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Sir Ronald Sanders
By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own) My commentary this week is an expanded version of a response […]

Cuba is an imminent competitor


By Sir Ronald Sanders             A common market in CARICOM would lead to  substantial rise in regional exports   A common market in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries would lead to a substantial rise in the regional exports. This is one of the findings of a new […]

Caribbean Countries: Trapped?


Secretary-General’s Message for 2015   This year, as the UN prepares to adopt a new post-2015 sustainable development agenda in September, World Water Day highlights the essential and interconnected role of water. We rely on water for public health and equitable progress, it is essential for food and energy security, […]

TODAY IS WORLD WATER DAY!



Vegetables growing in a hydroponics system
We met with Dr. Leighton Naraine Vice Principal and Science Lecturer at the college to discuss the innovative research he’s leading at CFBC. As the name suggests, the project makes use of a combination of a hydroponic system – a growing environment where plants are grown in water, and use […]

CFBC Hybrid Hydroponics-Agroponics Pilot Project


Participants at the Press Conference of the Climate Change Conference held in St. Lucia
(OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The region has been called to speed up preparations for the onslaught of climate change or face continued damage and consequent revenue losses to their main economic drivers. The call was made by climate experts presenting at the just concluded OECS climate change seminar which […]

CALL FOR SPEEDY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE LOSSES


PRESS RELEASE (OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat is in final preparations to host its third climate change seminar, which is to focus on ‘strategies and innovations in tourism and agriculture’. The seminar will take place at the Royal Saint Lucian Hotel in […]

OECS Climate Change Seminar To Focus On Tourism and Agriculture ...



Agnes Crossley - MEDAL OF HONOUR – AGRICULTURE
In commemoration of the 29th Anniversary of Independence of St. Kitts and Nevis, The Governor General His Excellency Sir Cuthbert Sebastian has announced Agnes Crossley and Maria Louise Barker as the recipients of the 2012 National Honours Awards. MARIA LOUISE BARKER –STAR OF MERIT- NURSING Maria Louise Barker, native to […]

2012 NATIONAL HONOURS AWARDEES


Workshop Participants
Staff Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) 8 June 2012 Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College played host to more than fifty professionals in higher education, government ministries, private business, and the non-profit development sector at a two-day workshop in grant writing on June 5 and 7. Facilitated by CFBC visiting professor Dr Kevin […]

St. Kitts Professionals Benefit from Grant Writing Workshop at CFBC


Rolf Rosenkranz
By Rolf Rosenkranz on 22 March 2012 What’s the development buzz today, on World Water Day? Perhaps it is about aid worker security, value for money and the use of country systems. Aid to Pakistan, the Palestinian territories, Mali. Perhaps it’s about the just-released U.S. Global Water Security Intelligence Community […]

Water Down



Germany Remains A Strong Partner In Climate Protection In The Caribbean. The German Government is supporting additional measures for climate change adaptation in the Caribbean. For this purpose, the German Government is providing CARICOM a sum of up to 5.525 million euros (approx. 7.2 million USD), which is to be […]

Germany Remains A Strong Partner In Climate Protection In The ...


PM Douglas and Min of Agriculture Dr Timothy Harris
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS,(CUOPM) St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has lauded local farmers, agricultural officials and local, regional and international organizations for the impressive display at the recent Agriculture Fair. In encouraging the small farmers for the wide range of locally produced vegetables, fruits, ornamental […]

PM Douglas Lauds Local Farmers, Agriculture Technocrats


Two Earth Mother Botanicals Products
By Orita Bailey I recently attended a workshop for businesses in the region, hosted by ProInvest and CaribExport, the aim was to assist regional businesses to look at opportunities for entering the European Market and what it would entail to customise their products to that specific market. Over the next […]

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