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PRESS RELEASE The European Union continues to assist St. Lucia following the heavy rains in December 2013 that caused tremendous infrastructure damage. On 26 April EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod signed a EC$19 million (Euro 6.2 million) financing agreement with St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony that will go towards […]

EU signs agreement with St. Lucia to assist with infrastructure ...

By Sir Ronald Sanders             A common market in CARICOM would lead to  substantial rise in regional exports   A common market in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries would lead to a substantial rise in the regional exports. This is one of the findings of a new […]

Caribbean Countries: Trapped?

Russell Williams While on my morning walk, I frequently listen to an audio book. Last week I heard the story of a young man who later went onto become a successful businessman. He got his start at a beverage company in the US, where his father was a delivery driver, […]

The Caribbean, Are We Really Developing States?

Basseterre St. Kitts 2nd April 2014 Mona White of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre made a presentation to stakeholders at the St. Kitts – Nevis Chamber of Industry & Commerce conference room as part of a sensitisation exercise to inform interested persons in the twin-island federation of the opportunities available […]

Inventors Invited to Apply for Funding

By Sir Ronald Sanders The 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries should use the strength of their combined number and access to their natural resources to demand a voice in global economic and financial arrangements that directly affect their economic well-being and the welfare of their people.

Wanted: A leader for the ACP

By Lorna Callender THIS WEEK, we witnessed the stirring of a hornet’s nest. Deep down within us we sensed alarm, fear, and a primordial panic … all because of land. There was an underlying anxiety that we were again becoming a landless people; we began to relive the hopelessness our […]

What happens When We Become ‘asset poor’ And Are Still ...