The Barbados Government Service announced on February 24, 2017 that Cleviston Haynes (MA 1983), currently Deputy Governor, will be appointed to act as Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados. Since joining the Research Department at the Bank as an economist in 1980, Cleviston has held several other positions including the Deputy Governor post since January 2010. [Read more.]
Professor Ananth Ramanarayanan was recently interviewed by Mohammad Abrar from Radio Western about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), talking first about the agreement’s inception and purpose. Later, Ramanarayanan suggested consequences that may arise from the United States either withdrawing from or renegotiating trade deals. (CHRW 94.9, Thursday, February 16, 2017.)
London Health Sciences Centre announced on February 14, 2017 that Professor Emeritus John Knight, who passed away in January 2016, donated $5.25 million towards the Translational Ovarian Cancer Research team in memory of his wife Mary, who died from ovarian cancer in 2008. The Victoria Hospital atrium has been named the Mary and John Knight Atrium in recognition of their estate gift. Read more.