Antigua, Martinique Sign Cooperation Pact

By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua has signed a cooperation agreement with the Regional Council of Martinique. The two parties signed the agreement at the 54th meeting of the OECS Authority in St Lucia last week. Antigua […]


OECS Meeting Begins in St Lucia

By the Caribbean Journal staff The 54th Meeting of the OECS Authority of Heads of Government began today in St Lucia, chaired by the country’s new Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony. Heads of Government from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the […]


For OECS, a New Definition of "Rural"

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is placing the challenges of the region’s rural poor on the front burner, according to Darrel Montrope, head of the OECS’ Social Policy Unit, partly as the meaning of […]


Eastern Caribbean Could Get Fast Ferry

By the Caribbean Journal staff Above: a water taxi in Trinidad Grenada is among four Caribbean islands which could be in the route of a proposed inter-island fast ferry that would travel between Trinidad, Grenada, St Vincent, St Lucia and […]

Interview with St Lucian Tourism Minister Sen. Allen Chastanet

By Alexander Britell St Lucians head to the polls on Monday, with a choice between Prime Minister Stephenson King’s ruling United Workers Party and former Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony’s Saint Lucia Labour Party. The major issues in a tightly-fought […]

US, OECS Establish Diplomatic Ties

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States have formally established diplomatic relations. OECS Director General Dr Len Ishmael called it “the beginning of a new chapter in […]


Barbados, Costa Rica Talk Cooperation

Barbados and Costa Rica are continuing to look toward expanding ties, from economic to environmental, and both countries are determined to build stronger relationships on those fronts, according to Barbados Industry Minister Denis Kellman. “We are also hoping to create […]

Antigua House Passes Basseterre Treaty

Above: the Antiguan Parliament (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Lower House of Parliament passed the Revised Treaty of Basseterre yesterday, establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Economic Union Act 2011. The revised treaty creates a single […]

Trinidad Approves OECS Ferry

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s cabinet has approved the establishment of an inter-island ferry service between Trinidad and the Eastern Caribbean, Transport Minister Devant Maharaj announced yesterday. The service will be financed on a public/private arrangement with the majority […]


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