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Report Urges OECS Economic Integration for Martinique, Guadeloupe

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Given their proximity to the Eastern Caribbean and particularly St Lucia, the French departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe should be integrated with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States …

Grenada Prime Minister Meets With OECS Director General

 Above: PM Keith Mitchell (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell met Thursday with a delegation from the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States led by Director General Len Ishmael. The group, which also …

OECS Assembly Holds First Session

 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer at the OECS Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States held its first-ever session on Tuesday in Antigua. The assembly is made up of appointed members from both the governments …

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 Above: the OECS Regional Assembly in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Assembly will hold its first official sitting on Tuesday. The regional assembly, consists of a group of appointed government and opposition Parliamentarians …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and the government of Argentina have established formal diplomatic relations. The relations were formalized with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation. Newly-appointed Argentine …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Dominica Cabinet Secretary Felix Gregoire has been appointed the country’s new Commissioner to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Gregoire succeeds the late Ambassador Charles Maynard. “For a while now, …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil is offering its help across the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States in a bid to fight the HIV/AIDS virus. The country has offered the region anti-retroviral medicines on consignment to treat …

 Above: Parliament in Antigua and Barbuda By the Caribbean Journal staff In an event with significant implications for the Eastern Caribbean, the OECS Assembly began its first-ever meeting Friday in Antigua. The session is featuring addresses by Antigua Prime Minister …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new OECS Assembly, which was initially slated to hold its first meeting in the middle of this month, will be inaugurated Aug. 10. This was disclosed at the 55th meeting of the OECS Heads …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Education Ministers from Organization of Eastern Caribbean States member countries met in Basseterre this week, looking to tackle the problem of creating secure learning environments for students. The Ministers looked …

 Above: Ambassador Salles and Director General Ishmael (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Joaquim Augusto Whitaker Salles, the new Brazilian Ambassador to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, has presented his credentials to Director General Dr Len Ishmael. During …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Gaston Browne, and Member of Parliament Molwyn Joseph attended a one-day meeting on the OECS Economic Union Friday. The two lawmakers, who were joined by their college of opposition …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s Statistics Department released its first publication based on newly-collected census data, with the island’s population standing at 4,922. Montserrat is the first in the OECS to release data, and plans tow more publications based …

 Above: Scrub Island in the BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is in the process of weighing how closely it would like to be tied to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. The British Virgin Islands …

 Above: St John’s, Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff The inaugural session of the OECS Regional Assembly is on track to be held in Antigua on June 15. The new regional assembly, whose convention was decided at the 54th Meeting …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade By the Caribbean Journal staff There is “no doubt about the future of the Caribbean Community,” according to Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade, who was speaking following his visit to the Heads of Government meeting in …

 Above: St George’s, Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has issued a statement mourning the death of former Grenadian Prime Minister George Brizan. “It is with deep regret that I learn of …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The heads of government of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States endorsed a common tourism policy at the recent 54th Meeting of the OECS Authority. The policy will serve as a …

 

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