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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 ...



PRESS RELEASE ILO News | 17 Aug 2015     Over the next two weeks, representatives from employers’ and workers’ organizations in Haiti, Jamaica, Belize, and Bahamas will have the opportunity to share their views, experiences and aspirations on social and economic policy development, during a series of National Bipartite […]

CARIFORUM Access For Caribbean Employers’ And Workers’ Groups



      by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan, With the possible exception of Cuba, which enjoys worldwide respect in health care, I think we can safely say that global acclaim for Caribbean people and nations has come typically been through our athletes and artistes, and, very rarely, through political figures, intellectuals, or […]

Thinking Outside The Box – Guinea Hen Weed


    Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto) Imagine if on the anniversary of its independence the friendliest message your nation gets is that if your country sinks underwater, a nearby island […]

Climate Change: Time For Talking Is Over


Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 26, 2015 (SKNIS):   Candidate for the post of Commonwealth Secretary General in St. Kitts St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris on Thursday (June 25) met with Baroness Patricia Scotland, candidate for the post of Commonwealth Secretary General. At the beginning […]

Baroness Patricia Scotland Visits St. Kitts and Nevis