News Updates

OECS Announces 30 Under 30 Campaign Winners

OECS Media Release Thursday, May 25, 2017 — The OECS Commission is pleased to announce that after five months, and over one hundred applications from young business men and women throughout the region, the top 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs have been chosen. The selected cohort represent a diverse cross section of …

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IRS Conducts Financial Investigative Techniques Course on Grenada

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – Criminal Investigation hosted a financial investigative techniques workshop in Grenada from May 22-26 to assist police and financial intelligence units from across the Eastern Caribbean to better identify, assess and pursue financial investigations.  The training was conducted by the …

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Royal St. Lucia Police Band turns 70

PRESS RELEASE: Anniversaries are typically marked with reflection and expressions of immense gratitude. Whether celebrated in simplicity or in grand style, they provide an opportunity to show appreciation for achievements of the past while embracing promises and hopes of the future.  As the Royal Saint Lucia Police Band (RSLPB) marks …

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Shortlist of regional projects under consideration by European programme

PRESS RELEASE GOSIER, Guadeloupe — Following an initial evaluation process, a shortlist of several projects in partnership with Anguilla, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, along with a number of other Caribbean countries is due to be presented to the Interreg Caraïbes programme Selection Committee on May 30 …

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LIAT Pilot Strike Averted

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday May 25, 2017 – It was business as usual for LIAT’s operations across the region today after threatened strike action was averted at the 11th hour An emergency high level meeting in St John’s yesterday, involving Antigua and Barbuda’s Labour Minister Steadroy Benjamin, the airline’s management, the …

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‘Above Average’ Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected

The Atlantic ocean could see another above-average hurricane season this year, with 11-17 big storms and as many as nine hurricanes, US forecasters said Thursday. The expected absence of El Nino, an ocean-warming trend that tends to reduce the likelihood of hurricanes, is a major reason for the expected rise …

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