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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 ...


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


Russell Williams Rodney Bay, St. Lucia was the venue for the Competitive Business Unit’s two day Forum on E-Payments. The forum was attended by delegates from nine OECS member states with the objective of promoting harmonized rules and regulations in the OECS region for conducting electronic payments. The forum sought […]

OECS Holds Forum On E-Payments



Russell Williams In Part 1, I set out a couple of reasons why I believe we need a dedicated and focused Ministry of Technology, much of the argument was based on the hear and now. In this final part, I will look ahead. We have all heard and in some […]

The Case for a Ministry of Technology – Pt 2


  Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 26, 2015 (SKNIS):   In a national address last night, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris announced that effective April 7, 2015, Value Added Tax (VAT) on food, medicine and funeral expenses will end. 

VAT REMOVED FROM FOOD, MEDICINE AND FUNERAL EXPENSES




PRESS RELEASE The Interim Board of Directors of the OECS Business Council met on 27 to 28 November 2013 to finalise the administrative arrangements for the establishment of the OECS Business Council and to commence the strategic planning for the development of the private sector. The meeting was held at […]

The OECS Business Council Convenes Meeting in Basseterre, St Kitts ...


Beijing, 24 July 2013 Former Caribbean diplomat, Sir Ronald Sanders, has told a China-Latin American Forum in the Chinese Capital, Beijing, that “it would not be correct for China to place Caribbean countries in the same conditions as many Latin American nations”. The think-tank forum was organized to discuss ‘business […]

Former Caribbean Diplomat Says Caribbean Still Requires Special Attention From ...


As part of the activities for Financial Information Month 2012, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host, for the first time, an ECCU Business Innovation Contest for High School students. The theme for Financial Information Month (FIM) 2012, “Challenge Yourself: Innovate-Compete-Succeed!” recognises the importance of innovation in the current […]

ECCB Launches Its First Ever ECCU Innovation Contest for High ...



PUBLIC NOTICE The National Entrepreneurial Development Division (NEDD) is inviting all entrepreneurs, prospective entrepreneurs and all residents, particularly those in the St. Johnson’s “Village” area to a Community Business Meeting on Thursday, September 06, 2012, at the St. Johnson’s Community Centre at 6:00 p.m. sharp.

NEDD Community Business Meeting



NOTICE The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) has suspended the broker dealer license, number SL-PL-0009-11, of Financial Investment & Consultancy Services (FICS) Ltd effective 10 July 2012. Such suspension is pursuant to Section 66 (3) (a) of the Securities Act No. 21 of 2001 of the laws of Saint […]

ECSRC Suspension of Broker