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By Russell Williams I recently read a piece on the BBC website on how former West Indies Captain and batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan blamed the West Indies coaching setup for his poor form and eventual departure from West Indies cricket in 2010. The batsman went on to say how the coaching […]

It’s Simply not Cricket!


TODAY 10 AM – 5PM Junior Achievement Fair is on, don’t miss the sale of students work, crafts, and services. ALSO the highlight LUNCHTIME CONCERT!! COME OUT AND SUPPORT OUR FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS

VISIT SKN JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT FAIR TODAY


By Orita Bailey The JA Company Programme is an entrepreneurship training programme operating in eleven (11) of the high schools in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis that requires third and fourth form students to propose business opportunities, start and operate a business, and provide a performance report at […]

Junior Achievement Fair 2012



Seventy students and their teachers from seven secondary schools in the Federation participated in the first training seminar for this year’s Junior Achievement Company Program. The seminar was held at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Auditorium on Saturday January 28, 2012.

Junior Achievement Kicks Off with Entrepreneurial Training


By Russell Williams There has been a lot of China Bashing lately, and now even St. Kitts-Nevis is getting in on the act. The St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce has gone on the offensive appearing to bat for the small local business. Certain pundits have chimed in citing […]

Ease Up On The Chinese Already!


Part 2 By Madge Linton In my last article I expressed my thoughts and opinions on why entrepreneurship should be weaved into the school curriculum starting at an early age and I promised to share with you some of the programs that I am familiar with in bringing this culture […]

PLANTING THE SEED OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP



By Madge Linton Some say entrepreneurs are born others say they are made. Regardless of where you stand on the subject, one thing is for sure, entrepreneurs need the tools and resources, be it business planning, technological, financial, and product knowledge.

Planting the Seed of Entrepreneurship


St Mary’s College Saint Lucia and Charlestown Secondary School, Nevis capture first place in the 2011 OECS Essay Competition Students of the St Mary’s College in Saint Lucia and the Charlestown Secondary School in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis are the winners in the respective categories of the […]

OECS Essay Competition Results Announced


By Russell Williams At the recently held National Consultation on the Economy, the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce among other things recommended protection for local businesses in some sectors such as supermarket retail and other forms of low-level retail.

St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber seeks Protection for Local Businesses – Are ...



St. Kitts and Nevis Boasts Highest Fixed Broadband Subscription Rates in Latin America and the Caribbean Basseterre, St. Kitts An international report says St. Kitts and Nevis boasts the highest fixed broadband subscription rates in the Latin American/Caribbean region and even higher than some developed economies.

Fixed Broadband Highest in St. Kitts and Nevis


PRESS RELEASE BASSETERRE 19-OCT-09 The curtains came down on the successful hosting of the 49th West Indies Jaycees Convention which was held in St. Kitts at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort from 14th – 18th October 2009 under the theme “Feel The Passion, Unleash Your True Potential”.

WEST INDIES JAYCEES 49th NATIONAL CONVENTION IN ST. KITTS A ...


It was Eleanor Roosevelt who said “Great minds discuss ideas: Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.” Hats off to the author(s) who coined the phrase “silly season.” Indeed we are in the “silly season” of the political campaign in St Kitts and Nevis and, believe it or not, […]

Our Sense Of Decency And Respect For Self And Others ...