Month: January 2021

State Insurance Commenced Operations

January 17, 1977 State Insurance Commenced Operations. First Federation Life Insurance Company Ltd (FFLIC) was a regional operation being impacted by the socialist philosophy, which was fueling regional government policy at the time. In the late 70s, in response to the dominance of foreign owned companies and the massive repatriation of profits, a nationalist movement …

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First Kidney Transplant performed in Antigua and Barbuda

January 16, 2017, the first successfully completed kidney transplant in Antigua and Barbuda was performed at the Mount St John’s Medical Centre. The eight-hour, 2-part procedure was performed by a 14-member team comprising four surgeons, two anesthetists and eight specialist nurses. Included in the team were the following from the MSJMC/Antigua and Barbuda: * Dr …

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UWI Five Islands Campus 1st Graduating Class

January 10, 2021- The UWI’s graduation season commenced with the Inaugural Graduation Ceremony for the Five Islands Campus, Antigua and Barbuda. Six women etched their name into the history books as first graduates having completed their Post Graduate Diploma in Education. There are Launee Richards (Valedictorian), Natisha Alie-Grant, Jerusha Baynes, Shanique Gumbs, Marsha Lay-Jarvis and …

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