Monthly Archives: July 2011


By Cameron St. Pierre Gill Historic fortifications like the Brimstone Hill Fortress provide us with not only an opportunity to study military architecture, technology and defensive strategy, but we can also gain insight into the daily lives of their inhabitants. Brimstone Hill was not only a fortress but also a […]

Preserving a Site of Outstanding Universal Value, Part Two


By Deniece Alleyne As a small child I was very much mesmerized by Africa. My parents took a keen interest in the developments in South Africa in the waning days of the Apartheid regime in the late 1980s and would take any opportunity to watch the struggle unfold on television. […]

In the Footsteps of the Ancestors – The UNESCO Slave ...


Charlestown,Nevis –(Friday, July 29th, 2011) Nevis will remember the 236 lives that were lost and the 99 survivor’s with a Memorial Service to commemorate the 41st Anniversary of the MV Christena Disaster which took place on August 01, 1970. This year’s service will be held on Monday, August 1st at […]

Nevis To Remember Christena Disaster With Memorial Service




BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS [SKNIS] It is an opportunity to advance one’s academic and personal development, and represents a good chance for an individual to make a bigger contribution to the land of their birth. Such an opportunity has come to an outstanding young woman of St. Kitts and Nevis. She […]

NATIONAL COMMITS TO MAKE GOOD USE OF THE PRESTIGIOUS CHEVENING ...


By Orita Bailey The National Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project launched its activities Tuesday 19th July 2011 at the Open Campus of the University of the West Indies. In an opening ceremony under the patronage of His Excellency Sir Cuthbert Sebastian, GCMG, OBE, specially invited guests including The […]

UNESCO Slave Route Project Launch




PRESS RELEASE On Sunday July 31st, the Zion Moravian Church will once again hold its Emancipation Concert starting at 7.00pm. Although the old August Monday holiday has now been officially and appropriately renamed Emancipation day, it still seems as if not many of our citizens have grasped the significance of […]

Zion Moravian Church – EMANCIPATION CONCERT 2011


MEDIA RELEASE The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee has been invited to nominate candidates for the Annual International Olympic Committee (IOC) Women and Sport Awards. Affiliated national associations are further invited to nominate an individual to receive the 2012 Trophy entitled “IOC Women and Sports Award”. The trophy will […]

Women and Sport Awards



The Federation’s UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Slave Route project, lecture series and consultations were officially launched to the public on Tuesday night. The event which was held at the Open Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), located at The Gardens saw a wide […]

UNESCO NATIONAL SLAVE ROUTE PROJECT LAUNCH


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 21ST 2011 (CUOPM) – Chairman of the Caribbean Community CARICOM, Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has called for an immediate halt to the transit of radioactive material through the Caribbean Sea; a practice he said is “unacceptable and injurious.”

CARICOM Calls for Immediate Halt to Radioactive Shipment Through Caribbean ...


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 21ST 2011 (CUOPM) – Chairman of the Caribbean Community, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas Thursday announced that His Excellency Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has been selected to serve as the seventh Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) by the Heads of […]

Dominican Irwin LaRocque Named New Secretary General of CARICOM