July 25, 2021

Dominica protesters block airport roads in Election fight/Saint Lucian police deployed to Dominica ahead of General Election

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AP From VOA News Dominica protesters block airport roads in Election fight ROSEAU, DOMINICA – Protesters trying to cancel national elections have blocked roads leading to the main airport on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Supporters of the opposition United Workers’ Party set up burning roadblocks on the two main roads leading to Douglas-Charles […]

Martinique based ‘Association Kreol’ explores areas of collaboration with Saint Lucian partners as part of the INTERREG TEECA Project

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From OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Friday, November 29, 2019 — Cultural entertainment organisation ‘Association Kreol’ recently completed a Business Immersion exercise in Saint Lucia as part of the INTERREG Funded Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean (TEECA) project. Founder of ‘Association Kreol’ Danielle René-Corail, who currently organises multiple shows in Martinique, completed the Business Immersion […]

Martinique based company airZoon launches Wi-Fi advertising platform in Saint Lucia as part of the INTERREG TEECA project

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From OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Monday, November 4, 2019 — Martinique Technology Company airZoon has successfully completed intensive negotiations and launched a Wi-Fi advertising platform at popular restaurants in Saint Lucia with the support of the INTERREG Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean project (TEECA project). Founder of airZoon Steve Bercy who currently provides the same services […]

Saint Lucian film maker facilitates OECS film production webinar

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — ROSEAU, Dominica: The OECS Competitive Business Unit recently partnered with award-winning Saint Lucian filmmaker, Davina Lee, to host a regional film production webinar aimed at developing and building the film sub-sector in the OECS region. Lee shared her experience as one of the major filmmakers in the OECS region, highlighting the work and accomplishments […]

Saint Lucian author and youth advocate, Loverly Sheridan, wins the coveted Palm Beach Illustrated Educator of the Year Award

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OECS Communications Wednesday, September 25, 2019 — West Palm Beach –  Saint Lucian author and educator, Loverly Sheridan, became the recipient of the prestigious Palm Beach Illustrated Educator of the Year Award at the Norton Museum of Arts in Palm Beach Florida on September 20, 2019. Sheridan emerged as the final winner through public voting from five finalists […]

Eastern Caribbean transition to Green Economy rated as below average in newly released Green Economy Barometer 2018

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Port of Spain, November 6, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in collaboration with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) today released the Eastern Caribbean Green Economy Barometer 2018. A major finding from this ground-breaking document is that the traditional approach of a one-dimensional focus on development through a narrow profit or GDP only […]

New York memorial for Botham Jean

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 19, 2018: A memorial service for Dallas Police shooting victim, Caribbean immigrant Botham Shem Jean, is set to be held in Brooklyn this evening, September 19, 2018. The service is being led by Saint Lucian and Caribbean clergy and community leaders to celebrate the life of […]

Decisions, decisions for Helen’s Healthcare

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From St Lucia Star [It’s no] secret that the government has been holding discussions with Cayman Health City,” Prime Minister Chastanet said this week. “Cayman Health City is the only entity that has proposed to do a joint venture with the government.” But even if the government decides to run with the Cayman Health, there […]

Why music lovers should visit the Caribbean

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By MARK ROGERS From TravelAge West For many travel agents, Caribbean music is probably considered to be a “value add” to a Caribbean vacation. For millennials, this isn’t necessarily the case. A new eye-opening survey shows many millennials note music as the determining factor in where they choose to vacation. An April 2018 survey of […]

Communiqué of the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority

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Friday, June 22, 2018 — The Sixty-Fifth Meeting of the OECS Authority was held at the Harbor Club, Saint Lucia, during the period June 18-19 2018, under the Chairmanship of Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The Meeting was preceded by an Opening Ceremony where remarks were made […]