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Minister Grant Serves Up Major Win For FCCA Charity Foundation

Minister Grant Serves Up Major Win For FCCA Charity Foundation


Minister of Tourism, The Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant defeated Adam Goldstein, who is the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., in a table tennis challenge, to raise awareness of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Charity Foundation. The FCCA Foundation Table Top Tennis Challenge, took place Wednesday night at the …

HFLE Teachers Trained In Effective Life Skills Delivery

HFLE Teachers Trained In Effective Life Skills Delivery


A more coordinated approach is being taken by education officials to have teachers of kindergarten to Grade 3 classes trained to deliver the Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) Curriculum as part of the Child Friendly Schools Initiatives set to roll out fully in schools this year. Chairperson of the Child Friendly Schools (CFS) Committee, …

PM Harris: Ensuring safety and security is most important job, as this will save lives and further empower the people

PM Harris: Ensuring safety and security is most important job, as this will save lives and further empower the people


Addressing approximately 150 civil society, public and private sector representatives at the 2016 National Consultation on the Economy yesterday, Wednesday, September 28th, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said that under his leadership the St. Kitts and Nevis Government will never waver from ensuring the safety and security of the country. Dr. Harris said …

Agricultural Sector can benefit from the use of agricultural science, says PM Harris

Agricultural Sector can benefit from the use of agricultural science, says PM Harris


St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, said that the Agricultural Sector can benefit for the implementation of Agricultural Science, as the Federation seeks to diversify the economy.Prime Minister Harris expressed these sentiments during his address at the 2016 National Consultation on the Economy, which was held at the St. Kitts …

Prevention and control of NCDs on agenda for new CMO

Prevention and control of NCDs on agenda for new CMO


New Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, said that the Ministry of Health is currently “relooking at programmes” including that of Non Communicable Disease (NCDs), “picking up the gaps and making plans in terms of addressing shortfalls or deficiencies.”This was said by Dr. Laws on the Government Programme “Working for You,” while addressing the matter …

Investigation Report on SIDF to be released shortly

Investigation Report on SIDF to be released shortly


HE Government of National Unity has indicated that a full report on investigations into the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) would be had within two weeks. Several months ago, the Government announced that it had sought the services internationally acclaimed accounting firm Ernst and Young to conduct a forensic audit of the SIDF, which they …

Education considered a key economic booster for St. Kitts and Nevis

Education considered a key economic booster for St. Kitts and Nevis


Speaking at the 2016 National Consultation on the Economy on Wednesday, September 28, Jose Rosa, President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CIC), said that a very important pillar economic development in the Federation is education, which must be given special attention. “Education and skill level of our labour force are vital to sustain …

CMO updates residents of Zika transmission through sex

CMO updates residents of Zika transmission through sex


Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis are being warned that the Zika virus is sexually transmitted and individuals should take all precautions if they are sexually active.Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws, shared the information on Wednesday (September 28) while appearing on the radio and television programme “Working for You.” In reference to …

Keep environment clean to reduce reproduction of mosquitoes

Keep environment clean to reduce reproduction of mosquitoes


Keeping the environment clean is paramount to the reduction of mosquitoes, says Chief Environmental Health Officer in the Ministry of Health, Alexander Riley. Appearing on Wednesday’s edition of “Working for You” (September 28), Mr. Riley explained that an environment where there is a collection of water for mosquitoes to lay their eggs, within seven to …

Police Press Release 29-09-2016: Report of arrests, convictions and other activities

Police Press Release 29-09-2016: Report of arrests, convictions and other activities


Below is a report of arrests, convictions and other activities recorded by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force for the period September 27. ARREST AND BAIL:Arrested/Bailed: Jonah Freeman of Challenger’s Village was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply and …

Human resource is key to growing economy, says Premier Amory

Human resource is key to growing economy, says Premier Amory


Premier of Nevis, Senior Minister in the Federal Cabinet and Minister responsible for Labour, Hon. Vance Amory, has emphasized that the population must work together to meet the demanding needs of a globalized world in order to continue the economic growth of St. Kitts and Nevis.The aspect of cooperation is captured in the theme of …

Parole Officers Receive Training To Enhance Social Skills

Parole Officers Receive Training To Enhance Social Skills


Parole and Probation Officers receive training to enhance their social and cognitive skills to improve service delivery to clients through the ‘Thinking for a Change’ (T4C) programme in the British Virgin Islands.The T4C programme is a cognitive-behavioral curriculum developed by the National Institute of Corrections in Aurora, Colorado. The Social Development Department spearheaded the training …