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Russell Williams     The St. Lucia Public Service Training   Institute was the venue for the opening of St. Lucia’s ICT Week, on Monday 10th August. The event is a multi-stakeholder event, coordinated by the St. Lucia CARCIP (Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Project) office. Stakeholders include the Government of St. […]

ICT Week off to Great Start in St. Lucia


As of 1 July, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will no longer issue one cent and two cents coins to the commercial banks operating within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). Although the coins will no longer be issued, they will remain legal tender up to 30 June 2020 […]

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Withdraws 1c and 2c Coins


Editorial Comment We received this unsolicited commentary a few weeks ago and debated long within the team about whether to publish it. We decided to do so as most of us were convinced by the clear setting out of the writer’s arguments and concerns.   G.A.Dwyer Astaphan   Certain bad […]

WORKERS’ RIGHTS, WORKERS’ PLIGHT



BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, AUGUST 24TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Presentations from leading experts on topics including the development of geothermal energy, mechanisms for funding investment in renewable energy, electricity systems integration and energy access solutions for developing countries and strategies for improving energy efficiency and energy access will be made at […]

St. Kitts To Host Third Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum And ...


Ottawa, Ontario? On the occasion of the second anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced that Canada has committed to resettle 5,000 families (approximately 20,000 individuals) displaced by the 2010 earthquake and restore the Champ de Mars, a major public park […]

Canada to Resettle Haitians from Champ de Mars