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Poinciana Theatre Productions to stage Street Plays on Friday

Poinciana Theatre Productions to stage Street Plays on Friday


(ZIZ News) — Residents of and visitors to St. Kitts and Nevis will be treated to an evening of dramatic entertainment on Friday (May 22) when Poinciana Theatre Productions hosts an evening of street plays. The event will commence at 8pm at the bottom of Victoria Road. Director and Founder of Poinciana Theatre Productions Loughlin …

Improving Regional Air Transport

Improving Regional Air Transport


(ZIZ News) — The current state of the region’s air transport system was up for discussion on Wednesday, during a seminar hosted as part of the CDB’s 45th Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting. The seminar, ‘Making Air Transport Work Better for the Caribbean’, was chaired by Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. …

CDB weighs Improvement on Regional Air Transport

CDB weighs Improvement on Regional Air Transport


asseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS) — A discussion entitled “Making Air Transport Work Better for the Caribbean” was one of the highlight seminars at the 45thAnnual Board of Governor’s meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) which ran from May 20-21 in St. Kitts- Nevis. The seminar provided an opportunity to review a CDB commissioned study …

Deputy PM Richards promotes Reform Agenda at World Education Forum 2015

Deputy PM Richards promotes Reform Agenda at World Education Forum 2015


Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS) — Education reforms in St. Kitts and Nevis are projected to continue with a renewed sense of commitment influenced by the pursuit of Education For All (EFA) Goals outlined in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Hon. Shawn Richards, supported by Dr. David Doyle, St. …

PM Harris Proffers a “Fresh Start” for Caribbean Development

PM Harris Proffers a “Fresh Start” for Caribbean Development


Basseterre, St. Kitts — Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has advocated for a “fresh start” to tackling the challenges of Caribbean development. He was at the time delivering an address as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) at the opening ceremony of the Forty-Fifth Meeting of the …

Development Bank inspires young persons to venture into agriculture

Development Bank inspires young persons to venture into agriculture


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (May 20, 2015) – With its fertile soils and reliable rainfall, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has the potential to be a regional food basket, and an official of the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis is inspiring young people to venture into agriculture while assuring them support. The …

St. Kitts Diabetes Association and St. Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society partner to host Youth Diabetes Camp

St. Kitts Diabetes Association and St. Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society partner to host Youth Diabetes Camp


(ZIZ News) — The St. Kitts Diabetes Association and the St. Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society have collaborated to host a 24 hour camp for young people diagnosed with Diabetes. During a telephone interview with the Public Relations Officer of the St. Kitts Diabetes Association, Dr. Reginald O’loughlin, explained why the camp is being …

Fire and Rescue Services Department gets New Fire Tender

Fire and Rescue Services Department gets New Fire Tender


(ZIZ News) — The St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services has added to its fleet of emergency response vehicles with Thursday morning’s commissioning of a Rosenbauer Timberwolf Fire Tender. The fire tender, which reportedly cost EC$1 million, has several special features. Its height allows it to safely fight brush fires. It also has …

45th Annual Caribbean Development Bank Meeting Adjourned

45th Annual Caribbean Development Bank Meeting Adjourned


(ZIZ News) — The two days of discussions between the 27-member countries of the Caribbean Development Bank came to an end today [May 21, 2015]. In adjourning the meeting, Chairman of the Board, Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris stated “When the region stands together we perform beyond expectation.” President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Warren …

Opposition adopting strategic approach

Opposition adopting strategic approach


St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St Kitts Nevis Labour Party is explaining the kind of strategic approach it will take as the parliamentary opposition in the National Assembly. MP Konris Maynard told a news conference Thursday that the approach would be a no-nonsense one. Party leader Dr Denzil Douglas was asked whether the opposition …

NIA still keen on geothermal

NIA still keen on geothermal


St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Nevis Energy Minister Alexis Jeffers is appealing to the public to be patient as the Nevis Island Administration works on making geothermal energy a reality. Mr. Jeffers says some progress is being made in developing geothermal. Both the previous Nevis Reformation Party administration and the current administration have worked on …

Labour Stands by Land for Debt policy

Labour Stands by Land for Debt policy


St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Former Prime Minister Denzil Douglas is standing by the controversial land for debt swap policy his administration introduced in a bid to whittle down the country’s huge debt burden which in 2011 stood at three billion dollars. The current Team Unity administration had, while in opposition, mounted a spirited campaign …