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  COMMENTARY G.A.Dwyer Astaphan, Thursday, March 26, 2015   The Prime Minister announced last night that effective April 7, 2015, VAT will no longer be payable on food, medicine and funerals.   Now he and his colleagues must ensure that the savings actually reach consumers. This means that they must […]

Let’s Just Do It, Man!

PRESS RELEASE The Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society wishes to express sincere and heartfelt thanks to all the partners, participants and members of the public who made the inaugural Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival; held on Sunday 11th August a successful event. We shall strive towards making this event bigger […]

Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival Thanks Public and Participants

9 August 2013 On this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we highlight the importance of honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements between States, their citizens and indigenous peoples. Such consensual arrangements enable better understanding of their views and values and are essential for protecting and promoting rights […]


PRESS  RELEASE   The Nevis historical and Conservation society announces that Archaeologists from Monmouth University will conduct a three-week archaeological project at Fort Charles.   Fort Charles is one of the earliest British Forts in the Caribbean and was occupied for more than two centuries.   Archaeology at the site will document the changing experience […]

Archaeologists to Investigate Fort Charles, Nevis.

PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, 4 April 2012: Each culture has its own special celebrations, commemorations and moments of reflection. Indeed, it is often at points when one is away from one’s cultural space that these particular periods of importance become more relevant. With the approach of the Easter period, […]


ROTARY SPEAKS Following the successful hosting of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference (29 October to 2 November 2010) by the Rotary Clubs of St Kitts & Nevis, the Clubs have again been awarded the honour, by District Governor, Anthony Watkins PHF, of hosting another District Event, a segment of […]

SKN Rotary Clubs Host Group Study Exchange Team From England

The annual observance of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities was established in 1981. This day of observance aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons living with disabilities in every aspect of their political, social, economic, and cultural life […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3rd 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica The University of the West Indies (UWI) has formally launched the Rex Nettleford Foundation in memory of the late cultural icon who left his indelible mark on the institution. The foundation will support scholars and programmes that promote the strengthening of West Indian society in the areas of […]

UWI Launches Rex Nettleford Foundation

LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column appears on the 1st weekend of the month, and is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine”. by George Stouter Most of us agree that […]


The 5th Annual History and Heritage Week of Activities, held every year from the third week of February, will be officially launched by the Hon. Prime Minister at 7:45 pm on Saturday 13 via a radio and television broadcast on ZIZ. In Nevis, the Opening Ceremony, on Sunday 14th will […]

The 5th Annual History and Heritage Week of Activities

By Jacqueline Armony and Lindon Williams The Southeast Peninsula is perhaps the last major economic frontier on St. Kitts. The heritage resources of this area are both natural and cultural. The natural environment is particularly significant because the special geography of the area allowed for a different development from the […]