September 28, 2022

Owner of the longest standing CBI programme, St Kitts and Nevis, takes top spot at this year’s annual CBI Index

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CARIBPR WIRE, Basseterre, Aug. 24, 2022: The Caribbean nation of St Kitts and Nevis tops this year’s CBI Index rankings for offering one of the best citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes in the world. St Kitts and Nevis was rated against 12 other countries with operational CBI programmes, which, in 2022, include Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, […]

OPINION: St Kitts secret deal with Leclanche

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Power Play! …the secret deal with Harris, SKELEC and Leclanché by CNS Correspondent St. Kitts & Nevis is experiencing a serious power problem; both in terms of a “power” generation capability for electricity and the exercise of power in political governance. Now, the big quation is not “if”, but “how much” of taxpayers’ dollars have […]

OECS Member States win at 2022 Caribbean Travel Awards!

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021 — Members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) emerged winners in several categories of the Caribbean Travel Awards 2022, defying the challenges of a global pandemic that dealt a devastating blow to the main revenue generating industry for Eastern Caribbean countries.  OECS Member States have had to strategically pivot their […]

Enhancing intra-regional trade to mitigate the effects of the pandemic

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By Cinthia JEREMY Thursday, April 22, 2021 — The Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Martinique (CCIM) organize an online meeting between Caribbean companies on April 29th, 2021 from 3PM to 5.30PM (AST). Companies from all sectors will be able to meet new partners and secure strategic […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

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Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

The UWI Open Campus to confer Honorary Degree on St Kitts and Nevis National

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Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus will confer an honorary degree on Sir Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton, current Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis at its 2019 graduation ceremony slated for Antigua and Barbuda on Saturday, October 12 at […]

Fisheries Ministers meet for 13th Council Meeting on Thursday and Friday in St Kitts and Nevis

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BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, Wednesday, 12 June 2019 (CRFM)—Caribbean Fisheries Ministers will assemble on Thursday and Friday of this week, from 13-14 June, at the Marriott Resort in Frigate Bay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, for the 13th Meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). On the occasion of the Council Meeting, […]

Conclusions of the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 — The annual Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting gathered officials from 53 countries in Geneva, Switzerland on 19 May 2019, to discuss the acceleration of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Four of the six independent Member States of the OECS were represented at the meeting, namely Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Grenada.  The […]

Reconstruction of CBI Programme – A critical imperative for SKN

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April 30th 2019 Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves in 2014 wrote an article on The Idea of Barbados and in it he explains why he believes Caribbean governments could learn from Barbados in searching for solutions to contemporary challenges facing the region. Gonsalves locates Barbados as above  the rest of the region, most highly developed, best infrastructure, best attitudes, uniquely […]

ECCB to issue world’s first blockchain-based digital currency

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From ECCB The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. (Bitt) have signed a contract to conduct a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). The watershed contract was signed on 21 February at the ECCB’s Headquarters in Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis. […]