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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

FRENCH RELICS IN BASSETERRE

FRENCH RELICS IN BASSETERRE By D.L. Degazon-Hobson, PhD | October 2018 Each Caribbean island has its special character and history. St Kitts, for example, was occupied...

New ‘surprising events’ planned for Sugar Mas 47

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Plans have been announced to enlarge St. Kitts and Nevis Sugar Mas 47 to include the usual popular events, such...

National Museum’s trade, banking exhibition opens Oct. 23

BASSETERRE. St. Kitts -- The history of trade and money in St. Kitts is the focus of a new exhibition at the National Museum...

National Carnival Museum to showcase cultural traditions, inspire new generation

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Plans to establish a National Carnival Museum that captures and celebrates the rich history and heritage of 61 years of...

‘Four C’s’ officials to discuss Carnival criteria

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –The Caribbean Carnival Chairperson Convention (Four C’s) will bring together regional Carnival chairpersons here in December to discuss issues such as...

Local contractors still repairing hurricane-damaged roofs

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The government’s roof repair programme has not only benefited homeowners, but also contractors who have the task of overseeing the...

Help-a-Child Scholarship recipients urged to excel in class

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The 85 primary school students who received scholarships during Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris’ 15th Help-a-Child Programme...

Department of Statistics honours past staff member’s contributions

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Sylvene Henry, former staff member of the Department of Statistics in St. Kitts, was presented with a card and...

Caribbean prepared to keep imported measles out

WASHINGTON, DC — It’s been more than 25 years since the Caribbean reported its last case of indigenous measles. But the risk of imported...

CFBC student rewarded for academic achievements

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Having performed the best in Applied Mathematics Unit One (Statistical Analysis) for the CAPE 2018 Exams, Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College...

Local hotelier obtains premium products from Nevis Abattoir

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -– Richard Lupinacci, owner of the Hermitage Plantation Inn on Nevis, says he is pleased his establishment is providing guests with premium...

In-depth discussions wrap up 2019 Pre-Budget estimates meetings

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The 2019 Budget Estimates Committee Meetings wrapped up Oct. 18,...

World Food Day focuses on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The importance of World Food Day 2018 is to focus on the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal...

UWI Seismic official calls Federation’s tsunami preparedness ‘fantastic’

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- St. Kitts and Nevis has taken an important step and is ahead of other English-speaking Caribbean islands in tsunami awareness and...

CIC president supports government efforts to improve economy, thwart crime

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Efforts to increase communications between the Unity Administration and the St. Kitts...

Help-a-Child Program Award ceremony slated tomorrow

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- During tomorrow's 15th Annual Help-a-Child Program Primary School Scholarship Award Ceremony at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Bourryeau the...

Department of Statistics takes one-day retreat during Caribbean Statistics Day

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Department of Statistics in St. Kitts and Nevis used the Oct. 15 Caribbean Statistics Day (CSD), with the theme:...

Petty says human toll of displacement of major concern

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “The human toll of displacement has seen our early childhood centres and secondary schools accommodate several students from other hurricane...

Budget Estimates Committee meetings to shape 2019 budget

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Senior-level government officials, including Cabinet ministers, Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Departments,...

Third Island-Wide Bike Ride slated Nov. 4 for St. Kitts youth

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- As part of Youth Month 2018, the Department of Youth Empowerment will host its Third Annual Island-Wide Bike Ride on...

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