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  “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


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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)   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




St. Kitts-Nevis PM Dr Timothy Harris
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 ...


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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


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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, […]

Joint statement by the European Union on the outcome of ...   Recently updated !



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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 […]

UN launches worldwide search for exceptional young leaders to help ...