O          MEDIA RELEASE 15.02.17   The EU-funded None in Three project announces the publication of its new research report: TWENTY-ONE LESSONS: PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN. Published by the University of Huddersfield Press in the UK, the report has been widely distributed across the region […]


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        Wednesday, February 8, 2017    Climate Change will be the main talking point when the OECS Commission stages the third in its Vini Kozé Public Forum Series in Dominica on Friday February 10.   The Forum will be held at the Fort Young Hotel. It will […]

The OECS Public Education Forum Series to be staged in ...


        Lady Lynda Venner, widow of The Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, former Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has advised that the funeral service for Sir Dwight will be held at 2:00 p.m. on 4 January 2017, at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate […]

Sir K Dwight Venner To Be laid to Rest 4 ...




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 […]

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  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 […]

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    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