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Editorial Comment We received this unsolicited commentary a few weeks ago and debated long within the team about whether to publish it. We decided to do so as most of us were convinced by the clear setting out of the writer’s arguments and concerns.   G.A.Dwyer Astaphan   Certain bad […]


PRESS RELEASE The 18th Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture, 5th Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Book Award and Best Corporate Citizen Awards Among ECCU Commercial Banks will be held on Wednesday, 6 November 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters, Bird Rock

ECCB Hosts 18th Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture and Awards ...

PRESS RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad. September 2, 2013 Over 35 fisherfolk leaders and resource persons from 17 CARICOM countries met in August in Trinidad and agreed on a four year plan of action which among other things will see fisherfolk in the Caribbean mobilising for stronger representation in the […]

Caribbean Fisherfolk Mobilise For Stronger Representation

Basseterre, St Kitts This esteemed awardee, Mrs. Jacqulin Davis-Christopher, was born in the western most parish of Jamaica, Westmoreland; a parish that history credits as the home of a major event which changed the course of Jamaica’s history. In short, Westmoreland ushered in universal adult suffrage in the mid-1940s and […]

Tribute To Jacqulin Christopher, Jamaica 50 SKN Awardee

PUBLIC LECTURE The University of West Indies has partnered with the UNESCO National Scientific Slave Route Project Committee to host the first of two public lectures starting at 7:00pm on Tuesday November 8th 2011 at its campus in The Gardens Basseterre St. Kitts. Students, Teachers, Principles, Citizens and the General […]

Resistance in St. Kitts

Basseterre, St. Kitts August 25th 2011 (CUOPM) – The Council of Legal Education (CLE) meets here early next month. The Council is made up of Attorneys General of member Governments; the Chief Justices, the practicing legal profession, the Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of the West […]

Council of Legal Education Meets In St. Kitts Next Week

Caribbean Journal Talked To Dr Girvan about his advice for new CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque Dr Norman Girvan, Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, is one of the foremost experts on Caribbean political economy. Girvan, who was formerly the Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States, […]

Norman Girvan on Irwin LaRocque and the Necessity of a ...

KINGSTON, Jamaica The University of the West Indies (UWI) has formally launched the Rex Nettleford Foundation in memory of the late cultural icon who left his indelible mark on the institution. The foundation will support scholars and programmes that promote the strengthening of West Indian society in the areas of […]

UWI Launches Rex Nettleford Foundation

Kingston, Jamaica Jamaica has far to go in the development of its ICT sector, but right now, in the eyes of five delegates from St. Kitts and Nevis, the third largest island in the Caribbean is model material.

Jamaica Leads St. Kitts & Nevis Study Tour to Develop ...

By Sir Hilary Beckles The University of the West Indies is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a major conference on the theme Rethinking And Rebuilding Haiti. I am very keen to provide an input into this exercise because for too long there has been a popular […]

The Hate and The Quake