Monthly Archives: April 2015


PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has accepted the recommendations of an international risk management firm to implement reforms in the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme, bolstering its security aspects and increasing its attractiveness to investors.   At a press conference on […]

International Firm To Help St. Kitts-Nevis Reform Citizenship By Investment ...


Editorial Comment We received this unsolicited commentary a few weeks ago and debated long within the team about whether to publish it. We decided to do so as most of us were convinced by the clear setting out of the writer’s arguments and concerns.   G.A.Dwyer Astaphan   Certain bad […]

WORKERS’ RIGHTS, WORKERS’ PLIGHT


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Employers and employees across St. Kitts and Nevis will receive additional reminders about the importance of preventing occupational accidents and diseases next Tuesday (April 28).   That’s when the Department of Labour commemorates World Day for Safety and Health at Work. A series of activities […]

Labour Officials To Promote Occupational Safety And Health



PRESS RELEASE         Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Nationals from St. Kitts and Nevis staying in the United Kingdom (UK) for a limited time period of more than six months will now benefit from health insurance as they are required to pay a financial contribution towards the […]

United Kingdom Introduces Health Surcharge


(NATCOM) – St. Kitts, April 13, 2015: The sounds, rhythms, movements and vibrant colours of Africa were displayed at the launch of the UNESCO African Ancestry Project on April 7 with a view to bringing greater awareness of African Ancestry apart from the written history of the Trans Atlantic Slave […]

Nevisians Asked To Search Their Past At Unesco African Ancestry ...


      The Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Monetary Council, Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, addressed the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television last evening on matters pertaining to the banking and financial sector. The text version of the […]

STRENGTHENING OUR CURRENCY UNION AND SECURING OUR FUTURE



Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 13, 2015 (SKNIS):   Locals will play an integral role in Heritage Perspectives, Culture Snaps and the Bloody Point Kalinago (Carib) Heritage Survey, three projects being undertaken by the Department of Culture.   The first is the Heritage Perspectives Project that involves the video documentation of […]

Department Of Culture Engages Locals In Heritage Projects


Friday, April 10, 2015 marked an historic day in the Summit of the Americas when, for the first time, a US President and a Cuban President shook hands and sat down to discuss matters of common interest to the nations of the Western Hemisphere. St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. […]

Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris Part Of Historic Summit ...


Russell Williams – Educator & Entrepreneur Just a couple of weeks ago, an examination centre in the hitherto anonymous Indian state of Bihar gained notoriety for the rampant cheating taking place at the examination centre there. Many around the world even here in the region scoffed and said it’s not […]

 Education, is No Longer About Learning, Is it all about ...



AN OPEN INVITATION TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC The Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) has been asked by the UNESCO Secretariat on St. Kitts to collaborate and implement, with civil society and in particular the Waset Education Foundation, Inc. and our Education Department, a project entitled “Educating the Population of St. Kitts and […]

UNESCO Afro-Caribbean Education Project