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OECS ThinkTank and Hackathon at ECCB Headquarters St. Kitts
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


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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL –MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOUTH 12 August 2015 Youth Civic Engagement Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil and social transformations are combining to heighten the challenges facing the world’s young people. No one knows better than them the issues at stake or the […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOUTH


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ECO Park Picnic The Charles Halbert Public Library held their 23rd annual Summer Library Camp under the theme Communication Signs and How They Impact Our Lives. Some 180 children between the ages of 5 and 12 were enrolled in the two week camp, which featured visits from officials from Consumer […]

Charles Halbert Public Library Summer Camp 2015



PRESS RELEASE   The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is collaborating with Quintessence Consulting, e-Caribbean and other partners to spearhead an OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon over the period 14 – 15 August. The Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon will bring together youth, teachers, business owners, business […]

OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon To Produce IT ...


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Bridgetown, Barbados Second edition of Proyecto Luz Amarilla – (Project Yellow Light), Campaign To Promote Road Safety In Latin America And The Caribbean through responsible driving A picture is worth a thousand words, and a video could possibly save a life. That’s the thinking behind the second annual staging of […]

CDB Partners With IDB To Launch Campaign To Promote Road ...


Jamila Sealy  Regional Chairperson Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN)
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Environmental Education Officer promises to educate citizens on climate change The Department of Physical Planning and Environment on St. Kitts has pledged to continue the campaign to educate locals about climate change and how it impacts their lives and livelihoods. The promise was made by […]

Planning Department To Step Up Message On Climate Change



Say No to Child Labour 2015
  Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General International Labour Organizationon the occasion of World Day against Child Labour 12 June 2015 The unacceptable reality is that today millions of children around the world, some as young as five, are still working for their survival and that of their families. Yet progress has […]

Fighting Child Labour With Quality Education


Participants at the Aggression Replacement Training (ART)
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Twenty-four (24) participants within the juvenile justice system recently completed Aggression Replacement Training (ART) organized by the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, through the Juvenile Justice Reform Project.   Dr. Barry Glick, OECS Consultant explained the procedure used for the five-day course held […]

Regional Agencies Better Equipped To Deal With At Risk Youth


PRESS RELEASE Castries, St. Lucia  The Eastern Caribbean Communications Authority-ECTEL continues to celebrate its fifteenth anniversary with an Open Day, scheduled to take place at its Saint Lucia based headquarters on Wednesday, June 3. That’s when secondary school students from six surrounding schools will be exposed to the operations of […]

ECTEL Continues to Celebrate



Team SKN in the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP) Competition
Russell Williams   The Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP) is a component of the Entrepreneurship Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC), which is funded through the World Bank, InfoDev and the Canadian Government to the tune of $20M CAD. The intent is to build capacity throughout the Caribbean in […]

Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP)/Start-UP Jamaica Challenge and CodeSprint 2015


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Russell Williams Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis.   Sharon L. Simmons caught the coding bug late in life, but she’s making up for lost time. The loss of a family member through gun crime in 2012 was the motivation for her to set about creating an anonymous crime reporting app […]

App Developer and Author Meets Students of Clarence Fitzroy Bryant ...


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Russell Williams While on my morning walk, I frequently listen to an audio book. Last week I heard the story of a young man who later went onto become a successful businessman. He got his start at a beverage company in the US, where his father was a delivery driver, […]

The Caribbean, Are We Really Developing States?