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BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis is to benefit from a World Bank’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) US$8.75 million grant to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable management of fragile marine ecosystems in the Eastern Caribbean, including the protection of over 100,000 hectares of marine habitat. Permanent […]

St. Kitts and Nevis Gets Funding To Manage Marine ...


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 ...




PRESS RELEASE The Commission predicts that FDI will rise by between 15% and 25% in 2011 compared with 2010, but points out that the region should implement policies focused on innovation in order to better absorb the benefits of investment flows. In 2010, Latin America and the Caribbean was the […]

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WAS THE REGION WITH THE ...



Basseterre, St. Kitts Chart-topping Reggae artist and founding member of the world renowned Reggae group UB40, Ali Campbell has joined the line-up for this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on desisland from June 23-25, 2011. As UB40’s lead singer, Ali Campbell has sold over 60 million […]

UB40’S Ali Campbell Joins the Line-Up for the 15th Annual ...



LONDON:   Two major initiatives were launched by the St. Kitts Tourism Authority this month, to mark the inaugural Tourism Week, an annual week-long celebration of St. Kitts culture, its heritage and beauty, food and hospitality.  Complementing Tourism Month in St. Kitts, which runs throughout October, the 2010 St. Kitts […]

ST. KITTS FLAVOURS HIT LONDON DURING ST. KITTS UK TOURISM ...


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Thursday, September 02, 2010 By Chris Gray A delegation of Caribbean tourism ministers will next week put pressure on the new government over plans to reform Air Passenger Duty.Tourism ministers from six islands will meet coalition government ministers as well as airline bosses to push for a better deal for […]

Caribbean Lobbies Over APD Changes


By Sir Ronald Sanders “…. He that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed”: Shakespeare, Othello Several Caribbean countries could be stigmatized globally if they support a proposition to topple the global ban on commercial whaling and legitimize […]

Save the Caribbean’s Standing: Sink the Yen for Whales



St. Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network (SKSTMN) At 11:30am on Friday November 13th, 2009 the Sea Turtle Hotline received a call from concerned business owners Gary and Mary Pereira, reporting that a large sea turtle was caught in the salt pond adjacent to Major’s bay beach and was attempting to […]

Female Hawksbill Sea Turtle Rescued from Major’s Bay Salt Pond


GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) The 30th Heads of Government Conference of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which was expected to be contentious, with migration and intra-regional trade rows threatening to disrupt the discussions, ended last evening with significant progress being made in several areas. Global Economic and Financial Crisis Recognizing that several […]

Important CARICOM Heads of Government Conference Achieves Significant Progress


When heads of government of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) meet in early July, a big responsibility will fall on the shoulders of Guyana’s President Bharat Jagdeo as chairman to heal the wounds that are causing the regional project to haemorrhage. President Jagdeo will have to dig deep […]

Caricom Leaders Must Move The Region Forward Or Pay The ...