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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“.   Michele de la Coudray-Blake   What do we mean when we talk about self-care, and why […]

The Importance of Self Care

23rd July-2nd Aug …Nevis Culturama Festival …• Miss Culture Queen Pageant …• Culturama Senior Calypso Show …• International Artist Night 16th – 24th Restaurant Week 30th July – 4th Aug Last lap parade Mon. Aug 3rd  05:00 am         Emancipation J’ouvert Jump Up …Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 Cricket Tournament

Events in St Kitts Nevis July 2015

Russell Williams   Women at the Helm at CANTO That was the title of a recent article and several similar articles I have seen about the accomplishments of women in the telecoms and tech sectors. It is true that there are high numbers of women employed in Telecoms but lets […]

Is Women in Technology in the Region a Myth?

ECO Park Picnic The Charles Halbert Public Library held their 23rd annual Summer Library Camp under the theme Communication Signs and How They Impact Our Lives. Some 180 children between the ages of 5 and 12 were enrolled in the two week camp, which featured visits from officials from Consumer […]

Charles Halbert Public Library Summer Camp 2015   Recently updated !

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Russell Williams     Bali, Indonesia was the venue for the signing of the historic trade deal on the 23rd July, which it is said could increase trade by more than a trillion dollars a year, globally.   The deal struck with all 161 member states comprising a number of […]

WTO Member States Agree Trillion Dollar Global Tech Deal   Recently updated !

The Monetary Council Communiqué Of The 82nd Meeting
  PRESS RELEASE The Eighty Second (82 nd) Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held under the chairmanship of the Honourable Victor F Banks, on 24 July 2015 at the La Vue Resort, Anguilla. 1.0 The Monetary Council received the Governor’s report on […]

The Monetary Council Communiqué Of The 82nd Meeting   Recently updated !

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      by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan, With the possible exception of Cuba, which enjoys worldwide respect in health care, I think we can safely say that global acclaim for Caribbean people and nations has come typically been through our athletes and artistes, and, very rarely, through political figures, intellectuals, or […]

Thinking Outside The Box – Guinea Hen Weed

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    Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto) Imagine if on the anniversary of its independence the friendliest message your nation gets is that if your country sinks underwater, a nearby island […]

Climate Change: Time For Talking Is Over

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Castries Saint Lucia:   The first ever OECS Business Council retreat began on Monday July 20th 2015, under the theme: “Converging the development agenda together.” President of the OECS Business Council Gorden Charles says the OECS Business Council will focus on enhancing customer satisfaction. Charles says besides looking at their […]

OECS Business Council Formed

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  PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   CBI Programme Critical To The Advancement  Of St. Kitts and Nevis The government has taken firm steps to address concerns about the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, which upon assuming office faced challenges described by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. […]

CBI Programme Critical To Advancement   Recently updated !

Mr David Massiah President of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL)
  Basseterre, St. Kitts, Projects focusing on skilled labourers and ways to strengthening the collaboration between tripartite partners – government, employers and employees – were some of the outcomes of a national bipartite meeting on Thursday (July 16). Social and economic policy development discussed The one-day session between representatives from […]

Workers And Employers Agree To Collaborate More

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With a number of member states facing high youth unemployment and stubbornly low economic growth numbers, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, is partnering with regional stakeholders to host the first, OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon, from 14th to 15th August 2015. Tech Correspondent, Russell WIlliams spoke with Sybil Welsh […]

OECS Think Tank – An End Business as Usual?