August 8, 2020

Sion Hill Government School in St. Vincent innovates with agriculture to improve literacy!

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By Tracey Warner-Arnold From OECS/USAID Early Learners Program Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — As part of the OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) within the Education Development Management Unit of the OECS Commission, small grants were provided to support school-based reading intervention projects.  Sion Hill Government School in St. Vincent chose to combine agriculture with reading to […]

Caribbean Life’s Caribbean RoundUp

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life Antigua Antigua and Barbuda recently hosted a two-day conference aimed at helping people with disabilities live independently, be included, and participate in their societies on an equal footing in the Eastern Caribbean. The conference, which was hosted by the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat, was addressed by Prime Minister Gaston Browne […]

World Bank approves US$20 million credit for Grenada’s transition to a resilient blue economy

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By Hannah McDonald-Moniz External Affairs Officer, The World Bank Courtesy The World Bank Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — WASHINGTON —The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a US$20 million credit to support Grenada’s transition to a resilient blue economy. The Second Fiscal Resilience and Blue Growth Development Policy Credit fosters reforms to support fiscal sustainability, […]

Caribbean Life’s Roundup

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life Caribbean Progress has been made in reducing new infections and AIDS-related deaths, but these gains appear weak. This is according to a new report titled “Communities at the Center-The response to HIV in the Caribbean”, which was released ahead of World Aids Day 2019 on December 1 with the […]

94 schools across the OECS benefit from grants to improve literacy

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By Tracey Warner-Arnold Branding & Marking Consultant for the OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — Canaries Infant School (Saint Lucia) Uses Grant to Improve Boys Reading Levels! As part of the OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) within the Education Development Management Unit of the OECS Commission, small grants were provided under the […]

OECS Educators become literacy changemakers!

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OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — The Early Learners Programme (ELP) within the Education Development Management Unit of the OECS facilitated the attendance of 35 Educators throughout the OECS at the International Literacy (ILA) conference in October 2019. The ILA supports literacy and assessment experts through featured cutting-edge research, classroom practices and […]

Intraregional Trade: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to export largest single shipment of livestock to Grenada

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Monday, November 4, 2019 — The bilateral agri-export agreement between Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines continues to grow from strength to strength. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is set to export a shipment of 100 heads of cattle and 400 pigs to Grenada on November 17, 2019. This export valued at $0.5 million will be […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court launches Mediation Public Education Campaign

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ECSC – an Institution of the OECS Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Dominica Circuit launched the Court’s Connected Mediation Public Education 2019 and Beyond Programme on Friday, October 4, with support from the Canadian-funded Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The purpose of the media launch was to sensitize the media, […]

Best places for honeymoon goers in the Caribbean islands

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With dozens of beautiful places surrounding the Caribbean islands, it is hard to decide which destination is your dream destination. Nearly every island provides soft sands, crystal clear ocean water, tropical breezes, and resorts to make the dream come true. There are more than 20 islands in the Caribbean that are tempting for the honeymoon […]

Grenada visitor arrivals showing strong results in 2019

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From Caribbean News Now ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – On the heels of double-digit growth and a landmark total visitor arrival of 528,077 in 2018, the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is delighted to report positive growth in total visitor arrivals of one percent for the first half of 2019.  The destination welcomed a total of 318,559 […]