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By Sir Ronald Sanders     (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS.  He is also Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own.)   The […]

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity

  PRESS RELEASE   Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Financial stakeholders from the Caribbean region and further afield are presently attending the fourth edition of the Caribbean Forum at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort which was organized by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in collaboration with the Government of St. Kitts […]

IMF And St. Kitts and Nevis Put On Caribbean Forum ...

  Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 03, 2015 (SKNIS):   A delegation from International Monetary Fund (IMF) met with St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris today at Government Headquarters.   The IMF delegation indicated that the meeting was held to provide the […]

Prime Minister Meets with IMF Team

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, AUGUST 13TH 2013 (CUOPM) – The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has taken control of two indigenous banks in Anguilla. “After due consultation with the Monetary Council, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has been directed by the Monetary Council to exercise the powers conferred on it […]

ECCB Takes Control Of Anguilla’s Two Indigenous Banks

PRESS RELEASE       Basseterre, St. Kitts,  (August 8, 2013) Policy-makers in St. Kitts and Nevis have proven once again that being the smallest independent nation within the Eastern Caribbean – both in terms of land mass and population  – does not have to be a liability.   In an era […]

St. Kitts and Nevis In Lead Position Within OECS

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday August 6, 2013 Jamaica is celebrating its 51st anniversary of political independence from Britain on Tuesday with the country’s lauding the achievements in sports, education, and the creative arts while encouraging nationals not to give up in the midst of hardships. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen said Jamaicans […]

Jamaica Celebrates 51st Anniversary Independence

By Sir Ronald Sanders By the time this commentary is read, Heads of Government of the 15-nation Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) will have celebrated the 40th anniversary of the inter-governmental organisation.   There is cause for celebration, but there is also reason for lamentation. Heads of Government will have rightly pointed […]

CARICOM at 40: An Alternative Agenda

By Sir Ronald Sanders 2012 dawns on a gloomy horizon for the 15 countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). It is a dawn whose breaking, although foretold, was largely ignored. If the inertia continues in the vague hope that external conditions will improve to the extent that global buoyancy will […]

Crunch Time: The Caribbean in 2012