Tag: Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)

The Promised Land – A Complex Notion That Is Always Just Out Of Reach

Imagining a better future for the Caribbean is not hard, but delivering it is becoming infinitely more complex. In the modern world, in a non-biblical sense, a Caribbean promised land ought to be able to deliver stable economic growth from which all citizens benefit; significant progress towards the eradication of poverty and crime; a financing […]

Bryan’s Plea To DeSantis To Stop Lax Vax Rules In Florida Resonates In Caribbean

CHRISTIANSTED — In a letter sent to Governor Albert Bryan, Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, in his role as chairman of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), thanked the governor for his proactive initiative in writing to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and asking Governor DeSantis to reconsider his ban on cruise ships embarking from Florida […]

Blue BioTrade Project Set To Improve Fortunes In The Eastern Caribbean

The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19. The global market for queen conch (Strombus gigas) – a sea mollusc or shellfish used in and exported from the Caribbean – was estimated at $74 million in 2017 […]

UVI Board Of Trustees Approves MA in Social Work and MOUs with Organization of Eastern Caribbean States

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday in the Administration and Conference Center Building on the St. Thomas Campus, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) degree Program and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) Program. Each degree will be […]