The Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society wishes to inform the public that it has had to regrettably cancel the night time re-enactment scheduled for
7:00 pm tonight (Friday 7th March) due to circumstances beyond our control. We deeply regret any inconvenience caused but be sure not to miss the re-enactment tomorrow, Saturday 8th March, throughout the day at the Fort George Citadel.
2014 Bi-annual Re-enactment of the 1782 Siege of Brimstone Hill
From Tuesday 4 to Saturday 8 March the ramparts of Brimstone Hill Fortress will be resounding to the sounds of musket and cannon fire (yes, we said cannon fire). The British Brigade, the group of professional re-enactors who staged the first ever re-enactment of the Siege in March 2012 are coming back to thrill locals and visitors alike. Continue reading
TORONTO, ONTARIO, Canada – February 2014
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill
NASP Graduate Students 2014 At Work 2
It takes a special group of people to donate time, services and money for the health of feet. The North American School of Podology (NASP) is one such special group that went beyond the call of duty to make a difference to the feet of almost 900 people living on the island of St. Kitts. January 21 to 24, 2014, along with its graduating Class of 2014, NASP offered a unique FREE four day foot care clinic to help Kittitians with skin and nail related foot problems, who were either Diabetic or in need of foot care. Continue reading
Gems from the Archives
The 28th of January 2014 marks the 79th anniversary of the labour disturbances of 1935, better known as the Buckley’s Riots. Although the National Archives holds both theDaily Bulletin and the Union Messenger for that day, we chose to share with you the Union Messenger of the 31st January 1935 because it contains the editor’s version of the events. The editor/proprietor was J Matthew Sebastian and J.N. France was his assistant. Continue reading
Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 31, 2014 (SKNIS):
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Honourable Baldwin Spencer
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Honourable Baldwin Spencer has dubbed the Caribbean Region’s journalists as “agents of change” when it comes to the promotion of regional integration.
Prime Minister Spencer emphasized this at the opening of the Broadcasters Regional Integration and CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) Workshop in Antigua recently. Continue reading