Claricia Langley Stevens and Captain Kayode Sutton
Claricia Langley Stevens and Captain Kayode Sutton

Exercise Tradewinds 2018 topic of April 11 ‘Working for You’


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The discussion on Wednesday’s “Working for You” programme will be on Exercise Tradewinds 2018, Phase I of which will take place in St. Kitts June 4-12. Phase II will take place in the Bahamas June 13-21.

Captain Kayode Sutton of the St. Kitts and Nevis Defence Force, who is the chair of Exercise Tradewinds 2018, and Claricia Langley-Stevens, deputy chair with responsibility for human disaster response management (HDRM), will be the special guests on the popular government programme.

HDRM looks at the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies such as preparedness, response and recovery.

About 26 countries are expected to participate in Tradewinds 2018, a multi-national and multi-dimensional maritime, internal security and disaster relief operation in the Caribbean. Phase I of the training will involve training of all of the security forces and partner nations, synchronizing their skills and tactics to prepare them for successful execution during Phase II in the Bahamas.

Hosted by Lesroy Williams, “Working for You” offers news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity administration, which has pledged “transparency, accountability, good governance and a fair share for all citizens of the federation.”

The programme features government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials who provide “timely, relevant and accurate information as it relates to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis.”

“Working for You” is carried live every Wednesday on ZIZ, WinnFM and Sugar City Rock from 1:30-3 p.m. and rebroadcast on Freedom FM and Von Radio on Thursdays from 7:30-9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.-noon, respectively. The programme is also streamed live on the SKNIS Facebook page at