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Russell Williams     The Royal St. Kitts Marriott resort was the venue for the inaugural UNESCO Conference held under the theme, The Ethical Dimension of the Information Society and Internet Privacy, which began Wednesday 23rd  September. The Opening Ceremony received remarks from St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister […]

The First UNESCO OECS Conference on the Ethical Use of ...


Russell Williams     UNESCO Secretary General for St. Kitts and Nevis Mr. Antonio Maynard says plans for next week’s conference On the Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society and Internet Privacy to be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort are going well.   The two day conference is […]

UNESCO OECS Internet Conference Plans Going Well


Russell Williams   How are we to avoid new disparities in the development of knowledge societies? How are we to ensure that everybody can enjoy freedom of expression through the Internet and new media? How are we to ensure principles of mutual respect and the observance of human rights on-line? […]

UNESCO St. Kitts-Nevis To Host Regional Workshop on Ethical Use ...



PRESS RELEASE   Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis       The results are in for the first ever OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon 13 -15 August spearheaded by the ECCB, Quintessence Consulting and eCaribbean Ltd.   After less than 48 hours of brainstorming, idea formulation and coding […]

The Results Are In For the First Ever OECS Business ...


Russell Williams     The story I’m about to relay is one I tell often but it’s one which is worth repeating and I crave your indulgence if you have read or heard it before.   In 2000, a fuel shortage in the UK led to the rationing of petrol […]

Has The Outcry Over The Blocking of OTTs and VoIP ...


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   The upcoming launch of a U.S. Mailbox Service by the General Post Office (GPO) in St. Kitts and Nevis is in keeping with a strategy to incorporate more technology-based services and expand the scope of its operations.   Today many persons, particularly those of a […]

Digital Service Vital To Survival Of Post Office



Russell Williams     The St. Lucia Public Service Training   Institute was the venue for the opening of St. Lucia’s ICT Week, on Monday 10th August. The event is a multi-stakeholder event, coordinated by the St. Lucia CARCIP (Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Project) office. Stakeholders include the Government of St. […]

ICT Week off to Great Start in St. Lucia


Russell Williams   Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Head Quarters in St. Kitts was the venue for the launch of the OECS Business Solutions Think-Tank and Hackathon on Thursday. In a video conferenced event which launched the Think-Tank across the EC currency union territories, from Anguilla to St. Vincent & The […]

ECCB’s OECS Business Solutions Think-Tank and Hackathon Gets Started


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 […]

Are Women in Technology in the Region a Myth?



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


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


  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