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App Developer and Author Meets Students of CFB College

App Developer and Author Meets Students of CFB College


Sharon L. Simmons caught the coding bug late in life, but she’s making up for lost time. The loss of a family member through gun crime in 2012 was the motivation for her to set about creating an anonymous crime reporting app called “iGotemApp”. A national of the Federation living in Texas, Sharon set about …

SPBS 2015 Caribbean cruise raffle

SPBS 2015 Caribbean cruise raffle


SPBS, May 26th, 2015  —  Sandy Point Benevolent Society is currently offering raffle tickets for sale for its renowned Caribbean Cruise Raffle. You never know!!! Four years ago, a physician in Philadelphia cruised away with the 1st prize, the seven (7) day Luxurious Caribbean cruise.  The following year, someone from the USVI was the lucky …

National Bank Supports J N France General Hospital

National Bank Supports J N France General Hospital


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (May 22, 2015) – On Friday May 22, representatives of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Limited presented a cheque for $7,500.00 in name of the Joseph N. France General Hospital.  The cheque was issued in sponsorship of the upcoming 3rd Annual Medical Students Concert hosted by students of the Windsor University School of …

Faith Tabernacle Church Community Outreach

Faith Tabernacle Church Community Outreach


ZIZ News) — The Faith Tabernacle Church is giving back to the McKnight ccommunity as it continues its Outreach and Evangelism Drive. Pastor Marcia John spoke of the initiatives undertaken by her church. “We also have our soup kitchen on Saturday so we ask that you come on out. We not only feed but we …

Labour Commissioner reflects on History of Sugar

Labour Commissioner reflects on History of Sugar


(ZIZ News) — The opening ceremony of the Sugar Workers’ Restoration Fund Office in Basseterre presented the opportunity for a history lesson to be shared as Labour Commissioner; Spencer Amory recalled sugar’s importance to St. Kitts and Nevis. He said, for many years, the twin-island nation had benefited from a booming sugar industry. “For over …

Teachers Union says it’s involved in finding BHS solution

Teachers Union says it’s involved in finding BHS solution


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St Kitts Teachers’ Union says it is actively involved in helping to find a resolution on the Basseterre High School (BHS) situation. In a statement issued this week the union said it is working to address the present conditions and arrangement for students in the shift system at the …

Former Factory benches to become SKELEC’s new Adopt- A- Space Project

Former Factory benches to become SKELEC’s new Adopt- A- Space Project


In keeping with its mantra of good corporate social responsibility, SKELEC is working at restoring what was once the gloried factory benches area at Kittstodarts. Work began approximately two weeks ago with the removal of the old benches cleaning, of both sides of the round-a-bout and erection of a fence. The work will continue with …

Caribbean Region to Benefit from Launch of PPP Support Facility

Caribbean Region to Benefit from Launch of PPP Support Facility


Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 22, 2015 (SKNIS): Effective partnership between government and private sector across the Caribbean are expected to grow with the establishment of a US$1.2 million Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Support Facility. This was one of the outcomes of the recently held Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) at …

Youth Challenged to Follow Dreams and Aspirations

Youth Challenged to Follow Dreams and Aspirations


Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 22, 2015 (SKNIS): Young people were advised by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris to merge creativity with work, at the Closing Ceremony of the Governors’ Meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). He encouraged young people to seek their own employment niche.  “We want …

CDB Delegates Applaud Young Artists for Creativity

CDB Delegates Applaud Young Artists for Creativity


Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 22, 2015 (SKNIS): The winners and runners up of the Youth Vybzing Spoken Word Challenge were applauded for their creativity and social consciousness on Thursday (May 21) by delegates attending the 45th Board of Governors’ Meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). James Galloway received US$1,000 in the 30-35 year category …

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, May 21, 2015 (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 …

State of the Art Fire-Fighting Tender Added to Fleet of St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services

State of the Art Fire-Fighting Tender Added to Fleet of St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services


Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 21, 2015 (SKNIS): Chief Fire Officer Everette O’Garro has welcomed the newest state-of-the-art fire-fighting equipment to protect life and property in St. Kitts and Nevis. The fire tender which has been described as the “Ultimate Urban Interface Vehicle” is custom designed and constructed for extreme-duty applications, superior pumping capability with high …