Regional Posts

Impacts of Climate Change being felt across the OECS

15 , Feb 2017

Facing the reality of Climate Change Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — OECS Member States have been urged to prepare for more extreme weather conditions and natural disasters as a result .. Read More →

CCJ can meet region’s needs

08 , Feb 2017

Jamaican judge, Justice Patrick Robinson, is not buying the argument that the Caribbean Court of Justice cannot replace the Privy Council. He made the comment in an interview before the .. Read More →

Caribbean embraces fisheries collaboration between CRFM and Norway

04 , Feb 2017

Belize City, Friday, 3 February 2017 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and a team of Norwegian experts have concluded a successful two-week fact-finding mission in the Caribbean aimed at .. Read More →

Country Needs Assessment commences in Anguilla

03 , Feb 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017 — A team from the OECS Commission commenced a four-day Country Needs Assessment (CNA) mission in Anguilla on Tuesday January 31, 2017. The CNA mission involves .. Read More →

Exploring Geothermal Energy Resources in the Eastern Caribbean

02 , Feb 2017

OECS Commission supports the Development of Geothermal Energy in the Region Wednesday, February 1, 2017 — Financing and government policy have been identified as the major challenges to the development .. Read More →

OECS Commission celebrates World Wetlands Day

01 , Feb 2017

OECS Media Release Wednesday, February 1, 2017 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States celebrates World Wetlands Day today in commemoration of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar Convention) that was .. Read More →

New areas of law to accelerate modernisation for Caribbean countries

01 , Feb 2017

GINA, Media Release As Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean countries are emerging into new economies, the JOF Haynes Law School of the Americas (JHLSA) which will be established .. Read More →

OECS Statistical Services Unit meets with stakeholders in preparation for Country Poverty Assessment

31 , Jan 2017

OECS Media Release Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — A delegation from the Statistical Services Unit (SSU) at the OECS Commission, comprising Project Coordinator Ms. Geraldine St. Croix and Social and .. Read More →

Asthma Workshop for Teachers

31 , Jan 2017

OECS-PPS embarks on Health Education Outreach Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — Teachers of the Gordon and Walcott Memorial Methodist School are now better equipped to identify, counsel and support students .. Read More →

Special Education Needs Centre to benefit all of CARICOM

27 , Jan 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Media Release Today the Cuban Ambassador, members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and government officials visited the construction site of a ‘special needs’ facility for persons with .. Read More →

Developing resilient marine economies: UK supports Small Island Developing States in the Commonwealth Caribbean

25 , Jan 2017

Press Release Leading marine experts from the Caribbean and the UK are joining up this week at a three-day workshop aiming to support the sustainable growth of marine economies in .. Read More →

Guyana can produce all the fresh products for the Caribbean’s Hospitality Industry – President Granger

23 , Jan 2017

GINA, Press Release GUYANA, MONDAY, January 23, 2017 President David Granger is convinced that Guyana could produce partially every commodity that is required in the hospitality industries in the Eastern .. Read More →

Barbados & China Sign Agreement

21 , Jan 2017

BGIS Media Release China will provide Barbados with aid to the tune of BDS $15 Million (50 million RMP Yuan), to fund the Hope Agricultural Training Institute at St. Lucy, .. Read More →

Full Discussion Needed On CSME

20 , Jan 2017

BGIS Media Release Prime Minister Freundel Stuart believes the time has come to have “full and frank discussions” on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Mr. Stuart, who is .. Read More →

New Civil Procedure Rules will transform justice sector –President CCJ

20 , Jan 2017

GINA,Media Release President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Bryon, has recommended the establishment of a Standing Rules Committee to evaluate and update the new Civil Procedure .. Read More →


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