BASSETERRE, ST. KITTSCrime Stoppers St. Kitts and Nevis has begun spreading its message to the schools and has thus far received quite a favorable response. Crime Stoppers’ spokesperson, Veron Lake, expressed his anticipation of having the schools work hand-in-hand with Crime Stoppers to inform young people about the program while encouraging students to feel comfortable using the hotline themselves. Mr Lake intends to meet with the principals of secondary schools and colleges across the Federation, having already been successful in meeting with the principals of the Immaculate Conception Catholic School, Verchilds High School, Sandy Point High School and the Cayon High School. Continue reading
BASSETERRE,Island Xpressions, the popular local monthly open mic event, is scheduled to have some very special guests next week! Crime Stoppers St. Kitts and Nevis will be hosting the event next Thursday, November 29, at 8:30 p.m. where regular Island Xpressions favorites will assist in spreading the Crime Stoppers message through artistic performances in poetry, song and dance. CEO of Island Xpressions Samal Duggins expressed his excitement in welcoming the Crime Stoppers team to the Island Xpressions stage. Continue reading
Roosevelt Skerrit told a news conference that his government would soon disclose just how much it is prepared to invest into the inter-regional airline.
ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday November 27, 2012 –
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has defended the decision of his administration to become a shareholder in the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, saying the airline is an important contributor to Dominica’s tourism industry.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, who is also chairman of the airline, has been appealing to regional countries to become shareholders in the Antigua-based airline, whose principal shareholders are Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Continue reading
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)
The Director-General of the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM) Directorate in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Mr Ivan Ogando Lora, said an upcoming meeting of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM will be “momentous.” He expressed this view en route to the Twentieth Meeting of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM which is to be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from 29-30 November. It is to be preceded by a preparatory meeting of Senior Officials set for 26-27 November. Secretary-General of CARIFORUM Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will lead the delegation to the Ministerial Meeting. Continue reading
JA student companies vie for awards based on business skills and innovation
Two Secondary Schools of the St. St. Kitts-Nevis Junior Achievement Company Program have been awarded finalists in the upcoming international Company of the Year competition which will be held in Montevideo Uruguay from November 27 -30, 2012. They are the Washington Archibald High School and the Basseterre High School. They will be showcasing products, Business Plans and Marketing Strategies from their companies – “Wildly Creative” and “Thrifty Trendz” respectively.
This is an annual event held by Junior Achievement Worldwide and it attracts several countries within the Americas Region thanks to the generosity of its sponsor, FedEx who contributes significantly to the event. After three days of intense competition, finalists will attend an awards ceremony on November 29, 2012, during which the Hemispheric JA Company of the Year will be announced. Continue reading