Matthew McNaughton, Founding Principal of Slshroots co-authored with Denique Ferguson and Alesha Aris of the SlashRoots Foundation. It was originally published on the Open Knowledge International’s Blog in support of the 2016 Global Open Data Index Launch. The Global Open Data Index and the Caribbean Then Over the last two years, the
by Matthew McNaughton In 2016, the newly elected Jamaican Government set out an ambitious target of achieving 5% GDP growth in four years. To much public surprise, in the third quarter of that year, Jamaica recorded an impressive 2.2% GDP growth rate, the strongest real GDP growth estimate in nine years.
Trabulation, the eight-track EP by Jamaicanvlogger-turned-deejay Trabass, debuts at number eight on the Billboard Reggae album chart. Released on December 9 via Trabass TV LLC, Trabulation is produced by Track Star Music Group. It features collaborations with Lincoln 3dot, Khaos, Sekuence, Alovich, and El Capiitan. Born Andrew Chambers, Trabass is from
Dispelling notions of male domination in the field, five mobile app developers – two each from Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago and the other from Montserrat – took all the top prizes at the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge tech entrepreneurship competition recently concluded in Trinidad & Tobago. Winning entries The Interview JM
So what are the top 3 Social Media Channel that has the attention of Jamaicans right now ? According to the data we gathered, it’s Youtube, Facebook and Instagram. So Jamaican internet users are definitely into online video, social networking and Instagram which now has Snapchat like 24hour disappearing video
With 3 weeks still to go, Mikelah Rose, the Founder of StyleandVibes.com and Host for the Caribbean Bloggers Week Meetup New York reported to us that it is sold out! You can add yourself to the waiting list. On Saturday December 10th, 2016 Bloggers, Youtubers, Podcasters, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Snapchatters and
This is the first year of SiliconCaribe’s Caribbean Bloggers Week. It will be staged on December 5th- 10th, 2016. It’s 90 percent virtual ( see schedule of online activities here) with Blogger Meetups in Kingston, Jamaica; Port of Spain, Trinidad; New York City, USA and London, United Kingston on the