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PRESS RELEASE       Plans are progressing smoothly for the 6th Annual Family Run and Walk at the Royal St. Christopher Golf Course scheduled for Saturday, 3 October 2015. The event will be kicked off with a cocktail reception on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 for the Platinum and Gold […]

St. Christopher Children’s Home 6th Annual Family Run and Walk


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LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“.   Michele de la Coudray-Blake   What do we mean when we talk about self-care, and why […]

The Importance of Self Care


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  Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 26, 2015 (SKNIS):   In a national address last night, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris announced that effective April 7, 2015, Value Added Tax (VAT) on food, medicine and funeral expenses will end. 

VAT REMOVED FROM FOOD, MEDICINE AND FUNERAL EXPENSES



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by Jason Lewis, Fitness Instructor, CEO Custom Strength Fitness. Caribbean food is amongst the most delicious in the world, of that there is no doubt. But have you stopped to consider the amount of cholesterol you take into your body? I always say cholesterol is a bit like a mosquito. […]

Thinking about Cholesterol


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 17 October 2012 Poverty is easy to denounce but difficult to combat. Those suffering from hunger, want and indignity need more than sympathetic words; they need concrete support. We mark this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at a time of economic austerity in many countries. […]

MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ERADICATION OF POVERTY


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11 July 2012 The world’s population has more than tripled since the United Nations was created in 1945, and keeps growing. With more than 7 billion people now inhabiting the planet, we face ever greater demands on shared resources and significant challenges to the achievement of internationally agreed development goals.

MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL



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Panos Caribbean: RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On June 22, 2012 heads of state and government of six countries and a foundation made bold commitments to preserve natural resources that provide livelihoods, food, protection from natural disasters and other benefits to people. The commitments were made at an event in […]

SIX HEADS OF STATE COMMIT TO INVEST IN NATURE


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FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 5 June 2012 As the world gears up for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), World Environment Day is an opportunity to highlight the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world. This year’s theme, “Green Economy: Does […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY MESSAGE


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“Water Is Life-Every Drop Counts” PRESS RELEASE The Water Services Department is hosting a week of activities to celebrate World Water Day, which is held annually on March 22nd as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The […]

Water and Food Security




PM Douglas and Min of Agriculture Dr Timothy Harris
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS,(CUOPM) St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has lauded local farmers, agricultural officials and local, regional and international organizations for the impressive display at the recent Agriculture Fair. In encouraging the small farmers for the wide range of locally produced vegetables, fruits, ornamental […]

PM Douglas Lauds Local Farmers, Agriculture Technocrats


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas said a CARICOM Mercy Mission including CARICOM’s Chairman, Dominica’s Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerritt and Barbados’ Prime Minister, Hon. David Thompson leave for earthquake-stricken Haiti on Thursday.

PM Douglas Announces CARICOM Mission to Haiti and Establishment of ...