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        Tim Burke – Vice President StrategicTechnology, Liberty Global   CANTO 2017 continues at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic. The 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, is addressing current concerns and challenges in the region and how they can be solved. […]

CANTO 2017 – Looking into the Future

PRESS RELEASE Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell Prime Minister of Grenada Fellow citizens of the Member States of the OECS, I bring you greetings in my capacity as Chairman of the OECS on the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of our Organisation. Every year on June 18th we commemorate […]


  35th Anniversary Speech by Director General of the OECS H.E. Dr. Didacus Jules   Fellow Citizens of the OECS,   On 18th June 1981, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States was formed with the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre by leaders of the Eastern Caribbean who represented a […]


Russell Williams   The other day while having lunch with my son, he suddenly said “look Daddy, I’m upside down when I look in the spoon. Why is that?” he asked.   Now, I want to encourage in my son, a culture or habit that I’ve noticed is lacking in […]

How a lunchtime question turned into a learning opportunity

  Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS)   Nine outstanding citizens were awarded today (September 16) on National Heroes Day for their invaluable contribution and sterling service to national development. In his National Heroes Day address, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris announced the awardees at the wreath-laying ceremony to honour […]

Nine Outstanding Citizens Awarded For Contribution To Nation Building

  Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General International Labour Organizationon the occasion of World Day against Child Labour 12 June 2015 The unacceptable reality is that today millions of children around the world, some as young as five, are still working for their survival and that of their families. Yet progress has […]

Fighting Child Labour With Quality Education

Russell Williams – Educator & Entrepreneur Just a couple of weeks ago, an examination centre in the hitherto anonymous Indian state of Bihar gained notoriety for the rampant cheating taking place at the examination centre there. Many around the world even here in the region scoffed and said it’s not […]

 Education, is No Longer About Learning, Is it all about ...

PRESS RELEASE (Basseterre, St. Kitts)   High School and College Students in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis desirous of pursuing a university education in the near future will have the opportunity to engage in an entertaining and interactive one-day seminar on January 6 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FND’s Conference […]


      A commentary by Neville Bartlette   Date: Fri November 21, 2014   There certainly has been a lot of mudslinging and mistrust at the centre of the situation at the Basseterre High School. Yet there is another side to the story worth a mention.   The BHS […]

The Other Side In The BHS Saga

The OECS Commission has commenced work towards establishing a Network of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Training and Education project. The Tourism Training Network, via support from the 10th European Development Fund, is envisioned to comprise nine lead partner institutions from the respective OECS Member States and seeks to facilitate […]

OECS Network of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Training and ...