Russell Williams   All around the world governments levy a small tax on the revenues of telecommunications companies, which are credited to a “Universal Service Fund”. The purpose of this fund is to finance projects to make telecommunications service available to underserved communities and parts of the country where, for […]

ECTEL Reviews Operation of USF


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Russell Williams   What is Number Portability? Number Portability, refers to the ability to switch telephone service provider while keeping your telephone number with you. This time last year mobile phone subscribers in the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) member states were told that they could look forward to Number […]

Number Portability in ECTEL States Delayed


PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St Kitts The Annual Rotary Club of Liamuiga Primary School Spelling Bee Competition will be held this year, with the usual support of the Teachers, Parents, Schools and the Ministry of Education, at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on Thursday, 27 October […]

ANNUAL ROTARY CLUB OF LIAMUIGA PRIMARY SCHOOL SPELLING BEE COMPETITION ...



  LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative brain syndrome that affects memory, thinking and behavior. The main […]

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Association of St Kitts-Nevis


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Russell Williams On the 1st of October, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took over stewardship of the Internet from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. We were able to discuss the ramifications of this transfer and the wider issue of Internet Governance as it relates to the […]

Caribbean Must Engage in Internet Governance


By Sir Ronald Sanders     (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS.  He is also Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own.)   The […]

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity



  23rd September 2016 Basseterre, St. Kitts   Russell Williams   The St. Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce continued their series of Sector Specific Round Table discussions and met with the IT Sector. A varied cross section of players including some from among the Chamber’s membership met […]

CIC IT ROUNDTABLE


    Organised sport should not be used to engage children in physical activity as it alienates them from taking part in regular exercise, according to the chief executive of Fit For Sport. Addressing industry delegates at Leisure Industry Week in Birmingham, Dean Horridge said that the way we engage […]

Organised Sport Does Not Engage Children In Physical Activity


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          ST. KITTS AND NEVIS Celebrates its 33rd Anniversary of INDEPENDENCE this year! Kittivisian Life joins with all Kittivisians in wishing our nation and people a very happy, peaceful and productive HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!

HAPPY 33RD ANNIVERSARY



  “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“. Many argue that moral development and a sense of caring are values to be fostered at home […]

Back to Basics – Understanding Morality and Moral Development


PRESS RELEASE Following the launch of the Technical and Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) Enhancement Project, the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), conducted a two-day workshop, which was designed to familiarize stakeholders within the various Ministries, Departments and Industries about TVET’s enhancement project.

TVET’s Enhancing Project Preparation Moves Forward With Two-Day Stakeholder Workshop


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    By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States. The views expressed are his own)   Luis Almagro, the Secretary-General of the Organisation of American states (OAS), has told political stakeholders in Haiti, including the interim […]

Haiti: Time is running out