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PRESS RELEASE Joint statement by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Mark Rutte, holder of the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, on the outcome of the United Kingdom referendum President Tusk, […]

Joint statement by the European Union on the outcome of ...

PRESS RELEASE   Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   A new point man has been selected to streamline efficiencies in law enforcement and move forward critical reforms in national security.   At a press conference on Wednesday (May 27), Mr. Osmond Petty was identified as the new Permanent Secretary in the […]

Government Announces Reforms In National Security

Press Release BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, May 12th 2014 (TUCOM) The people of Nevis will not be treated as an afterthought. They will receive fair and equitable treatment from a Team Unity government of which they will be a part. The comforting words of assurance came from Dr the Hon Timothy […]

Dr Harris Committed To Harmony With Nevis

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean Dipomat)   In a commentary on the statement by St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony that there is a grave economic crisis gnawing away at Caribbean countries and “governments are busy […]

Addressing The Caribbean’s “grave economic crisis”

PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 19, 2013 (SKNIS):  Three decades of stability, creativity and prosperity was celebrated on Thursday (September 19) in St. Kitts and Nevis as the twin-island Federation marked 30 years of Independence.   Governor General His Excellency Sir Edmund Wickham Lawrence and Prime Minister the Right […]


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

Caribbean Journal Talked To Dr Girvan about his advice for new CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque Dr Norman Girvan, Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, is one of the foremost experts on Caribbean political economy. Girvan, who was formerly the Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States, […]

Norman Girvan on Irwin LaRocque and the Necessity of a ...

In the article below, the writer reveals how one individual is unilaterally affecting the development of St.Lucia. How many other Caribbean countries are being systematically ‘held back’ by personalities who are more interested in their own ‘position’ than our countries development? Write a comment of your experience. Michael Walker explains […]

Ministry Official Sabotaging Education?

Recent high profile trade disputes involving bananas and sugar have shed some light on the power and influence of the World Trade Organisation ("WTO"). Such rulings have caused many to view the WTO as an international bully which forces countries, usually poorer ones, to take actions that are not in […]

The World Trade Organisation (“WTO”) – How it Affects our ...