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FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 5 June 2012 As the world gears up for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), World Environment Day is an opportunity to highlight the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world. This year’s theme, “Green Economy: Does […]


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 Basseterre, St Kitts: 1st June 2011 The Government of St Kitts and Nevis announced today that it is to seek the cooperation of its creditors in the restructuring of its public debt stock, which is approximately US$1 billion. This exercise will address the severe payment challenges associated with […]


By Orita Bailey The long awaited Community Technology Project, funded by the World Bank through the ECTEL, the Caribbean Telecommunications Authority was finally handed over to the Ministry of Education and the local Dieppe Bay Community Tuesday in a brief ceremony.

Dieppe Bay Community Technology Project Launched

By Orita Bailey On Wednesday morning the Principal of Beach Allen Primary School, Basseterre was able to take charge of a fully functioning computer lab. Local business The IT Facility donated a PC, some 40 man hours and their expertise to increase the number of seats from 5 to 17, […]

Local IT Company Gives New Lease of Life to School’s ...

  By Dawn Marie Roper Panos Caribbean, Kingston, Jamaica “Karipanou” or “Our Caribbean” is the newest alliance formed to support environmental sustainability in the Caribbean.  Karipanou was created to engage Caribbean people more in the governance and management of the natural resources in the region.  The Karipanou alliance was launched […]

New Environmental Alliance Launched In The Caribbean

By Alecia Daniel-Blake PART 1: The Beginnings In the not too distant past, there had been much “water talk.” Residents were encouraged to conserve water because of the recent drought which was gripping St. Kitts and Nevis and the Eastern Caribbean. World Water Day, celebrated March 22, acknowledged the importance […]

The Basseterre Valley Aquifer, Churning the Waters Toward Conservation

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) – The new Treaty of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will be signed in the St. Kitts capital in December. This was disclosed Friday in Anguilla by Grenada’s Prime Minister Hon. Tillman Thomas at the conclusion of the historic 50th meeting of the OECS […]

New Treaty of Basseterre to be Signed in St. Kitts ...