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BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) Former Jamaica Prime Minister, the Most Honourable PJ Patterson, has endorsed a move by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to form an Economic Union by June this year. “If we are to overcome the many obstacles we face in the region and confront the […]

Former Jamaica Prime Minister Lauds OECS Economic Union



  By Cyndie Demming The least is not our portion, nor are we looking for the most.  We are simply asking for a level playing field, 50/50 in short equality.  The Ministry of Gender Affairs, St Kitts & Nevis launched on Monday 13 July 2009 a Women Issues Manifesto aptly […]

COMMENTARY:The Least Is Not Our Portion



Published on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM): Caribbean leaders are of the view that the recent financial problems posed by two companies in the region may have significant implications for policyholders, depositors and investors. In a statement issued at the just-concluded 12th Inter-Sessional in Belmopan, Belize, the Heads […]

CARICOM Issues Statement On Stanford And CL Financial Problems


Published on Thursday, March 12, 2009 By Dr Mirta Roses Periago, Director Pan American Health Organization Achieving the highest attainable level of health for all people is an objective shared by all the countries of the Hemisphere and that therefore should not be affected by gender or cultural differences. The reality, […]

Commentary: Health, Gender, and Culture


Published on Monday,March 9, 2009 GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA): On March 5, the shares of the great Citigroup, once one of the largest banks and companies in world, traded for only 97 US cents on the New York Stock Exchange. Unfortunately, this is not a unique situation. It has been repeated […]

CLICO Fears Shared By Entire Caribbean



There is no question that the two oil-related initiatives launched by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez – Petro Caribe and ALBA – are life belts to many Caribbean countries, notably Cuba and Jamaica. However, Chavez’s continuation in government is not guaranteed and when he goes it is very likely that the […]

The Chavez Effect: A life belt for the Caribbean