October 21, 2021

INTERREG CARES : Caribbean Medical experts meet in Guadeloupe to discuss advancements in health cooperation

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Monday, June 24, 2019 — The Regional Health Agency of Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélémy, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and major healthcare stakeholders of Guadeloupe and Martinique convened the 2nd Steering Committee of the INTERREG CARES project “Cooperation, Accessibility, Referrals, E-information System”, in Guadeloupe on June 14-15 2019. The 5 million Euro project aims to […]

Communiqué of the 67th Meeting of the OECS Authority

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Friday, June 21, 2019 — The Sixty-Seventh Meeting of the OECS Authority was held at the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa, Antigua and Barbuda, on June 18th 2019, under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. The Meeting was preceded by an Opening Ceremony on June 16th 2019 where remarks were […]

Saint Lucian Sophie Klein wins TEECA Caribbean Entrepreneurship Challenge and EUR 10,000 to develop her business

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From Communications Unit Territorial Collectivity of Martinique Wednesday, June 12, 2019 — The final of the TEECA Caribbean Entrepreneurship Challenge was held on June 6 at the Domaine de la Pagerie in Martinique. President Alfred Marie-Jeanne awarded 19 year old Saint Lucian Sophie Klein with the winning prize, a EUR 10,000 grant to develop her project “JOIE” which […]

Council of Ministers’ Meeting for Environmental Sustainability to be held in Martinique

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — The 6th Meeting of the Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability (COMES 6) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in Martinique from 15-17 May 2019, under the theme “Towards a Sustainable Caribbean Society.” WHAT The 6th Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability Meeting brings together Government Officials, Representatives of International and Regional […]

2800 OECS Youth set to benefit from French Educational and Work Space exchange

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By Sisera Simon Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — Approximately two thousand eight hundred (2800) primary and secondary school students, and their teachers, are expected to benefit from the Linguistic Exchanges and Innovative Learning through Mobility (ELAN) Project – a two year activity valued at 3 million Euros under the Interreg Caraïbes Programme, which seeks to encourage plurilingualism […]

Five female student entrepreneurs from OECS advance to the finals of the TEECA Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

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Friday, March 22, 2019 — The Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean (TEECA) Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinal boot camp held in Saint Lucia last week ended successfully with five female student entrepreneurs from the OECS selected by the jury for the finals. The two-day event was dedicated to OECS tertiary level students who had applied to […]

Belgian-Caribbean singer Charlotte Adigéry wants to tell you her story

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By Selim Bulut From DAZED Before she plays her debut London headline show, the rising artist gives us an insight into her imaginative musical universe Charlotte Adigéry is a great storyteller. On Zandoli, the Belgian-Caribbean artist’s second EP, Adigéry sings sharp, observational tales about the strange world we all inhabit. On “Cursed and Cussed”, she conjures images of […]

The good, bad and ugly sides to Caribbean cruises: excellent island-hopping, but what about the waste?

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By Tim Pile From South China Morning Post The good Cruising is the fastest-growing sector of the tourist industry and the Caribbean is the world’s most popular cruise destination. Two dozen lines ply West Indian waters during the peak months, from December to April. Vessels range from vast floating resorts equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities […]

Norwegian Air: U.S.-Caribbean routes will not return

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By Ben Mutzabaugh From USA Today European low-cost giant Norwegian Air will not return to the Caribbean once its current seasonal service comes to an end this spring. While Norwegian is perhaps best known to Americans for offering dozens of trans-Atlantic routes to Europe, the carrier also flies several routes from the USA and Canada […]

Destination of the week

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Watch ‘ESSENCE Escapes’: A Visit To Martinique Is The Caribbean Girls Trip You’ve Been Waiting On By Charli Penn From ESSENCE There’s nothing like escaping from your daily routine to find the blissful beaches and fun-loving vibes the Caribbean offers, especially with your girls. If you’re in search of the perfect blend of culture, cuisine […]