By Sir Ronald Sanders             A common market in CARICOM would lead to  substantial rise in regional exports   A common market in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries would lead to a substantial rise in the regional exports. This is one of the findings of a new […]

Caribbean Countries: Trapped?

By Russell Williams There has been a lot of China Bashing lately, and now even St. Kitts-Nevis is getting in on the act. The St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce has gone on the offensive appearing to bat for the small local business. Certain pundits have chimed in citing […]

Ease Up On The Chinese Already!

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The commitment of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat to support youth development as well as opportunities available to young people under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) were among key issues discussed by the Community’s Secretary General His Excellency Irwin LaRocque and youth from St. […]

CARICOM Secretary General Dialogues with Local Youth

By Sir Ronald Sanders In this article, the commentator posits that Anguilla is too small and financially vulnerable to seek Independence from the UK, to whom it has been colonised for nearly 400 years. However, the feeling of some Anguilians seems to be that now is the right time. Should […]

Anguilla – Independence Within CARICOM Dimmed?

The following is an excerpt from the Eleventh Sir Archibald Nedd Memorial Lecture, given by Sir Shridath Ramphal. As a history lesson it fits well in the month we celebrate History and Heritage, more importantly it should serve to spur us to action. By Sir Shridath Ramphal It was here […]


By Sir Ronald Sanders The New Year started with a great deal of frustration being publicly expressed over the Caribbean regional integration project which, this year, will have been in construction for forty-three years. Other integration efforts, such as the European Union (EU), which began after the Caribbean Community and […]


St. Kitts and Nevis’ CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs) Ian Richards and Jihan Williams are back in the Federation, after engaging in frank discussions with four Heads of Government from member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) at the first ever Special Summit on Youth Development, in Suriname


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 10TH 2009 (CUOPM) The Nevisian-born President of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC), Mr. Carol Evelyn has warned of dire consequences for the region’s economic future if a single stock exchange is not created within the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping.

Nevis-Born CAIC President Calls For Single Regional Stock Exchange

We are in the height of summer and it is not only the environmental temperature that is rising here in St. Kitts. Election fever has stepped up a pace and raised tempers as well as temperatures. The current slew of court cases brought by the opposition against the government seeks […]


A commentary which highlights among other issues, the current pre-occupation with Caribbean emigration and the how  national concerns impact CARICOM'S free movement of people agenda in the region. Over The course of the Cricket World Cup (CWC) in 2007 my brother received a gift from a guest that stayed at […]


GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) The 30th Heads of Government Conference of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which was expected to be contentious, with migration and intra-regional trade rows threatening to disrupt the discussions, ended last evening with significant progress being made in several areas. Global Economic and Financial Crisis Recognizing that several […]

Important CARICOM Heads of Government Conference Achieves Significant Progress

   Tuesday, March 10, 2009 BELIZE CITY, Belize: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads will focus on the effects of the current global economic and financial crises in the region and possible mitigation actions when they meet on Thursday and Friday in Belize City. The global crisis was discussed last November at […]

CARICOM Heads to meet in Belize on Thursday and Friday