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      By Russell Williams   As the Caribbean awoke to the most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic for the last decade, users of FaceBook might have expected to be able to use FaceBook’s Safety Check Feature, however it was conspicuous by its absence!   Hurricane Irma was Missing […]

Where was Facebook’s Safety Check During Hurricane Irma?   Recently updated !



Masai Williams Reggae artisit Omi – widely tipped to be the next International Crossover artist from Jamaica – is set to grace the shores of St. Kitts and Nevis soon so, since there’s such a sense of anticipation around the imminent visit and release of the long awaited debut album, […]

International Breakthrough Artist Omi



  Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2013 (SKNIS):  Ensuring the rights of the child even when the youngster is a juvenile in conflict with the law was the focus of an OECS Child Protection and Media Workshop which took place in Grenada last week.   Thirty-five senior media representatives along […]

REGIONAL MEDIA ATTENDS CHILD RIGHTS WORKSHOP


Panos Caribbean Pollution is a constant to the Caribbean Sea as is the daily tide, but it doesn’t have to be so – not if the private sector gets involved say key stakeholders involved in a recent meeting held by the United Nations Environment Programme. The Grupo Punta Cana (GPC), […]

Private Sector Key To Successful Fight Against Coastal, Marine Pollution


Editor’s Note Kittivisian Life is pleased to announce a new feature; Fitness by a new and exciting fitness company to launch in the Federation. Custom Fitness is a husband and wife team of fitness professionals hitting the scene. They will be writing for us on a monthly basis and we […]

The Importance of Hydration



Panos Caribbean An analysis of data by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) for the period 2009 to 2011 shows that, regionally, as much as 60 per cent of all enterprises engage in income generation or the selling of products in order to assure independence and survival capacity.

More Social Entrepreneurs In The Caribbean Region Turn To Sales ...


By Leonora Williams The 15th Annual Emancipation Concert, held at the historic Brimstone Hill on Sunday 12th August, was as usual packed with local talent, encompassing, music, dancing, spoken word and drumming. The programme this year was preluded by session by local folklore – Moko Jumbies, Clowns and Masquerades and […]

Brimstone Hill’s 15th Annual Emancipation Concert


Map of St. Kitts showing the Location of the MAB reserve
By Orita Bailey St. Kitts and Nevis proudly became the first English Caribbean country to launch their Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme last week. At a one day workshop held at the FND conference room, the Executive Committee of the St. Kitts MAB was installed and began working on […]

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS MAB 2ND IN THE CARIBBEAN



In celebration of Mothers Day we feature one young mother’s adventure into the world of Fashion Modelling. By Shontel Vanterpool Some may why wonder at this stage in my life I entered such a fast paced, somewhat age oriented industry. Well its quite simple; at some point in our lives […]

Fashionably Redefining Motherhood


First maritime archaeological project to be led by the Society in its over 40 year history by Cameron Gill Figure 1 Detail of 1714 map by Buor showing historic Sandy Point Anchorage (bay with depiction of two ships anchored). Courtesy British Library Ever since its founding on April 10th 1965, […]

The Brimstone Hill Society Gets It’s Feet Wet


By Orita Bailey In celebration of International Women’s Day 2012 Kittivisian Life is profiling one of the region’s foremost women in public service. As Deputy Secretary-General of CARICOM Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite is probably the highest ranked female public servant. We wanted to gain an insight into what it takes to […]

Interview with Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite