Sherry Tross

New St. Kitts & Nevis High Commissioner to Canada says Diaspora Engagement key priority

New St. Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner to Canada, Her Excellency Sherry Tross, has pledged to make engaging the diaspora one of her top priorities. High Commissioner Tross gave her commitment at the grand welcome reception held in her honour, and hosted by the High Commission and Consulate General of St. Kitts and Nevis.  She […]

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Our brothers and sisters in the Leeward Islands urgently need your help.

Dear OECS Nationals and Friends, As many of you are aware, Hurricane Irma, impacted a number of territories and member states of the OECS, directly on September 5, 2017. The devastation and destruction caused by this powerful storm has left thousands of families in need of help. This was a “catastrophic” event for a number […]


OECS Nationals Council Canada celebrates 36th Anniversary of OECS

Members of the OECS diaspora in Toronto gathered recently to celebrate a milestone: The 36th anniversary of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States. The OECS Nationals Council Canada marked the Anniversary with its annual church service at the Asbury and West United Church, followed by a reception. Church member Sheila Mascoll set the tone […]

St. Lucian Prime Minister

Address by Hon. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, 2017 Chairman of the OECS

36th Anniversary of Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Address by Hon. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, Chairman of the OECS.   June 2017 — Fellow citizens of the OECS, June 18, 2017, marks the 36th anniversary of the establishment of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).  I am honoured, at this time, to assume […]

Sir Derek Walcott honoured by St.Lucian diaspora,literary fans: Toronto Canada

  Toronto, Canada-  Approximately 100 people attended a special evening recently, commemorating the life and literary works of St.Lucian poet, author and playwright, Nobel laureate, Sir Derek Walcott. The Tribute event was hosted by the St.Lucia Consulate based in Toronto, and A Different Booklist Cultural Centre.   Admirers of Walcott’s award-winning body of work gathered […]

Grenada Making Tremendous Strides-Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell

Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says Grenada is being recognized internationally as one of the fastest growing economies in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. The Prime Minister boasted of Grenada’s tremendous strides in the development of all sectors on national life, as the island recently observed its 43rd anniversary of Independence. Prime Minister Mitchell […]


Message of Condolence: OECS Media Statement

Monday, January 30, 2017 — The OECS Commission extends deepest condolences to the Director, staff and students of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College (SVGCC) on the passing of three students enrolled in the college. In particular, the Commission sympathizes with the Director, Mr. Nigel Scott and Mrs. Hazel Roberts, Head of Department Hospitality, and the SVGCC’s […]