Sir Ronald Sanders, Chair of the Permanent Council, and Senate President, Jocelerme Privert,
PRESS RELEASE   The Special Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Haiti, headed by the Chair of the Permanent Council, Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Ronald Sanders, arrived in Port-au-Prince on Sunday. The Mission has so far met President Michel Martelly and senior members of the […]

OAS delegation welcomes constructive discussions in Haiti


His Excellency Governor General His Excellency Sir Tapley Seaton, QC, JP
  PUBLIC  ANNOUNCEMENT    As part of the activities for History and Heritage Month 2016, the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society in partnership with the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Nevis will be hosting a keynote address to be delivered by the Governor General, His Excellency Sir Tapley […]

Keynote Speaker for History & Heritage Month 2016


OAS Chairman Sanders
By Sir Ronald Sanders It is little known outside of the Organisation of American States (OAS) and even among its member Governments that it has been in a financial crisis for several years.   The Organisation has survived over the last three years particularly because the two countries that make […]

The OAS ship has to be righted



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Russell Williams   The other day while having lunch with my son, he suddenly said “look Daddy, I’m upside down when I look in the spoon. Why is that?” he asked.   Now, I want to encourage in my son, a culture or habit that I’ve noticed is lacking in […]

How a lunchtime question turned into a learning opportunity


Castries, Saint Lucia.  Member States of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority-ECTEL will advance plans to move to number portability later this month. Number Portability (NP) enables telephone users to retain their telephone number when changing from one network operator to another. It is considered to be a key factor in […]

ECTEL Member States moving closer to implementing number portability   Recently updated !


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Russell Williams   In September St. Kitts-Nevis UNESCO Secretariat hosted the first OECS Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of Internet Use and Cyber Security. The Conference drew on expertise from International agencies, and data from the US and Europe. What became abundantly clear was the need for the OECS and […]

Parents Must See Social Media Through a Teen’s Lens   Recently updated !



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Coming out of the 32nd Council of Minister’s Meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis in October, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) is said to be looking into regional roaming. According to Dominican Minister of Telecommunications Kelver Darroux said that the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) Council of Ministers is […]

ECTEL Takes a Closer Look at Roaming Rates


Students at Irish Town Primary
Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts Twenty four grade six students of the Irish Town Primary School were inducted as prefects on Monday 2nd November, as the school officially launched its Prefect Programme as part of the Child Friendly Schools Initiative.

Irish Town Primary Launches Prefect Programme


Kendel Hippolyte, Saint Lucian poet
  “The arts can make us act, and we need action in response to the threats, the realities of climate change”. These were the words from award-winning Saint Lucian poet Kendel Hippolyte, speaking at the launch of a Caribbean campaign on Climate Justice at the Orchid Garden here last Thursday […]

Caribbean poet issues call to action on climate change



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              Russell Williams   While at the recently held conference on The Ethical Use of the Internet hosted by UNESCO in St Kitts & Nevis, we spoke with Mr. Briggs Deloach of the Berkman Centre-Harvard University about the work done at the Centre and […]

Youths Still Seek Adult Guidance When Using Social Media


PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia. The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will meet in St. Kitts and Nevis this week for their 32nd Council Meeting.   The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will meet in St. Kitts and Nevis this […]

ECTEL Council of Ministers To Meet In St. Kitts


Hon. Vincent Byron Attorney General and Minister of Communication, Hon. Ian Liburd Minister of Infrastructure and Posts and H.E. Chiou Gow-Wei Ambassador of the Republic of China on Taiwan
    Russell Williams   Government’s of St. Kitts and Nevis and The Republic of China on Taiwan Commit to Re-Open National ICT   The Ocean Terrace Inn, was the venue for the National ICT Centre Renovation Kick-Off event, on Friday morning, 9th October 2015.   The centre which has […]

National ICT Centre to Re-Open