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Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): As the arrival of the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, The Earl and Countess of Wessex on March 3 approaches, anticipation is also in high gear for other activities being rolled out in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Dramatic Historical Re-Enactments To Mark Diamond Jubilee Celebration


PRESS RELEASE The seventh annual History and Heritage Week will commence in St. Kitts this year on Sunday 12 February with an Ecumenical Service at the Bethesda Moravian Church, Cayon from 5 pm. The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, will officially launch the “Week” at 6:55 pm […]

‘HISTORY AND HERITAGE WEEK’, 2012


Part One By Cameron St. Pierre Gill On the 10th of April 1965 the Society for the Restoration of Brimstone Hill was officially registered under the Companies Act. As the name suggests, the mandate of this nascent Civil Society Organization was to protect, preserve and where necessary carefully restore the […]

Preserving a Site of Outstanding Universal Value



By Cameron Gill, Rising formidably to almost 800 feet above sea level, the Brimstone Hill Fortress is an imposing sight. The apex of this massive fortress, most of whose structures date to the late 18th century, is the Fort George Citadel. From the Citadel’s Gundeck and Places-of-Arms one is afforded […]

The Fort George Museum at Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park



On Friday 19th of March 2010, the Queens Baton of the 2010 Commonwealth Games will arrive in the Federation on it’s journey throughout the commonwealth on its way to the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi India in October.

The Queen’s Baton of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Arrives in ...





2008 closed on a euphoric high for those of us of African descent, when Barack Obama was elected President of The United States of America. That we have arrived at this point in history, 40 years after Dr Martin Luther King Jr. told us ‘I have a Dream,’ the election […]

Editorial February 2009



“Reclaiming Our Roots: Our Heritage, Our Environment, Our People”. That is the theme of this year’s History and Heritage Week of Activities, to take place from 15 to 21 February (although some events will take place before and after). This annual programme of activities, held during the third week in […]

HISTORY AND HERITAGE WEEK 15- 21 February 2009