DATA SHARING
PRESS RELEASE The OECS Commission recently conducted a virtual Geographical Information Strategy or GIS Symposium which is part of plans towards a Regional Geographic Data Strategy. The virtual GIS symposium on Wednesday June 22nd 2016, is described as a pioneering initiative to lay the foundation for a fully developed regional […]

OECS Commission facilitates talks towards Regional Geographic Data Strategy


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PRESS RELEASE Joint statement by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Mark Rutte, holder of the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, on the outcome of the United Kingdom referendum President Tusk, […]

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PRESS RELEASE Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell Prime Minister of Grenada Fellow citizens of the Member States of the OECS, I bring you greetings in my capacity as Chairman of the OECS on the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of our Organisation. Every year on June 18th we commemorate […]

OECS DAY ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE OECS AUTHORITY


  35th Anniversary Speech by Director General of the OECS H.E. Dr. Didacus Jules   Fellow Citizens of the OECS,   On 18th June 1981, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States was formed with the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre by leaders of the Eastern Caribbean who represented a […]

ACCELERATE THE AGENDA FOR REGIONAL INTEGRATION


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PRESS RELEASE   Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequality     The United Nations today launched a new initiative to recognize exceptional young people who are leaders in the effort to end poverty, combat climate change […]

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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”     As a branch of the Ministry of Education with specific responsibility for the nation’s […]

Instil Values, Build Strong Children, Secure the Future


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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)   “International interests in Haiti, in addition to checking off an ‘elections done’ box, are largely defined by controlling emigration, […]

Let the voices of the Haitian people be heard


  By Sir Ronald Sanders   I start with the now proven premise that no CARICOM nation is able to prosper on its own. No protestations to the contrary erase the evidence that, without aid from external sources, these countries could not deliver the goods and services that their people […]

Caricom Deficiencies Leading To Fragmentation And Weakness



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  PRESS RELEASE   Appointment of General Manager The Council of Management of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society announces the appointment of Mr. Percival Hanley as General Manager of the Society with effect from 23 May 2016.  

Appointment of General Manager


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INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2016 “DISCOVER YOUR HISTORY”     The Nevis Historical and Conservation Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Agriculture will mark the 2016 International Museum Day scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 18 2016 by hosting an event at the New River […]

Join us at New River


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PRESS RELEASE The European Union continues to assist St. Lucia following the heavy rains in December 2013 that caused tremendous infrastructure damage. On 26 April EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod signed a EC$19 million (Euro 6.2 million) financing agreement with St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony that will go towards […]

EU signs agreement with St. Lucia to assist with infrastructure ...