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Monday, December 10, 2018

Guyana, EU agree to promote trade in legal timber products

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -– Guyana and the European Union (EU) have concluded a six-year process of negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which aims...

More resources needed to combat climate change, NCDs

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– There are many risks associated with climate change, as it has...

Miami conferees discuss Caribbean energy resilience

MIAMI, Florida -- Improving the resilience of the region’s energy sector, especially when it comes to natural disasters and the impacts of climate change,...

Federation, Republic of Romania expand bilateral relations

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, while speaking on behalf of...

Taiwan claims ‘politics’ blocks its participation in INTERPOL

TAIPEI, Taiwan –- Taiwan (Republic of China) is petitioning INTERPOL to become an Observer and has pledged to combat cross-border crime and to share...

New Canada Visa Application Centre open in Barbados

CHRIST CHURCH, Barbados -- A new Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) is now open in Barbados. The office is located at DHL Barbados LTD,...

Delegtaion tours Disaster Prevention Research Institute

TOKYO, Japan -- The St. Kitts and Nevis delegation to Japan led by Hon Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation visited the...

PAHO urges countries of the Americas to eliminate malaria

WASHINGTON, DC -- Paraguay was certified as having eliminated malaria from its territory in June of this year. Argentina is on track to obtain...

Foreign Ministers of Japan, SKN discuss concessionary loans

TOKYO, Japan -- Taro Kono, Foreign Minister of Japan invited Hon. Mark Brantley, St. Kitts and Nevis Minister of Foreign Affairs to engage in...

Brantley meets Japan’s Director General of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs

TOKYO, Japan –- Critical issues between St. Kitts and Nevis and Japan and future collaborative initiatives to deepen their long-standing friendship were discussed. Hon....

St. Kitts and Nevis, Belarus sign visa waiver agreement

HAVANA, Cuba –- An agreement on the mutual abolition of visas was signed here between the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the...

Federation, Republic of Albania formalise diplomatic relations

LONDON, U.K. -– A communiqué formalising diplomatic relations between the Federation and the Republic of Albania was signed here by High Commissioner of St....

St. Vincent and the Grenadines celebrates 39th Independence

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has expressed hearty congratulations to...

Public health concerns to be discussed in Taiwan Global Health Forum

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Minister of Health et al, the Honourable Eugene Hamilton left the Federation this morning to attend the 2018 Global Health...

OAS White Paper links cybersecurity, ‘Smart Cities’

BOGOTA, Colombia –- A joint “white paper” that addresses the challenges and opportunities presented by cybersecurity in cities and establishes recommendations for the sustainability...

Caribbean ministers approve climate change action plan

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada — Ministers from across the Caribbean region have agreed on an action plan to ensure that the health of those living...

Dominican Republic workshops consider stronger drug courts

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -– How to strengthen drug treatment courts and consider alternative sentencing to protect the rights of children and adolescents will be discussed...

St Kitts and Nevis Ranked 26th Most Powerful Passport

LONDON, England -- The St Christopher and Nevis passport has been ranked the world's 26th most powerful and the best in the Organization of...

Italian Envoy, Dr. Harris discuss bilateral cooperation, renewable energy

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Special Envoy of the Republic of Italy for Caribbean countries,...

PAHO agrees, reduce health personnel shortage, prevent diseases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 56th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) ended today following a week of discussions about health priorities...

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