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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Shaw’s Road Project brings Newcastle beauty, security

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Work continues in Newcastle to enhance the infrastructure, safety, security and attractiveness of the area. Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of...

Freedom of Information Act needs fine-tuned to become operational

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Federation’s Freedom of Information Bill, that was passed into law on May 3, will be operationalized after the necessary...

Poverty Alleviation Programme payments begin Dec. 24

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A debit-card system will be initiated on Dec. 24 by the Caribbean Credit Card Corporation (CCCC) in partnership with the...

Brantley acclaims Federation’s a heavy-weight in diplomacy

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “It is no meagre exploit that a small country such as ours is punching well above its weight as far...

Foreign Minister: Remove divide between on- and off-island citizens

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “There should not be a divide between citizens who live on island and those abroad, therefore various measures will be...

Parliament allocates $79.8 million to Security budget

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Parliament allocated $79.8 million to the Ministry of National Security, a more than five percent increase over 2018, Prime Minister...

Labour Department inspections ensure safe workplaces for employers, employees

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Department of Labour will remain proactive in ensuring that working environments across the Federation remain safe for all, according...

Expanding agricultural production will reduce import costs

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Food security remains at the forefront of the Team Unity Administration’s agenda as the Ministry of Agriculture continues to provide...

CBD/IDB mobilises $85mn for geothermal energy development

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has mobilised US $85.6 million to increase...

Coalition of Services Industries streamlines best practices

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “The services industries are a major source of innovation and providing essential infrastructure for trading goods,” Minister of International Trade,...

Hon Hamilton advises STEP workers, save to attain financial independence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “Take a leaf out of the Bible and learn to save a little every time you receive your pay cheque,”...

Awards presented for Youth Service empowerment

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– A 2018 Minister’s Award for sponsoring youth development programs like the annual Summer Residential Camp and the High Schools Chef...

Agricultural sector ensures food security

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Agricultural Sector in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has shown resilience and recorded an increase of 11.4...

Santa arrives on MS Adventure of the Seas

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- How will Santa get here? With a thriving tourism industry with hundreds of thousands of tourists each year visiting the...

Governor-General commends Prime Minister

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton, has congratulated Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris on his 25th...

Five faith-based institutions recognised for community service

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Second Annual Ecclesiastical Affairs Outstanding Community Service Award Ceremony held Dec. 13, recognized the important work of five faith-based...

Prime Minister calls out Opposition’s Douglas on ‘lie’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A statement made during the budget debate by opposition leader Dr Denzil Douglas about economic data for the federation was...

PM outlines benefits of Citizenship by Investment Programme

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The sterling performance of St. Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme on the global stage sustains growth and...

Public workers paid double salary

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Discounted VAT Rate Day – marks the unprecedented third consecutive time that public sector workers have been paid a double...

New high school to feature high-tech

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The imminent construction of the new state-of-the-art Basseterre High School (BHS) is one of the Government of National Unity’s major...

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