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The world’s oceans—which account for about 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface—are facing diverse challenges ranging from depleted fishery resources to the impacts of climate change, the deterioration of the marine environment, to issues of maritime safety and security, labour conditions for seafarers and the increasingly important issue of […]


Basseterre, St. Kitts, The positive activities of young people in St. Kitts and Nevis will be celebrated in grand style by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment as it seeks to uplift the image of the youth population. Peace Corps Volunteer Connie Howard Leach is spearheading an initiative called the “25 […]


PRESS RELEASE The Commission predicts that FDI will rise by between 15% and 25% in 2011 compared with 2010, but points out that the region should implement policies focused on innovation in order to better absorb the benefits of investment flows. In 2010, Latin America and the Caribbean was the […]


The annual observance of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities was established in 1981. This day of observance aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons living with disabilities in every aspect of their political, social, economic, and cultural life […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3rd 2010

Sir Ronald Sanders Racism and xenophobia have once again emerged in British politics, driven by the very difficult economic situation in which Britain is now mired. The grim reality of racial unease in Britain and its possible consequences were highlighted by an invitation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to […]

Curbing Racism in Britain: Censoring the BBC is not the ...

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

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

When heads of government of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) meet in early July, a big responsibility will fall on the shoulders of Guyana’s President Bharat Jagdeo as chairman to heal the wounds that are causing the regional project to haemorrhage. President Jagdeo will have to dig deep […]

Caricom Leaders Must Move The Region Forward Or Pay The ...

Basseterre – April 7, 2009 The Organization of American States has begun its 2009 Technical Cooperation Programming, and is calling on member countries to submit project concepts to the Secretariat for Integral Development through the official channels, no later than July 31, 2009. In the Federation of St. Kitts and […]

OAS Calls for Project Concepts for its 2009 Technical Cooperation ...