pieces of work by independent filmmakers. These films often cover various topics that include mental health, social media and relationships. The organization’s mission is to showcase and bring together the works of global indigenous peoples alongside the mainstream celebrating culture and heritage.