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New York, 21 November 2017   The European Union reaffirms its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor Conference on the Caribbean in New York.

EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with ...



        Tim Burke – Vice President StrategicTechnology, Liberty Global   CANTO 2017 continues at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic. The 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, is addressing current concerns and challenges in the region and how they can be solved. […]

CANTO 2017 – Looking into the Future



O          MEDIA RELEASE 15.02.17   The EU-funded None in Three project announces the publication of its new research report: TWENTY-ONE LESSONS: PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN. Published by the University of Huddersfield Press in the UK, the report has been widely distributed across the region […]


  LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative brain syndrome that affects memory, thinking and behavior. The main […]

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Association of St Kitts-Nevis


Russell Williams On the 1st of October, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took over stewardship of the Internet from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. We were able to discuss the ramifications of this transfer and the wider issue of Internet Governance as it relates to the […]

Caribbean Must Engage in Internet Governance



By Sir Ronald Sanders     (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS.  He is also Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own.)   The […]

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity


Dr. Didacus Jules Director General, OECS   We have all been saturated with news and views on the British vote to exit the European Union in the past week and there is much more to come by way of analysis and revelation as things unfold. Not unexpectedly, the Brexit has […]

A REFLECTION ON THE LESSONS OF BREXIT FOR OECS INTEGRATION




PRESS RELEASE The European Union continues to assist St. Lucia following the heavy rains in December 2013 that caused tremendous infrastructure damage. On 26 April EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod signed a EC$19 million (Euro 6.2 million) financing agreement with St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony that will go towards […]

EU signs agreement with St. Lucia to assist with infrastructure ...


  By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto.  The views expressed are his own)   The names of persons implicated in the leak […]

The lessons of Panama and its papers


PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia, 5th April 2016 – The OECS Commission congratulates the proud men and women of our T-20 West Indies Teams for their remarkable performance in the T20 series in becoming the ICC Twenty/20 World Cup Champions. We are equally proud of our U19 Team who were […]

OECS Congratulations the West Indies Teams on a Spectacular Achievement