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Local Food Producers To Be Recognized During Week Of Activities To Mark World Food Day


To commemorate World Food Day, which was celebrated on Monday, October 16, the Ministry of Agriculture is currently hosting a week of activities that will highlight the agricultural industry.The main event, which is the World Food Day Prize Giving Ceremony, will be held on Thursday, October 19, to recognize the producers in the local agricultural …

PM Harris Encourages Parents Guardians And The Wider Society To Take a Stand For Children


St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, believes every child deserves the chance to grow up in an environment free of drugs and crime – an environment conducive to the development of each of their talents, and one that leads to them living healthy and productive lifestyles.“Give our young people a …

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Community Come Together for Hurricane Relief Efforts


Two historic storms passed within miles of St. Kitts last month; Hurricane Irma to the north, and Hurricane Maria to the south, St. Kitts was spared the worst. With minimal damage to both the campus and the island, students, faculty and staff have come together to support one another, their sister institutions in Sint Maarten …

Ministry of Education Primary Schools Independence Elocution Competition


The zonal eliminations have been completed for the the Independence Elocution Competition:  The event was opened to all government owned primary schools on St. Kitts. The zonal eliminations were held last Friday, 13th October: 1. Basseterre Zone – at the Tucker Clarke Primary School 2. East Zone- at the Cayon Primary School 3. West Zone …

SWMC Announcement:Landfill in Conaree is closed until further notice


The Solid Waste Management Corporation (SWMC) wishes to inform the general public that the sanitary landfill in Conaree is CLOSED until further notice due to the inclement weather.   The SWMC wishes to apologize for any inconvenience that this closure may have caused.   READ MORE>>     Related posts: New SWMC (St. Kitts) headquarter …

I am empowered because Grandmother ‘pushed’ me to Development Bank


It took the combined efforts and goodwill of a loving grandmother and a bank that truly makes a sustained positive difference in people’s lives, the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis (DBSKN), to propel a hard working young Nevisian from being an employee to an employer in the short period of one and a …

Environmental Impact Assessment to be undertaken at new BHS site


The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is working on an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the site selected for construction of the new Basseterre High School. This comes after five years of controversy, temporary locations and sick students at the old school.Last November Education Minister the Hon. Shawn Richards announced that a location in …

Jumbie Jamboree brings local theater to the ECCB


Jumbie Jamboree, a locally written and directed play described as a compilation of West Indian folklore, is set to haunt the halls of the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium with tales of La Diablesse, River Mumi and other Caribbean myths and legends.The effort is the result of a passion project by Writer and Director Kesha Isaac-Adams …

Meetings focus on training, scholarship, student-exchange opportunities for residents


Prime Minister the Honourable Dr. Timothy Harris discussed training, scholarship and student-exchange opportunities for the people of St. Kitts and Nevis during bilateral meetings Oct. 7 with diplomatic representatives of the Czech Republic and Panama.Prime Minister Harris and His Excellency Jesus Sierra Victoria mentioned cooperation on exchange of students between the Federation. “That [cooperation on …

Fire Chief: Preliminary Investigations Suggest Cause Of Fire Was Electrical


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Swift action by the St. Kitts Fire and Rescue Services averted total destruction to a land mark structure, near the circus area, in downtown Basseterre early Tuesday (Oct 17) morning. The firemen responded to a call of a fire at the Lemon Grass restaurant, however, once on location quickly noticed …

Logos Hope departs Port Zante


The Logos Hope ship left Port Zante after the world’s largest floating international book fair embraced St. Kitts and Nevis’ shores for 5 days. The ship will now head to Antigua for a two week stay in St. Johns.The ship offers a large international bookstore, with a majority of products donated or accepted at a …

Twelve Women Successfully Complete Entrepreneurship Workshop


The Ministry of Gender Affairs in collaboration with the National Entrepreneurial Development Division (NEDD) and the St. Kitts and Nevis Social Security Board concluded a series of women entrepreneurship workshops on October 13, where 12 women from the Skills Training Empowerment Program (STEP) were awarded Certificates of Completion. “The workshop is especially important, as women …