November 12, 2019

Cuban Foreign Minister receives the Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

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Reproduced courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cuba (Cubaminrex) Friday, September 21, 2018 — The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, received on Thursday 20th September the Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Hon. Dr. Didacus Jules, who is in Cuba on a work visit. In a […]

OECS Director General extends condolences on passing of former Chief Minister of Montserrat Bertrand Osborne

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — The OECS conveys sincere condolences to the Government and people of Montserrat on the passing of Bertrand Osborne, former Chief Minister. Mr Bertrand Osborne served as Chief Minister of Montserrat from November 1996 to August 1997 during the volcanic crisis and was a member of the Montserrat Legislative Council for 14 years. […]

CEYA Later Pam!

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, July 30, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency officially said farewell to its longest standing Executive Director, Pamela Coke-Hamilton on Friday 27th July 2018 and announced the 2018 Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards (CEYA) to be held this year in November. Pamela-Coke Hamilton joined the Agency at the start of the 10th […]

Jamaica: JN General Insurance to sponsor Caribbean Junior Squash Championships

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From Jamaica Observer JN General Insurance (JNGI) has announced title sponsorship of the 2018 Caribbean Area Squash Association’s (CASA) Junior Championships which will be held in Kingston, Jamaica, from July 8 to 14. The leading insurance company has redoubled its support for the game by headlining the prestigious tournament which will bring the region’s best […]

Hon. Allen Chastanet completes term as Chairman of the OECS Authority with unprecedented achievements in regional cooperation

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From OECS Monday, June 25, 2018 — Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Honourable Allen Chastanet, picked up the torch of the OECS Chairmanship in June of 2017 with an energetic and passionate approach toward the strengthening of functional cooperation among Member States in the face of regional and global economic challenges. Among the areas of […]

Exploring nuclear technologies

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Exploring nuclear technologies to foster agriculture sustainability in the Eastern Caribbean OECS Media Release Friday, June 8, 2018 — A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),), in response to a request from the OECS Commission to support the sustainable development of livestock and plant production systems utilizing nuclear energy, mounted a fact-finding mission […]

OECS Commission observes International Day of Biological Diversity

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 — This year’s theme in observance of International Day for Biological Diversity is “Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity”. This theme was chosen by the Secretariat to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the CBD and to showcase the […]

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme undertakes pilot study on virtual coaching method

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OECS Media release Friday, May 11, 2018 — OECS Member States participating in the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported Early Learners Programme (ELP) have embarked on a pilot study to determine if virtual coaching is a viable support to in-person professional development for teachers in implementing schools. While classroom-based teacher coaching is […]

Small farmers concern OCES

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Small farmers top of concern for new OECS – Brazil – Argentina Agricultural Knowledge Exchange OECS Media Release Friday, April 6, 2018 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States is building upon progress to safeguard the Eastern Caribbean’s agricultural sector through greater access to applied farming technology from South America in the […]

European diplomat says Caribbean women still yet to shatter glass ceiling

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From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC)— A senior European Union diplomat says while women in the Caribbean have made “outstanding strides” in recent years, they, like their European counterparts are still yet to completely shatter the glass ceiling. In a message to mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, the EU Delegation Ambassador to Barbados, the […]