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Construction Work Commences On New Bath Bridge In Nevis

Construction Work Commences On New Bath Bridge In Nevis


Work on the construction of a new Bath Bridge commenced in earnest on May 25, 2017, with the demolition of the existing structure. Two weeks ago, the bridge was rendered unsafe following severe erosion by heavy rains.The bridge, which links Bath Village to Charlestown, was closed to vehicular traffic by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) …

APIS Bill enhances St. Kitts and Nevis’ reputation, which has seen a marked increase under Harris-led administration

APIS Bill enhances St. Kitts and Nevis’ reputation, which has seen a marked increase under Harris-led administration


Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said on Tuesday that the safe passage of the Advance Passenger Information Bill “helps St. Kitts and Nevis’ reputation as a responsible member of the international community.”The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis stated that the safe passage in the Parliament furthered the progress, which the Government …

Ministry of Education working to curb number of school dropouts

Ministry of Education working to curb number of school dropouts


Appearing on the radio-television show “Working for You” on May 17, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, William Vincent Hodge, said that efforts are being made to reduce the number of students dropping out of school.The permanent secretary said that many of the school dropouts are vulnerable to getting involved in some form of …

ICCS Wins Its First SCASPA’s Best In Class Championship

ICCS Wins Its First SCASPA’s Best In Class Championship


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): For the first time in history, the Immaculate Conception Catholic School took the title of SCASPA’s Best In Class. ICCS faced off against the Basseterre High School in the finals Thursday evening, after four high schools were eliminated over the past three weeks of the competition. With a score of …

US$75,000 Up For Grabs At Tech Entrepreneur Competition In St Kitts

US$75,000 Up For Grabs At Tech Entrepreneur Competition In St Kitts


Twenty-five finalists from the Caribbean will compete in the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge tech entrepreneur competition in St Kitts on June 17. The Managing Director of Quintessence Consulting Inc, Ms Telly Onu is the St. Kitts contact for the competition.“Save the date June 17, it’s going to be at the Sir Cecil Jacobs auditorium at the …

Graduate Dedicates Degree To Sugar Workers Of St. Kitts And The Cotton Pickers Of Nevis.

Graduate Dedicates Degree To Sugar Workers Of St. Kitts And The Cotton Pickers Of Nevis.


St.Kitts’ Debra P. Laville-Wilson recently graduated  from South Dakota State University  with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Rural Sociology with concentrations in Deviant Behavior and Social Organization in May 2017.   The dissertation is entitled “The Transformation Of An Agro-Economic System To A Tourism-Economic System: Perceived Impacts Of Sustainable Tourism Development”. Dr. Wilson’s story is …

Culturama preparations moving apace

Culturama preparations moving apace


THE Nevis Culturama Committee is moving full steam ahead with their preparations for the hosting of this year’s Festival and, according to its Marketing Chairperson Huey Sargeant, the 2017 event would be more improved.  Speaking recently with SKNVibes, Sargeant explained that preparations are “going really well” and they are out in the public promoting the …

OECS Announces 30 Under 30 Campaign Winners

OECS Announces 30 Under 30 Campaign Winners


The OECS Commission is pleased to announce that after five months, and over one hundred applications from young business men and women throughout the region, the top 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs have been chosen.The selected cohort represent a diverse cross section of industries, including Food and Beverage, Art and Photography, Business, Technology, Agriculture, Sustainable Development, …

Skelec Works Closely With Government To Implement Life Line Tariff To Assist Citizens

Skelec Works Closely With Government To Implement Life Line Tariff To Assist Citizens


Senior citizens and single parent led households can expect to see some relief in electricity bills with the implementation of a new initiative in the form of a Life Line Tariff at the St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC) at the request of the Ministry of Energy.Pearl Williams, SKELEC’s Acting General Manager, said that her organization …

Working towards Regional Health Security in the Caribbean

Working towards Regional Health Security in the Caribbean


We live in a global village where situations related to health security impact us and we in turn can have an impact on the world. Therefore, we see keeping residents and visitors in the Caribbean region safe by controlling the spread of infectious diseases as key to regional health security.”  These were the words of …

Dejour sings of infidelity in new song

Dejour sings of infidelity in new song


St Kitts-based reggae singer Dejour continues his reggae journey with his upcoming single ‘Do It’.The track is scheduled to be released later this month and promises to be an epic hit.The song is about a couple facing the familiar problem of infidelity. One partner is being accused of being unfaithful, so much so that he …

Dominican Republic and St.Kitts-Nevis Leads Economic Growth Forecast Among Caribbean Countries

Dominican Republic and St.Kitts-Nevis Leads Economic Growth Forecast Among Caribbean Countries


1: The Dominican Republic The DR tops the list with the IMF forecasting the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow by 5.3 percent, the most of any country in the Caribbean and Latin America. 2: St. Kitts & Nevis Taking the second spot on the Caribbean growth list is St. Kitts & Nevis, with …