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By Sir Ronald Sanders 2013 was not a good year for any of the 14 independent member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – not even for three of the four commodity-exporting nations Belize, Guyana and Suriname, despite their economic growth. The fourth commodity-exporting country, Trinidad and Tobago, had no […]

2013: A year of Lost Opportunities for Caribbean Countries


By Mikael Barfod, EU Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean It has been five years since CARIFORUM1 and European Union (EU) member states came together in Barbados on 15 October 2008 to officially sign a trade and development agreement that would alter the way both regions do business together […]

EPA – Five Years Later!


PRESS RELEASE       Basseterre, St. Kitts,  (August 8, 2013) Policy-makers in St. Kitts and Nevis have proven once again that being the smallest independent nation within the Eastern Caribbean – both in terms of land mass and population  – does not have to be a liability.   In an era […]

St. Kitts and Nevis In Lead Position Within OECS



As part of the activities for Financial Information Month 2012, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host, for the first time, an ECCU Business Innovation Contest for High School students. The theme for Financial Information Month (FIM) 2012, “Challenge Yourself: Innovate-Compete-Succeed!” recognises the importance of innovation in the current […]

ECCB Launches Its First Ever ECCU Innovation Contest for High ...


CONSULTATON ADDRESSES CHALLENGE OF FOSTERING GROWTH Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 07, 2012 (SKNIS): “The Challenge of Fostering Economic Growth given the Conditions in the Global and Domestic Economy” is the theme under which this year’s St. Kitts and Nevis’ National Consultation on the Economy will be held. As such, Tuesday, […]

CONSULTATON ADDRESSES CHALLENGE OF FOSTERING GROWTH


PRESS RELEASE An Opening Ceremony signaled the start of a Rural Tourism Business Lab Course in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis on June 4, 2012, at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Conference Room in Fortlands, Basseterre. The Course is sponsored by the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), […]

YABT Commences Rural Tourism Business Lab Course in Federation



The Water Services Department is hosting a week of activities to celebrate World Water Day, which is held annually on March 22nd as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The staff of the department will be engaging […]

Water for Islands – Turning Challenges into Opportunities