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Rohan Walters The historic timelines for the abolition of slavery by two of our most dominant colonist is set out below. 1. In July 1833, a Bill to abolish slavery throughout the British Empire passed in the House of Commons, followed by the House of Lords on 1st August. There has […]

A Case for Ideological Slavery in the Workplace?

By Sir Ronald Sanders The countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), with the exception of Guyana and Suriname, are each experiencing severe decline in their economies. The small Leeward and Windward Islands are worst affected, and so too is Barbados. Governments are struggling to find ways in […]

Where are Businesses in Caribbean Business?

UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague said the United Kingdom remains a reliable partner for the region. ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Monday January 23, 2012 – The Caribbean is to receive £75 million (US$116.5 million) in development projects from the United Kingdom over four years to […]

UK Boosts Caribbean Aid

St. Kitts and Nevis Boasts Highest Fixed Broadband Subscription Rates in Latin America and the Caribbean Basseterre, St. Kitts An international report says St. Kitts and Nevis boasts the highest fixed broadband subscription rates in the Latin American/Caribbean region and even higher than some developed economies.

Fixed Broadband Highest in St. Kitts and Nevis

Press Release The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for an amount equivalent to SDR 52.51 million (about US$84.5 million) with St. Kitts and Nevis. The arrangement will support the authorities’ economic program, coupled with a comprehensive debt restructuring, to restore […]

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$84.5 Million Stand-By Arrangement with ...

The company OneTogether, recently launched a series of workshops designed to aid individuals towards understanding the concept of “mind over matter”. The workshops are intended to facilitate a shift in a person’s perspectives in handling stressful mental, emotional and physical situations. The goal is to enable self empowerment for each […]


Published  Friday 20 March 2009 CASTRIES, St Lucia: OECS Chairman, Prime Minister Tillman Thomas of Grenada feels the current global economic downturn makes now an even more opportune time for small countries like those in the OECS to strengthen ties and work closer together. Thomas delivered the feature address at […]

Opportune Time for Deeper Integration Says OECS Chairman