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Friday, October 19, 2018

Minister Liburd commemorates World Post Day on TV

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Commemorating World Post Day 2018, Minister of Posts, the Honourable Ian Patches Liburd addressed the nation on Oct. 8 at...

Caribbean Development Bank wins gold advertising award

ST. MICHAELS, Barbados -- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is in winners’ row. The American Advertising Federation Fourth District has listed a video produced...

Water well contract ends, NIA takes over water production

CHARLESTOWN Nevis – Full control over the entire water supply on Nevis was obtained during an Oct. 5 ceremony during which Bedrock Exploration and...

Sen. Phipps refutes false reports that insulin is out of stock

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry of Health has advised the general public that public hospitals and pharmacies are adequately stocked with the usual...

Phase One of St. Kitts road rehab 80 percent completed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Work on Phase One of the resurfacing and realignment of the main road in St. Kitts is approximately 80 percent...

PM Harris responds to ‘false claims’ about Hurricane Rehab Programme

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Assisting 1,432 households in St. Kitts, the widely acclaimed Hurricane Rehabilitation...

Federation’s economy performing exceptionally well

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– For the first seven months of 2018, the fiscal operations of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis have resulted...

Alexandra Hospital expansion rate ‘acceptable,’ proceeding on time

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is pleased with the pace of construction on the $19 million expansion project at the Alexandra...

Initiatives being taken to combat ‘ageism’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Ways to combat prejudice and discrimination on the bases of a person’s age, also known as ageism, are being devised...

Inter-American Institute Agricultural Grants offered

OTTAWA, Canada -- Grants and support to individuals working in agriculture are being offered by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture in Canada...

Homecare workers encourage families to assist with older persons care

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Families are being encouraged to provide the necessary care for older siblings especially when they are not in a position...

Berkeley Memorial Clock ticking again

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- After many years out of commission, the Berkeley Memorial Clock, a national landmark and tourist attraction in the heart of...

Conferees discuss treaty to regulate, control Mercury

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Regulation of businesses that use and produce mercury were part of a discussion attended by Federation representatives on Oct. 3...

Federation launching two FAO-funded agricultural programs

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Two agricultural projects will soon be implemented by the Ministries of Agriculture and Environment with the implementation of the Food...

Reduced VAT Day probable later in 2018

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The tradition of annual discounted VAT Rate Day in St. Kitts and Nevis will continue in 2018. This was announced...

Family members, caregivers recognized for helping older persons

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- As St. Kitts and Nevis joins the international community in celebrating older persons, Janelle Lewis, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry...

Two St. Kitts and Nevis hotels win World Travel Awards

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica –- The Montpelier Plantation and Beach Hotel won three categories and the Park Hyatt St. Kitts won one category to represent...

Two bills to be introduced at 4th sitting of Nevis Island...

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Two bills will be introduced by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Physical Planning and Environment, when the Nevis Island Assembly sits...

Public sector employees attend transformational leadership seminars

BASSETERRE St. Kitts -- A wide cross-section of persons from across government ministries and departments in St. Kitts and Nevis are participating in a...

Workshop bridges digital divide for persons with disabilities

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A talking pen that reads labels, text to speech and speech to text features on computers and smart devices; a...

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