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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“. 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


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



    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



  “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



    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


Dr. Didacus Jules Director General, OECS   We have all been saturated with news and views on the British vote to exit the European Union in the past week and there is much more to come by way of analysis and revelation as things unfold. Not unexpectedly, the Brexit has […]

A REFLECTION ON THE LESSONS OF BREXIT FOR OECS INTEGRATION




PRESS RELEASE               Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 30, 2016 (SKNIS):   Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, assured citizens and residents alike that the Government is doing all within its power to advance medical tourism in order to […]

Regenerative Medicine Spurs Health Tourism That Will Yield Economic Benefits ...


PRESS RELEASE   The OECS Commission’s Tourism Desk continues its series of regional Community Based Tourism development exercises to the district of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the sister island of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The OECS Commission says this event from June 27, 2016 to 30th 2016, […]

Gingerland Nevis to benefit from OECS Community Based Tourism development ...


COMMENTARY   By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US; he has served as Ambassador to the EU and the WTO and High Commissioner to the UK)       The 12 English-speaking independent countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have at the […]

BREXIT creates EU-Britain nightmare for the Caribbean