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Gov’t launches ‘BVI Open for Business’ app

Reproduced courtesy of BVINEWS.COM Thursday, January 11, 2018 — At a time when visitors have been invited back to the British Virgin Islands, Government has launched a ‘BVI Open for Business’ app. The…

Cable & Wireless Jamaica Minority Owners Get…

Liberty Global, the ultimate parent company of Cable & Wireless Jamaica, made an offer to acquire all minority shareholding in the listed local entity that trades on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.…

Antigua – Delano Forbes Charged With Three…

Police in Antigua and Barbuda have charged 23 year old Delano Forbes with three murders and the probe is widening to beyond the country’s shores. Forbes had been charged last week for killing 59 year…

End of Year Message by The Chairman Of The…

There is no doubt that 2017 has been a most eventful year for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). We experienced a scale of multi-country devastation never before seen in the Region as two category…

Elevating the OECS Agriculture and Fisheries…

Remarks by the OECS Director General at the 5th Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture & Fisheries Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — The 5th Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture & Fisheries took…

CRFM and JICA concluding innovative Caribbean…

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 (CRFM)—An innovative fisheries project which the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has been coordinating since 2013 in collaboration with…

OECS Prepares for ‘Cloud for Development…

OECS Media Release Monday, November 27, 2017 — The OECS is moving towards the implementation of disaster-proof innovation and infrastructure with the pilot of the World Bank’s Cloud for Development…

Three St. Kitts and Nevis health ministers absent…

Fort-de-France, Martinique, November 19, 2017 – Although St. Kitts and Nevis has three health ministers, none of them was present at last weekend’s fourth Council of OECS Health Ministers meeting in…

The Prince of Wales Will Visit Antigua and…

 17th–19th November 2017 His Royal Highness's visit comes following the widespread devastation in the region caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. During the tour The Prince of Wales will meet members…

Female entrepreneurs receive support from the…

Female empowerment and the support of young leaders remain vital to the economic development of the Caribbean. This view was expressed by the Head of the Political and Communications team at the…

Climate Reality: Confronting Sea Level Rise

OECS joins The Commonwealth Secretariat in discussions at COP23 in Bonn, Germany Monday, November 13, 2017 — As large ocean states, maritime matters are at the forefront of climate change discussions…

Obesity, a key driver of diabetes

In the Region of the Americas, the rate of adult obesity is more than double the world average, with women more affected than men. Halting the advance of this condition through policies and healthy…