Wednesday, 16 January 2008

Monday, 7 January 2008

Jamaica's audio-visual Records stolen

On January 5, 2008 a grievous discovery was made! A part of the nation's rich heritage was discovered missing. Thieves, Robbers, Burglars stripped the nation's most ancient producer of audio-visual heritage of a rich collection.


This newspaper article below captures the report:


Title Thieves strip Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation archives


Date of publication January 5, 2008


SourceGleaner

URL: http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20080105/lead/lead1.html

Thursday, 3 January 2008

E-governance in the Caribbean

The region has taken on a serious approach to implementing E-governance! This is evident in the following website link. Use it to get to other resources on Caribbean e-government initiatives and to meet Caribbean professionals who are interested in e-governance.

Title: Caribbean Centre of Excellence for E-Governance

Corporate Author: SEE Source!

Source: Three organisations are responsible for this website! They are

  • Caribbean Center for Development Administration (CARICAD)
  • The University of the West Indies (UWI)
  • United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)


  • Abstract:
    This is the portal of the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for E-Governance (CCEEG).

    Please use the navigation links to find out more about the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for E-Governance; about Caribbean regional, national and community initiatives in the use of ICT in governance; and other information about e-governance and civic engagement.

    Please also add your own comments and content about e-governance and civic engagement to this portal. Note: only registered users can add comments and content - but registration is free.

    URL link: http://cceeg.dec.uwi.edu/drupal/?q=home

    Wednesday, 2 January 2008

    Barbados and E-government initiatives

    The news article that I am about to link you to is on a recent conference in Barbados. I have recorded some of the basic bibliographic data below:


    Date: December 05, 2007


    Title: Dame: Barbados a leader in ICT


    Source:Nation News



    Abstract:


    Barbados has been in the forefront of the information and communications technology (ICT) revolution. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Dame Billie Miller made this disclosure at the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Regional Connect Workshop e-Business And e-Government In The Caribbean.



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