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The Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations
Sir Ronald Sanders   Questioning the relevance and value of the Commonwealth of Nations is nothing new – for such has occurred ever since the modern Commonwealth was created in 1949. However, doubts have intensified in recent time about the voluntary association of now 53 countries. Claims are repeatedly made […]

The Commonwealth’s Future – Part 1


Easter Read-A-Thon winner Morel Knight of the Tucker Clarke Primary School
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Avid reader Morel Knight of the Tucker Clarke Primary School was recently named overall winner of the 18th annual Charles A. Halbert Public Library Easter Read-A-Thon.   Morel competed against 34 children who hailed from George Moody Stewart Primary, Sky Academy, Immaculate Conception Catholic School, […]

Easter Read-A-Thon Promotes Good Reading Habits  




Dr Cameron Wilkinson
ROTARY SPEAKS Presented By PP Cameron Wilkinson Basseterre, St Kitts (10 August 2013): One of the Past Presidents of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga (RCL), Dr. Cameron Wilkinson, presented a brief overview of the history of the RCL at the Club’s recent 2013 Installation & 10th Anniversary Awards Banquet held […]

Brief History of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga


ACP Secretary General Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas.
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Wednesday September 5, 2012 – Concern is being voiced by the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states over a new European policy that may result in the exclusion of some countries from bilateral aid. The Europe Commissions Agenda for Change outlines an altered approach towards European […]

Caribbean Could Be Cut From EU Bilateral Aid


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FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 5 June 2012 As the world gears up for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), World Environment Day is an opportunity to highlight the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world. This year’s theme, “Green Economy: Does […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY MESSAGE



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A NEW IDEAS CONTEST CALLS FOR PROPOSALS TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN THE CARIBBEAN • The 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean was launched on February 15, 2012. • Awards of up to US$200,000 are offered for projects and enterprises which promote energy efficiency and access to renewable […]

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN THE CARIBBEAN COMPETITION


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By Cyndie Demming March 8, 2012 Carol Bellamy’s wise words still resonate with many of us, “The economic benefits of investing in children have been extensively documented. Investing fully in children today will ensure the well-being and productivity of future generations for decades to come. What is needed now are […]

Girl … Let Your Light Shine Bright


Mrs Astona Browne - OECS Commissioner Designate
Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 8th 2011 (CUOPM) – Former Permanent Secretary in the defunct Ministry of National Security, Mrs. Astona Browne has been appointed St. Kitts and Nevis OECS Commissioner-designate and will head up the Regional Integration and Diaspora Affairs Unit.

Astona Browne Appointed OECS Commissioner-designate



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LaRocque told he gets an institution with an ambitious agenda BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, AUGUST 15TH 2011 CARICOM Chairman, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has told the region’s top civil servant that he has been bequeathed an institution with an ambitious agenda whose scope is […]

PM Douglas Installs New CARICOM Secretary General


By Sir Ronald Sanders The 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries should use the strength of their combined number and access to their natural resources to demand a voice in global economic and financial arrangements that directly affect their economic well-being and the welfare of their people.

Wanted: A leader for the ACP


Press Release The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for an amount equivalent to SDR 52.51 million (about US$84.5 million) with St. Kitts and Nevis. The arrangement will support the authorities’ economic program, coupled with a comprehensive debt restructuring, to restore […]

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$84.5 Million Stand-By Arrangement with ...