May 16, 2022

Marketing of Agriculture Commodities and the OECS

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Article Courtesy Hon. Saboto Ceasar, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour Thursday, April 14, 2022 — The history of colonial commercial agriculture in the British West Indies was founded on free labour, conquered land and state consolidated marketing. The former two factors of production were obtained and maintained through coercion, and in […]

OECS declares support for the hosting of World Expo 2030 by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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By Loverly Anthony Head of Communications, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, April 11, 2022 — The Member States of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have declared their support and endorsement for the bid by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to host the World Expo 2030 under the theme ‘’The Era of Change: Leading […]

CAFE EUROPA

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Media release Courtesy of the Embassy of France to the OECS and Barbados By Mrs Hilda Henri Attaché de presse, Embassy of France to the OECS and Barbados and Anthonia LARICHERE-PASCAL Assistant of the Cultural and Cooperation Department, Embassy of France to the OECS and Barbados Tuesday, February 1, 2022 — As part of the French presidency […]

Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba presents credentials to the Director General of the OECS

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Friday, January 21, 2022 — The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), H.E. Bernardo Andrés Toscano Sardiñas presented his Letter of Credence to the Director General Dr. Didacus Jules on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at a ceremony held at the Organisation’s headquarters in Morne Fortune, Castries. Ambassador Toscano […]

Eastern Caribbean Trade and Legal Practitioners benefit from OECS – UWI Collaboration

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By Kyle Garnes Project Manager, ACP TradeCom II, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, December 6, 2021 —  Advancing trade in the Eastern Caribbean Economic Union is a priority for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. In this regard, a specially funded cohort of trade and legal practitioners from the OECS region will benefit from the introduction […]

The Digital Revolution in the OECS unfolds!

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By Alisha Ally Communications Specialist, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States  & Imran Williams Project Manager, CARDTP, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Tuesday, December 7, 2021 — A highly strategic project is gaining momentum in the OECS region. The Caribbean Digital Transformation Project (CARDTP) is funded by the World Bank and is being implemented by the Organisation of Eastern […]

UNWTO AND OECS collaborate on Tourism Development

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will work together to achieve shared objectives. Monday, November 29, 2021 — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will work together to achieve shared objectives. Tourism continues to be a major contributor to regional economic development […]

OECS launches Entrepreneurs Incubation and Acceleration Programme TECHIE

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By Kwesi RobertsTechnical Specialist –Entrepreneurship Development, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, November 29, 2021 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission welcomed the first cohort of entrepreneurs to its incubation and acceleration programme TECHIE; Technology Competitiveness Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This programme is funded by the Compete Caribbean Partnership facility and is being implemented by […]

Education in the OECS: A Path to Reinvention and Innovation

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By Germain Anthony & Tahira Carter Thursday, November 18, 2021 — The unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic on education sectors across the region have exposed critical vulnerabilities and reiterated the urgent need to advance actions toward the harmonisation of educational systems amongst Member States.  The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission continues to work […]

OECS congratulates Antigua and Barbuda on 40th Anniversary of Independence

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Monday, November 1, 2021 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) extends to the Government and people of Antigua and Barbuda warm congratulations on the occasion of the nation’s 40th Anniversary of Independence today, November 1, 2021. A virtual flag-raising ceremony was held at the OECS headquarters in Saint Lucia to commemorate the event. The […]