Wednesday, February 8, 2017    Climate Change will be the main talking point when the OECS Commission stages the third in its Vini Kozé Public Forum Series in Dominica on Friday February 10.   The Forum will be held at the Fort Young Hotel. It will […]

The OECS Public Education Forum Series to be staged in ...

  By Sir Ronald Sanders   I start with the now proven premise that no CARICOM nation is able to prosper on its own. No protestations to the contrary erase the evidence that, without aid from external sources, these countries could not deliver the goods and services that their people […]

Caricom Deficiencies Leading To Fragmentation And Weakness

His Excellency Andres Navarro Garcia, Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic H.E. Andres Navarro Garcia on Tuesday, 30th June 2015 addressed The Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS), delivered a presentation on the current situation regarding relations with Haiti, the regularization […]

CARICOM Ambassadors And Foreign Minister of the DR Meet

Friday, April 10, 2015 marked an historic day in the Summit of the Americas when, for the first time, a US President and a Cuban President shook hands and sat down to discuss matters of common interest to the nations of the Western Hemisphere. St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. […]

Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris Part Of Historic Summit ...

Russell Williams   Some days ago I publicly expressed my concerns that after the swearing in of the new cabinet ministers, that the ministry of technology appeared to have been dropped. I wasn’t unduly worried because I thought that perhaps it would fall under infrastructure along with telecommunications. However, after […]

Technology, No Longer Homeless

Mikael Barfod, Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, European Maritime Day is celebrated annually across the European Union (EU) on 20 May. This is relevant to the Caribbean as large parts of the EU and of course the entire Caribbean have a very close […]


(OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The region has been called to speed up preparations for the onslaught of climate change or face continued damage and consequent revenue losses to their main economic drivers. The call was made by climate experts presenting at the just concluded OECS climate change seminar which […]


By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat) A visit to Guyana by Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro Moros and a Joint Declaration issued by the two governments on August 31 represent a great leap forward in relations between the […]

Guyana-Venezuela: A Great Leap Forward But Need For Vigilance Remains

PRESS RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad. September 2, 2013 Over 35 fisherfolk leaders and resource persons from 17 CARICOM countries met in August in Trinidad and agreed on a four year plan of action which among other things will see fisherfolk in the Caribbean mobilising for stronger representation in the […]

Caribbean Fisherfolk Mobilise For Stronger Representation

Following CARICOM’s decision to set-up a Commission on Reparations about ten (10) days ago the letter below was sent to Heads of Governments of CARICOM, in our opinion it raises many points for consideration, especially the suggestion that a bottom up approach is taken. We are re-producing it here so […]

An Open Letter to the Heads of Government of the ...

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Visiting Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat)   Much media coverage was given to the signing on May 28 in Trinidad of a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) by US Vice President, Joseph Biden, and current Chairman of the […]

“Brutal” Talks and the US-Caribbean Relationship