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Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): The Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis has partnered with the Department of Youth Empowerment in support of a new business programme that will prepare youth to become drivers of the economy. The financial institution presented a cheque for $15,000.00 to facilitate an entrepreneurship initiative […]


By Russell Williams The title statement was a phrase I learned for the first time having moved to St. Kitts-Nevis. Without wanting to insult the person asking the question the saying makes complete sense as to the purpose of asking questions, yet after 11 years in the region I am […]

Fools ask Questions to be Made Wise – Where are ...

By Russell Williams A business partner and I were having a conversation about measuring employee loyalty and commitment. His opinion was that for many managers the only measure of an employee’s loyalty was how many hours they put in “on the job”. When many businesses in large or developed countries […]

How Do We Measure Employee Loyalty In The Caribbean?

By Russell Williams We’re less than a month away from the annual hurricane season and I recently saw a post on the internet asking whether businesses are preparing? While I am pleased that some businesses are taking their cue from the commencement of the hurricane season, what many business leaders […]

Disaster Planning

TODAY 10 AM – 5PM Junior Achievement Fair is on, don’t miss the sale of students work, crafts, and services. ALSO the highlight LUNCHTIME CONCERT!! COME OUT AND SUPPORT OUR FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS


By Orita Bailey The JA Company Programme is an entrepreneurship training programme operating in eleven (11) of the high schools in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis that requires third and fourth form students to propose business opportunities, start and operate a business, and provide a performance report at […]

Junior Achievement Fair 2012

The Future of Business in the Caribbean – Pt 2 By Russell Williams In an earlier piece I compared the business environment which exists in the Caribbean to that in more developed countries such as the UK and US. Among the key differences were the availability of adequate resources and […]

The Future of Caribbean Business – Pt 2

PRESS RELEASE Three and a half years after the signing of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) the regional private sector has been urged to get on board, instead of passively standing on the sidelines. The admonition has come from Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the […]

Caribbean Export-EU Media Launch

ROTARY SPEAKS Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga’s, Eustace Warner, Awarded Medal of Honour (MH) Basseterre, St Kitts (28 March 2012): At the recent Investiture Ceremony held at Government House, St. Kitts, Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga, Mr. Eustace Warner, was presented with […]

Rotary Club of Liamuiga’s, Eustace Warner, Awarded Medal of Honour

By Sir Ronald Sanders The countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), with the exception of Guyana and Suriname, are each experiencing severe decline in their economies. The small Leeward and Windward Islands are worst affected, and so too is Barbados. Governments are struggling to find ways in […]

Where are Businesses in Caribbean Business?

By Russell Williams As I conclude this series of articles on why we in developing countries really must break the shackles of “consumerism” especially as it relates to technology and software by giving some examples. The most important asset a commercial enterprise has is its customers! If you disagree try […]

Why We can’t Afford Shrink-Wrapped Software, and It’s NOT About ...

8 March 2012 Gender equality and the empowerment of women are gaining ground worldwide. There are more women Heads of State or Government than ever, and the highest proportion of women serving as Government ministers. Women are exercising ever greater influence in business. More girls are going to school, and […]