September 19, 2019

Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis commends the efforts of His Majesty King Mohammed VI for peace and stability in the world

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Article relayed with the authorization of the Moroccan press agency Friday, July 26, 2019 – Rabat, Morocco – Timothy Sylvester Harris, Prime Minister of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, welcomed on Thursday in Rabat the efforts of His Majesty King Mohammed VI in favor of the peace and stability in the world. “We salute […]

Concacaf: Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis roll in CU17 Qualifying

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BRADENTON, Florida – Group D of 2019 Concacaf Under-17 Championship Qualifying resumed on Thursday with Puerto Rico and Saint Kitts and Nevis taking home clean sheet victories. The Boricuas got a score in each half to top Martinique 2-0. Jose Luis Lopez broke the deadlock in the 27’ before Leandro Antonetti doubled the margin in the 47’ to polish off the scoreline. In the day’s […]

Another Caribbean nation to legalize medical cannabis, decriminalize adult use

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By Matt Lamers From Marijuana Business Daily After 15 months of public consultation, Saint Kitts and Nevis is ready to follow regional neighbors in developing a medical cannabis industry. In a statement to the National Assembly, Prime Minister Timothy Harris said the government will present necessary bills to facilitate the country’s new public policy direction […]

OECS to hold Blue Economy Seminars in Member States

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The sensitisation will create awareness on marine spatial planning and the Blue Economy in participating countries of the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP) Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — Transitioning to a Blue Economy is critical to ensuring continued economic growth in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), given that the marine space of small island […]

Saint Lucia Mango Festival

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First Saint Lucia Mango Festival gathered 500 visitors! Tuesday, September 11, 2018 — The OECS and EU sponsored Saint Lucia Mango Festival held last week met all expectations as the event brought together 16 exhibitors and 500 participants at the Constitution Park in Castries. The festival aimed at raising public awareness on the Mango Biodiversity […]

Are the Caribbean’s wealthy new citizens a lifeline or a liability?

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By Sophie Hares From Reuters ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, July 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – I nvesting in the tropical Mount Cinnamon Resort in Grenada, with its white sand beaches, buys more than a slice of paradise – it comes with citizenship and a passport with visa-free entry to almost 130 countries. Few who take up […]

Protravel International Agents share their favorite Caribbean hot spots in support of the ‘One Caribbean Family’ Ambassador Campaign

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Protravel Joins the Campaign to Educate Travelers that They Can Support the Caribbean by Visiting the Region This Fall and Winter NEWS PROVIDED BY Protravel International NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Protravel International – one of the travel industry’s leading luxury travel agencies with an award-winning reputation – is joining the “One […]

OECS signs agreement to support blue economy transition

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From Trinidad Guardian CASTRIES, St. Lucia, – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) says the commitment to sustainable growth and resilience of the Caribbean’s blue economy has been strengthened with the signing of a US$6.3 million grant agreement for the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP). The signing in the United States follows negotiations in […]

CIECA 2017 investment delegation visits allies in the Caribbean

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By Agencies From Taiwan News In order to strengthen cooperation with the Caribbean region, the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA) organized the “2017 Investment Delegation to allies in the Caribbean”, with the objective of conducting a survey of development of industry and economy of four countries, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Federation […]

Health facilities in seven Caribbean countries to be transformed to be disaster resistant

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A UK-funded PAHO project will make safer and greener health facilities in Dominica, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Lucia to deliver care in disasters. Bridgetown, Barbados, June 7, 2017 (PAHO / WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) selected 16 hospitals and health centers in seven Caribbean countries […]