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Sir Ronald Sanders
    By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States. The views expressed are his own)   Luis Almagro, the Secretary-General of the Organisation of American states (OAS), has told political stakeholders in Haiti, including the interim […]

Haiti: Time is running out


Dr. Didacus Jules Director General, OECS   We have all been saturated with news and views on the British vote to exit the European Union in the past week and there is much more to come by way of analysis and revelation as things unfold. Not unexpectedly, the Brexit has […]

A REFLECTION ON THE LESSONS OF BREXIT FOR OECS INTEGRATION




COMMENTARY   By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US; he has served as Ambassador to the EU and the WTO and High Commissioner to the UK)       The 12 English-speaking independent countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have at the […]

BREXIT creates EU-Britain nightmare for the Caribbean


Mr David Massiah President of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL)
  Basseterre, St. Kitts, Projects focusing on skilled labourers and ways to strengthening the collaboration between tripartite partners – government, employers and employees – were some of the outcomes of a national bipartite meeting on Thursday (July 16). Social and economic policy development discussed The one-day session between representatives from […]

Workers And Employers Agree To Collaborate More


Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has strongly condemned the decision by the Dominican Republic to deport persons of Haitian descent, in what the media describes as a “humanitarian tragedy.” The Dominican Republic gave a deadline of June 17, 2015 for […]

Prime Minister Harris Strongly Condemns Actions Of Dominican Republic



Sir Ronald Sanders (Sir Ronald Sanders was Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador in negotiations with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on its “Harmful Tax Competition” scheme)   In naming 30 countries as the “top tax havens in the world”, the European Union (EU) appears to “playing dice” with […]

Remarks by Sir Ronald Sanders on EU Naming Caribbean Tax ...


Brimstone Hill with masquerades
Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 13, 2015 (SKNIS):   Locals will play an integral role in Heritage Perspectives, Culture Snaps and the Bloody Point Kalinago (Carib) Heritage Survey, three projects being undertaken by the Department of Culture.   The first is the Heritage Perspectives Project that involves the video documentation of […]

Department Of Culture Engages Locals In Heritage Projects


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        Press Release     22 December 2014PORT OF SPAIN –   Chargé d’ Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago, Ms. Daniela Tramacere, on behalf of H.E. Ambassador Robert Kopecký, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and […]

EU and ILO to support CARIFORUM Labour, Private Sector and ...



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Mikael Barfod, Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, European Maritime Day is celebrated annually across the European Union (EU) on 20 May. This is relevant to the Caribbean as large parts of the EU and of course the entire Caribbean have a very close […]

OCEAN ENERGY – EUROPE AND THE CARIBBEAN


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Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 17, 2014 (SKNIS):  The Department of Youth Empowerment is preparing to roll out its Youth Service Programme to develop and strengthen the capacity of youth groups to impact their community.   Sessions will be held every Saturday from February 08 to March 08 at the Newtown […]

YOUTH CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME  


Sir Ronald Sanders
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