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  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


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) In January coincidental to my assuming the Presidency of the […]

Caribbean banking: Defending rights, resisting unfair practices



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


A team of Caribbean and European experts, headed by Professor Adele Jones from the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with The Sweet Water Foundation of Grenada, has been awarded 400,000 euros from the European Union to implement a new project on preventing domestic violence in the region. Data will be […]

None in 3 – Domestic Violence Project Launched


By Sir Ronald Sanders It is little known outside of the Organisation of American States (OAS) and even among its member Governments that it has been in a financial crisis for several years.   The Organisation has survived over the last three years particularly because the two countries that make […]

The OAS ship has to be righted



Russell Williams   In September St. Kitts-Nevis UNESCO Secretariat hosted the first OECS Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of Internet Use and Cyber Security. The Conference drew on expertise from International agencies, and data from the US and Europe. What became abundantly clear was the need for the OECS and […]

Parents Must See Social Media Through a Teen’s Lens


  “The arts can make us act, and we need action in response to the threats, the realities of climate change”. These were the words from award-winning Saint Lucian poet Kendel Hippolyte, speaking at the launch of a Caribbean campaign on Climate Justice at the Orchid Garden here last Thursday […]

Caribbean poet issues call to action on climate change


              Russell Williams   While at the recently held conference on The Ethical Use of the Internet hosted by UNESCO in St Kitts & Nevis, we spoke with Mr. Briggs Deloach of the Berkman Centre-Harvard University about the work done at the Centre and […]

Youths Still Seek Adult Guidance When Using Social Media



Russell Williams     The Royal St. Kitts Marriott resort was the venue for the inaugural UNESCO Conference held under the theme, The Ethical Dimension of the Information Society and Internet Privacy, which began Wednesday 23rd  September. The Opening Ceremony received remarks from St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister […]

The First UNESCO OECS Conference on the Ethical Use of ...


Russell Williams     The story I’m about to relay is one I tell often but it’s one which is worth repeating and I crave your indulgence if you have read or heard it before.   In 2000, a fuel shortage in the UK led to the rationing of petrol […]

Has The Outcry Over The Blocking of OTTs and VoIP ...