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PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 19, 2014 (SKNIS)   Laniqua Williams of the Verchild’s High School stood out from among competitors in the ECLAC Caribbean Essay and Poster Competition to gain top prize in the essay division. The Economic Commission for America and Latin the Caribbean (ECLAC) competitions were […]


Bridgetown, Barbados, January 24, 2014 International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to support public-private partnerships that are crucial to building better infrastructure in the Caribbean. Well-structured public-private partnerships — agreements between governments and […]

IFC and CDB Join Forces to Support Infrastructure PPPs in ...

  Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 24, 2013 (SKNIS):  Physical Education Teachers and Coaches in secondary schools are set to benefit from a two-day workshop that will help promote awareness and sensitize these individuals about the adverse effects of alcohol, drugs and doping in sports.   The theme for the September […]


Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 23, 2013 (SKNIS):  The COURTS Local Reading Competition, which is a collaborative effort between COURTS Ltd., the Ministry of Education and co-sponsors, is said to be not just a reading competition, but a way to promote literacy in the Federation “in a fun filled and rewarding […]


This commentary is written by Anthony A Mills, President St. Kitts Nevis Association of Persons with Disabilities in an attempt to raise awareness of the situation for people with physical disabilities in the Federation. I hate to hear people with disabilities being referred to as special, I really do!! For; to be […]

SPECIAL!! Really?

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday August 6, 2013 Jamaica is celebrating its 51st anniversary of political independence from Britain on Tuesday with the country’s lauding the achievements in sports, education, and the creative arts while encouraging nationals not to give up in the midst of hardships. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen said Jamaicans […]

Jamaica Celebrates 51st Anniversary Independence

Statement by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women United Nations, New York — UN Women expresses indignation and condemns the cowardly attack on Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old girl in Pakistan who was targeted for speaking out on the rights of girls to education and to live free of violence. We […]

UN Women Condemns Attack On Girl In Pakistan

MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 8 September 2012 Literacy provides tools for men and women to better understand the world and shape it to meet their aspirations. It is a source of individual dignity and a motor for the healthy development of society. International Literacy Day is […]


(EMU) – St. Kitts, May 23, 2012: Featured speaker at the opening ceremony for the 22nd OECS Ministers of Education Meeting Ms. Sarah Owen has commended the leadership of Regional Education for their achievements over the years. Referring to the tendency to bemoan the perceived shortcomings of Education in the […]

Maximisation of Existing Resources: Key to Region’s Educational Strategy

CANTO based in Trinidad & Tobago will stage its 6th annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day- Essay Competition under the theme: “Women and girls in ICT”. High school students from the ages of 15 to 18 are invited to write a 600 word essay exploring the current and future […]

CANTO’s 6th WTISD – Essay Competition

PRESS RELEASE CHARLESTOWN,NEVIS Premier and Minister of Education, the Hon. Joseph Parry took the Nevis Sixth Form Debating team to lunch at Bananas restaurant on Thursday afternoon as a goodwill gesture following their participation in the 40th Annual Leeward Islands Debating Competition held in Anguilla February 23- 26. Premier Parry […]

Premier Parry Honours Nevis Debating Team