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Min. Richards assures Gov’t will provide necessary resources for students’ success

Min. Richards assures Gov’t will provide necessary resources for students’ success


THE Government of National Unity has reaffirmed its commitment to providing all resources necessary for students to be successful at local and regional examination Minister of Education the Hon. Shawn Richards has disclosed. He gave that assurance last evening (Aug. 23) in Dieppe Bay at the Team Unity Government’s town hall meeting.With the 2016/2017 school …

“Time to draw the line in the sand” with respect to crime, PM Harris says

“Time to draw the line in the sand” with respect to crime, PM Harris says


St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has reiterated Government’s support for law enforcement as new strategies to enhance public safety are being reviewed. While updating the National Assembly on Tuesday (August 23), Dr. Harris, who is also the Minister of National Security, said the local security forces will be stepping …

PM: PEP Bill Now Over $196 Million

PM: PEP Bill Now Over $196 Million


PM Harris is reporting that the Peoples Empowerment Programme has cost the country close to 200 million dollars since its inception in December 2012 and a move is on to reorganize the programme into a short- term training facility called STEP .“PEP today has been financed to the tune of $196 million, I repeat to …

Youth with entrepreneurial drive will receive support from Government

Youth with entrepreneurial drive will receive support from Government


Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis and Minister of Finance and People Empowerment et al, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has announced that the Team Unity Administration will venture into several entrepreneurship programmes to assist young persons with an entrepreneurial drive. The prime minister encouraged young persons of the Federation to get involved in …

PM Harris pledges Government’s assistance to reform persons who wish to abandon life of crime

PM Harris pledges Government’s assistance to reform persons who wish to abandon life of crime


Persons residing in St. Kitts and Nevis who are caught up in gangs or are otherwise engaging in antisocial activities and wish to abandon such life, have been offered assistance by the Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris.At Tuesday’s (August 23) sitting of the National Assembly, Prime Minister Harris …

Senator Phipps previews 33rd Independence celebrations

Senator Phipps previews 33rd Independence celebrations


Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis were given a preview of several activities planned for the month of September as the nation gears up for the 33rd Independence Anniversary celebrations.In her address at the sitting of National Parliament on Tuesday, August 23, Senator Honourable Wendy Phipps, Chairperson of the 2016 Independence Committee, noted that although …

Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) soon to be established in St. Kitts and Nevis

Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) soon to be established in St. Kitts and Nevis


Consultations for establishing a Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) in St. Kitts and Nevis commenced on August 22, 2016. The SBCD will provide proficient and sufficient technical support to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). Speaking to the various stakeholders, Minister of Trade, Industry and Commerce, Honourable Lindsay Grant, said that their presence at the …

PEP to be given a “STEP” up

PEP to be given a “STEP” up


The Government of National Unity continues to work arduously to ensure that the process of reformation of the Peoples Employment Programme (PEP) continues. The programme will see further transformation in the near future.During Tuesday’s sitting of the Federal Parliament, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, explained that in keeping …

Trevor M. Ward Q.C. appointed resident high court judge in St. Kitts

Trevor M. Ward Q.C. appointed resident high court judge in St. Kitts


St. Kitts and Nevis’ Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs, the Honourable Senator Vincent F. Byron, announced today in the Sitting of the National Assembly, that Trinidadian born Trevor M. Ward Q.C. has been appointed as resident high court judge in St. Kitts, having been approved by the Judicial and Legal Services …

Promoting prosperity and unity at core of Independence 33 theme

Promoting prosperity and unity at core of Independence 33 theme


This year’s 33rd Independence Anniversary will be celebrated under the theme “Promoting Prosperity through Sustainability and National Unity.” The theme was chosen from a number of entries that were submitted to the Cabinet Secretariat.The Honourable Wendy Phipps, Chairperson of the 2016 Independence Planning Committee, gave an update on the theme competition on Tuesday, August 23, …

Laws making parents responsible for their children’s actions to be implemented says PM

Laws making parents responsible for their children’s actions to be implemented says PM


PARENTS and guardians are being taken to task and could soon be held legally responsible for the actions of their children who engage in criminal activity. “We must no longer accept as a society, the lame excuses from the parents…,” Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy S. Harris expressed during today’s (Aug. 23) sitting of …

SKN under flash flood watch

SKN under flash flood watch


AS a tropical disturbance makes its way closer to the Leeward Islands, the St. Kitts Meteorological Office has reported that a flash flood watch is in effect for those islands, inclusive of St. Kitts and Nevis. Earlier, the disturbance had a 50 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone and according to the Met …