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        Wednesday, February 8, 2017    Climate Change will be the main talking point when the OECS Commission stages the third in its Vini Kozé Public Forum Series in Dominica on Friday February 10.   The Forum will be held at the Fort Young Hotel. It will […]

The OECS Public Education Forum Series to be staged in ...


Castries Saint Lucia:   The first ever OECS Business Council retreat began on Monday July 20th 2015, under the theme: “Converging the development agenda together.” President of the OECS Business Council Gorden Charles says the OECS Business Council will focus on enhancing customer satisfaction. Charles says besides looking at their […]

OECS Business Council Formed


  PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   CBI Programme Critical To The Advancement  Of St. Kitts and Nevis The government has taken firm steps to address concerns about the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, which upon assuming office faced challenges described by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. […]

CBI Programme Critical To Advancement



  COMMENTARY G.A.Dwyer Astaphan, Thursday, March 26, 2015   The Prime Minister announced last night that effective April 7, 2015, VAT will no longer be payable on food, medicine and funerals.   Now he and his colleagues must ensure that the savings actually reach consumers. This means that they must […]

Let’s Just Do It, Man!


Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 29, 2012 (SKNIS): Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon have a clearer understanding of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) thanks to a series of activities designed by the St. Kitts-based EPA Implementation Unit of the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

LOCALS TO BE UPDATED ON CARIFORUM-EU EPA OPPORTUNITIES


PRESS RELEASE Three and a half years after the signing of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) the regional private sector has been urged to get on board, instead of passively standing on the sidelines. The admonition has come from Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the […]

Caribbean Export-EU Media Launch



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?


By Russell Williams On Sat. 11th June, the Caribbean Association of Industry & Commerce (CAIC) 6th Annual Conference was held in St. Kitts-Nevis This was the first time I attended a CAIC conference, but within a half hour I was already experiencing a sense of deja vue. Once again it […]

Caribbean Association of Industry & Commerce (CAIC) 6th Annual Conference ...