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Financial Literacy Month Mini-Marathon on 4 October 2008
Saturday
September
13
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts, 12 September 2008
Residents of St Kitts and Nevis are invited to participate in a 10.5 mile mini-marathon from Basseterre to Sandy Point on Saturday, 4 October 2008.
Cash prizes of $1,000 and $500 will be given to first and…

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Saint Lucian Receives Thomas De La Rue Scholarship Award
Wednesday
August
27
2008

Ms Zanna Barnard, a national of Saint Lucia, is the proud recipient of the Thomas De La Rue Scholarship valued at

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NEVISIAN RECEIVES TOP AWARD IN 2008 OECS ESSAY COMPETITION
Monday
August
25
2008

Kalea Clarke, a sixteen-year old student of the Charlestown Secondary School, Nevis secured the first place prize of $5,000 in the 2008 ECCB organised OECS Essay Competition.

Her essay focused on the topic: What Strategies should the ECCU Member…

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TRIBUTE TO SIR CECIL ALBERT JACOBS, MBE, CBE
Tuesday
August
19
2008

I am deeply honoured to be requested by the family of Sir Cecil Jacobs, the first Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), to make a contribution to this service which I consider to be a celebration of his life and work.

Cecil Jacobs…

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First Governor of the ECCB Passes
Friday
August
8
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts, 7 August 2008
The Monetary Council, Board of Directors and management and staff of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank mourn the passing of Sir Cecil Jacobs, MBE, CBE, first Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Sir…

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Communiqu
Monday
July
21
2008

The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) held its 62nd meeting at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa in Antigua and Barbuda on 18 July 2008, under the chairmanship of Dr the Honourable Errol Cort, Minister of Finance,…

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Establishment Of The Commission On Pension And Pension Administration Reform
Thursday
July
17
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts, 17 July 2008
The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir K Dwight Venner, is pleased to announce that the ECCB Monetary Council has appointed a four person ECCU Pension Reform and Administration Commission. …

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ECCB Launches 25th Anniversary Poetry And Song Competition
Wednesday
July
9
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts, 9 July 2008
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is launching a poetry and song competition as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations under the theme

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Increased interest shown in the RGSM
Saturday
May
17
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts 17 May 2008
The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee says that the oversubscription of Treasury bill issues on the RGSM in the first four months of 2008 signifies the growing interest of investors in the regional securities…

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Upgraded EC Notes To Start Circulating
Tuesday
April
1
2008

Basseterre, 31 March 2008
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is advising the public that upgraded EC notes of all denominations will be put into circulation from 1 April 2008.

The upgraded notes do not bear the barcodes or country codes which…

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More Private Individuals Investing on the RGSM
Tuesday
February
12
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts 12 February 2008
The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee has expressed its satisfaction with the relatively large and growing number of individuals and businesses investing in the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM).

At…

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Communiqu
Friday
February
8
2008

Council Members at the Meeting

From left to right:Timothy Antoine, Grenada (Alternate Member); Hon. Nigel Carty, St Kitts and Nevis (Temporary Alternate Member); Dr the Hon. Lowell Lewis, Montserrat (Member);The Hon. Stephenson King, Saint Lucia…

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ECCB Monetary Council to Meet in St Kitts
Wednesday
February
6
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts, 6 February 2008
The 61st Meeting of the ECCB Monetary Council will be convened in St Kitts on 8 February 2008, under the chairmanship of Hon Victor Banks, Minister of Finance, and Council member for Anguilla.

Council Members…

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Twenty-Three New Graduates
Tuesday
January
29
2008

Basseterre, St Kitts, 29 January 2008
The alumni family of the ECCB Savings and Investments course is now 723 members strong, with the addition of 23 new graduates from St. Kitts and Nevis.

The graduation ceremony which took place at the Ocean…

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Finance Officials Upgrade Loan Negotiation and Evaluation Skills
Tuesday
January
15
2008

Basseterre, 14 January 2008
Regional finance officials are upgrading their loan negotiation and evaluation skills at a workshop, being sponsored by Crown Agents, at the ECCB Headquarters in St Kitts from 14-25 January 2008.

The workshop

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