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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Department of Labour focused on processing severance claims

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Department of Labour is working assiduously to process severance claims by workers terminated from their jobs. Section 26 of the...

PM Harris to discuss Citizen by Investment Programme in Los Angeles

(Prepared by Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the...

ILO report warns poverty increasing

Deteriorating economic conditions, fewer quality jobs cited as cause By Staff Writer Deteriorating economic conditions and the global deficit in quality jobs in many regions, including...

Officials reviewing additional income support as economy picks back up

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The issuance of a further income relief stimulus by the St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board remains under consideration. ...

NIA announces stimulus package for the construction sector in Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier and Minister of Finance, says he hopes citizens and residents will take advantage of a package of...

NIA focuses on innovation, resiliency, sustainability, to ensure agriculture’s future

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to focus on three critical areas in its quest to increase agricultural production on Nevis. ...

Alternative sectors provide job opportunities during COVID-19

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Agriculture, entertainment and the arts, and the cannabis industry are being emphasized as alternative employment sectors by the government of...

Federation focuses on restoring hotel, hospitality sector

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – With roughly 80 percent of persons employed in the manufacturing sector now back on the job, the Government of St....

Land Registry upgraded, lists almost 6,000 parcels

Close to 6,000 land parcels have been registered in St. Kitts and Nevis during 18 months after work began in January 2018 at the...

Cariforum Economic Partnership Agreement has many benefits

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis is capitalizing on the many benefits of the recently-signed Cariforum-EU Economic Partnership Agreement, according to Director...

St Kitts and Nevis pledges to build resilient healthcare sector

LONDON -- Investments into the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis' healthcare sector are enabling the dual-island nation to contain the spread of COVID-19,...

Minister of Agriculture visits 12 farms, assesses future

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The new Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Alexis Jeffers, visited 12 farms on July 14 to assess the measures needed...

NIA continues COVID-19 economic stimulus package

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says he is pleased that...

Minister of Physical Planning says, Nevis construction sector remains buoyant

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – The Department of Physical Planning has recorded a steady number of applications for construction projects so far for 2020, which indicates...

Foreign direct investment positively impacts every citizen

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs in St. Kitts and Nevis, is underscoring the importance of foreign direct investment to...

Updated Payment Methods could lead to Economic Growth

By Loshaun Dixon Basseterre, St. Kitts-The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is embarking on an initiative to change the way payments are made in the...

Agriculture, fisheries benefit from COVID-19 relief

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The COVID-19 relief programme was a success for the agriculture and fisheries sectors, according to Prime Minister of St. Kitts...

NIA active in making Nevis schools COVID-19 compliant

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Ministry of Education has started remedial work on the island’s public primary and secondary schools to...

Monetary Council anticipates quick Post COVID-19 quick economic turnaround

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – After a reliable COVID-19 vaccine is developed, there can be a rapid recovery for the economies of the Eastern Caribbean...

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